Not sure where to start with HR tools?

Government might be the answer Michigan’s current unemployment rate is around 4.2%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is considered low, which is undoubtedly great news for the economy and people of the state. But it also means employers may have a difficult time finding qualified candidates for their open positions. Many […]

The Internet of Things Goes Industrial

IIoT collects, analyzes ‘big data’ to add efficiencies, predict maintenance on machines Most people have had experience with the Internet of Things – defined as the interconnection via the internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data. Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are popular examples that can be […]

Hemp Takes Root at Thumb-Area Farm

State official tours fields to learn more about Hempure Farm and best practices The future of industrial hemp production was on display recently at Hempure Farm in Ubly, located in Michigan’s Thumb region. Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Director of Industrial Hemp Gina Alessandri spent several hours touring Hempure’s fields and drying facility. […]

The Age of the ‘Cobot’

Robots are being developed to work alongside humans For centuries people have tinkered with the idea that robots could make our lives easier. The first industrial robot, the Unimate, was developed in 1954 and installed in a General Motors factory in 1961 for die-cast handling and spot welding. That began a robotic revolution that continues […]

The Hype and Hesitations of 5G

Will a promising new generation of networks catch on in Lansing? The jump to 5G has been nearly a decade in the making, reaching its crescendo this year as it makes its widespread deployment in the coming months. The fifth generation of cellular network technology has been the toast of the town for a while […]

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