Swarming robots could be the servants of the future
Is there a labour shortage in Canada? Not everyone thinks so
Is there a skilled labour shortage in Canada? Many employers say there is, but even some business surveys and the government's own research suggests the evidence is at best slim and sporadic. Read the report.
Phoenix Contact Limited named one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada
Milton, Ont.-based Phoenix Contact has been honoured as one of the Top 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by GPTW Canada. Read more.
Execs less interested in SaaS than other ERP: study
Executives at middle market to large companies are less interested in implementing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software through subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) than on-premise implementations or exploring a private cloud delivery system, a new study says. Learn more.
Fourth-quarter reprieve brings little relief to semiconductor market
Despite stronger-than-expected growth during the fourth quarter, 2012 was still a miserable year for the semiconductor market and suppliers, with only eight out of the top 25 chipmakers managing to eke out revenue growth—but nine suffering double-digit declines. Get the details.
Feature: Energy Management
Demand management can help control energy costs
Manufacturers can make an immediate impact by better managing their energy costs. Demand management is the act of controlling, through various means, how and when you use your electricity. Read more.