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Dirt Talk by BuildWitt
Solving the Diesel Tech Shortage? with Tyler Robertson of Diesel Laptops -- DT132

Dirt Talk by BuildWitt

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 67:03


If you've spent any time working in or around the Dirt World, you know this one thing to be true: there is a labor shortage. And if you've been listening to Dirt Talk for any length of time, you know that host Aaron Witt is very passionate about working with folks in the industry to fix that issue.  Enter Tyler Robertson: CEO of Diesel Laptops. In addition to being a badass company name, it's also precisely what the company sells. Diesel Laptops “originally set out to help clients with their diagnostic tool needs. As trucks and emission technology became more advanced, a demand was placed in the market for diagnostic tools to meet those needs.” It's a fascinating technology and the Dirt Talk crew enjoyed chatting with Tyler. This week on Dirt Talk, Aaron Witt is joined by Tyler Robertson of Diesel Laptops to talk diesel engines (insert Tim Taylor from Home Improvement's grunt here) and the tricky diagnostics and maintenance that come with them. Tyler shares why he started the company in the first place, how it helps with the diesel tech shortage, and what, exactly, “predictive maintenance” is. Later, Tyler and Aaron dig into the disconnect between OEMs and dealers, the future of trucking, and why change starts with responsibility. Thanks to Tyler for coming on the podcast. Go check out Diesel Laptops at diesellaptops.com.  Stay Dirty!

The Auto Body Podcast Presented by ClarityCoat
Overcoming All The Odds Ft Chris Maimone

The Auto Body Podcast Presented by ClarityCoat

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 60:57


For today's episode, we have Business Mentor and Operational Consultant, Chris Maimone.Throughout Chris' career, he learned critical elements of sustaining a strong culture, operational systems for coaching and sustaining superior quality, and customer service.In 2011, Chris began his career with one of the largest collision repair companies in Southern California, Marco's Collision Centers. He was the Director Of Operations at their largest location, which required clear communication, and coordination with all departments. Chris always believed in being hands-on and creating opportunities to improve the company. This resulted in receiving national awards relating to superior quality, and customer service.In 2014, Chris joined Service King Collision Centers. He was the first to be selected to the Quality Assurance Team Southern California. He helped create the quality expectation through hands-on inspections, national workshops, and training courses.In 2017, Chris was promoted to Quality Assurance Team Lead for the Western United States. He was the direct point of contact regarding repair standards for several OEMs. He enjoyed helping teammates develop their critical thinking skills and overall knowledge.From 2017 to 2018, Chris was on the Program Advisory Committee Board at Universal Technical Institute in Long Beach, California. With the help of other industry leaders, they gave recommendations on how to improve their curriculum. Chris also looked to help motivate their students and assisted with jump-starting their careers.From 2018 to 2020, He was on the Board of Directors for Acquisitions and construction projections with the Maimone Group and LM Properties. The skills he learned at Marco's and Service King made him a critical part of their team.Chris has been a keynote speaker for Universal Technical Institute, and he has spoken to the students at California Lutheran University.In 2020, Chris was a motivational speaker at the VeriFacts Symposium which was a highly recognized national company known for setting standards in quality. He spoke about medical journey and overcoming obstacles. He also talked about the importance of sustaining a quality product when repairing vehicles.In 2021, Chris began consulting with a three-location collision center located in Southern California. His goal was to improve processes to assure all locations were mainstreamed by integrating several key processes he learned throughout his career. This resulted in better customer service ratings, improved quality, and an increase in client retention.In 2022, Chris was featured in Fender Bender Magazine, and they are doing monthly podcasts. He will be speaking at SEMA this November.If you are interested in learning more about ClarityCoat, you can visit us here-Website: https://claritycoat.comFacebook: https://facebook.com/claritycoatofficialInstagram: https://instagram.com/claritycoat_official

Cisco Champion Radio
S9|E31 Cisco Nexus Cloud: Agility of Cloud, Power of Nexus

Cisco Champion Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 35:55


Cisco Nexus Cloud gives customers a new way of deploying, managing, and operating their Cisco Nexus networks from the cloud, providing an option to run their network operations as-a-service with simplicity, visibility, and sustainability. Join us to learn how Nexus Cloud supports our flagship Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) architecture and NX-OS based Nexus deployments, and more about how the Cisco Nexus 400G performance options can transform your enterprise and cloud. Related links Learn more: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/cloud-systems-management/nexus-cloud/index.html?dtid=opdcsnc001469 (4:30) What is the difference between Nexus Cloud and Nexus Dashboard? (9:00) Cisco Intersight (10:40) Can you manage the cloud network with Cisco Product or with the native constructs offered up by AWS? (11:50) Will we see all of this data bubble up to one platform for troubleshooting and visibility? (17:19) What are the cost differences? (18:45) Sustainability efforts (22:09) Can you get basic telemetry from other OEMs? (27:00) What does Nexus Cloud mean for developers? Follow us: twitter.com/ciscochampion Cisco Champion Hosts Girard Kavelines (twitter.com/GKavelines) Helient Systems, Managed Services Systems Analyst Michael Witte (twitter.com/themikewitte), WWT, Technical Solutions Architect Paul Giblin (twitter.com/dreamlessod), Presidio, Distinguished Engineer Guest Domenico Dastoli, Cisco, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer Thomas Scheibe, Cisco, VP, Product Management Moderator Amilee San Juan (twitter.com/amileesan1), Cisco, Customer Voices and Cisco Champion Program

Fixed Ops Roundtable
Leonard Bellavia: Are OEMs Taking Over For Franchise Dealers?

Fixed Ops Roundtable

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 36:06


Leonard A. Bellavia is the founding partner at Bellavia Blatt (dealerlaw.com) and specializes in dealership franchise law. With the variety of announcements coming from OEMs, including class action lawsuits in Australia, it's timely that Leonard joins us to discuss the future of retail automotive and answer the question: Are OEMs taking over for franchise dealers? What we discuss in this episode:

Autoline Daily
AD #3378 - Musk Says More Gigafactories On the Way; How Cops Can Pull Over AVs; 7 Chinese OEMs On Fortune 500 List

Autoline Daily

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 10:59


- Musk Says 12 More Gigafactories On the Way- Tesla Uses Sunshine to Offset All Energy Use- BorgWarner Doubles EV Revenue- 7 Chinese OEMs On Fortune 500 List- BP and CATL Build EV Charging Stations in China- NIO and Shell Build EV Battery Swapping Stations in China- Arrival Is Next Startup to Delay Production- Nikola Beats Wall Street Estimates- VW Comes Out with Cheaper ID.4- Scan Tool Lets Independent Repair Shops Work on EVs- BMW Gets Lithium from Australia- How the Cops Can Pull Over Autonomous Vehicles

Autoline Daily - Video
AD #3378 - Musk Says More Gigafactories On the Way; How Cops Can Pull Over AVs; 7 Chinese OEMs On Fortune 500 List

Autoline Daily - Video

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 10:58


- Musk Says 12 More Gigafactories On the Way - Tesla Uses Sunshine to Offset All Energy Use - BorgWarner Doubles EV Revenue - 7 Chinese OEMs On Fortune 500 List - BP and CATL Build EV Charging Stations in China - NIO and Shell Build EV Battery Swapping Stations in China - Arrival Is Next Startup to Delay Production - Nikola Beats Wall Street Estimates - VW Comes Out with Cheaper ID.4 - Scan Tool Lets Independent Repair Shops Work on EVs - BMW Gets Lithium from Australia - How the Cops Can Pull Over Autonomous Vehicles

The Uptime Wind Energy Podcast
Big Risk – Lightning Insurance for Wind Turbines

The Uptime Wind Energy Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 55:50 Very Popular


It may get a lot tougher to insure wind projects in the near future, and an increase in the number and severity of lightning strikes is one of the main reasons why. And Morton Handberg, Chief Blade Specialist at Wind Power Lab, says nearly 100% of blades have some “production deviations.” Who should bear the cost of those (and other) liability issues? And who will pay? Allen and Joel say that offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico might be a big deal for Texas and Louisiana.  Meanwhile, Hexicon is offering floating wind platforms built like Ikea packs, giving Allen, Joel and Rosemary a lot to talk about.   The lightning insurance article by Robert Bates, Head of Claims at NARDAC, is available here: https://nardac.com/how-lightning-damage-affects-insurance-markets/ Wind Power Lab can be reached at https://windpowerlab.com Sign up now for Uptime Tech News, our weekly email update on all things wind technology. This episode is sponsored by Weather Guard Lightning Tech. Learn more about Weather Guard's StrikeTape Wind Turbine LPS retrofit. Follow the show on Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Linkedin and visit Weather Guard on the web. And subscribe to Rosemary Barnes' YouTube channel here. Have a question we can answer on the show? Email us!  Uptime 124 Allen Hall: Everybody welcome back to Uptime. We have another great episode for you this week. First off, the companies involved with ensuring renewables think covering lightning damage is too risky and they may drop coverage. Rosemary, Joel, and I discuss the reasons behind this move. Then we, we review a new idea from Swedish based wind project developer, Hexicon who thinks the future is building floating wind platforms like Ikea builds furniture. Allen Hall: And then Joel and I have a chat with Morton Handberg of wind power lab about inspecting blades at the factory before the Airship to prevent costly repairs and delays at the job site. Stay tuned. We'll. Allen Hall: All right guys. So the insurance companies that ensure wind turbines for lightning damage are getting a little antsy about it and are starting to do two things that I've seen lately. One. Push operators to keep their wind turbine blades, lightning protection systems, actively working like verified everything's up in order. Allen Hall: And second is they're pushing back on the OEMs because they're paying out too much money in lightning claims. And there's an article recent article from Robert Bates. Who's the head of claims for NARDAC and NARDAC is a insurance broker. And they've looked at a number of lightning. Strike damages to renewable projects, which includes wind turbines. Allen Hall: And so they, they wrote this, this piece describing what the, what the real root of the problems are and what the industry is likely to do. And I think what the industry is likely to do is the interesting piece of this. So what Robert says is that. Lightning activities expect to increase increased by about 12% for every one degree, CEL of warming and they figure the United States could see a 50% increase in the number of lightning strikes. Allen Hall: I've seen differing opinions about that, but it's just take. Take that for what it is and, and Rosemary, as you well know, as blades get longer and longer, the, they eventually add carbon fiber fiber to them to stiffen them up. So as the turbines get taller, they're getting struck more often and they're becoming more of a target for bigger lightning strikes. Allen Hall: So one of the major claims. Insurance claims is lightning damage. So what does an insurance company do? Well, they're trying to figure out how to de-risk this. And since the projections are 50% more lightning strikes, that means 50% more damage. That means 50% more payouts. That's not a situation where insurance companies want to be. Allen Hall: Well. What they're basically saying. And what Robert is saying is, and I don't wanna summarize this for him. He can speak for himself clearly,

Ventures
Web3, Open Mobility Data, and the Digital Infrastructure for Moving Objects (DIMO) story :: with Andy Chatham

Ventures

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 39:50


In this episode of Ventures, my guest Andy Chatham (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-chatham-a5a45825/) and I talk about Digital Infrastructure for Moving Objects (DIMO, https://dimo.zone/). We discuss the background and story of the project, why giving people an open platform for mobility data matters, the journey of creating and shipping a hardware product, parallels to the Helium network, keeping OEMs accountable, and the future vision of DIMO to create a positive impact on our world. Visit https://satchel.works/@wclittle/ventures-episode-108 for detailed notes and links to resources (videos, articles, etc…) mentioned. You can watch this episode via video here. 1:35 - Tee-up for the episode; why web3 matters, amazing story with DIMO to dive into.2:14 - Andy background and story of starting DIMO7:16 - Port on a car that can send/reveal data. More information about the device that DIMO has built. 10:35 - The future is we're pumping out all this data, all the time. Web3 helps envision a future where we (the people) can own and monetize our data. A more tangible use-case to keep OEMs accountable.13:50 - Describe the little black device that people can buy → https://shop.dimo.zone/15:13 - Screenshare of the web/mobile user interfaces, and more description of the product. 18:23 - Incentives for consumers and incentives for developers22:14 - Token models: How is DIMO thinking about the different types and models? 25:15 - How can DIMO prove the uniqueness of a vehicle? 28:33 - Value of getting data back in the hands of the people. What is the vision of DIMO? What is DIMO enabling for humanity?32:46 - Safety, accountability, economic incentives, mobility data in general, a justice issue… other things that Andy would add to why this is valuable. 36:10 - Call to action. How can people get involved and follow up? https://dimo.zone/ //  https://twitter.com/DIMO_Network 

The Auto Finance Roadmap
Weekly Wrap on Ford, GM and powersports earnings

The Auto Finance Roadmap

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 11:22


Earnings season continued in full swing last week, with two major powersports OEMs and two U.S.-based captives reporting second-quarter results. In this episode of the Weekly Wrap, the Auto Finance News editors discuss the top stories for the week ending July 29, and what to expect in the week ahead.

