Workforce Development

Workforce Development April 16, 2021

How remote working helps people share knowledge, experiences

Working remotely is forcing people to collaborate and coming up with more innovation solutions in new ways, which can inspire and build confidence in a team.

By Jean Huang
Courtesy: CFE Media screen capture from 2021 Hannover Messe Digital Edition
Cybersecurity April 13, 2021

Addressing cybersecurity challenges through collaboration

Cybersecurity remains a growing challenge for many, and one way to bring greater awareness to the challenge is through collaboration among public, private and academic institutions. See three lessons to improve cybersecurity.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Motion Industries
Workforce Development March 17, 2021

How to resolve a conflict before it manifests itself

Focus on and build healthier relationships within a workplace team

By Brock Culpepper
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Safety March 5, 2021

Effective communication in a socially distanced world

Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.

By Rick Farrell
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Educational February 22, 2021

CFE Media and Technology to Host Spring Virtual Training Week for Engineers

The five-day learning experience will cover a variety of topics and feature presentations from the industry’s leading experts, all of which will allow registrants to earn continuing education credit.

By CFE Media
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Cybersecurity February 10, 2021

Students learn to secure cyber networks, data

USC’s Intelligence and Cyber Operation Program (INCO) is designed to train students to proactively identify cybersecurity issues with an interdisciplinary approach.

By Avni Shah
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Workforce Development January 31, 2021

How leaders develop individual employees and workplace culture

People are individuals and it is a leader’s responsibility to consider each candidate on an individual basis and to cultivate each employee according to his/her needs.  

By Jon Breen
Research January 27, 2021

OT, IT collaboration helps IIoT

Recent research indicates more operational technology and information technology collaboration, and 40% are spending more to do it. See a dozen bits of OT/IT collaboration advice.

By Mark T. Hoske
Free PLC programming software lets students learn on their own instead of needing a lab. Courtesy: AutomationDirect/New Products for Engineers Database
PLCs, PACs January 26, 2021

Free PLC programming software for education

Available programmable logic controller (PLC) software that is free for users is crucial for users and students who can't currently access a lab. See table with a breakdown.

By Jon Breen
Thomas Malone (left) is director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and the Patrick J. McGovern Professor of Management. Daniela Rus is director of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and a member of the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future. Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
AI and Machine Learning January 25, 2021

How artificial intelligence will change work

MIT researchers offer insight on the challenges and potential of artificial intelligence (AI) and how they will change the nature of work.

By MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future