Tag Archives: Fast Forward

May EA preview: Franchise your business

Fast Forward in the May issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will give you a few reasons to consider the franchise business model. With a history that dates back to the 1850s when Isaac Singer implemented the process to his sewing machine business, franchising is when a one company or individual (a franchisor) gives another individual (a franchisee) […]

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March EA preview: Podcasts for engineers

Fast Forward the March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will feature engineering podcasts. The ability to subscribe and listen to an episode at your discretion gives podcasts the leg-up over traditional radio. It’s this convenience factor that has allowed podcasting to flourish, providing entertaining and informative content to listeners on their work break or during their […]

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February EA preview: GPS for field service technicians

Big Brother is watching you and – surprise, surprise – it’s your employer. Well, at least it could be. Increasingly, businesses have been using GPS to track employees and company vehicles while away on the job but is it a violation of privacy. The Fast Forward column, “The GPS Express,” with take this on in […]

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December EA preview: Virtual Reality Training

Imagine learning a skilled trade without a book or actually touching a piece of related equipment. For the December issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine, Fast Forward will take a look at virtual reality training. Although it is in the name, virtual reality is actually defined by its lack of reality. Virtual reality is a computer […]

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November EA preview: Stop the Spam

Fast Forward in the November issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will tackle that pesky problem in your e-mail known as spam. Spam is unsolicited, in other words “unwanted,” messages that are sent in large quantities. The individuals who send spam are known as “spammers” who deliver nearly identical messages to a vast list of recipients. Also […]

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October EA preview: 3-D printing for electric motor manufacturers

Every electric motor shop in the world may soon have a new piece of equipment. 3-D printers are devices that produce a three-dimensional object of almost any shape from a 3-D model or other form of electronic data. Also known as additive manufacturing, 3-D printing is achieved by laying down successive layers of material until […]

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September EA Preview: Let’s Get Organized

You don’t need to wait for spring to do your cleaning. Fast Forward for the September issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will provide helpful tips on how to organize your office and computer. Organization is incredibly important for running a successful business in that it can save time and eliminate embarrassing situations like losing an important piece […]

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July EA Preview: E-learning for the electromechanical industry

Fast Forward for the July issue of Electrical Apparatus will spotlight the various e-learning options that are available for electromechanical employees. E-learning is a form of education that uses electronic media like audio and video through devices such as computers, tablets, webcams, and smartphones. It’s an inclusive term synonymous with multimedia learning, computer-aided instruction, and Web-based […]

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May EA Preview: Battery life for electrical equipment

We’ve all seen it: the dreaded low-battery icon. It can appear on the display screen as a flashing empty battery symbol or a single red bar but it always means the same thing. Your device is about to run out of power. Whether it is a laptop or cellphone to communicate with customers or an […]

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April EA Preview: How to protect your computer from identity theft and viruses

The vast possibilities of the Internet have allowed businesses to sell products, manage their infrastructure, and connect with co-workers and customers. Unfortunately, this open playground has made identity theft and computer viruses all too common. Fast Forward’s “Digital Defense 101” in the upcoming April issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine will cover how to protect yourself […]

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