Engineering News Online Audio Articles
Eskom moves to ramp-up maintenance at six coal plants as it seeks permission to buy up to 1 600 MW of surplus power

Engineering News Online Audio Articles

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 5:14


Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan reports that Eskom will seek the exemptions it requires to immediately buy up to 1 600 MW of surplus electricity generation that it believes could be available immediately from existing independent power producers (IPPs) and those private South African businesses with their own generation capacity. He also announced that a further 100 MW to 200 MW could be purchased in the short-term from Botswana and Zambia through the Southern African Power Pool, while a further 150 MW of gas-fired electricity could be purchased from Mozambique. To purchase any local surplus, Eskom requires an exemption from Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe, who has the authority to issue Ministerial determinations or exemptions from such determinations, that are still required to allow for the procurement of additional new generation capacity. Once secured, Eskom would extend a standard offer to buy any surplus electricity available across mines and industry and would also be able to mop up electricity that is currently being curtailed by renewables IPPs when they generate electricity above that which is catered for under the terms of their power purchase agreements with Eskom. Speaking during the inaugural briefing of the newly established Energy Crisis Committee, Gordhan said the 1 600 MW threshold had been suggested by Eskom itself and was seen as sufficient to ensure that any electricity that is currently available domestically is secured as soon as possible. He also announced that the utility would seek Public Finance Management Act-related exemptions from Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana to ensure that it was able to acquire the spares it needed for the accelerated maintenance announced as part of President Cyril Rmaphosa's July 25 energy action plan to tackle the load-shedding crisis, as well as to enter into contracts with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Such exemptions are viewed as key to intensifying and expanding maintenance across six Eskom power stations, where it is believed the energy availability factor can be recovered most rapidly. The six stations identified for priority maintenance include Kendal, Majuba, Tutuka, Kusile, Duvha and Matla, Gordhan said. He described the expanded maintenance effort – which would initially be funded through Eskom's R8-billion budget for generation plant maintenance, but which may need to be enlarged by a further National Treasury-supported R2-billion – as the first component in a three-part package to end load-shedding and create the basis for long-term supply stability. “The first step is about how many more megawatts we can get by maintaining the current plant better [and] by ensuring that we have the right skills both at the leadership level of the power stations and at the operator level.” The Minister said that a team of former Eskom power station managers and senior managers was being assembled to assist the incumbents (who had all the qualifications but lacked experienced) to improve plant performance. The second part of the package involved securing the exemptions needed to buy surplus electricity and contract for spares and OEM services. The third component, Gordhan said, involved removing any residual red tape in the way of investments by the private sector into additional generation capacity, either through the formal procurement processes run by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, or through the lifting of restriction on distributed generation and solar rooftop installations. Such new capacity could be introduced in a period of between 12 months and 36 months and would be key to laying the basis for long-term energy security and a decarbonised electricity sector. Mineral Resources and Energy Minister Gwede Mantashe indicated that, while the next renewables bidding round would be delayed by between 45 and 60 days to cater for its doubling from 2 600 MW to 5 200 MW, he was committed to ensuring additional non-E...

The Smoking Tire
Oil Stain Lab: From Italy to OEMs to Crazy One-off Projects

The Smoking Tire

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 88:31 Very Popular


This show was full of interesting insights into the life and business of a designer. Oil Stain Lab @oilstainlab is a vehicle design company founded by brothers Iliya and Nikita Bridan. They work with brands and individuals alike who want to build something truly unique. Sometimes it's a lifted Alfa Romeo, others it's a custom Porsche inspired by Can-Am madness. Whatever they put their minds, pens, and hands on, the vehicles tend to get attention.  We talk to Nikita about how they got started, studying in Italy, Art Center in Pasadena, the good and bad working for OEMs, the rational explanation for why concept cars look insane, opening their own business, building an unexpectedly popular fake-vintage Can-Am car, working on the HOONIGAN Porsche, and a ton more. Check out the crazy "Half11" https://www.oilstainlab.com/half11Recorded July 21, 2022 Sign up today at butcherbox.com/TIRE and use code TIRE to get 1 pack of free bacon in EVERY box for the life of your membership PLUS $10 off your first order. Berryman is available at your favorite automotive retailer or automotive parts store. berrymanproducts.com. Download the FREE Upside App and use promo code smoking to get $5 or more cash back on your first purchase of $10 or more. Want your question answered? Want to watch the live stream, get ad-free podcasts, or exclusive podcasts? Join our Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/thesmokingtirepodcast Tweet at us!https://www.Twitter.com/thesmokingtirehttps://www.Twitter.com/zackklapman Instagram:https://www.Instagram.com/thesmokingtirehttps://www.Instagram.com/therealzackklapman

The Amped EV Podcast
Time to embrace some EV realities

The Amped EV Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 19:30


There's a moment when you've been working toward something where that “something” becomes very real and all the excitement you used to feel about it takes a back seat to the challenges that lie ahead. Moving forward means taking a deep breath, swallowing hard and remembering why you started down this path in the first place. Then you plow ahead.That moment for commercial decarbonization efforts within the trucking industry happened at this year's ACT Expo. Sure there was plenty of excitement with a bevy of new EV announcements from new players and established OEMs, alike, as well as a few teases of what's to come. But there was also a very clear message that trucking industry decarbonization efforts need to happen faster to gain ground on transportation's impact on climate change.Of course, it's easy to point fingers at the logistics industry, but the fact is that there's a role for everyone to play, if they chose to accept it. On this episode of The Amped EV Podcast we discuss some of the automotive industry's latest decarbonization efforts on both the trucking and consumer sides; the latest infrastructure happenings, and what the open job market tells us about the future of electrification and fossil fuels.

IHS Markit | Automotive Insights
Fuel For Thought [S4|E8]: What can OEMs do to ensure a robust and economical supply of batteries?

IHS Markit | Automotive Insights

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 18:03


Navigating the opportunities within the comparatively nascent EV industry will see winners and losers emerge. But how real are the concerns around the battery upstream market and could this genuinely be the next automotive supply chain crisis? In what way can automakers achieve economies of scale while feasibly navigate fluctuating commodity prices to deliver competitively priced EV offerings? Join Kristen Balasia, VP, Advisory Services, Jay Hwang, Sr Technical Research Analyst and Anoop Desai, Consulting Director as they share their thoughts on this topic.

Engineering News Online Audio Articles
Transnet to issue big locomotive tender in August as it clears legal hurdles

Engineering News Online Audio Articles

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 5:30


State-owned freight logistics group Transnet intends launching its much-anticipated tender for new locomotives in August, having recorded a 5.6% drop in rail volumes last year as a result of a combination of locomotive shortages and serious operational and security problems. The group lost a total of 1 500 km of overhead copper wire to theft in 2021/22 and was also unable to maintain a number of locomotives, largely as a result of an ongoing dispute with the Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), which is refusing to supply the utility with specialised spares. Operational and security difficulties on the main line between Durban and Johannesburg, for example, have resulted in Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) effectively forfeiting all container volumes to road hauliers, which have themselves experienced serious security incidents, often triggered by protests against foreign truck drivers. Speaking during the release of the group's 2021/22 results, CEO Portia Derby said Transnet initially intended launching the locomotive request for proposals (RFP) in July, but the internal deadline was shifted to ensure that various legal and governance matters were dealt with ahead of the tender. Ongoing disputes with some of the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that participated in the so-called ‘10-64' contract for 465 diesel and 599 electric locomotives is core to the delay, as Transnet did not want to proceed until it was satisfied that the tender would not be interdicted. The R50-billion contract, which was halted in 2019 on the basis of it being deemed “irregular and illegal” by Transnet, has featured heavily during proceedings undertaken as part of the State Capture commission, which was chaired by Judge Raymond Zondo, who has since been appointed chief justice. Derby said it was premature to offer specifics about how many locomotives Transnet would seek to procure under the new tender, nor whether diesel locomotives would be prioritised in light of the ongoing theft of overhead cables. She had indicated previously, however, that it was likely that the RFP would be for at least 400 new locomotives, given that Transnet had taken delivery of 595 locomotives under the 10-64 contract. However, with about 300 locomotives currently “parked”, partly as a result of an absence of spares, it is possible that the tender could be enlarged. That said, Derby indicated that an alternative OEM support strategy would be pursued for the existing fleet if the current deadlock with CRRC was not resolved. She said that following a recent successful court application, which was taken together with the Special Investigating Unit, in relation to CRRC's moves to have the review of the 10-64 matter dismissed, Derby said “we are now at least in a position where we can safely start a new procurement event”. “We definitely need additional traction power,” she added. Derby also confirmed that TRF was pressing ahead with a bidding process for the sale of 16 rail slots to third-party operators, despite market misgivings over the design of the slot-sale process. She acknowledged that concerns had been raised, particularly about the two-year duration of the allocation, but said that TFR had committed to making slot sales a permanent feature of the rail business. “It's not a pilot,” Derby insisted, adding that she was optimistic that there would be operators for the slots from April next year, by which time the number of slots would be increased to 42. The bidding process had been delayed as a result of recent flooding in KwaZulu-Natal and the tender would now close at the end of August. In its results statement, the group said it appreciated the importance of improving the performance of TFR's operations. It also stated that “significant progress” had been made towards concluding adjusted long-term contracts with the Coal Export Parties (CEPs) following the force majeure notices issued in April. “Most CEPs have participated in good faith, and we have r...

School Transportation Nation
Sink Your Teeth Into It: Experiencing the Latest & Greatest In School Bus Power

School Transportation Nation

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 28:20


STN EXPO Reno featured the latest technology and developments in clean school buses of various fuel and power types. Attendees experienced new electric buses, insights from a representative from the EPA, a Ride & Drive including all major school bus OEMs, and more. Today's guest shares about the popular “Cow Fart Bus” that was on display at the trade show.  Read more at stnonline.com/tag/stn-expo.  

