Digitally Transforming the Manufacturing Workforce

Author: Andy Coussins, senior vice president and head of international, Epicor Software It has been suggestedthat over one third of skills considered important in today’s workforce are likely to no longer be relevant in the near future. Manufacturers will soon require quite different expertise from their workforce to master new technology. In fact, according to a 2018 reportby Accenture Strategy, businesses that fail to upskill their workforces, so they can effectively collaborate with modern machines and technology, face the risk of missing out on revenue and growth. Challenging and training employees to acquire new expertise can be a cost-effective way … Continue reading Digitally Transforming the Manufacturing Workforce

Blockchain Security—Moving Beyond the Hype

Author: Morey Haber, Chief Technology Officer, BeyondTrust I am simply amazed at all the buzz around Bitcoin, Blockchain, and cryptocurrency. However, the truth is that blockchain has a limited place in business and needs to be secured just like any other application; with some twists. The Why Blockchains are not a database replacement, nor will future applications that utilize them. They are a multi-node distributed ledger system that secures entries based on volume and verification. Natively, blockchain can only process a limited number of transactions per second and cannot store complex records or blobs—only ledger-style information that has a finite … Continue reading Blockchain Security—Moving Beyond the Hype