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This Week in Metal and Manufacturing: Rio 2016, Metal Roofs and Small-scale Manufacturing

August 12, 2016
By Simon De Brito
1. Olympic gold: we tour the architecture of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games  
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Why is Innovation so important for the Metal Industry?

When we talk about innovation today, we tend to think about the Silicon Valley, Google or Elon Musk.  But while all eyes are on the biggest technological hub of the planter, other industries keep pushing themselves towards perfection.  One of them, in particular, has shown a relentless effort to improve their products and processes over the years: The Metal Industry.
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This week in Water Industry: Challenge and Research

August 05, 2016
By Simon De Brito
Here are a few things that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
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This week in Manufacturing: Productivity and 8 millions square feet

July 29, 2016
By Simon De Brito
We are launching a new series at ABIS: a list of the best articles of the week in the Manufacturing Industry. Here is our first ever selection, including four things that happened this past week and how they might affect your business. Did you miss them?
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3 Absolutely Stunning Reasons an ERP Is What You Need

Almost everyone looking for an ERP system has asked himself these questions.
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How to choose an ERP Software?

Before the trees are cleared, the foundation is poured, and any siding or beams are put into place, a surveyor goes out and surveys the land before any home or neighborhoods are constructed. What is he looking for? He’s checking the drainage system, the floodplains, the quality and density of the soil, how to position the road systems, how to angle the homes, which lots can they fit, how many can [...]
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If you've always done it this way, you've always done it wrong.

I am in the business of trying to help companies get better.  As a consultant, I have the opportunity to engage with organizations to evaluate their functioning, analyze their data, and then execute targeted improvements. My role in these engagements is to identify strengths and weaknesses in organizational efficiency pertaining to human resources, product quality, fiscal management, and workflow [...]
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6 Tips to Maximize your Profits

April 06, 2016
By Simon De Brito
In a hyper-competitive environment, such as the manufacturing industry, marginal gains are often decisive to set a company apart from the competition. While managers spend most (or all) of their time working on aspects that directly affect productivity, they neglect to pay attention to hidden obstacles that can, however,  ruin all their previous efforts.
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The Benefits of an ERP for the Construction Industry

April 04, 2016
By Steve Wright
Are you using separate software applications for estimating, scheduling, risk management, and other activity? Does the estimating program talk to the financing program? Does scheduling talk to risk management?
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3 Essential ERP Systems You Need to Compare

The search for an ERP system is a long and daunting process that usually takes a few months but it is critical to make sure you take the right decision since it will impact your business for the next few years and sometime decades. If you make the right choice, it will streamline your processes, make your life easier and take your efficiency levels to a level you never imagined.
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