Strategy with Jason
What To Look For In New Talent ft. Fleming Ford

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 4:34


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Fleming Ford joins Jason to discuss how to develop your dealerships culture, sales experience, new talent & embrace new ideas. Fleming Ford, leadership coach, people strategist and speaker has more than 20 years of leadership and team development experience. Fleming has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of dealerships and general managers. She equips leaders to develop those around them, attract top talent, build inclusive cultures and ensure their teams are working to their highest potential. She is sought to speak and coach on her expertise across human capital strategies, leadership effectiveness, DEI, and the people skills needed for modern retail. Fleming has worked with OEMs such as BMW, Toyota and Hyundai, and many of the large and mid-size dealer groups such as Penske, Bergstrom, Sonic, Group1, and MileOne. Fleming co-founded the DEI Champions Council for Retail Automotive and moderates the HR Chiefs Roundtable for the large and public dealer groups. Fleming is certified in John Maxwell Leadership (Speaker and Coach), Objective Management, Omnia Profile, DISC Profile, ESi Employee Surveys and a CADIA Consultant for DEI. Ultimately Fleming's aim is to help dealerships build a good name as an employer of choice -- where both people and profits thrive and grow. She is passionate that no matter the business or industry – it's people that fuel innovation, customer excellence, and business growth. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/how-to-develop-your-dealerships-culture-ft-fleming-ford/id1454551179?i=1000571137082 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DM1x95Btigw5UgKoBySpL?si=AhidcZmtRCizQdVNekw5Bw YouTube: https://youtu.be/8qaZzOb4b4E Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Fleming Ford: www.linkedin.com/in/flemingford

Strategy with Jason
How to Develop Your Dealership's Culture ft. Fleming Ford

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 37:56


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Fleming Ford joins Jason to discuss how to develop your dealerships culture, sales experience, new talent & embrace new ideas. Fleming Ford, leadership coach, people strategist and speaker has more than 20 years of leadership and team development experience. Fleming has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of dealerships and general managers. She equips leaders to develop those around them, attract top talent, build inclusive cultures and ensure their teams are working to their highest potential. She is sought to speak and coach on her expertise across human capital strategies, leadership effectiveness, DEI, and the people skills needed for modern retail. Fleming has worked with OEMs such as BMW, Toyota and Hyundai, and many of the large and mid-size dealer groups such as Penske, Bergstrom, Sonic, Group1, and MileOne. Fleming co-founded the DEI Champions Council for Retail Automotive and moderates the HR Chiefs Roundtable for the large and public dealer groups. Fleming is certified in John Maxwell Leadership (Speaker and Coach), Objective Management, Omnia Profile, DISC Profile, ESi Employee Surveys and a CADIA Consultant for DEI. Ultimately Fleming's aim is to help dealerships build a good name as an employer of choice -- where both people and profits thrive and grow. She is passionate that no matter the business or industry – it's people that fuel innovation, customer excellence, and business growth. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/how-to-develop-your-dealerships-culture-ft-fleming-ford/id1454551179?i=1000571137082 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DM1x95Btigw5UgKoBySpL?si=AhidcZmtRCizQdVNekw5Bw YouTube: https://youtu.be/8qaZzOb4b4E Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Fleming Ford: www.linkedin.com/in/flemingford

Strategy with Jason
Developing Culture Is A Marathon ft. Fleming Ford

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 6:09


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Fleming Ford joins Jason to discuss how to develop your dealerships culture, sales experience, new talent & embrace new ideas. Fleming Ford, leadership coach, people strategist and speaker has more than 20 years of leadership and team development experience. Fleming has been a trusted advisor to hundreds of dealerships and general managers. She equips leaders to develop those around them, attract top talent, build inclusive cultures and ensure their teams are working to their highest potential. She is sought to speak and coach on her expertise across human capital strategies, leadership effectiveness, DEI, and the people skills needed for modern retail. Fleming has worked with OEMs such as BMW, Toyota and Hyundai, and many of the large and mid-size dealer groups such as Penske, Bergstrom, Sonic, Group1, and MileOne. Fleming co-founded the DEI Champions Council for Retail Automotive and moderates the HR Chiefs Roundtable for the large and public dealer groups. Fleming is certified in John Maxwell Leadership (Speaker and Coach), Objective Management, Omnia Profile, DISC Profile, ESi Employee Surveys and a CADIA Consultant for DEI. Ultimately Fleming's aim is to help dealerships build a good name as an employer of choice -- where both people and profits thrive and grow. She is passionate that no matter the business or industry – it's people that fuel innovation, customer excellence, and business growth. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/how-to-develop-your-dealerships-culture-ft-fleming-ford/id1454551179?i=1000571137082 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DM1x95Btigw5UgKoBySpL?si=AhidcZmtRCizQdVNekw5Bw YouTube: https://youtu.be/8qaZzOb4b4E Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Fleming Ford: www.linkedin.com/in/flemingford

The Aerospace Executive Podcast
Attracting the Next Generation to Aviation w/Andy Priester

The Aerospace Executive Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 51:58


Recruiting the next generation of professionals is a big concern for the aviation industry. It is now mandatory that aviation companies, large and small, to paint a clear picture of attractive career opportunities.  How can the industry accomplish this?  Andy Priester, Chairman and CEO of the world's largest and oldest family-owned Management and Charter company talks about navigating challenges surrounding recruitment, how to attract the right team members and make team members feel more valued.    The more we're connected, the more job satisfaction our team members can get. - Andy Priester   Three Things You'll Learn In This Episode    How to make your company an employer of choice What are the different ways to make your team members feel more valued? How aviation companies can attract top pilot talent How can we project an image of career consistency that is attractive to pilots? How to hire the right team members What qualities should you look for when hiring applicants?   Guest Bio- Andy Priester serves as Priester Aviation's Chairman and CEO. He is the third generation of Priesters to lead the business, the world's largest and oldest family-owned Management and Charter company. The Priester family has a rich aviation history starting in 1945, including owning Palwaukee Airport – KPWK (now renamed Chicago Executive Airport), operating a flight school, operating multiple FBOs, providing 145 maintenance services, and operating an aircraft sales division. During Andy's tenure at Priester, he has grown the fleet from seven to over 65 aircraft they manage from 15 bases globally today. Andy currently sits on the board of the Air Charter Safety Foundation, is current Chair of YPO Chicago – Windy City, and is past Chair of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA). Andy is a proud University of Dayton Flyer and holds a Master's degree from Concordia University. To find out more, go to: https://www.priesterav.com/about-us/priester-team/. You can also email Andy directly at andyp@priesterav.com or call his office at 847-537-1133.   Learn More About Your Host: Co-founder and Managing Partner for Northstar Group, Craig is focused on recruiting senior-level leadership, sales, and operations executives for some of the most prominent companies in the aviation and aerospace industry. Clients include well-known aircraft OEMs, aircraft operators, leasing / financial organizations, and Maintenance / Repair / Overhaul (MRO) providers. Since 2009 Craig has personally concluded more than 150 executive searches in a variety of disciplines. As the only executive recruiter who has flown airplanes, sold airplanes, AND run a business, Craig is uniquely positioned to build deep, lasting relationships with both executives and the boards and stakeholders they serve. This allows him to use a detailed, disciplined process that does more than pair the ideal candidate with the perfect opportunity and hit the business goals of the companies he serves.

SAE Tomorrow Today
119. Innovating in Real-Time with SDVs

SAE Tomorrow Today

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2022 39:20


The future of mobility is software-defined. . For automakers, this means that vehicles will transition to a combination of software-centric computing systems on wheels. The key to unlocking this incredible opportunity is the capability to update vehicles instantly. . Enabling this transformation is Jeffrey Chou, Co-Founder and CEO of Sonatus. With a proven track record of revolutionizing IT data centers, Jeff and his team are bringing to life an extensive array of advanced technologies and a cloud-connected in-vehicle infrastructure that is accelerating the OEM journey toward fully Software-Defined Vehicles (SDVs). . The Sonatus Digital Dynamics™ platform—which was recently integrated into the Hyundai Genesis GV60 —helps automakers create a foundation for dynamic SDVs that can evolve and adapt in real-time, empowering them to innovate faster, reduce complexity and costs, and become more agile. Along with this opportunity comes an increased focus on cybersecurity and data protection. . Hear from Jeff on how SDVs will change the future of mobility, the importance of security and data protection amidst this shift, and how OEMs can differentiate themselves to increase competitiveness. . Debuting August 1: SAE Connexion+, a new platform for members and volunteers designed with you in mind. Not a member or volunteer? Join us and put SAE's tools and resources to work for you! . We'd love to hear from you. Share your comments, questions and ideas for future topics and guests to podcast@sae.org. Don't forget to take a moment to follow SAE Tomorrow Today (and give us a review) on your preferred podcasting platform. . Follow SAE on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Follow host Grayson Brulte on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Motoring Podcast - News Show
Look At Me Grown Up - 19 July 2022

Motoring Podcast - News Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2022 47:18


FOLLOW UP: VW LOSES TEMP CONTROL ENGINE SOFTWARE RULINGVolkswagen has been told by the EU Court of Justice that utilising software to protect engines outside a temperature range of 15 - 33 Celsius amounted to a defeat device, as below 15 Celsius is a normal temperature across Europe. This will, obviously, open the risk of more consumer class actions being taken against VW and possibly other manufacturers. For more, click the Reuters article here. ASTON MARTIN SECURE FURTHER FUNDINGAston Martin has secured £653 million more investment, which it states is only required to service the debt they have accrued. A Saudi Arabian fund, AMG and share issue will ensure that the cash reserves they currently have are deployed on their future development and not paying off their loans. You can learn more, by clicking this PistonHeads link here. BMW TRIALS OPTIONS SUBSCRIPTIONSBMW are trialling subscriptions for some options, with the ability to pay for them on a weekly, yearly or the entire time of your ownership of the car. This has caused a bit of controversy, but not all are against the idea. Click this Top Gear link to read about the move. James Mills wrote a piece for Hagerty, explaining why this has been introduced and why they may not be a bad idea at all. You can read that, by clicking this link here. Drew Smith, writing on the StudioPhro website, adds a dash of reality and caution to OEMs pursuing options via subscription, that can be read by clicking this link here. TESLA ORDERED TO REFUND CUSTOMER OVER AUTOPILOT FAULTSTesla has been ordered to refund a customer, by a Munich court, due to the problems with the Autopilot function. Following a detailed technical analysis, it was confirmed that the system could not reliably recognise obstacles and changes to the layout of roads and lead to braking being applied unnecessarily. For more, click the Reuters article here. EV ISOLATOR ISSUE HITTING HOMEChanges to regulations over the installation of home chargers has meant there is an added delay. There must be two visits, with one being the energy provider who needs to fit the new isolator to the properties existing electrical system. Until there is a single visit installation the problem will continue with the owner or fleet operator paying more as they have to use public charging points. To read about this, click the Business Motoring article here. PORSCHE BUILDS SECOND EFUEL FACILITYPorsche has chosen Tasmania for the location of their second efuel facility. They, along with their partner HIF Global, expect to be producing 100 million litres of efuels from 2026. More can be read about this and the potential for efuels plus their byproducts, by clicking this EVO link here. RENTAL E-SCOOTER TRIALS EXTENDED TO 2024The Government has announced that it is extending the e-scooter trials until May 2024. To read more, click this Autocar link here. No doubt this will also delay the legalisation of privately owned scooters use on public highways.ZERO EMISSION MOTORBIKES FROM 2035 CONSULTATIONThe Government has launched a consultation regarding making all new motorbikes and scooters zero emission from 2035. For more, click the AutomotiveManagement Online article here. ——————————————————————————-If you like what we do, on this show, and think it is worth a £1.00, please consider supporting us via Patreon. Here is the link to that CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST——————————————————————————-WRC: RALLY ESTONIAKalle Rovanperä once again took the top step of the podium, at the end of the Estonian rally. Evans was second and looked in superb form until it rained. Tanäk was third, but a long way off the pace, as were the other Hyundais and M-Sport. Only Toyota can really be pleased with their weekend. Only thing left for any sense of jeopardy with this season is exactly when Rovanperä will claim the championship. To read the review of the rally, click this link for the DirtFish report. To run through Colin Clark's Driver Ratings, click this link here. To find out What We Learned, click here for the link. And to read about Tanäk's fine, click the DirtFish link here. NEW NEW CAR NEWSHyundai IONIQ 6 -After teasing pictures we have now got details for the IONIQ 6, from Hyundai. The sleek saloon will have a 379 mile range, along with 329bhp, in top spec. This is aiming square at the Model 3 and Polestar 2 segment, as it is about the same size too. Prices are expected to start around £45,000. To read more about this, click the Autocar article link here. MG 5 - MG has now revealed the updated 5, with a much smarter and sharper look, no longer aping an old Passat. Inside there are improvements too, including a larger infotainment screen. Prices will start at £31,000 and rise to £33,500 for a top of the range car. To learn about this, click this The Car Expert article link. Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept - We all looked on, with jaws slack and hearts beating faster, as Hyundai revealed their hydrogen coupe concept. This leans heavily on a previous design from Giugiaro, which is no bad thing, when you see it. Click here to read the EVO article on the car. To read the Daniel Golson thread and get access to the CNET Cars article Alan mentions, click here. To read Michael Banovsky's article, click the Speedster News article link here. LUNCHTIME READ: ‘WE ARE KILLING PEOPLE'Finally, after all the meaty articles we have linked to this week, we reach the real Lunchtime Read. From the LA Times, the article discusses how interior car design is not helping with, or in fact hindering, the problems with distraction. Whilst US-centric, many of the points stand up, including how OEMs are viewing this area, the reality of what happens to us humans and what it all means. Click here to read. LIST OF THE WEEK: THESE ARE THE 10 FAILED SUPERCAR MAKERS THAT DESERVED BETTERClick on the link here, to run through the 10 options Jalopnik give us in their claims for supercar makers that should've done better. After you've had a look, let the chaps know if you agree with Alan's choice. AND FINALLY: CITYRAMA BUS FOUNDAfter sharing Tim Traveller's video about the Cityrama Bus, a couple of months ago, there is an update as he has tracked down the last existing one. There is now a campaign to get it restored, you can find out all about the bus and the restoration plans by clicking this link here. AND AND FINALLY: EVERYBODY BE COOL, YOU BE COOLWe'll leave this here for another week, as it continues to be “quite warm” in the UK. Thanks to a Tweet from Nir Kahn we now know how to cool our car in the most efficient way possible. Click this link to learn more and then thank Nir for sharing the wisdom!

