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What’s next in manufacturing technology for small and medium businesses?

Article written by AWS Editorial Team

As the last few years have demonstrated, anything that affects manufacturers will likely have a ripple effect, influencing businesses throughout other industries. That’s why it’s important for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in all sectors—not just manufacturing—to be aware of the emerging trends that are transforming the manufacturing landscape. By staying on top of these developments, SMB leaders will be able to plan appropriately for the unexpected and capitalize on emerging opportunities.

Disruptive technology 101

The car, the internet, and the mouse are just some technologies which have disrupted the industries they were founded in. The car slowly but surely replaced the horse and cart. The internet redesigned how we create and gather knowledge and continues to impact different industries. And the mouse redefined how we interact with computers. These are all disruptive technologies, and we can see that this idea is not new even though the term was only coined by Clayton M. Christensen in his book “The Inventor’s Dilemma” in 1997.

Is the Cloud safe for small and medium businesses? Debunking security myths

Article written by Mohit Gadkari and Oren Waldman (AWS)

The global workforce is rapidly digitizing. Thanks in part to a pandemic that accelerated the shift to remote work and consumers who demand an optimized supply chain, companies of various sizes are adopting cloud computing to modernize their business and compete in our digital world.

However, there is one big question on the minds of many of the small and medium businesses (SMBs) who are considering cloud migration: Is it safe? If you’re one of the 40 percent of SMBs without a dedicated in-house IT staff member, this could seem especially daunting.

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