Leslie Bloom

Leslie Bloom

With a background in design and communications, Leslie is passionate about giving industrial companies the tools they need to boost the productivity of their workforce.

Recent posts by Leslie Bloom

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How-to Choose Industrial Tablets for Manufacturing

By Leslie Bloom

Investing in technology is a key part of any company's digital transformation strategy. It's impossible to hit digital goals without the right hardware — and software — to achieve results. By modernizing your workforce for Industry 4.0, you are giving them the tools they need to meaningfully contribute to digital transformation goals, an essential tool for them is no longer a wrench, but a tablet.

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6 Strategies to Maximize Worker Safety

By Leslie Bloom

In industrial companies, workplace safety is the #1 driver behind many key decisions. Not only is safety essential for protecting workers, it’s also essential for consistent production. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was a 39% increase in fatal injuries resulting from machinery between 2017 and 2018. In addition to fatal injuries, 2018 saw 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries reported in the U.S. alone.

Topics: Safety
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Breaking Down the Skills Gap: Recruiting & Retirement

By Leslie Bloom

For those in the manufacturing and industrial sector, what’s commonly known as the skills gap is a well-documented issue. As a growing number of Americans retire, they take their decades of experience with them, resulting in a noticeable skills shortage.

Topics: Workforce Training

Visit us at AME International 2018

By Leslie Bloom

Dozuki will be exhibiting at the AME San Diego International Conference. The event takes place from October 29 - November 1 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA.

Topics: Events

Catch us at the 2018 Assembly Show

By Leslie Bloom

Dozuki is back in Chicago for the 2018 Assembly Show. The event takes place from October 23 - 25 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Topics: Events
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How to Establish a Lean Culture in 4 Steps

By Leslie Bloom

An effective lean culture aims to reduce waste and inefficiency while improving the value delivered to customers. The lean organization is a model that’s been historically applied to manufacturing, but many of the principles have something to offer businesses across a wide range of industries.

Topics: Continuous Improvement Standard Work

Visit us at IMTS 2018

By Leslie Bloom

Dozuki will be exhibiting at the 2018 International Manufacturing & Technology Show (IMTS). The event takes place from September 10 - 15 at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

Topics: Events
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Announcing Local Hosting from Dozuki

By Leslie Bloom

Today, we are proud to announce the official launch of Dozuki OnPrem. Host Dozuki on your local servers, meet ITAR and FDA CFR compliance, and maintain full control over security protocols.

Topics: Product Digital Transformation

Manufacturing & Technology Show

By Leslie Bloom

Topics: Events
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Catch Us at the Food Safety Summit

By Leslie Bloom

The Dozuki team will be at the 20th annual Food Safety Summit, May 7 - 10 at the Donald  Stephens Convention in Rosemont, IL.

Topics: Events

World Conference on Quality and Improvement

By Leslie Bloom

Topics: Events

Meet Us at Hannover Messe 2018

By Leslie Bloom

Dozuki is proud to be an exhibitor at this year's Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade show for Industrial technology.

Topics: Events
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18 Books for Better Employee Training

By Leslie Bloom

Books are a great way to learn new techniques to train and connect with your employees.

Topics: Workforce Training
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Industry 4.0 Is Here, Are You Ready?

By Leslie Bloom

Historically, internal systems for work instructions have been used solely for distributing procedures, with entirely separate systems for data collection and reporting. These disconnected systems are holding companies back.

Topics: Product Digital Transformation
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How to Write a Great User Manual in 12 Steps

By Leslie Bloom

A great user manual educates people about a product, while also teaching them how to use product features effectively. As an author, your ultimate goal is comprehension—you want readers to easily be able to read, reference, and absorb information.

Topics: Workforce Training Work Instructions
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The Manufacturing Dream Team

By Leslie Bloom

As we were plotting our celebration for 2016's Manufacturing Day, the Dozuki team got into a few squabbles about who the 'best manufacturing mind of all time' would be. (Spoiler alert: we couldn't settle on a favorite).

Topics: Industry News
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The True Cost of Paper-Based Documentation

By Leslie Bloom

Paper is viewed as a necessity in the workplace.

Topics: Work Instructions
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A Quick 5 Step Guide to Lean Product Development

By Leslie Bloom

In the fast-paced world of product research and development, lean methodology can help reduce waste and shorten delivery times. This guide outlines five quick steps to bring lean principles to your new product development (NPD), improve the bottom line, and create sustainable development practices for years to come.

Topics: Continuous Improvement
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Microsoft to Drop IE 9 & 10 Support

By Leslie Bloom

Topics: Product
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Give Your Manufacturing Company a Boost

By Leslie Bloom

Whether you’re in aerospace or automotive, medical device or dairy—it’s important that your manufacturing company grows while keeping up with the latest innovations. In honor of Manufacturing Day 2015, here are 5 easy ways you can quickly and easily give your operations a boost—today!

Topics: Industry News