Ransomware on the Rise in Regional Manufacturers
In the past few months I have seen an increase in the number of manufacturers impacted by ransomware. The infection typically starts when an employee clicks on a link or attachment. The email is often a very official-looking message that mimics something they may regularly receive. When activated, the ransomware plants a program on the […]
Partnership Has Jobs for Vermonters
Vermont Tech President Dan Smith and GW Plastics CEO Brenan Riehl recently penned an important article that first appeared in the local Times Argus newspaper about the benefits to Vermont of their new, innovative employer-college partnership. The two leaders highlight how a combination of good jobs and effective college offerings that are aligned with local […]
Manufacturing 4.0: Is Your Leadership Team Up to the Challenge?
(Manufacturing Leadership – David Brousell: 9-1-15) The emerging world of Manufacturing 4.0 will offer a host of potential benefits to manufacturing companies, but many firms will have to strengthen their leadership ranks in order to take advantage of this next wave of industrial progress. That’s one of the key findings of a new Manufacturing Leadership […]