Jim Connett

Jim Connett

Jim came to SYSTEMA in 2016 and has 18 years of manufacturing and software automation experience in advanced automation environments, specializing in Workstream/COBOL customizations, tool integration, and data collection and aggregation. In 2014, he and his family spent two years in Ethiopia teaching English and Computer Science courses to international high school students. He enjoys traveling, reading historical and science fiction books, and all kinds of Japanese food.

Recent Posts by Jim Connett:

June 10, 2020 by Jim Connett

Business Cycles in Manufacturing: A Commentary
Take advantage of economic cycles in manufacturing, including the downturns, to improve the responsiveness and resiliency of your company.
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January 23, 2020 by Jim Connett

Managing Through Priorities
Here are some strategies for managing evolving production priorities that will help maximize productivity and production.
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November 27, 2019 by Jim Connett

Process Capabilities that Save. You. Money.
Implement process capability modules to optimize the run of clean and dirty recipes on tools to avoid unnecessary preventive maintenance activities.
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October 24, 2019 by Jim Connett

What’s Old Is New Again with WorkStream Extensions
The top WorkStream enhancements to consider that will extend both the capabilities and the life of your legacy MES.
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September 24, 2019 by Jim Connett

The Seven Deadly Sins of WorkStream
A WorkStream administrator repents and tells all. Read how to avoid the Seven Deadly Sins that WorkStream administrators and developers commit.
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