Digging Deeper - For Construction Pros
The Vanguard 400 EFI/ETC Engine by Briggs & Stratton

Digging Deeper - For Construction Pros

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2022 24:51


Equipment Today Editor-in-Chief Erica Floyd talks with Briggs & Stratton Product Manager Chris Meyers about the features OEMs should look for to save time and money in these times of lean labor supply and high jobsite demand.

Recharge by Battery Materials Review
Recharge July 2022 (China, VRFBs, India EVs, EU ICE targets, Planning red tape, OEM investments)

Recharge by Battery Materials Review

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 18, 2022 28:58


In July's Recharge, co-presenters Matt Fernley (Battery Materials Review) and Cormac O'Laoire (Electrios Energy) give their usual whistle-stop tour of all the news in the world of batteries and battery materials for June. This includes what's going on in China, the impending growth in VRFBs, Indian EV demand and its potential to surprise, the EU's new ICE targets and its mixed messaging on raw materials, the impact of planning red tape on the US and Europe, and the importance of recent investments by OEMs in battery raw material projects. We are grateful to this edition's sponsor, ICCSino, the specialised lithium battery market research provider.

The Dealer Playbook
Kaylee Felio: Selling Auto Parts Before They're Obsolete

The Dealer Playbook

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 25:47


CruxCasts
How to Pick the Right Battery Metals & EV Investments

CruxCasts

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2022 40:13


These 3 CEOs agree on what it takes for companies to battery metals and EV-focused mining companies to win in this space. If you have already bought into the thematic and you want to know how to identify the right companies, this is a very useful panel discussion to help you avoid making basic mistakes in your due diligence and analysis of companies. Cobalt Blue is in advanced conversations with OEMs  / automotive manufacturers and battery makers testing their products. Kingsrose Mining has moved its focus from Asia to Europe and is drilling for PGEs, nickel, and copper. Whilst Azure Minerals describes itself as an advanced stage explorer with nickel, copper, and cobalt on their land package.

Power Up
Highlights from Goodwood Festival of Speed 2022

Power Up

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 35:00


The Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K. in June saw 200,000 car enthusiasts and motorsports fans spend four days ogling over a vast array of both combustion engine and electric Formula 1 cars, supercars, hypercars, and vintage cars, as well as watching their favorite cars aim to break the record on the famous Goodwood 1.16 mile hill climb. In this podcast, Nitin Dahad, editor of embedded.com, will tell us about his experience at the Goodwood festival. He interviewed executives of some relevant OEMs, such as Lamborghini and Mercedes.

Remarkable Results Radio Podcast
The New ADAS L4 ASE Certification – Shepanek, Haugh, and Perkins [RR 761]

Remarkable Results Radio Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2022 38:19


Have you heard about the new ASE L4 ADAS Certification? This test has been in development since January 2020 with the help of industry experts. My guests Matt Shepanek, Matt Haugh, and Keith Perkins say the certification is going to be a major differentiating factor when hiring technicians. We all know the best technicians are the ones constantly learning and training. Stick around for an inside look into the test development and tips on how to pass the test. Matt Shepanek, VP, Credential Testing Programs, https://www.ase.com/ (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)) Matt Haugh, Director, Light Vehicle Test Development, https://www.ase.com/ (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)) Keith Perkins, https://www.l1diagnostics.com/?fbclid=IwAR2GbWob06QSZACwe7PjWvkQWAJRKsTxbij9qVBSlGSXFxjPXbWsdXw63iI (L1 Automotive Diagnostics and Program), http://www.l1training.com/ (L1 Automotive Training,) Listen to Keith's previous episode https://remarkableresults.biz/remarkable-results-radio-podcast/e375/ (HERE) Key Talking Points Why do we need a test for ADAS? Test developed over a two year period with industry subject matter experts from OEMs, trucking industry, collision and independent repair shops that diagnose repair and calibrate ADAS systems. Test launched as a double length test so ASE can gather statistics on the questions.  Technicians that take the test now will receive a “certificate of completion” and then receive their actual score in the fall once we determine the pass score. The ADAS Specialist Test has been in development since January 2020. The test was launched on May 17th, 2022. The test-launched as a double-length test so that we can gather statistics on the question and determine the passing score for the test.  Late May 2022 – Late Summer 2022: L4 tests will have 80 questions and will have a 3-hour time limit.  Technicians taking the test during this window will receive a “notice of completion” and their L4 test result in myASE will show "Score Pending." In early fall 2022, they will receive an email informing them that the results have been posted to their myASE account. At that time, score reports can be obtained through their myASE account. Fall 2022 and later: The regular L4 test will have 50 questions and will have a 2-hour time limit. L4 test takers will receive a pass/fail score report at the test center and/or through their myASE account. There is a $34 registration fee plus a $100 Advanced Level test fee. To register for the regular L4 test, technicians must have passed the Automotive series A6: Electrical/Electronic Systems certification test or the Collision series B5: Mechanical & Electrical Components certification test.  To become ASE L4 certified, technicians must pass the L4 test and provide evidence of THREE years of relevant, hands-on working experience (or an approved equivalent combination of formal training and hands-on working experience). Technicians can take the L4 test before they have the required experience, but they will not receive a certificate until they have submitted proof of work experience.  The L4 test includes an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Composite Vehicle Reference document. This document will be available as an electronic pop-up document during the test. The Composite Vehicle Reference document features descriptions of systems, components, calibration procedures, and wiring schematics.  50% of the questions will be generic, and 50% of the questions will be based on the Composite Vehicle. The Composite Vehicle Reference document must be used to answer these questions. Prior to taking the test, technicians should take the time to become familiar with the layout, systems, charts, procedures, and schematics in the Composite Vehicle Reference document. A copy of the document can be downloaded from https://ase.com/ase-study-guides.  In addition to the Composite...

WBSRocks: Business Growth with ERP and Digital Transformation
WBSP347: Grow Your Business by Learning the eCommerce Nuances for Furniture Manufacturers w/ Robert Giovannini

WBSRocks: Business Growth with ERP and Digital Transformation

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 11, 2022 47:02


The furniture industry is extremely unique as while its distribution processes might be similar to other distribution industries, each product is custom-made. And this makes implementing eCommerce for furniture manufacturers extremely challenging. The manufacturers also need to make sure that there is no channel conflict. And their retailers are comfortable with their intention of going DTC and eCommerce. If communicated properly, the eCommerce efforts not only help in getting more business, it might increase the loyalty of their channels as they will be getting more business through OEMs' eCommerce efforts.In today's episode, our guest, Robert Giovannini, shares his insights into the eCommerce nuances for furniture manufacturers. He also discusses the cyclical nature of eCommerce processes for furniture manufacturers where the OEMs might generate the lead for retailers, but once they book the order, the transaction might need to come back to the manufacturer for fulfillment. Finally, he discusses other issues with eCommerce such as ADA compliance and how eCommerce brands might get penalized if their website might not be compliant with ADA regulations.For more information on growth strategies for SMBs using ERP and digital transformation, visit our community at wbs.rocks or elevatiq.com. To ensure that you never miss an episode of the WBS podcast, subscribe on your favorite podcasting platform.

AviaDev Insight Africa
217. AviaDev Africa 2022 event series. Panel session 4. "Where are the opportunities for the OEMs in Africa?" moderated by Joanna Bailey, Managing Editor, Simple Flying

AviaDev Insight Africa

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 50:44


Fluid Power Forum
Electrification of Hydraulic Wheel Loaders Maintains Relevance of Fluid Power

Fluid Power Forum

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 34:11


Marty is the Market Manager for E-Mobility and AE Cooling Systems at HYDAC, a provider of fluid power solutions to OEMs, manufacturers and end-users of a variety of heavy-duty mobile and industrial equipment. We invited him into our forum to learn more about E-Mobility and the electrification of off-highway hydraulic equipment.  Contact Marty: Marty.Christianson@hydacusa.com  Connect with the host Eric Lanke at elanke@nfpa.com or on Twitter @ericlanke

SAE Tomorrow Today
116. Powering Design Freedom for EVs and AVs

SAE Tomorrow Today

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 32:32


Unrestricted, scalable and modular. These values are at the heart of REE Automotive's work to provide complete design freedom for electric and autonomous vehicle manufacturers. . As the automotive market shifts to an electrification-first approach, REE's electric modular platforms enable automotive manufacturers, OEMs, delivery and logistic fleets, Mobility-as-a-Service providers, and new mobility players to design mission-specific EVs and AVs based on their exact business requirements faster and with lower cost. . REE's revolutionary technology packs critical vehicle components (steering, braking, suspension, powertrain and control) into a single compact module, allowing for fully flat EV platforms with more room for passengers, cargo and batteries. . Hear from Dr. Peter Dow, Vice President of Engineering at REE, on the future of mobility, including how his company is empowering innovation through no-fault engineering and how he sees start-ups transforming the legacy automotive world. .  Debuting August 1: SAE Connexion+, a new platform for members and volunteers designed with you in mind. Not a member or volunteer? Join us and put SAE's tools and resources to work for you! . We'd love to hear from you. Share your comments, questions and ideas for future topics and guests to podcast@sae.org. Don't forget to take a moment to follow SAE Tomorrow Today (and give us a review) on your preferred podcasting platform. . Follow SAE on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Follow host Grayson Brulte on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Finding Gravitas Podcast
Automotive Supplier Relationships with Steve Kiefer and Dave Andrea

