Industry Market Trends

Detroit Electric Aims to Recharge the EV Market

May 21, 2013

Detroit Electric has announced its return to the Motor City, the birthplace of the electric vehicle, touting the creation of new jobs and a range of exciting 100-percent electric vehicles. Can an innovative electric car manufacturer revive a brand after an absence of over 70 years and navigate a highly competitive market? Read More

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Can MOOCs Solve the STEM Problem?

May 21, 2013

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are being touted as the future of secondary education, and many proponents argue that the MOOC model may solve the U.S. shortage of technical workers. Skeptics, however, question the quality of the training provided by such online education courses. Read More

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LeaderShift

May 21, 2013

In LeaderShift, authors Orrin Woodward and Oliver DeMille argue that the U.S. is losing its leadership edge, which is eroding the country's economic health, and explain what American executives and citizens can do reverse the trend. Read More

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Creating Jobs Faster with Infrastructure Projects

May 21, 2013

In an effort to accelerate job growth and strengthen the country’s transportation systems, President Barack Obama recently announced plans to cut timelines in half for various infrastructure projects. Read More

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Manufacturers Find Lower Costs, Greater Capabilities in Cloud Computing

May 21, 2013

Cloud-based computing (or software-as-a-service, SaaS) solutions have continued to grow in functionality, robustness, and reliability. As a result, these innovative systems have become more attractive to manufacturers and industrial firms, even for critical applications like enterprise resource planning (ERP). Read More