Participating in the international marketplace for your products is a necessity in today’s globalized world. As companies seek to increase their global market share and find success in different parts of the world, it becomes vital that your customer-facing content is able to communicate effectively in a variety of languages. Although English is a common internet language, many people still do not engage with English as their primary language. Reaching out in localized languages can lead to new clients and increased sales revenues.
Industrial robots revolutionized manufacturing. The chairman and CTO of Rethink Robotics explains why advances in technology mean much more is still to come.
While the ability to automate the manufacturing process—particularly through the use of industrial robots—has proved revolutionary, such technology has traditionally been accessible primarily to large companies.Boston-based Rethink Robotics has sought to make the robotics technology available to smaller organizations with its flagship product, Baxter, a more compact and affordable robot.
- One Belt, One Road (OBOR) has the potential to be the world’s largest trade platform, encompassing one-third of global GDP
- OBOR’s success will depend on the availability of massive funds and the ability to properly deploy those funds
- Enthusiasm for OBOR has so far been fairly strong, and many parties are invested in making it work
While much work remains to close the equality gap for the 800 million Muslim women worldwide, the rates of education and employment for some have increased dramatically in a short span of time.
Insurance companies seek to deliver enhanced products and services by investing in new technologies and partnering with others in the smart-car environment.
In the past 20 years or so, manufacturers have been able to reduce waste and variability in their production processes and dramatically improve product quality and yield (the amount of output per unit of input) by implementing lean and Six Sigma programs.However, in certain processing environments—pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and mining, for instance—extreme variability is a fact of life, sometimes even after lean techniques have been applied.
The ongoing transformation of the Chinese semiconductor sector requires all parties to raise their game.
The adoption of IT in healthcare systems has, in general, followed the same pattern as other industries. In the 1950s, when institutions began using new technology to automate highly standardized and repetitive tasks such as accounting and payroll, healthcare payors and other industry stakeholders also began using IT to process vast amounts of statistical data.