The tables have turned.
The path to manufacturing is widening. While disruptive technology like robotics, AI and data analytics is shaping the factory of the future, higher education is forging a path with education-industry partnerships, certificates and credentials, statewide networks, and an eager desire to solve problems with interdisciplinary teams.
By Joe Kilbride, author and Baldrige expert
It was 1996. After 18 years at bat, the New York Yankees won the World Series. President Bill Clinton was re-elected. And hips swayed across the country as the Macarena hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts.