The current state of the economy is making companies think twice about investing in a new ERP system. But is it time to revise cautious thinking, asks John Stephens, and bite back at the credit crunch?
Linda Rawson, appointed last year as Gripple’s first learning and development manager, explains how she is implementing wide ranging training and development initiatives to encourage every employee to adopt a ‘can do’ attitude in every aspect of their work
James Euchner, vice president advanced technology at Pitney Bowes, talks about the company’s new customer-centric approach to product innovation, and how it has trebled the number of products moving from research lab into product development
The staggered implementation of the Companies Act 2006 is due to reach its conclusion in October this year. Alan Wood examines just how radical the legislators have been and what the new law means for manufacturing company directors
Water may be an overlooked resource, but we can no longer afford to let so much money go down the drain. Debbie Giggle looks at some innovative ways of recovering and recycling waste water, and how some companies even harness it to generate power