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How a Book Club Became an Onboarding Success Story

When is the best time to engage your employees? Many professionals believe that onboarding is the ideal time to show an employee that he or she is valued and an integral part of a larger whole. By James Davis, Editor I recently interviewed Kim Becker, Talent Manager at MBX Systems, about a unique onboarding program that Read more…

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MBX Uses Book Club to Onboard, Develop Employees

By Kathy Gurchiek Onboarding was an open book for Olivia Stepp when she became global logistics administrator at MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer in Libertyville, Ill. She was asked to join the company’s monthly in-house book club as part of the new-employee orientation process, to discuss The First 90 Days: Proven Strategies for Getting Up Read more…

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IT leadership’s new rules of engagement

CIOs driving digital transformation are operating from a different playbook than in the past, including more focus on customers, business strategy, and oversight of new revenue and functional areas. By Beth Stackpole In the lead up to Synchrony Financial being spun out from parent company GE and launching an initial public offering (IPO), Carol Juel Read more…

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Social and Connected PLM

Platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams are gaining traction, but some say ad hoc exchanges must be part of the record for the digital thread. For years, email was the de facto, informal information exchange mechanism for the design team at MBX Systems, a systems integrator providing bespoke computing hardware and software solutions for companies across Read more…

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Why Did This Company Start a Book Club for New Hires?

MBX Systems credits its book club with helping it sustain a high employee retention rate. By: Andrew R. McIlvaine | Human Resource Executive® Chris Tucker, the president of custom-computing hardware manufacturer MBX Systems, describes his company’s culture as “curious and quirky. If you’re off the beaten path, you’d most likely fit in pretty well here.” Given this curious Read more…

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From Startup to Scale Up

How MBX guides ambitious tech innovators and their hardware programs through growth and expansion, leading to funding and acquisition By Chris Tucker Recently I had the opportunity to talk with the host of Technori podcast, and the conversation piqued the interest of several growing software companies hearing about MBX’s hardware relationship with tech innovators who Read more…

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MBX Wins 2019 Channel Partner Award for Custom Hardware Solution

Turnkey Platform Helped Video Surveillance Customer Create Strong New Revenue Stream LIBERTYVILLE, IL – Custom computing hardware manufacturer MBX Systems has been named the winner in the Brand Builder category of the inaugural Channel Partners Excellence in Digital Services Awards for a project enabling a video surveillance customer to quickly build market share against established Read more…

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Excellence in Digital Services Award Winners Named

Brand Builder Award goes to MBX Systems, who used improved processes and insights as well as tech to improve customers’ end-customer experience.

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MBX’s Industry-First ‘Hatch’ Toolset Helps Fuel 32% Revenue Growth

Advanced Hardware Customization & Program Management Tools, Multi-Rack Capabilities & Value Engineering Drive Record Business Expansion

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5 Changes Coming to Hardware Security

Changes are expected to hardware security from the industry at large to help keep chip-based data breaches at bay.

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