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Industry Perspectives: Health Equity

MBX thought leader Grace Hurley shares her perspective with HIMSS on the next steps healthcare systems should take to positively impact health equity and the importance of adopting evolving technology.

Grace Hurley

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Elevating Healthcare with Computer Vision

Computer vision is a field of artificial intelligence (AI) that trains computers and systems to analyze camera and video digital images intended to draw meaningful recommendations and actionable steps.

Roger Lam

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VMblog — MBX 2022 Predictions: Rapid Adoption of Hyperautomation at the Edge

The complexity of combining tech such as AI, ML and RPA (robotic process automation) initially limited use of this "Automation 2.0" capability to large organizations. This promises to change in 2022.

Bill Conrades

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Value Analysis/Value Engineering Can Equal Cost Improvements

Value analysis/value engineering (VAVE) is about boosting performance, efficiency and cost-effectiveness by improving the design of a finished product.

Roger Lam

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Pitfalls of Shipping to Brazil

It is easily apparent why this market is so interesting, but it can actually be more taxing than one may think due to multiple factors.

Chris Tucker

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3 Ways to Minimize Component Shortage Disruptions

The shortage is undeniable and unpredictable, but using these proactive strategies can help technology developers reduce the impact from supply chain disruptions on their business.

Laurie Jones

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MBX Uses Book Club to Onboard, Develop Employees

Prior to their first day at work, new employees receive a copy of The First 90 Days and a welcome letter that explains how the MBX book club works.

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Millennial Retention Needs More Attention

Flexible schedules and opportunities for cross-training and time off to work on Habitat for Humanity projects resonate with this group.

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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.

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The New MBX Systems Varion P1 Portable Image Generator Platform

Varion P1 allows users to move simulations to different geographies, giving them the capabilities to display 3D images in more realistic environments.

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To Risk Or Not To Risk? 5 Lessons From The Trenches

A risk is an investment in the future of your business. It ensures that you are both responding to and anticipating the needs of the market.

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Tom Crowley has always followed his heart, whether it was his band or his business at MBX

Tom Crowley is quite proud of what he’s been able to build at MBX Systems and the opportunities that lie ahead for his business. But being an entrepreneur wasn’t his first passion.

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Using Slack on the Shop Floor

Hardware manufacturer shares how collaboration software has changed its communications and helped reduce bottlenecks and ensure accurate product delivery.

Justin Formella

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Appliances Retain Leading Role in Backup Market

Despite the benefits of cloud backup, relatively few organizations are using the cloud as their primary data storage tier.

Roger Lam

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Why Design for Manufacturing Is More Important than Ever

The right partner can review and offer design suggestions through DFM that significantly reduce your risk of issues or cost going into manufacturing.

Roger Lam

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Coronavirus is Slowing Production in China – Chicago Companies Must Figure Out How to Cope

MBX stocked up on storage and graphics processing hardware from U.S. distributors to ensure a steady supply before coronavirus caused market constraints.

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

MBX credits its book club with helping it sustain a high employee retention rate. The book club discusses one book exclusively: The First 90 Days.

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Coronavirus Social-Distancing Forces Painful Choices on Small Businesses

MBX Systems reviewed each area of its business to determine minimum staffing levels to alleviate workload stressors caused by the pandemic.

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Why Great Companies Prepare For Change Now, Not Tomorrow

Companies can fall short of their transformation goals due to poor planning, competing priorities, change fatigue and lack of team buy-in.

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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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Supply Stashes, Temperature Checks, and Coronavirus ‘Czars’: How Companies Are Preparing to Keep Employees Healthy and Business Strong

MBX has a well-thought-out contingency plan that Chief Strategy Officer Justin Formella says should protect it if the coronavirus breaches its walls.

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Hardware Vendor Says Tariffs Raising Prices By Up to 10 Percent

While there are hopes for a deal between the two countries, some in the IT industry, including custom hardware-maker MBX Systems, are already seeing an impact and preparing for even more fallout.

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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.

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Transparency Comes to Supply Chain

MBX’s goal is to deliver tools and software that help companies manage a complex, resilient supply chain through a collaborative, transparent platform.

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7 Habits of a Highly Effective Manufacturing Culture

A less rigid environment is a means of attracting and retaining talent, improving problem-solving, gaining a competitive edge and propelling business growth.

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7 Reasons to Keep Applications & Data On-premise

Whether enterprise applications and data should be deployed behind the corporate firewall, in a public cloud, or in a hybrid environment is a source of ongoing debate.

Chris Tucker

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Hardware Security Concerns Move to the Edge

Cybersecurity in 2019 will no longer selectively focus on the software layer and is certain to bring to an increased emphasis on aspects of hardware foundational security.

Bill Conrades

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Outside the Headset: Critical Factors in Mixed-Reality Adoption

More and more industries are finding ways to deploy technology as mixed reality solutions. But before implementing, it’s critical to have the right hardware behind it...

Bill Conrades

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MBX Systems Reinvents Itself In Computer Hardware Manufacturing

Twenty-five-year-old MBX Systems, a computer hardware manufacturer, is an example of how technology companies can continually adapt to the ever-changing marketplace.

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Purpose-Built Medical Devices: Design and Engineering for a Long and Healthy Hardware Lifecycle

Healthcare technology developers can achieve significant cost efficiencies and stretch product lifecycles in their hardware platforms by taking the right approach to design and engineering.

Roger Lam

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