Ford, Ekso Team Up on ‘Bionic’ Exoskeleton

Robots have replaced many US manufacturing workers, but new mechanical exoskeletons being tested by Ford Motor Co may help factory workers to function like bionic people, reducing the physical damage of millions of repetitive tasks over many years. The US automaker said on Thursday that workers at two US factories are testing upper-body exoskeletons developed by Richmond, California-based Ekso Bionics […]

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Landmark Group reshuffles India leadership team

Bengaluru: Dubai-based Landmark Group, the parent company of retail brands like Max Fashions and Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd, announced various changes in its India leadership team on Tuesday. Kabir Lumba, currently the managing director of Lifestyle International, will now become the chief executive officer of Max and a director of the parent company and will shift […]

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Spotlight: HTC Communications Puts Team Work First

Network cable and WiFi solutions might not seem like the most interesting or dynamic products. But they are pretty essential to running a business. In the Cleveland area, small businesses and other customers can turn to another local business for their cable and WiFi needs. HTC Communications LLC is a small company that takes great […]

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How To Manage A Dysfunctional Team

Dysfunctional people create dysfunctional situations. One team member with poor communication skills can explode a business environment. But a great communicator who never pulls his weight on the team can do the same thing. The problem is office chaos created by unmanaged office politics. Any time a group forms, there’s going to be a play […]

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Lifesize Conference Camera Brings Your Whole Team into Focus

Lifesize, an HD video conferencing technology company based in Austin, Texas, recently announced the launch of an audio and video solution designed to address a common problem: enabling video collaboration in small office settings cost-effectively and with greater ease. The new Lifesize Icon 450 HD camera and phone system, paired with the Lifesize cloud-based video communication […]

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What is the Marshmallow Challenge and Can Your Team Beat It?

How can twenty sticks of spaghetti, a yard of tape, a yard of string, and one marshmallow help build a stronger team? The Marshmallow Challenge has become a popular exercise in which small groups are asked to build the “tallest free-standing structure” out of the materials provided. The teams have eighteen minutes to complete this […]

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24 Team Building Games and Exercises

You spend just as much time, if not more, with the people you work with as you do our families and friends. When it comes to the workplace, understanding your fellow employees, how they think and why they think that way can make communication easier. These team building games are designed to help you get to know your […]

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Go-Jek acquires health-care startup Pianta to bolster its engineering team

A screen grab of Go-Jek website Singapore/Bangalore: Go-Jek, the Indonesian ride-hailing service backed by Sequoia Capital, KKR & Co. and Warburg Pincus, has acquired Bangalore-based health-care marketplace Pianta, its third acquisition in India. The purchase is aimed at beefing up its engineering team in India, which is focused on product innovation and mining data to […]

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Mother-Daughter Team Helps Environment by Collecting Old Electronics

Recycling old electronic equipment can be a hassle. And the toxic materials in those devices can be incredibly harmful to the environment. That’s why mother-daughter team Rachel Treasure and Eva Metcalfe started their business, E-CycleWise. The business takes people’s unwanted or damaged electronic devices and disposes of them in a way that won’t harm the environment. […]

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