Category Archives: Improvement

High Tech Cars Fascinate Buyers and Save the World


  You’ve heard that robots are taking over? It’s true! A lot of people are frightened about a “workless” future, but parts of the Robot Revolution will be useful. Like cars that can drive themselves. Just a couple of years ago, … Continue reading

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The Other Shoe Just Dropped


(Previously published in Outsourcing Magazine) For years, the outsourcing world has been buzzing about reshoring (or “backshoring” in Europe), taking the jobs we sent offshore years ago and bringing them back to the US and Europe. Low wages, cheap property, … Continue reading

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Back To The Future… Of Outsourcing!


(Previously Published in Outsourcing Magazine Sept., 30, 2017) To understand the future, it often helps to examine the past. The past may not have all our answers, but we often find useful models that can be repurposed in new ways. … Continue reading

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Countdown To Armageddon: MiFID II Arrives!


Change is on the way… BIG change! On January 3rd, 2018, MiFID II takes effect. MiFID was designed to make the global markets more transparent, but one seemingly innocent new rule could blow the markets apart. Starting January 3rd, Equity … Continue reading

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A.I. Saves The World!


  Robots, Artificial Intelligence, automation. Machines are taking over the world… and it’s about time! Our environment today has far more technology in it than it did a generation or two ago. And tomorrow? You can bet on even more … Continue reading

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National Insecurity On Your Desktop


Corporate IT has an old saying, “Computer users backup their data twice. Once after they buy a computer, and once after their computer crashes.” Let’s face it unless it’s automatic, we don’t do a lot to protect our data. After … Continue reading

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Fake News Is Not New News


President trump seems preoccupied with saving America from, stuff. Before the 2016 election, we were told that the greatest threat to America was Hillary Clinton. Having slain the dragon in November, what new villains face America in 2017? The answer, … Continue reading

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Robot Saves Lives!


(Previously published in AndMagazine, January 21, 2017) Everyday robots are getting smarter. Soon, robots will soon become so smart that they will steal your job. And do it better than you ever could! But long before robots steal your job, … Continue reading

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Adidas’ SpeedFactory: A Big Step Towards Onshoring Work?


For years we’ve talked about a robot revolution, but robots are nothing new! Robots have worked in factories for decades. They’re incredibly fast, but they’re also expensive to program, and they can only follow very specific instructions. If they receive … Continue reading

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Robotic Reporting… The Tipping Point​


  For the past several years robots have quietly infiltrated newspapers and magazines, slowly replacing reporters. Sounds like the plot of a “B” movie? Maybe, but robots have learned how to write like humans, how to do research on the internet, … Continue reading

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