Believe it or not, there was a time when could you make a sandwich in the time it took to open a spreadsheet.
Connecting to the Internet with a dial-up modem gave you the chance to shower and preen before a single web page downloaded.
Today those microchips in your iPhone or laptop that propel processing speed and determine wait times have gotten smaller and more powerful since the days when minutes browsing the web seemed like hours.
But all good things eventually come to an end, and that’s how it goes according to Moore’s Law.
It’s mostly IT professionals who get all wrapped up in computer performance, but manufacturers also have a vested interest in how fast things get done.
Shaving minutes or hours off routine tasks in a manufacturing business helps optimize workflow and cut labor costs, but how much further can you push the envelope? Not much when it comes to processors, but there are some other relevant technological advances that may speed up your business results.