Industry Market Trends

Sacramento Closing the Energy Loop with Farm-to-Fork-to-Fuel Initiatives

September 25, 2013

In California, where nearly every town, city, and county seems committed to environmental causes like reducing pollution and converting energy into reusable and renewable forms, it would seem hard to stand out from the crowd. But if you take a look at all the exciting changes going on in the state capital, you'd have to admit that Sacramento might be leading the way in several key waste-to-energy areas. Thanks to strong leadership from Mayor Kevin Johnson (a former point guard for the Phoenix Suns), excellent non-profit organizations, and a healthy supply of private capital and innovation, Sacramento is in the middle of what the mayor's office calls a "farm-to-fork-to-fuel" renaissance.  Read More

Industry Market Trends

New Analysis Reveals the Value of Salary Negotiation

September 25, 2013

Employees who negotiate their salary -- from initial offer to annual raises -- can accrue almost $1 million more in lifetime income than their passive colleagues, according to new findings from Salary.com. Nearly half of the employees who participated in a recent survey can be counted among the passive. Read More

Industry Market Trends

Why Manufacturers Need an Integrated Quality Solution

September 25, 2013

One way manufacturers can improve efficiency and save money in their operations is by integrating enterprise quality management (EQM) software, enterprise resource planning (ERP) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) systems. Doing so can maximize the quality of processes and efforts across the value chain.  Read More