Finding Gravitas Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 50:09


https://finding-gravitas.captivate.fm/internalpodcast (Learn more about creating your own internal company podcast) The https://www.plantemoran.com/explore-our-thinking/insight/2022/06/auto-supplier-and-oem-relationships-insights-from-the-2022-wri-study (2022 Plante Moran WRI® (Working Relations Index®) Study) of North American auto supplier-Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) relationships is a bedrock survey in the industry. But does it really impact the bottom line? And what can OEMs do with the information? Dave Andrea, principal at Plante Moran and guardian of the WRI, relies on insight gathered across the industry to help answer these questions. And as someone who spent almost forty years at General Motors, Steven Kiefer, chairman of The Kiefer Foundation, provides an unmatched inside look on the internal processes OEMs use for change. “For the OEMs, [the WRI® is] a fantastic piece of data,” Steve says. It provides an invaluable view of the relationship between automotive OEMs and their supply bases (aka suppliers), which is paramount because if there is any tension, OEMs aren't efficient, which hinders organizational growth. Beyond just looking at the WRI® as useful data to look at how to improve, it's also about proactively using this information within an organization to actually improve by increasing overall organizational effectiveness and leading to more growth. These actions are at the heart of improving supplier relationships. “You can see how much mutual dependency there is between the supplier and the OEM,” Dave says. On this episode of Finding Gravitas, Dave and Steve share how the power of the 2022 WRI® Study directly impacts the change OEMs seek within their organizations, and what this tells us about the future of supply chain leadership in the automotive industry. Themes discussed on this episode:  How the WRI® has become a crucial source of data for organizational change How looking at feedback objectively benefits OEMs in the long term How OEMs can apply the right strategy to action the data in the right way The importance of communications and alignment to enterprise success The future of supply chain leadership in an ever-changing industry How new startups and EV culture are shaking up the industry and what to do about it The importance of humility and vision in leadership and the 21 traits as a toolbox Featured GuestsDave AndreaWhat he does: as Principal at Plante Moran, self-described “accidental analyst” https://www.plantemoran.com/get-to-know/people/a/dave-andrea (Dave Andrea) is a guardian of the https://www.plantemoran.com/explore-our-thinking/insight/2022/06/auto-supplier-and-oem-relationships-insights-from-the-2022-wri-study (WRI®). Dave grew up with a passion for automotive from the get-go, and is still going strong. On gravitas: “It's about being aware of other people, being humble to be able to stop and help someone else. But you've had to get there first — you've had to build up your own credibility base or your own resources or your own network to be able to help someone else, and make that opportunity open up a door for someone else to succeed, just as any one of us has.” Steven KieferWhat he does: “Just a kid from Detroit,” https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-kiefer-43718a12/ (Steven Kiefer) recently retired from a four-decade career with General Motors. Father of four Steven is chairman of https://mkiefer.org/ (The Kiefer Foundation), which he founded in honor of his second son Mitchell who was killed by a distracted driver. This episode is dedicated to the Foundation, and we ask that you please take the pledge and support it in a way that works for you. On Gravitas: “It's all about setting clear vision and making sure you inspire people to do things that they never thought they could do without your leadership.” Episode HighlightsTimestamped inflection points from the show [6:47] WRI® history: Dave and Steve discuss the WRI®'s background, its...

Growth Marketers - Digital Marketing Experts
100. Marketing for Manufacturers: How to Get Everyone in Your Market to Recognize You | Nicole Koharik

Growth Marketers - Digital Marketing Experts

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 38:51


Welcome to another episode of the Growth Marketers Podcast! Many manufacturers we work with struggle to break into the Healthcare space. Our today's guest will explain us how to make it possible. Meet Nicole Koharik - B2B Marketing Leader and Communications Expert currently working as a Senior Director of Enterprise Marketing and Corporate Communication at PartsSource. PartsSource is a 20 year old Healthcare technology company that serves over 5000 Healthcare providers and 6000 suppliers, including all major OEMs around the United States. A couple of points we discuss: - How to organize effective internal communication; - How to manage your brand as an industrial manufacturer; - How to develop and execute a successful content marketing strategy as a B2B organization; - How to distribute your marketing resources effectively; - How to measure success, what KPIs to track, and much more. Tune in! ►Follow OneIMS online: Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/OneIMS/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/oneims/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oneims/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/oneims?lang=en

(don't) Waste Water!
[Extract] "Technology impacts through people!" - Sivan Zamir - Xylem Innovation Labs

(don't) Waste Water!

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 0:59


Sivan Zamir is Vice President of Xylem Innovation Labs. Xylem is probably the World's largest water and wastewater technology company, and we'll explore today how innovation powers its "solving water" motto.  When you're in business for a while, you can boast of having invented technologies such as the first submersible pump, the first dissolved oxygen meter, or the first digital twin-based wastewater network control system. But how can you ensure that you will still strive and innovate in the future? Well, one way to tell is to look at how much you invest in that said future, with R&D budgets as a proxy. As Xylem invests 4 to 5% of its yearly turnover into innovation, it sounds like a box they would tick. Now money isn't everything yet; there's also the way you spend it, and probably even more critical in the upcoming era of radical collaboration, how you integrate into the ecosystem around you. That's, as Sivan will explain in a minute, a bit of the rationale for the inception of the Xylem Innovation Labs. Building a consistent approach and a framework for early or growth stage start-ups, midsize OEMs, or later stage companies to interact with a giant the magnitude of Xylem. This flows through partnerships with Burnt Island Ventures, The Westly Group, or Isle Utilities and also involves keeping a vigilant eye over what's happening in other industries or business model innovation.  Are you ready for a 21st-century innovation masterclass? Well, while you buckle up, let me remind you that if you like what you hear, you can help me up tremendously by sharing that content around you.  Please tell your friends, colleagues, or LinkedIn network what you found inspiring in what Sivan shares today, and if you don't like what you hear, please reach out to me and tell me what I should be doing differently or better. Come on, do it, and I'll meet you on the other side. 

App Masters - App Marketing & App Store Optimization with Steve P. Young

Discover how to monetize your mobile games. You will discover: - How game genres make sense for each ad type - Best practices for your monetization stack - The opportunity for brands in mobile gaming apps Eado Hofstetter is the Director of Publishing Account Management at Fyber - a Digital Turbine company. Eado has been a business leader in the app monetization sphere for over 5 years. He leads a team focusing on monetization for Gaming app publishers. Fyber was acquired by Digital Turbine in 2021, alongside AdColony, and is part of Digital Turbine's independent Mobile Growth Platform for advertisers, publishers, carriers and OEMS. ou can watch this video: https://youtu.be/FzdpDmNp6CI Get our greatest growth hacks to increase downloads & revenue: http://www.appmasters.com/training SPONSORS SocialPeta is the world's leading advertisement analysis platform, dedicated to offering top ad creatives and marketing strategies for both advertisers and publishers. Serving as an essential ad and marketing intelligence platform, SocialPeta covers advertising data from 80+ global ad networks across 70 countries and regions. Now they have more than 300 enterprise clients including Google, Tencent Games, NetEase Games, Garena, Gismart, Mobvista and etc. Learn more by visiting SocialPeta.com. Helpshift offers the easiest way to collect user feedback, report bugs, and more without users ever having to leave your app. You can even have a customizable Help Center and unlimited FAQs. Get Started for FREE: https://www.helpshift.com/appmasters/ Tired of overpaying for App Store Optimization? Get unlimited ASO and app marketing support to increase your keyword rankings, downloads, and revenue. Learn more at ASO Masters. *************** Follow us: YouTube: AppMasters.com/YouTube Instagram: @stevepyoung Twitter: @stevepyoung Facebook: App Masters *************** --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/app-marketing-podcast/message

Strategy with Jason
What Will Happen If OEMs Try To Go Direct To Consumer ft. Rusty West, Mike Trasatti, Geno Walsh

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 5:18


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Rusty West, Mike Trasatti & Geno Walsh join Jason in Napa Valley California at DMSC 2022 to discuss Building Proactive Processes Now, What If OEMs Go Direct To Consumer & Customers Wanting Buying Processes. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/build-proactively-now-what-if-oems-go-direct-to-consumer/id1454551179?i=1000565977286 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6omv0QvazQk8wocx9he54K YouTube: https://youtu.be/b0Vrdp1EIPM Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Rusty West: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rusty-west-7b930419/ Mike Trasatti: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mike-trasatti-3166696/ Geno Walsh: https://www.linkedin.com/in/genowalsh/

TechVibe Radio
TVR 6/26/2022: Atul Bansal of TimeSys

TechVibe Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 22:01


One of Pittsburgh's true tech pioneers -- Atul Bansal -- joins TechVibe Radio to talk about Timesys as a pioneer and industry leader in open source software security, development tools and engineering services. With Timesys' expertise, OEMs, ODMs, and design houses cut development costs and accelerate time-to-market for devices and IoT systems.

Future of Mobility
#108 – Daniel Barel | REE – Game Theory, the REEcorner & the Backbone for Class 1 through 6 EVs and AVs

Future of Mobility

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 56:27


Daniel Barel is the Chief Executive Officer of REE. Key topics in this conversation include: How Daniel's background in game theory has helped him shape the value REE aims to provide The design philosophy behind the REEcorner Why partnering with an existing platform provider can be cheaper and more effective than starting from square one The most promising applications for electrified and automated vehicles Links: Show notes: http://brandonbartneck.com/futureofmobility/DanielBarel https://www.linkedin.com/in/danielbarel/?originalSubdomain=il https://twitter.com/dbarel https://ree.auto/ Daniel's Bio: Daniel Barel has been the Chief Executive Officer of REE since 2013. Mr. Barel is a serial entrepreneur who founded several startups in the fields of medical devices, cyber security, and software applications. He co-founded SpecterX, an Israeli data management company in 2017 and has served as the chairman since 2019. Between 2007 and 2013, Mr. Barel served as Chief Executive Officer of CAUTES International, a boutique business consulting firm in Hong Kong that he founded in 2007. He previously served as chairman of WOOOF, a social networking platform he founded in 2012. Mr. Barel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business Administration from the Hebrew University. About REE: REE (Nasdaq: REE) is an automotive technology leader whose mission is to empower companies to build any size or shape of electric or autonomous vehicle – from Class 1 through Class 6 – for any application and any target market. REE aims to serve as the underpinning on top of which EVs and AVs will be built and envisions a future where EVs and AVs will be 'Powered by REE'. REE's revolutionary technology – the REEcorner™ – packs critical vehicle components (steering, braking, suspension, powertrain and control) into a single compact module positioned between the chassis and the wheel, enabling REE to build the industry's flattest EV platforms with more room for passengers, cargo and batteries. REE uses x-by-wire technology for fully independent control of driving, braking and steering functions. REE's EV platforms afford complete freedom of design, enabling auto-manufacturers, OEMs, delivery & logistic fleets, Mobility-as-a-Service providers and new mobility players to design mission-specific EVs and AVs based on their exact business requirements and significantly reduce their time-to-market, lower TCO and meet zero-carbon regulations. Headquartered in Herzliya, Israel, REE has an Engineering Center in Coventry, UK, and Texas, U.S., ​​as well as subsidiaries including Japan and Germany. REE's unique CapEx-light manufacturing model leverages Tier-1 partners' existing production lines; the company's extensive partner ecosystem encompasses leading names including Hino Motors (truck arm of Toyota), Hitachi America, Magna International, JB Poindexter, Navya and American Axle & Manufacturing to provide a full turnkey solution. Future of Mobility: The Future of Mobility podcast is focused on the development and implementation of safe, sustainable, effective, and accessible mobility solutions, with a spotlight on the people and technology advancing these fields. Edison Manufacturing: At Edison Manufacturing, our specialty is building and assembling highly complex mobility products in annual quantities of ten to tens of thousands utilizing an agile, robust, and capital-light approach.

