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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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The Golden Age Of Outsourcing


At the turn of the 21st century, outsourcing was going full blast, moving from obscurity to mainstream. It quickly improved corporate profits and promised long-term benefits through continuous improvement…at least that’s what was supposed to happen. Now, robots are arriving … Continue reading

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Outsourcing In the Age Of Disruption


President Elect, Donald John Trump. That’s going to take some getting used to. For everyone. His campaign told us that he would make America Grate again, and it does indeed Grate on the world’s collective nerves. The Japanese stock market … Continue reading

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Uber Orders 100,000 Robot Cars!


Did they or didn’t they? Everyone wants to know if the rumor is true. Did UBER order 100,000 Mercedes-Benz type-S cars? If they did, UBER could provide a “driverless” taxi  service AND  set a new low price for car and … Continue reading

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Will Corporations Still Need MBA’s?


Automation is all around us. Technologies that displace human have become pervasive, and so SUCCESSFUL, that we barely notice them. Parking meters were part of the urban landscape for nearly a century, with downtown areas packed these mechanical marvels. Today a … Continue reading

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Tesla’s Robot Car Leaps Forward!


Everyone’s getting on board with robotic cars. Now Tesla has joined in by providing new and existing cars (all models since the 2014 S) with nearly full robotic features. Just as we discussed in earlier blogs, car manufacturers have been … Continue reading

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Robot Reviews: Robots in Writing And Publishing


The world is about to go through a period of unprecedented change and great disruption. Macro-Disrupters” are churning through the workforce, but have not yet reached a Tipping Point (to borrow from Malcolm Gladwell), where we “the big change” becomes … Continue reading

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