Automation

Ford World Is Still Waiting for CEO Jim Hackett To Reveal Grand Plan

Jim Hackett has taken a number of major actions as the CEO of Ford in 18 months, but he has frustrated investors and employees alike who have been waiting for him to hatch a master plan that makes sense.

Elon Musk Must Learn To Accept Best Practices From Outsiders

A recent article shed light on Elon Musk’s stubbornness and unwillingness to adopt other companies’ successful car production methods, much to the detriment of Tesla.

Miller Ingenuity CEO Steven Blue On Taking Manufacturing From Rust Belt To High-Tech

Steven L. Blue, CEO of locomotive and freight car parts manufacturer Miller Ingenuity, has plenty of experience in taking Rust Belt manufacturing operations into the modern age—he’s been doing it for decades now.

How Emerging Technology Is Driving Job Creation, New Industries

Learn why the innovation of business leaders is actually creating jobs faster than automation and technology are destroying them.
machine learning

How Your Machine Learning Projects Will Achieve Business Impact

Machine learning can have a positive impact on your top line, your bottom line, and if you do it right, your people. Here’s how to get started.
RPA Robotic Process Automation

EnableSoft CEO On The Power Of Robotic Process Automation

Richard Milam, CEO of EnableSoft, was ahead of the curve on robotic process automation. He talks about the tech’s power to improve efficiencies and whether or not, it actually replaces a person’s job.

Who’s Pushing U.S. Manufacturing Forward?

Check out Chief Executive's inaugural list of 20 Makers for American Manufacturing, highlighting U.S. manufacturers who are taking "Made In America" to a whole new level.

More Manufacturers Looking To Cobots To Inexpensively Automate Tasks

Collaborative robots, more commonly known as “cobots” are gaining more widespread adoption because they’re flexible, easy-to-deploy, and can usually work near humans.

Why People + Machines Is The Winning Formula For The Digital Age

If you want to lead in the era of digitized business, what you should be thinking about is humans-machine collaboration. People + machines.

Advanced Manufacturing Is Creating ‘New Collar’ Jobs, NAM President Says

Innovation is changing the way manufacturing looks, and while it may appear on the surface that jobs are going away, they’re shifting to roles that require new sets of skills.
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July Survey Finds CEO Optimism On Economy Nearing Pre-Crisis Levels

Chief Executive’s July survey of 326 U.S. CEOs shows an increase in optimism about the 2021 economy. But the November election may be the monkey wrench.
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CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.