InsideAuto Podcast
The Connection Between One Pound of M&Ms and a Great Customer Experience With Aaron Bickart

InsideAuto Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 27:45


Aaron Bickart is a recognized senior leader, entrepreneur, and the Executive Vice President and General Manager of OfferLogix, where he spearheads the development and execution of the company's business strategy. He is an award-winning sales and marketing professional with over 30 years of success in the automotive industry. Throughout his career, Aaron has built partnerships with major OEMs and automotive players like Cox Automotive while serving in different leadership roles at Team Velocity and The Reynolds and Reynolds Company. In this episode… What can dealerships do to provide a better customer experience to their clients? How can they offer customers the best car deals in the market and stay competitive? The automotive industry has evolved over the years. Customers' needs and expectations have also changed, especially with the growth of eCommerce and online retailing. This is why personalization has become so essential in the current auto industry: it helps dealers customize their offerings and retain customers for the long term. In this episode of the InsideAuto podcast, Ilana Shabtay is joined by Aaron Bickart, the Executive Vice President and General Manager of OfferLogix, to discuss the value of personalizing the customer journey in automotive. Aaron also talks about OfferLogix's Penny Perfect Payments, the adoption of technology in the automotive industry, and how OfferLogix offers a smooth customer experience. Stay tuned.

The Daily Zeitgeist
Zeit Hard With A Trendgence 6/22: Andrew Gillum, JUUL, NBA, Senate, NFL, Fox News

The Daily Zeitgeist

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 20:21


In this edition of Zeit Hard With A Trendgence, Jack and Miles discuss Andrew Gillum getting charged with conspiracy and fraud, JUUL getting banned by the FDA, NBA news, the Senate gun violence bill, a glut of NFL deaths, and voting machine OEMs suing alt-right news outlets for defamation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Sixteen:Nine
Naveen Viswanatha, Google

