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The 2016 Evolution of Manufacturing Awards

These 2016 honorees exemplify the energy and focus it takes to conquer all fronts in the war for talent. They never stop working for their business or their employees and recognize that there’s room for everyone to evolve together.

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The Columbus Metropolitan Library turns the page to better serve customers

The Columbus Metropolitan Library and Patrick Losinski shifted focus to create more value and better serve the community.

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Big plan, baby stepsPoint Park University embarks on a new vision that challenges assumptions

Paul Hennigan shares how Point Park University made its transformational leap from sleepy, commuter school to one of the largest footprints in the Golden Triangle.

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Adaptability is part of the job for Chris Cabrera at Xactly Corp.

Christopher W. Cabrera is not the same leader he was when he founded Xactly Corp. more than a decade ago. See how he adapts to remain the best leader he can be for his business.

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Insights

The cybercrime threat is real

Small- and medium-sized businesses are increasingly vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and need to take steps to protect their assets.

A ‘menu’ of coverage considerations to meet your needs

SeibertKeck's Moe Lami talks about minimizing the risks to your restaurant, using the scenario that there is a fire that causes a partial loss of $500,000 to a million dollar restaurant.

Fixed all-in contracts for energy have proven costly to large consumers

The energy buying strategy most manufacturers and large energy consumers use to save money, ironically, can be more expensive. TPI Efficiency Consulting's Karl Shaw discusses advanced energy purchasing strategies and the impact they can have for large energy users.

Outsourcing payroll services helps avoid business-killing penalties

Some businesses tend to learn payroll by penalty, says Jim McElwain of Paychex. Outsourcing payroll functions is a means of avoiding penalties that often trouble new business owners.

Tax programs that offset the cost of innovation for manufacturers in Ohio

Skoda Minotti's Jonathan J. Shoop offers ways manufacturers can offset expenditures as they pursue innovation.