Happy Wednesday. Today is the Iowa Association of Business and Industry’s Advanced Manufacturing Conference, and Friday is National Manufacturing Day. Here are a few good places to start with all that learning:
Month: September 2015
Happy Friday. Today’s crop of news tidbits includes a lot of looking forward, as well as a little looking backward to get the context on what’s going on right now. Here’s where you look to find it:
ISU's Engineering-LAS Online Learning recently launched new online master’s degree programs in engineering management and business analytics. Both are collaborative efforts with the Iowa State University College of Business.
Happy Tuesday. We start with the Obama context, then move on to Etsy, economic forecasts and a little deep thinking about the future of metal additive manufacturing. Here’s where to find all the details:
Happy Friday. The governor is gone. The farmers are worried. And, although no one is really rush to start using wearable electronics, there apparently are some uses that might make sense for Iowa manufacturing. Here’s where you find all the details:
This time next year, CIRAS expects to be settling into brand new offices at the Iowa State University Research Park in a new building that will, for the first time, pull together most of Iowa State’s economic development services into a single location. The new building, to be known as the Iowa State University Economic Development Core Facility, will anchor an area called “Hub Square”—the new main gathering space for the 400-acre research park.
Happy Tuesday. Welcome back from the weekend. You don’t appear to have missed much – outside of a major publishing deal with Iowa implications and a few additional inklings about more fallout from consternation in China. Here’s what we’re reading today:
Happy Friday. More numbers out showing a slowing economy overall. A Forbes contributor is warning that higher wages will kill manufacturing jobs. But there’s a dude in Texas who’s launched a new manufacturing method that should make it much easier for you to start your own business. Here’s what you need to know:
Donna Dau’s goal for each of the last three years has been to replace as few employees as possible. But shrinking that number in the future means a lot of recruitment right now—both of new workers and of the new companies that Dau hopes will help her expand on a potentially groundbreaking way of dealing with Iowa’s looming shortage of skilled laborers.
Happy Tuesday. We have a wide range of news today, from important pastry preparations to a weighty state economic report, a warning about manufacturing unions and concerns about farmers. Here’s where you can find the specifics: