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2001, 2021

Why Failure Is An Option For The Software And Tech Industry

By |January 20th, 2021|Articles, In the news, Newsroom|0 Comments

The Fabricatorby Rick White, Former U.S Congressman & CEO of Technet
January 18, 2021
Published in innotechtoday.com

2001, 2021

Why Failure Is An Option For The Software And Tech Industry

By |January 20th, 2021|Featured Update|0 Comments

by Rick White, Former U.S Congressman & CEO of Technet
January 18, 2021
Published in innotechtoday.com

When the Apollo 13 spacecraft had problems on its way to the moon in 1970, NASA engineers mobilized to find a solution. They meticulously considered every possible option for getting the astronauts home safely – except one.

Taking the attitude that became a core principle of NASA’s Mission Control group, they agreed that “failure is not an option,” and they successfully brought the spacecraft back to Earth.

That was the right attitude for NASA, but it doesn’t really apply to the software and technology industry.  In fact, for most tech companies failure is not just an option, it’s a requirement. And this requirement exists at both the micro and macro levels.

At the micro level of day-to-day development, trial and error is the basis of […]

1901, 2021

Former Chairman of Microsoft India, Bhaskar Pramanik, Joins alliantgroup Strategic Advisory Board

By |January 19th, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

HOUSTON, TX – January 19, 2021Bhaskar Pramanik has joined alliantgroup’s Strategic Advisory Board to counsel on strategy and growth in India and the United States. Mr. Pramanik is well regarded in the technology industry and is an accomplished management leader having held positions with top multinational companies around the globe.

Pramanik has decades of experience in technology and software. He was most recently Chairman of Microsoft India where he oversaw the company’s overall operations in India including sales, marketing, and channels across business groups, in India. Before Microsoft, he was the managing director for Oracle India. Prior to that, he spent more than 14 years at Sun Microsystems first as VP and MD for Sun Microsystems India and then as VP Commercial Systems at Sun’s Corporate HQ at Menlo Park.

Pramanik is currently an Independent board member […]

1801, 2021

Laws Governing Online Speech Need Reform, Not Repeal

By |January 18th, 2021|Articles, In the news, Newsroom|0 Comments

The Fabricatorby Rick White, Former U.S Congressman & CEO of Technet
December 22, 2020
Published in wsj.com

1801, 2021

Laws Governing Online Speech Need Reform, Not Repeal

By |January 18th, 2021|Featured Update|0 Comments

by Rick White, Former U.S Congressman & CEO of Technet
December 22, 2020
Published in wsj.com.If you had told me 24 years ago that the internet pornography law I was working on would be the main obstacle to defense spending in 2020, I would have called you crazy. Yet for the past several weeks President Trump has repeatedly warned that he will veto the $740 billion defense appropriation bill if Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act isn’t repealed.

The congressional committee that drafted the 1996 act’s final language knew that Section 230 was a critical law at the dawn of the internet, and we passed it for a specific reason: to protect the internet’s role as a free marketplace of ideas. What went wrong? We succeeded too well.

In recent years, Section 230 has become a political punching bag, with […]

801, 2021

How Robots Create Manufacturing Jobs and Tax Credits

By |January 8th, 2021|Articles, In the news, Newsroom|0 Comments

The Fabricatorby Anthony Nighswander, President and Founder of APT Manufacturing Solutions
December 22, 2020
Published in thefabricator.com

801, 2021

How Robots Create Manufacturing Jobs and Tax Credits

By |January 8th, 2021|Featured Update|0 Comments

by Anthony Nighswander, President and Founder of APT Manufacturing Solutions
December 22, 2020
Published in thefabricator.comI recently came across an outstanding article called “Welding robot saves the day” by Nick Martin, a regular blogger to this website and a product designer at a small fabrication shop, Barnes MetalCrafters in Wilson, N.C. The article was about introducing a 6-axis robot to the shop. At Barnes, the robot helped increase production efficiency; reduced the time workers spent on repetitive, menial tasks; and contrary to popular belief, it didn’t eliminate any jobs. In fact, he stated that it had the potential to create job openings.

It’s the last point that I think is most relevant today. During these times when the unemployment rate hasn’t fallen far from its recent peak, many fear that automation will only exacerbate the country’s unemployment woes. […]

601, 2021

2021 Planning for the Cattle Industry

By |January 6th, 2021|Articles, In the news, Newsroom|0 Comments

The Fabricatorby Mike Johanns, Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Nebraska Governor & former U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Chairman of Agriculture
January 6, 2021

601, 2021

2021 Planning for the Cattle Industry

By |January 6th, 2021|Featured Update|0 Comments

by Mike Johanns, Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, former Nebraska Governor & former U.S. Senator; alliantgroup Chairman of AgricultureAs we put 2020 in the rear-view mirror, the cattle industry should be preparing now to make this year better than the last one. Unfortunately, the election has not made the future any clearer for the industry, which makes planning for 2021 a little more difficult.

Luckily, we have been having extensive conversations with our contacts in Washington so we can offer insights to beef producers on how they can better position themselves for the new year. Cash flow planning is going to be the big discussion for the cattle industry to start the year, with many in the business prepaying for feed and deferring income, but there are other powerful options out there to increase cash flow. Here are things […]

501, 2021

What American Manufacturing Really Needs
 Opinion

By |January 5th, 2021|Articles, In the news, Newsroom|0 Comments

The Fabricatorby Rick Lazio, Former U.S. Congressman; alliantgroup Senior Vice President
& Myron Moser, Chairman of the Board of Hartfiel Automation
December 16, 2020
Published in Newsweek.com

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