Is the U.S. Facing a Manufacturing Skills Shortage?

When supply chain leaders and manufacturing experts talk about reshoring to the United States, inevitably the discussion turns to the availability of skilled manufacturing talent. That’s because companies worry if they locate manufacturing on U.S. shores, a skilled workforce won’t be waiting. A 2013 report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) puts such worries to rest.  The U.S. Skills Gap: … [Read more...]

The Data Breach Risk in Your Pocket

The recent Heartbleed security threat is forcing companies to revise data security policies to prevent serious cyberattacks before they occur. While Heartbleed has mostly been handled by now, technology experts are concerned about what the next major cybersecurity threat will be. Mobile devices and smartphones, now ubiquitous with the traveling employee, need special attention to reduce the risk … [Read more...]