Innovation Institutes Deserve a Closer Look

We used to get advanced technology as trickledown from the military, the cold war arms race, NASA, national labs, well-endowed universities and serious basic research centers run by great American companies. Today, many of those avenues are weakened or broken, and we can sure use help from these new centers...

NIST Study on KPIs Offers Manufacturers an Opportunity to Contribute

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is conducting research into how manufacturers use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to improve manufacturing productivity.  The study is being conducted by Dr. Brian Weiss and a press release detailing the study follows: