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Mark Toner

About Mark Toner

Toner is a Washington, D.C.-based technology writer. He has been a writer and editor for several trade publications covering the media and technology industries.

Managing Construction in Disaster-Prone Areas

Protecting your business from natural disasters.

By | June 23rd, 2017|

Low-Cost Robots: A Swiss Army Knife for Small Business

A robotic innovation that could help cut costs for manufacturing businesses in the near future.

By | March 8th, 2017|

What Microsoft-LinkedIn May Mean for Small Business

The Microsoft-LinkedIn acquisition could be a gift for small businesses. See what new features could come of the partnership.

By | January 26th, 2017|

Revamp Your Supply Chain for 2017

Revamp your supply chain for 2017 to help make it more flexible and collaborative. Mark Toner shares a few steps you can take to get you started.

By | January 25th, 2017|

Cyber Security and Small Business

The Internet has been a boon for small businesses, providing a level playing field that’s allowed them to compete for customers globally. At the same time, it has made smaller companies much bigger targets for hackers. Fully half of small to medium-sized businesses reported security breaches over the past year,   Half of SMBs reported [...]

By | January 9th, 2017|

Construction and Climate Change

As with many activities that result in manmade products, construction is a contributor to climate change.  But for construction companies, there’s also an unprecedented opportunity to be seen as a part—and arguably the largest part—of the solution. The world’s existing building stock is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|

Is Automation Becoming “The Norm” in Manufacturing?

Productivity increases from smart manufacturing and the Internet of Things are transforming companies’ bottom lines. They’re also shaping the future of our nation.

By | October 6th, 2016|

Connected Machines: A New Channel for Efficiency and Profits

Using data and technology to enhance your manufacturing process could help you cut downtime and costs. Learn more about using the IoT for your manufacturing business.

By | September 28th, 2016|

Millennials and Manufacturing

As a business owner, attracting new talent can be a challenge, but the manufacturing industry has its own industry specific considerations.

By | September 20th, 2016|

Making Moves Toward Smart Manufacturing

Smart manufacturing could lead to more products being produced domestically. Learn more about "smart" manufacturing and its potential impacts.

By | August 11th, 2016|
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