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I Want Robots To Do My Homework

My eight-year-old heard about the fantastic wave of artificial intelligence and robotics that will shortly become standard. His first wish (should he be given one) was that he wants a robot to do his homework, but not play soccer with his buddies because he does that very well. His understanding may be naïve, but it...
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What We’re Reading – October 2017

Those of us in the manufacturing industry know it is constantly evolving and changing. This can make it tough to keep up. We spend a good amount of our day trying to stay current on what’s happening. Here are a few articles from across the web we found interesting and worth talking about. Hurricane Harvey...
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Webinar 10/11/17: Building Safety Programs That Last: The 9 Keys for Success

Join us, in partnership with EHS Today, for a complimentary, 1-hour, webinar on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York) This webinar will discuss how developing world-class safety in organizations is a complex approach. When no one is committed to owning the process or the safety operations strategy is developed only at...
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Video: Frank Starosto Discusses Performance Solutions by Milliken

Frank Starosto, a Senior Practitioner with Performance Solution by Milliken, discusses the difference between our practitioners and traditional consultants. Contact us today if you’d like to see how Performance Solutions by Milliken can help your organization.
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Training & Education

Why Training & Education Can’t Stop with New Hires

Many organizations have a streamlined onboarding process for new hires. As the excitement of starting a new job builds, HR and hiring managers prepare documents, meetings, and plans for the first days and weeks. We want to ensure that new hires are prepared and can transition into their new role seamlessly. Many organizations have a streamlined...
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What We’re Reading – September 2017

Those of us in the manufacturing industry know it is constantly evolving and changing. This can make it tough to keep up. We spend a good amount of our day trying to stay current on what’s happening. Here are a few articles from across the web we found interesting and worth talking about. 13 Ways...
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The 10 Best Books to Read While Implementing a Performance System

“Readers are leaders” is a slogan that can be found in most children’s libraries, but it’s a sentiment that PSbyM practitioners wholeheartedly agree with and still believe. They are always finding new books that help them tackle old problems or discovering authors that spark unique insights. Finding time to read, though – aye, there’s the...
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Zero Based Thinking and Safety

Recently Performance Solutions by Milliken published an article describing Zero Loss or Zero Based Thinking. This thinking supposes that when we use standard thinking when we create budgets, we tend to build failures and losses into our budgets which inherently drive costs higher than they should be. If we design failure into our budget, we...
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Training Desk

Could your CI team use a refresher?

As you embark on your journey to operational and safety excellence, it is important to continue to hone your skills and ensure all associates are on the same page. Training your employees allows you to strengthen skills that employees may need to improve. It is critical that associates have the appropriate on-the-job knowledge and foundation...
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Chemical Manufacturing

Moving Past Initiatives to Sustainable Manufacturing Performance

Manufacturing executives tend to know what’s expected of them. They face financial statements, customers, and stakeholders, on an ongoing basis. In their performance metrics, there’s no denying the “what” but truly world-class leaders continually search for the best “how?” Faced with an ever-present trade-off between short-term and long-term results, even the best companies can struggle...
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