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Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.

April 1, 2019

5 Frequently Asked Questions Among Manufacturers about Government Cybersecurity RequirementsAccording to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, manufacturing is the second most targeted industry based on the number of reported cyberattacks. Further, cyber criminals view small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs) as prime targets because many of these companies don’t have adequate preventative measures in place.

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March 20, 2019

Impacting Manufacturing Registration Now OpenRegistration for Impacting Manufacturing Conference is now open! Make sure to register today!

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March 12, 2019

Export Documentation Training with Mike Allocca - May 9 in FargoHow many times have you just filled out a document not knowing what all the required fields meant, perhaps copying from a prior document for expediency?

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March 11, 2019

Technology Workshops and Lab Experiences to be held across North DakotaNorth Dakota manufacturers are asking for Digital Manufacturing & Design Risk Solutions. Impact Dakota is answering your call!

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March 7, 2019

Smaller Manufacturers Get Lean with Artificial IntelligenceHow are small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMMs), who typically do not have the time or capital it would take to test emerging technologies, supposed to evaluate how artificial intelligence could impact their organization — and play a role in preparing them for Industry 4.0?

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February 26, 2019

Working and Growing with Collaborative RobotsRobots have been a part of industry longer than you might think. The patent for the first industrial robot, Unimate, was granted in 1961.

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February 13, 2019

5 Manufacturing Technology Trends to Watch in 2019New technologies and innovations continue to create manufacturing jobs.

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February 1, 2019

Truth and Trends in Employee TurnoverThere are a number of factors why people leave their jobs. The top reason may surprise you.

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January 11, 2019

Industrial Revolution 4.0 is here!Industrial Revolution 4.0 is here! Is your manufacturing business ready for the technical challenges and new risks associated with it?

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December 20, 2018

Understanding Manufacturer’s Challenges Entering the New YearUnderstanding the business and economic factors that influence companies helps the Network remain flexible in responding to the problems clients are facing.

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