Sixteen:Nine

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 40:35


The 16:9 PODCAST IS SPONSORED BY SCREENFEED – DIGITAL SIGNAGE CONTENT The prevailing impression of Google and digital signage is that the tech giant came briefly into the sector a few years ago, made some noise, and then quietly left. But the reality is that the tech giant has continued to be active in digital signage, and there are numerous screen  networks out there running on Chrome OS devices through different CMS software vendors. Then there's Android, the Google-developed operating system used on a pile of smart displays and separate play-out boxes. But now Google is again getting visibly active in the digital signage and related kiosk ecosystem, extending an existing program called Chrome Enterprise Recommended to software vendors who use Chrome OS. It's also introduced a Chrome OS device management license,  for narrow-purpose uses like screens and kiosks, that works out to just a touch more than a couple of bucks a month. And there's Flex, an application that can extend the life of a Windows box by running Chrome, and enable screen networks using a blend of playback hardware. I think a lot of the early interest in Google, back in 2015, was with the relatively low prices of the software and hardware. These days, it likely has more to do with scale, manageability and security. I spoke with Naveen Viswanatha, Google's product lead on Chrome OS. Subscribe to this podcast: iTunes * Google Play * RSS TRANSCRIPT Naveen, thank you for joining me. What's your role at Google?  Naveen Viswanatha: Hey, thanks for having me. I am the Chrome OS Product Lead for our solution areas and our solution areas include virtualization, contact center, and very recently we've beefed up our kiosk and digital signage solution area.  Are you at the main campus out in Silicon Valley?  Naveen Viswanatha: I am, indeed. Yeah, right here in the heart of the main campus in Mountain View. How long have you been with Google? Naveen Viswanatha: I have been with Google for 16 years but I haven't been spending the whole time in Chrome OS. I've been using Chrome OS for about 7 years, I believe. So you're almost a lifer in Google terms?  Naveen Viswanatha: I guess so, it seems like that.  I'm gonna talk about Chrome OS. Can you give me a sense of the installed base globally for Chrome OS? I don't need like today's number, but just like … it's many millions, right?  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah. We don't break out specific details, but yeah it's in the millions and that kind of spans, I would say across three broad areas. Education is one area. So students and student Chromebooks and boxes. Consumer, and then Enterprise and, within Enterprise, that's where my focus is in the solution space. So yeah, that's how we look at the overall market, but yeah it's seen a tremendous amount of growth, especially in the last several years. Yeah, the pandemic really put a push on Chrome for Education, right?  Naveen Viswanatha: It did. I would actually say that it increased an already healthy appetite for Chrome devices within the education space. I actually used to be part of the education team, and we went from devices that were primarily purchased by schools and districts to devices that were now starting to see adoption in the home and that was the kind of recent trend that we saw over the course of the pandemic is really devices being used in the home, remote for delivery of curriculum.  Would that be driven in part by just the simple fact that the kids are learning at home now, and the parents are seeing the Chromebooks and thinking, okay these are perfectly workable laptops? Naveen Viswanatha: That's entirely right, and in addition to that, some of the unique capabilities allow students to use their education profiles. So the same profile that they use on their Chromebooks at school, they can log into a personal Chromebook at home and all of their data, all of their bookmarks, their applications, everything is synced to them pretty uniquely. And so, that ability of having this kind of floating cloud profile was another reason that it became really easy to simply adopt Chrome devices at home.  Okay, so on the enterprise side, you know, this is a digital signage podcast so we talk about digital signage. I assume that relative to education and to consumer, the percentage of the installed basis for digital signs of kiosk would be still pretty small, right?  Naveen Viswanatha: It's smaller. It's growing though, and in fact, I would actually say that we saw a lot of acceleration, arguably more acceleration broadly in the Enterprise space, over the pandemic in terms of growth, relative to the other verticals I was talking about, and a lot of that had to do with unique capabilities of Chrome that aligned really well with some of the challenges that businesses had during the pandemic to really maintain business continuity, whether that was remote work or whether that was increased concerns around security, data protection due to being remote.  These are all things that Chrome OS was really designed for, and so over the course of the pandemic, we saw a huge acceleration in these trends, and as a result Chrome OS was really the platform and endpoint of choice for many organizations. When I wrote last week about the announcement that, of the the recommended track for kiosk in digital signage. I said that Google made a big splash in the digital signage space in 2015. They took a big booty in the middle of the primary trade show for the industry and had all kinds of people looking at that booth and going, “oh, interesting, these guys are involved. I wonder what that means and will they take over and so on…” and it didn't really happen, there would be suggestions that Google got into the space and then got out of the space but what I wrote was basically, maybe they stepped back a little bit visibly, but they've continued to be in the digital signage and kiosk space and have a pretty decent footprint that isn't known.  Is that a fair statement?  Naveen Viswanatha: I think that is a fair characterization and I'm glad you brought that up because, as we've seen the trend over the course of the last couple of years, some of the trends that I was talking about with regards to the pandemic, those trends around moving to cloud and web are significant. Those trends in moving to remote and hybrid work are significant, increased data protection and controls are significant, and that primarily those three things really accrue primarily to end user computing so Chrome books and Chrome boxes used by employees.  But in addition to that, I think this kind of ties back to your point, we did see a lot of interesting trends as people started moving back into physical spaces. So increased expectations from customers for self-service options, increased expectations from employees for more engaging physical environments when they do return to the office, and these kinds of latter two trends are unique to kiosk and digital signage. So that's where we started really leaning more into this business that we have had for some time, as you mentioned, but really on the backs of what our customers and our partners were doing and what we're seeing as broader trends, we really wanted to lean into this area and really help drive more growth and drive more value into the overall ecosystem znd so recently we have really beefed up our efforts around kiosks and digital signage.  You know, when you work in a very niche industry like digital signage, you have this distorted idea that it's actually a pretty big industry, but in the the overall scheme of things, it's tiny, and I wondered if Google, going back a few years, looked at digital signage and continued to look at it and thought this is interesting stuff.  Signage and kiosks, it's got some possibilities, but it's so small compared to education. How much focus have you put on it? Naveen Viswanatha: I think that's a fair question. The reality, I think is that we have always maintained that we want to be an enterprise computing platform, or commercial, basically anything that requires a business or an organization or an NGO or a government to purchase devices and be the primary buyer. So it's a very broad space, and over the last several years, we have endeavored to really beef up our capabilities around end user computing. That was somewhat timed coincidentally with the pandemic. So that was an area of focus for us starting in 2018-19, really to emphasize these focuses on these solution areas, as I was mentioning, to really go after distinct sections of the enterprise market, and then very recently, starting to invest in kiosk and digital signage because we're starting to see additional trends driving that and those trends being lined up with ChromeOS capabilities. So I wouldn't say it was due to the size of the market in particular. I think it's just in terms of when we think about our overall strategy and where we saw our customers really taking the platform, we wanted to really lean into those areas, and so that's really been the main driver is trying to meet our customers where they are, and identify areas that have a strong product market fit in the enterprise space and you see that as a reflection of the key solution areas that we're investing in, including kiosks and signage now.  So when Google as a company takes an interest in something like this, how does that manifest itself in real terms? Is there like a dedicated team or is this one market that a broader Chrome OS team pays attention to and puts some work into? Naveen Viswanatha: That's a really good question. So I keep referring to these solution areas and maybe it'll help a little bit because I think that'll help frame the answer to your question a bit more to talk about what these solution areas are.  A few years ago we started looking at where we were seeing product market fit and where we were seeing our customers adopt Chrome OS beyond education, and really noticed that to deliver a robust solution built on top of this platform, you really needed to have an end to end solution that customers and organizations knew was just gonna work and work really well, and so what that meant was there's really four components to these solution areas. So there's underlying features and capabilities of the operating system itself, so security, APIs, core functionality that the operating system provides, even for enterprises, things that are unique to the solution areas and I can list off a few new features and capabilities that we have as an example that are unique to the kiosk and signage solution area but that's another part of that.  The second component is around management. So how can these solutions areas and their administrators and the folks that manage these solutions, manage the platform easily? And then there's an ecosystem component to this too, and this is really what I think rounds out our notion of a solution area. An ecosystem includes devices so endpoints and OEMs, as well as peripherals and then ISV partners. So solution providers that actually build their products on top of Chrome OS and we ensure that they're optimized and integrated into the operating system. So that's what constitutes a solution area, and as we saw increased focus and investment in those solution areas, we started really orienting our teams to deliver against that.  On the product and engineering side and the UX side within Google, that means that we still rely on broad platform capabilities that you think of more as foundational layers, but increasingly we have teams that are focused on delivering features capabilities, management capabilities, specific to solution areas. And we'll talk a little bit about that or what we did for the kiosk, and then in addition to that, we really started focusing our partner teams on the partners, both the devices, peripherals, as well as ISV partners that we wanted to work with to really bring these solutions to life, and so there's increasing focus around these areas and we're really organizing ourselves across the stack to really deliver towards these solutions. So you have this Chrome enterprise recommended track for “kiosk and digital signage”. When I saw that, I wasn't familiar with it and I thought, okay, they've created this, but in doing a little bit of digging, it looks like you have Chrome enterprise recommended tracks in other areas already. So this is something you already do and you've added digital signs and kiosks?  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, that's exactly right. The solution tracks that you saw prior to the recent announcement for the kiosk track were really built around the end user computing growth that we were seeing in the last several years that I was alluding to earlier, and very recently, last week we announced the kiosk and signage Chrome enterprise recommended solution track, and so nine partners that we worked with, their solutions are validated, they're optimized, they're integrated into Chrome OS. That means that our partner engineering teams have worked with these organizations to ensure that everything that they build on our platform works. They are regression tests every release that comes out. So we're really tightly working with these organizations, and we only expect, especially in the kiosk and signage space, this category to grow over the coming quarters and years.  And this whole validation process, is that to keep your engineers sane or is it in certain respects, a marketing tool to say this is kind of Google approved and Google validated? Naveen Viswanatha: It's a bit of both actually. We actually go through and test these solutions within our own test labs, and then these providers also will be testing their solutions with every Chrome OS release, and as a result of that, we badge these providers, these ISV partners of ours, and that badge effectively denotes that level of confidence for any organization that's going to adopt an end to end solution. Some of the companies that are involved in this are pretty small in relative terms. Are they getting involved, to use a term a colleague of mine used to use, “to bask in reflected glory that we're working with Google” or have they made a business decision based on the technology that this is where things are going and we wanna get ahead of it? Naveen Viswanatha: I've spoken to many of these partners and really a lot of it boils down to their alignment either from a business or technology standpoint that they want to really align their solutions with a platform that they feel is going to help them scale their business. These are organizations that are typically developing web-based applications that are lightweight, robust and work well on Chrome as a web-based operating system. Security is a big concern for them, and I think it's a growing concern in the signage space. We've spoken to many customers having concerns about their screens taken over. If you have more and more screens in your physical spaces, your brand and your operations are potentially at risk, and so a lot of these partners kind of align to that element of Chrome, and I think the simplicity in being able to remotely manage devices, that's another area that these partners have really embraced and benefited from.  So I think it's really around looking at what technology and platform they want to align with and that's where we've started our conversations with them and as you mentioned they represent a specific segment of the market, and I think over the coming quarters and years, we're really looking to add more partners to our kiosk and signage Chrome enterprise recommended track. I got a sense back in 2015 that when the first iteration of this came out and you had a whole bunch of partners really quickly that a lot of the energy and interest around Chrome devices was, here's low cost management software and relatively low cost playback hardware versus the PCs that were out in the market then and it was just at a point when you were starting to see set top boxes and things like that being used.  I sense that's changed, that the partner marketplace is a lot more sophisticated, and as you've alluded to, they're looking more at things like security and ease of management?  Naveen Viswanatha: A hundred percent, that is absolutely right. The kiosk and signage landscape has shifted dramatically, I think, in the last, 18 to 24 months really, kind of emerging out of the pandemic as well, and I think it was shifting before and then I think what happened was that a lot of physical spaces started really being underutilized during the early part of the pandemic, but then that really set customer expectations and business expectations a lot around how they can be use technology to really digitally transform their businesses, and so as people started moving back into physical spaces, customers started moving back into physical spaces, it came with a fervor that I think has really accelerated some interesting opportunities in the signage space. Opportunities and threats too, as you mentioned, security and data protection and these things are becoming more and more of a concern. Updating, if you have more screens and more kiosks in your physical space, the kind of traditional operating systems that were being used, don't lend themselves well to that, right? They don't lend themselves well to being updated, being patched, being managed remotely. I think we've all seen blue screens in airports and different types of signs before. That's becoming more and more challenging, just the reliability and remote management.  So as these trends are starting to really put pressure on a lot of businesses, that's where Chrome OS is starting to really be considered more and more as a robust platform that can really help accelerate the next phase of digital transformation in these physical spaces. I get the argument for Windows and the bloatware and the crap on there and the updates you can't control and all those sorts of things. It's less of an issue with Linux but there's still an issue?  Naveen Viswanatha: Linux is an interesting platform. We don't see it too much ourselves but I think one of the challenges with Linux has to do with that it can do anything you really want it to, but in order to get it, to do what you want, it takes a lot of tuning, a lot of configuration, a lot of setup, and so I think you'll be spending the cost as an organization on either building up the technical capacity and knowing how to do that and really piecemealing a solution together, and at some point you're probably gonna ask yourself, is it worth it for our business to really become a Linux expert for our digital signage and kiosk strategy? Is that really core to driving the customer experience or should we rely on a platform like Chrome OS to give us a lot of that as part of its core capability?    And if you're using something like Chrome OS as a software firm, is there less demand to have in-house expertise around an operating system, if you're using something like Chrome versus Linux?  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, I would say that's one of the common benefits that we've seen. Recently I spoke to a retailer abroad in Asia, and they were saying that they saw an 80% reduction in staff having to focus on updates and management of the platform, and I asked the question because I wasn't sure if they said 80% or 18% because 80% sounded really startling and in fact they said no 80%, and now these individuals, they're effectively being focused on higher order capabilities with higher order needs within the organization rather than just going out and servicing screens and devices that needed to be updated, they're focusing more on higher value business objectives. And so absolutely, I think this is one of the areas where businesses need to ask themselves is this core, or is it context? It means core to obviously incorporate digital signage and service options within your business, but is it core for your organization to understand exactly how an operating system is gonna work? One of the arguments that a very successful company in the digital signage space called BrightSign makes … they are spin out of Roku and the CEO is saying that one of the reasons there's a lot of attraction to our hardware is we don't really have an operating system. It's our own proprietary operating system. So there's nothing to really hack. There's nothing you can do with it.  I understand the risk with Windows and to a lesser degree with Linux are, and I know you do harden Chrome, but what are there ways in? And if there are, please explain them to me. (Laughter) Naveen Viswanatha: That's actually one of the areas that I think we have a very strong track record around, and I will add that systems will get compromised over time, and unless you have a security team, a large robust security team, actively monitoring and ensuring that exploits and vulnerabilities are gonna be patched consistently, that turnaround time needs to be very quick, and that's exactly what we do on the Chrome OS side, and I think you can look at our track record. We have zero ransomware attacks ever reported on Chrome OS.  It's also another component that if you double click into the security piece of Chrome OS, it's really baked into the operating system. Many other operating systems out there will think about security as a bolt on afterthought. It's core to exactly how Chrome OS works. I'll give you a couple of examples.  Executables are blocked from running on the operating system, they're just blocked. And so that's a huge vector of vulnerability that is just removed entirely. Timely security updates, like I was talking about before. We have the ability to roll out updates on a four week cycle. Even if you're part of our long term stable channel so organizations that don't choose to get four week updates on the operating system, they wanna actually get six month updates instead, even if you're on that six month long term stable support channel, we will still roll out critical security updates to you. So you get the best of both worlds, right? And again, we have a whole team of people that are watching and monitoring what kind of vulnerabilities are out there on a consistent basis, and I'll mention one more thing really quickly and that is that the operating system files are kept in a complete, separate partition, so they can't be modified at all. So let's say with kiosk, your app is hacked in some way, or there's a vulnerability in the application that you're building, the operating system itself is hardened and entirely isolated from the application session itself. It's just a handful of things to think about.  I think any chief information security officer or CIO or organization that's really looking at security needs to evaluate it broadly, and we have a lot of great material that can tell you beyond what I've said here. Why Chrome OS is a very hardened and safe operation. I suspect you've also learned a lot through the years too. I know that some of the companies who were early on with Google using Chrome OS, they were frustrated by new versions that would break their software, and I think you got to a point pretty quickly where you started to pin the OS versions and a company could stay on that until they're ready to move to the next one instead of being auto-updated.  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, and we have learned a lot over the last several years, and you bring up a good point. One of the design principles that we really try to anchor on, when you think about what a business wants, they want predictability and control. They wanna know when things are gonna change, they wanna have the control to be able to initiate those changes.  Even if we have this release train rolling out great new updates, security updates, new features. As a business, you want to be able to throttle that, and yeah, we have a number of different controls that have allowed organizations to do that. A long term stable and support channel, which I mentioned expands the actual stable channel that the operating system is on for six months. So that was a big one that we announced earlier this year. But in addition to that, the ability to, like you said, pin different application versions and be able to know exactly when you wanna roll those out, there's a number of other controls that allow you to better understand how you're gonna update your fleet.  So tell me about Flex.  Naveen Viswanatha: Ah, we're super excited about Flex. So that was one of the three big announcements we had around CER. The first one was the Chrome enterprise recommended solution track that you alluded to earlier. The second one was a brand new SKU that's focused specifically on kiosks and digital signage, and we can get to that in a moment too, and the third one was the incorporation of Flex.  So Flex is something that we announced earlier this year and what it allows organizations to do is install Chrome OS on any device they already have. So if you have an existing investment, say in Windows devices, they're aging, you're not sure when you're gonna refresh them, maybe you wanna refresh part of them but you wanna get the benefits of Chrome OS, the security, the built in updates, everything we've been talking about thus far, remote management, you can now install Chrome OS Flex on those devices and get all of the benefits from Chrome OS. So we've seen that as a really interesting opportunity in the kiosk space as many customers are starting to use that as an. Chrome OS. So they'll maybe extend the life of their existing infrastructure for a couple of years, and then we'll see them roll onto Chrome devices in the future, but we've also seen organizations look at Chrome OS Flex as a way to really tailor what they want in terms of device capabilities for their signage solutions based on the breadth of different hardware and endpoints that exist out there today. So for example, if you wanted an existing device that is not a Chrome OS device, either based on the aesthetics of it, based on the form factor or performance, is it ruggedized, fanless, et cetera. You can look at that and say I wanna use that device. It's not a Chrome OS device, but with Flex now, I can transform that into a Chrome OS device and incorporate it into my overall device strategy. So why can you extend your life? Is that because it's a leaner application and strips out a lot of stuff? Naveen Viswanatha: It's because we're able to really look at the hardware and separate the hardware from the software, and so rather than relying on Microsoft's operating system support and when that's gonna be EOLd (end of lifed) or when the device itself be becomes EOLd, Chrome OS Flex allows us to effectively say, look, that's an end point and we're gonna separate the software and the operating system from the actual device components. As an organization there creates an abstraction layer for you to utilize Flex as a way to extend the life of that infrastructure.  I assume you could also run a blended network as well, so that you could have Chrome OS devices and re refurbed windows or reclaimed windows devices as Flex devices and run concurrently. You don't have to have a network, that's just all pure Chrome OS devices.  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, you hit the nail on the head and that's what we're starting to see with many of our customers who will start with Chrome OS flex, but then they'll say … a lot of organizations, especially larger organizations, they don't necessarily have one device on one operating system or one endpoint or one operating system, they have a plethora of them and these devices might be on different refresh and end of life cycle.  So when there might be one coming up, say, at the end of next year, Chrome OS Flex is a great way to evaluate Chrome OS capabilities. Most of the time customers overwhelmingly are happy with Chrome OS and start using that as an onboarding mechanism for other Chrome devices or then rolling out Flex to other parts of their fleet that might be the end of lifting and subsequent years. And so during that time, they will have, like you said, a hybrid model of Chrome OS devices, as well as Flex devices, and you can absolutely manage those through the single pane of glass, like via the partner pane of glass, one of the nine partners that we just announced, or even our own admin console. You mentioned a new SKU. What is that?  Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah we're very excited about that. The new SKU is called the kiosk and signage upgrade, and what it does is it unlocks all of the signage capabilities that an organization wants, but none of anything else that you need. And what I mean by that is that Chrome OS is an operating system that serves end user computing, as well as signage. On the end user computing side, you need capabilities to manage users, user profiles, logins, different types of login modalities. But on the signage side, you don't really need that, right? Even if there's end user interaction, there's a lot of user modes and user capabilities that are not part of that overall management… Because it's a dumb end point in a hell of a lot of cases?  Naveen Viswanatha: I wouldn't use the word dumb, but because it's a highly focused endpoint, and as a result of that, we tailored a SKU which is $25 per device per year. So that's half off, two bucks a month basically, enterprise SKU, and for that, you get this 50% off SKU and very focused functionality, still gives you all the security, all the device controls, cloud management, reporting and insights. You just don't get the user controls that you get with the Chrome enterprise upgrade SKU, and that's the full SKU.  But if you did want those user controls, for whatever reason it may be, could you use those? And could you run a blended network with both kinds of licenses?  Naveen Viswanatha: Absolutely and we have a lot of customers that that, that are doing exactly  One thing that came up a few years ago and there was some buzz around it, but I don't know where it went. There was chatter that Android, which is pretty widely used in digital signage as well, was going to converge with Chrome OS and it was going to be the same thing that didn't really happen or did I miss it?  Naveen Viswanatha: No, it didn't happen. I've been on the team for seven years, so I'm not sure if what you're referring to is before my time, but we do have Android and Chrome OS as a company, two operating systems that serve different parts of the overall market. Now you're right that there is going to be some overlap. We see Android in the signage space. We see Android focusing a little bit more on mobile kiosk type of use cases. So a customer associate in a store walking around with a tablet style device, so things along those lines, whereas Chrome OS feels like it's a bit more focused on fixed facility types of infrastructure, and that's how we see the segmentation today. And we obviously worked very closely with the Android team.  Over time I think, as things evolve somewhat organically, if there are opportunities to bring these two capabilities or two operating systems together, that's something that we will consider but today we see a pretty natural segmentation. One thing I will add is that you were talking about managing a blended environment. With the Chrome OS capabilities and Android management capabilities, many organizations are managing both Chrome OS and Android endpoints through their universal endpoint management solutions. So that is a way that these two solutions can coexist even today.  This has been great. I could have talked for at least an hour or more, but we committed to a certain time window, so I should honor it. The last question I wanted to ask is just very simply if software companies and solution providers wanna get involved, or at least look into this how do they start? Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, so you can go to our website. We have a lot of great information on our website. For customers, we have a wayfinding guide. We have information about the different solutions that we have for kiosk in terms of both devices that they can use at as endpoints, as well as peripherals that they can also utilize.  On the partner side, on the solution provider side gets in contact with our business development team. I know we are actively looking at working with more and more partners. I mentioned earlier that we listed nine and that's just a starting point, and what we've seen is that on the solution provider and ISV side, as you scale out globally, there are a lot of kinds of localized partners that do a lot of work in different regions, and so we expect this area to really build out significantly over the coming years. So get in touch with our BD team and our business development team, and be happy to work with you, figure out ways to incorporate you into our Chrome enterprise recommended program. As you dug into this, were you surprised by how many CMS software companies are out there?   Naveen Viswanatha: Yeah, I absolutely was. Especially considering where we were just five years ago or so. It seems like this has been one of the areas where we've seen a lot of hyper specialization and hyper localization. So unlike other solution categories like contact center, as an example, you tend to have a number of global players and then a few localized players within each market.  In this particular arena, in kiosks and digital signage, it feels very different because you look at APAC. I can't even talk about APAC as a market because each country, and sometimes even within countries, different specializations with retail versus employee spaces and workspaces has created a huge ecosystem around kiosks and signage. So yes, long answer in terms of in terms of your original question, but absolutely.  That's good for me because a crowded market means there's more to write about and talk about. (Laughter) Well, thank you very much for spending some time with me! Naveen Viswanatha: Thank you, and appreciate the time and opportunity, and I look forward to talking to you again at some point. 

