Podcast Feature: Ario CEO, Joe Weaver, Talks Knowledge-Sharing for Supply Chain

Our co-founder and CEO, Joe Weaver, talks about Ario’s knowledge-sharing platform on the podcast Automating the Chain. Listen to the show for yourself to see how we can help you streamline operations and boost productivity.

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4 Ways to Shake up Your Company’s Vacation & Travel Practices for the Better

Revamp your vacation policies and travel practices rulebook to improve employee retention rates. Read how travel and time-off can strengthen your team in part 3 of our blog series “Retain Your Manufacturing Workers With These 7 Modern Benefits.”

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Get to Know Us! Meet Marketing Coordinator Michelle Ross

Did you know that our marketing coordinator, Michelle Ross, also writes fiction and knows how to make paper from scratch? To find out what she thinks wastes the most time in her life and other interesting tidbits, take a look at the next post in our meet the team series.

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5 Proven Ways To Encourage Career Advancement at Your Company

If you think empowering employees will make them leave for greater opportunities, think twice. Promoting professional development is a proven strategy to earn workforce loyalty. Find out why in part 2 of our blog series “Retain Your Manufacturing Workers With These 7 Modern Benefits.”

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7 Family Benefits & Perks to Retain Working Parents

We’re kicking off a new blog series: “Retain Your Manufacturing Workers With These 7 Modern Benefits.” Up first, we’re looking at family benefits and perks you can offer to make your company more competitive in the labor market. Happy parents statistically means higher productivity.

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Get to Know Us! Meet Junior QA Engineer Adam Becerra

Did you know our junior QA engineer, Adam Becerra, has a podcast and YouTube channel? Here are a few fun facts about Adam...for example, he tries to never order the same food off the menu twice and is "practically obsessed" with Tesla.

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8 Data-Proven Tactics to Recruit & Keep Millennial Workers at Your Energy & Utilities Company

Millennials are now the majority workforce. The energy and utilities industry must develop strategies to recruit and retain Gen-Y. That said, E & U companies already have advantages built into your business when it comes to appealing to the millennial mindset...but what are they?

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4 Ways To Go About Hiring Unskilled Workers

Sometimes manufacturers have no choice but to hire unskilled labor, but how do you go about looking for the right candidates who’ve got potential? And once you’ve got new recruits, how do you train them? We’ve got four realistic strategies for you.

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7 Unexpected Workers That Manufacturers Can Hire to Kick the Labor Shortage

What if we told you there are thousands of workers looking for the kind of jobs you offer? They want work that’s not only reliable but offers a career path, exactly what manufacturing provides. Where can you find all these great workers? Take a look at our list of 7 unexpected types of workers you can hire to kick the labor shortage.

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8 Game-Changing Tools to Monitor Equipment & Save Big on Downtime Costs

Monitoring equipment doesn’t have to be a headache. If your team is ready to tackle condition-based maintenance, you will need sensors, cameras and other analytical devices to predict equipment failures. Have you heard of these 8 innovative tools that you can use to collect data on your machines and cut back on downtime costs?

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Get To Know Us! Meet Senior Web Developer Eric Hedden

Get to know the Ario team. Next up is Eric Hedden who also loves mindfulness meditation and woodworking. He designed his first computer animation when he was five-years-old on an Amiga 1000, happens to live one mile from the first house he’s ever lived in, and has performed songs at cathedrals in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium and Italy. One cool chap.

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Get To Know Us! Meet Senior iOS Developer Raj Sathianarayanan

Get to know the Ario team. Next up, Raj Sathianarayanan who we recruited from Boston and convinced to move on down to Norfolk, Virginia, for some warmer weather and beach vibes. Raj has visited over 20 countries (goal is 50!) and is mixed handed. For strength he uses his right hand, and for precision he uses his left. If he didn't become a programmer, his next choice would’ve been to study astrophysics.

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Ario’s Working Playlists

We meant to issue this in a press release, but we were busy curating our playlists. Ario would like to announce ten new accidental hires. They were originally hired for ops or design or bizdev, but are transitioning to the roles of disc jockeys. With this new responsibility, they will be wearing ironic trucker hats, swapping out their keyboards for turntables, and reporting to the CMO (Chief Music Officer). They will not actually be doing any of these things, because we’re joking. In all seriousness, we did put together our working playlists, so if you’re looking for something new to listen to, we’ve got you covered.

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Dev for the Nondev

Developers are everywhere. Your life wouldn’t be what it is today without their fingerprints on a software system you take for granted. You wake up to an alarm on your phone. Dev. You find your podcast app and play the morning news while you dress. Dev. How do they do it? If you’re a nondev and are never planning to be a dev, we’ve broken down the steps to their creative process in a quick, digestible way.

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Dev Jargon Crossword Puzzle

Are you a developer pro? How about a connoisseur of crosswords? Try and complete our dev jargon puzzle without scrolling down for the answers.

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Pioneering Moments Series: How 3D Modeling Met Disney

3D Modeling has been adopted by many industries from architecture to product design, but one industry embraced it early on to tell stories: film. We’ve recounted the history of how 3D modeling found its way into movies, from Pixar to the Disney empire.

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