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Where operations technology and information technology meet--people, process, technology.

May 6, 2019

The old IT and OT silo idea is finally a myth--whether you want to believe it or not. Manufacturing and production management are not stupid. They act on what they think is best. Structurally organizing so that IT and OT leaders are placed together and work together is solving the grand data problem of process...


Apr 26, 2019

There are some things that drive me up the metaphorical wall. Especially concerning discussions of automation and jobs. I’ve contemplated this issue for years. Lately there was an issue of the Axios Future newsletter. There are times when they stop at a macro level with no understanding of underlying facts. That’s...


Apr 17, 2019

I interviewed CEOs of two startup companies who are developing products based on powerful, yet inexpensive technologies, that promise to disrupt several use cases.


Mar 28, 2019

There are few things I find as exciting as exploring revitalizing manufacturing or production facility. When people and technology come together to make useful products in a clean and safe manner is art to me. This podcast reflects on my trip to Ford Livonia and FlexNGate in Detroit on March 19. This episode...


Mar 13, 2019

As march into Women’s History Month, I welcome Isabel Yang, CTO at Advanced Energy Industries. As a minority woman in a C suite position at a publicly traded manufacturing company, Isabel has a plethora of unique insight on her path to success as well as advice for all women looking to spearhead their careers. “I...