Millionaire Car Salesman Podcast
EP 5:24 Learn From The CEO Of A Company That Has Sold Over 100,000,000 Cars in the United States

Millionaire Car Salesman Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 60:03


This week on the Millionaire Car Salesman Podcast, we are giving our listeners a sneak peak into the Against All Odds Radio Show. Sean V. Bradley, CSP and L.A. Williams talk about leadership and responsibility and discuss understanding the role of a leader and how their responsibilities shape the work culture. Additionally, they discuss pricing and consumer fears when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle.  Joining Sean and L.A. this week is Jared Rowe, CEO of AutoWeb. Autoweb's core mission is helping buyers and sellers find each other efficiently and matching them for the right deal. As the CEO of a massive publicly-traded company, Jared has the right tools to discuss leadership and responsibility. He discusses the impact of COVID-19 and the challenges Autoweb had to adapt and grow with.  Additionally, Jared breaks down three types of customers and three fears customers have when purchasing a car. Sean also reviews the three maturity levels as written by Franklin Covey; dependent/co-dependent; independent, and interdependent. About Jared Rowe Jared Rowe was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a director, of AutoWeb in April 2018. Prior to joining AutoWeb, Jared served as Senior Operating Executive at Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company and as Chief Executive Officer at The Real Yellow Pages (YP), a local marketing solutions provider and Cerberus portfolio company. Before his work with YP and Cerberus, Jared held several senior leadership positions within Cox Automotive, where he was President of Kelley Blue Book, President of Autotrader, and ultimately the President of Cox Automotive's Media Solutions Group, where he was responsible for leading the Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book, Dealer.com and Haystak businesses. Jared has a Master of Business Administration from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and received his Bachelor of Business Administration, Automotive Marketing from Northwood University. About Auto Web AutoWeb — formerly Autobytel — is a premier provider of consumer leads, web traffic, and sales enhancing technologies in the automotive space. As one of the original internet companies connecting consumers and dealers, we've helped facilitate millions and millions of car deals since our founding in 1995. And we continue to be a premier partner for the many dealers and the OEMs that we work with. As we move into the next phase of our evolution, we're recommitting ourselves to providing the highest quality leads, traffic, and technology to help drive even greater success for the people we serve.   Resources Dealer Synergy & Bradley On Demand: The automotive industry's #1 training, tracking, testing, and certification platform and consulting & accountability firm. The Millionaire Car Salesman Podcast: is the #1 resource for automotive sales professionals, managers, and owners.  Also, join The Millionaire Car Salesman Facebook Group today! The Against All Odds Radio Show: Hosting guests that have started from the bottom and rose to the top.  Also, join The Against All Odds Radio Show Guests & Listeners Facebook Group for the podcasted episodes. For more interactivity, join The Millionaire Car Salesman Club on Clubhouse. Win the Game of Googleopoly: Unlocking the secret strategy of search engines. The Millionaire Car Salesman Podcast is Proudly Sponsored By:  AutoWeb: Visit AutoWeb.com/dealers for help in revolutionizing your business to help you sell more cars.

UnPACKed with PMMI
Ripe Opportunity for OEMs in Pharma Market

UnPACKed with PMMI

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 15:04


The pharmaceutical white paper from PMMI Business Intelligence explores the trends shaping the future of pharmaceutical processing and packaging. This episode of unPACKed with PMMI takes a deep dive into the white paper with Donna Ritson, President of DDR Communications. Ritson discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted pharmaceutical production and how that disruption affected the industry. She also highlights that, more than ever before, pharma companies are open to input and cooperation from OEMs to find ways to prevent this deep disruption in the future.  Support the show

Strategy with Jason
Get Your Managers Involved In Process Changes ft. Tiffany Peeler, Ryan Osten, Dean Evans Podcast

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 2:20


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Tiffany Peeler, Ryan Osten & Dean Evans join Jason in Napa Valley California at DMSC 2022 to discuss customers wanting a buying process, OEMs turning dealers into delivery points, getting your managers involved in process changes & becoming the sales force behind the brand. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/buying-process-oems-turning-dealers-into-delivery-points/id1454551179?i=1000565788012 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EIWVeIAUmB4ixMfCdtWvP YouTube: https://youtu.be/2MXYVbK8SWI Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Tiffany Peeler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffany-peeler-72b18465/ Ryan Osten: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanosten/ Dean Evans: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deanevans/

Strategy with Jason
OEMs Turning Dealers Into Delivery Points ft. Tiffany Peeler, Ryan Osten, Dean Evans

Strategy with Jason

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 5:43


On this episode of the Strategy with Jason Podcast, Tiffany Peeler, Ryan Osten & Dean Evans join Jason in Napa Valley California at DMSC 2022 to discuss customers wanting a buying process, OEMs turning dealers into delivery points, getting your managers involved in process changes & becoming the sales force behind the brand. www.strategywithjason.com for more content, bookings and information. Listen To The Full Podcast Episode Here: Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/buying-process-oems-turning-dealers-into-delivery-points/id1454551179?i=1000565788012 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EIWVeIAUmB4ixMfCdtWvP YouTube: https://youtu.be/2MXYVbK8SWI Digital Dealership Solutions: ddsolutions.ca Strategy With Jason: strategywithjason.com Bell2Bell: bell2bell.ca Listen To The Strategy With Jason Podcast: Apple Podcast: apple.co/3IwlT3v Spotify: spoti.fi/3fT8V3H Soundcloud: bit.ly/347rnDb Jason Harris Twitter: twitter.com/StratWJason Instagram: www.instagram.com/strategywithjason/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/StrategyWithJason LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/strategywithjason/ Website: www.strategywithjason.ca Tiffany Peeler: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tiffany-peeler-72b18465/ Ryan Osten: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanosten/ Dean Evans: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deanevans/

Daily Tech Headlines
White House Proposes EV Charging Network Standards – DTH

Daily Tech Headlines

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022


The Biden administration released proposed EV charging network standards for states using federal funds, Microsoft reportedly negotiating with OEMs to phase out mechanical hard drives on Windows 11 PCs, and Microsoft will launch the Xbox TV app on Samsung TVs on June 30th. MP3 Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. You can get an ad-free feed of DailyContinue reading "White House Proposes EV Charging Network Standards – DTH"

AR Show with Jason McDowall
Paul Travers (Vuzix) on Prioritizing Wearability Over Immersion

AR Show with Jason McDowall

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 70:32


Paul Travers is the Founder and CEO of Vuzix, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality technologies and products for the consumer and enterprise markets. Prior to Vuzix, Paul was an engineer at Eastman Kodak, innovating the future of digital cameras. He went on to become a serial entrepreneur, having started multiple hardware technology companies, including in sound cards for PCs and USB connectivity products.Vuzix was formed more than 20 years ago, and through it, Paul has seen spatial computing technology evolve from the early days of VR in the mid-1990s to the highly capable AR smart glasses of today.In this conversation, Paul describes the Vuzix hardware lineup, including the Blade and the M-series. We discuss how they're being used, where they shine, and what's special about the upcoming Shield device. The Shield will be one of the first devices with a µLED display, and emphasizes “wearability” over field of view or functionality. [quote]We go on to discuss why wearability is so important and how much field of view is big enough to satisfy a large number of use cases. We also discuss the importance of µLED technology and how to solve for prescription at scale. Paul also describes how he wants to support OEMs in the consumer market and provides an overview of how Vuzix will invest the 100+ million dollars they have recently raised.You can find all of the show notes at thearshow.com.

UnPACKed with PMMI
All About End of Line

UnPACKed with PMMI

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 15:53


The End of Line Equipment Report from the PMMI Business Intelligence Committee details the major trends shaping the EoL machinery market and how OEMs and suppliers can better position themselves and their products in the market. Today we chat with longtime friend of the podcast and president of DDR Communications Donna Ritson about her key messages to glean from this report.Check out the report here: 2021 End-of-Line Equipment: Purchasing Trends and Design InsightsSupport the show