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May 2016

#MembershipMinute - Hydra-Lock Corporation

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 5/3/2016

Automation Alley helped member company Hydra-Lock win new business opportunities abroad.

Listen to Tom Kelly on WJR and the M2 Techcast

By Automation Alley Staff | Automation Alley | 5/3/2016

Tom Kelly, Automation Alley’s COO and director of entrepreneurship, was recently interviewed on two local technology news broadcasts, WJR’s Internet Advisor and the M2 Techcast. He discussed the latest news from Automation Alley, including investments in local startups through the 7Cs program, the conclusion of the Technical Talent Development Program, and the successful attraction of Chinese plastics company Kingfa to Southeast Michigan.

What we learned from TTDP: Education doesn’t stop with a diploma

By Karol Friedman | Automation Alley | 5/4/2016

Today’s business climate is moving at the speed of light, and the prevailing opinion in workforce development circles is that our country’s skills gap cannot be closed unless we rethink the way we learn. This was the philosophy behind Automation Alley’s Technical Talent Development Program (TTDP).

We all know that STEM education is the foundation of a competitive workforce, and keeping our students excited and engaged in science, technology, engineering, and math is critical to the future of our economy, both locally and nationally.

How virtual reality can transform every business

By Vinh Chu | PIXO Group | 5/18/2016

Virtual reality is entering the marketplace at a rapid pace, with technological improvements driving down cost and increasing quality. The barricades to entering VR are not as monumentally expensive or difficult as one might think. 

The Right Team vs. The Team for Right Now

By Nathan Hughes | Detroit Labs | 5/25/2016

Nathan Hughes, co-founder of Detroit Labs, explains why his company ditched the resume in favor of a more inclusive and progressive hiring approach. 

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