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Tell Me Who You Are Again? Introducing Your Organization

A focus on the organization is critical to sustain and grow the company.  Who are you as a company? How do you perform organizational focus? What are some factors to ascertain organizational focus? Going through the motions… People are the best capital investment! Culture, Culture, Culture! My business school professors always had a great way […]

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Why GENEDGE’s Cybersecurity Program is a Triple Win for Virginia

GENEDGE continues to lead the way in securing Virginia’s Defense Industrial Base against unrelenting cybersecurity threats.  In 2018, GENEDGE launched the DEFENDCUI-VA Program to help Virginia’s defense contractors meet the new cybersecurity requirements in the DFARs. The program is funded by Virginia and a $1.4M grant from the Department of Defense. Since the program started, […]

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I Want My Business to Grow, but Where Do I Start?

Chances are if you own or lead a small manufacturing or industrial enterprise, you are focused on growing your business. With nearly endless opportunities to pursue that promised growth combined with uncertainty driven by new technologies and increasing customer needs, how should a business owner make decisions on where to focus? In a GENEDGE study […]

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How MFG Day Can Help You Attract a Skilled Workforce

Modern manufacturing is not the same as it was 50 or even 25 years ago. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just open the doors to your manufacturing facility and let the community know just how much it has evolved? Well, I have some great news for you! In 2012, MFG Day began paving […]

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Why Should You Care About Industry 4.0?

When was the last time you and your colleagues were talking about how difficult it is to find the “right” worker these days; someone who has great social skills, shows up for work on time, and really appreciates having a job, no matter how menial it may be? I bet it was in the last […]

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Creating a Kaizen Culture

This article was originally published on the Profession Concession Blog by the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing. Peter Miles, Technology Acceleration Manager at Genedge, recently led, “Creating a Kaizen Culture”, a training provided by SVAM and the SVAM Center of Excellence. The training covered: Some of the key practices and methodologies that support the development […]

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7 Key Themes of Industry 4.0 You Should Know

There is plenty of buzz around Industry 4.0. But what, exactly, is it? Well, first off, it’s very much an umbrella term. Under the umbrella are many dramatic changes that are happening across the manufacturing environment, leading us to the factory of the future. Here is a rundown of seven (has to be the magic […]

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