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Weekend Digest: October 5th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Cybersecurity in Manufacturing           “Understand Vulnerabilities Inherent to Manufacturing Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2zKvFi3 “Tracking Cybersecurity Threats in Manufacturing”: https://bit.ly/2QlbNHG “Many Manufacturers Still Falling Short in Cybersecurity”: https://bit.ly/2MZkyGA What our team[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 28th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: AI in Healthcare           “How Does AI Fit Into Healthcare’s Priorities for 2018”: https://bit.ly/2Q9GXSj Facebook is using AI to help bolster their suicide prevention efforts: https://bit.ly/2OOPKsM Accenture Survey: “Healthcare: Walking[…]

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Discovering Tokaj: A Trip to the Storied Hungarian Wine Region

At the end of August, FB International’s partner, Rick Perry, was invited on a trip to Budapest and the Tokaj region of Hungary to learn firsthand about the history of wine-making in the region and what makes Tokaj “terroir” so special. Rick’s account of his trip is featured below as are a selection of photos[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 21st, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Blog–STEM and Diversifying the Talent Pipeline   How ISTI’s STEM Challenge Creates a More Inclusive & Diverse Talent Pipeline: An Interview with Mark Harris, President and CEO   What our team is[…]

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How ISTI’s STEM Challenge Creates a More Inclusive & Diverse Talent Pipeline: An Interview with Mark Harris, President and CEO

The Illinois Science and Technology Institute’s STEM Challenge is now in its sixth year. To learn more about it, we spoke with Mark Harris, president and CEO of the Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (the Institute, ISTI, is the C3 arm of ISTC). The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition (ISTC) is a 30-year old, member-driven[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 14th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Accessible Tech “How Google has stepped up its efforts to make its own tech more accessible to the disabled” https://cnb.cx/2L9UYMP “How Inclusive Design Can Lead to Better Innovations for Everybody” https://bit.ly/2x0NI0I 8[…]

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Weekend Digest: September 7th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Digital Transformation in Manufacturing–The Fourth Industrial Revolution     “64% of manufacturers believe improvement is needed in their shop floor IT capabilities” https://bit.ly/2OJu2pF “The Next Economic Growth Engine: Scaling Fourth Industrial Revolution[…]

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Weekend Digest August 31st, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Food and Beverage Products and “terroir”–a legal link between taste and place       “Macron: French baguettes should be Unesco-listed treasures” https://bbc.in/2C17fEg “The nature and value of terroir products” https://bit.ly/2PMUjVj “What[…]

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Weekend Digest: August 24th 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Restaurant chains who go international–failures and success stories France is McDonald’s second largest market after the US. Here’s a case study that looks at their success in “the land of Michelin stars”: https://whr.tn/1hC7p3s[…]

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Weekend Digest: August 17th, 2018

F.B. International’s Weekend Digest is an easy-to-read breakdown of what we’re reading and highlighting from the past week. More from this week’s theme: Blog–Food Industry & Food Safety   Food Safety & Knowledge Sharing Across Industries: An Interview with George Walker   What our team is reading this week: Each week, the team at F.B.[…]

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