Posts by Scott Ginsberg

About the Author

Scott is the Content Marketing Manager at Dozuki. He’s spent 20+ years writing books about wearing nametags, conducting corporate training seminars on approachability, and leading knowledge management programs at tech startups. Text him right now at 314.374.3397 with your favorite emoji.

Work Instructions

How to Build a Custom Library of Digital Process Knowledge

3 min read

You have probably seen evidence that employee engagement and productivity go hand in hand. But if you're like other manufacturers, you may believe that moving the needle on...

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Work Instructions

Why You Need a Custom Library of Digital Process Knowledge

5 min read

No worker operates in a vacuum. Human output potential is a function of our tools, our training, and our mental engagement. Your facility has state of the art tools, a...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

Workforce Challenges: How These Three Industry Leaders Tackled Them

4 min read

A recent survey by the National Association of Manufacturers underscores a pressing concern for manufacturing executives. Nearly 75% identify attracting and retaining a...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

Building A Culture Of Knowledge Capture

6 min read

In digital manufacturing transformation, tablets are merely the artifacts. When you equip your operators and technicians with the right technology, not only do they document...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

Maximizing ROI in Year End Budget Talks

5 min read

The year-end budgeting season is a crucial time for manufacturing organizations to make strategic decisions. Not only about traditional tangible assets like equipment,...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

Manufacturing 5.0 – Balancing Human Expertise in the Digital Era

5 min read

If you’re starting with technology, you’re starting wrong. Manufacturers that start with people, and then follow with technology, stay competitive in the changing...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

How Connected Worker Solutions Reduce Onboarding Time

6 min read

New employee onboarding is a crucial process that directly impacts a company's productivity and bottom line. On average, the cost of onboarding a new hire amounts to ...

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Industry News

How Connected Worker Solutions Combat Worker Shortages

6 min read

The manufacturing sector has always played a crucial role in the economy. But our industry has been grappling with a notable shortage of labor in recent years. This...

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Podcast

Navigating Industry 4.0: Insights from a Manufacturing Innovator

1 min read

"We literally have to create the talent if we can't find it." These inspiring words (and more!) come from our Season 2 kickoff conversation with LaRuthie Mason, who works at...

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Training

Knowledge vs. Skills: Why Manufacturers Must Train For Both

6 min read

Two terms manufacturing leaders use a lot are knowledge and skills. You’ve probably read material and even participated in training programs around topics like tribal...

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Continuous Improvement

Inside the Box: Unwrapping Trends and Tactics in CPG Manufacturing

5 min read

The formula for CPG manufacturing has some new variables: Consumers reshaped consumption habits in the pandemic.Employees are hitting the factory floor with no skills or...

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Continuous Improvement

Dozuki's Secrets to Drastically Cut Scrap Waste

5 min read

Snuffing out the waste in manufacturing is difficult, but not impossible.Facilities who are successful in their waste reduction efforts will gain benefits in terms of cost...

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Industry News

What The Doc Ordered: Better Performance in Medical Manufacturing

9 min read

The landscape of medical manufacturing has gotten more complex. Pandemic related shutdowns created global supply chain disruptions A batch of macroeconomic and regulatory...

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Training

Driving Fear Off The Factory Floor

15 min read

Did you know there are five fears that all human beings share? Below is the official list, according to the widely cited psychological research outlined in Karl Albrecht’s...

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Training

What Manufacturing Leaders Need to Know About Workforce Empowerment

8 min read

Empowered workers require enlightened leaders. Organizations can either act as an incentive (or an obstruction!) to the expression of a frontline worker's sense of ownership.

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Work Instructions

The Cardinal Rule of Process Documentation: Read the Comments

5 min read

We’re told the cardinal rule of the internet is, “Never read the comments.” This catchphrase is used to warn users of the toxic parts of the internet. One minute you’re...

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Industry News

The Cost of Losing Frontline Employees

9 min read

Here's How To Avoid Paying It Employee retention is as important (if not more important) than hiring workers. At any given manufacturing organization, a single frontline...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

4 Ways Digital Tools Improve Quality

9 min read

Twenty years ago, digital tools were “a thing.” Now they flow through all things. To some degree, every manufacturer is now a digital company. And with the right modern...

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Frontline Digital Transformation

The Myth of Augmented Reality in Manufacturing

14 min read

Do you remember Glass? Not the epic 2019 finale to the superhero trilogy with evil genius Samuel Jackson. I’m referring to Google’s failed launch of their smart glasses. ...

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Work Instructions

The Cost of Bad Work Instructions

10 min read

Bad work instructions are the norm. Documentation is often created to check a box for audit or compliance purposes. But once completed, those work instructions get trapped...

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Standard Work

Best Practices to Maximize Production Capacity in Manufacturing | 2023

24 min read

According to the numbers, manufacturing makes up around 12% of the U.S. GDP and provides jobs for 12.984 million Americans, or about 9.6% of all U.S. workers. In other words,...

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