Process Optimization in the Food and Beverage Industry Using a Frontline Workforce Platform

Jul 5, 2023 10:50:00 AM . Julia Walsh

Like many other industries, the food and beverage industry faces multiple challenges, including process management, supply-chain issues, changing consumer preferences, and ensuring the correctness, quality, and timeliness of product deliveries. Frontline workforce platforms can go a long way toward addressing these challenges. Let’s take a look at how.


Bringing Agile to the Frontline in Manufacturing

Aug 11, 2022 6:25:43 AM . Julia Walsh

Agile methodologies originate from the software development sector, where development teams work in a more collaborative and cross-functional manner to deliver a product that is developed with an iterative approach and is continually improved to meet the requirements set out.

This is a methodology that is the exact opposite of the waterfall method of development, where an elaborate plan is established at the beginning based on user requirements and the project is executed by subject matter experts, the aim is to deliver a solution in one go with minimum possible change requests and by following the specs to the exact detail.

How to Optimize Your Maintenance System

Jul 13, 2022 8:21:00 AM . Julia Walsh

Unplanned downtime is the single biggest enemy of productivity.

Forbes estimates the cost of downtime alone is over $50 billion each year for industrial manufacturers. This is more than substantial and can often be the difference between a company making or losing money. The article points toward predictive maintenance gaining prominence to significantly reduce downtime, to learn faster and predict failures long before stoppages can ever happen.