Parsable Blog

Webinar Recap: The Evolution of the Connected Worker

We recently had the honor of hosting a webinar in partnership with Smart Manufacturing magazine...

The Time is Now for Manufacturing to Drive the Digital Transformation of Every Industrial Worker

We are in an increasingly volatile global climate, from trade wars on multiple fronts to...

What the Defense Industry Has in Common With Industrial Companies

The world recently commemorated the 75th landing of the Allied troops in Normandy. The sheer...

Slack IPO: What It Means for Deskless Work Collaboration

On Wall Street today, all eyes were directed at the listing of Slack, the popular workplace...

How a Human-Centric Approach Uplevels Energy and Manufacturing Operations

I recently had the honor of speaking at IndustryWeek’s Manufacturing & Technology Conference,...

Robot Mimicry or Mastery? The End of Bench Manufacturing Is Near

At the recent IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology conference, I had a chance to go on one of...

Anadarko Acquisition: First Order of Business Must be Integration of People, Processes, Procedures

Occidental’s recent $38 billion challenger bid against Chevron’s $33 billion to acquire Anadarko...

Parsable's Mobile App Just Got Better

At Parsable, we value customer feedback above all else, often standing shoulder-to-shoulder with...

Bringing AI to the Deskless Worker

Today, Accenture hosted an invite-only event, "InTune," at its new SoHo Innovation Hub in New...

Emerging Technologies in Oil and Gas: 4 Trends

Recently, we had the pleasure of sponsoring the Emerging Computing Technologies in Oil & Gas...

Introducing Parsable’s Connected Worker Accelerators

I’m thrilled to share that today we launched our Connected Worker Accelerators – out-of-the-box...

On the 12th Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 12 Industrial Applications

... 11 Books on Blockchain... 10 Seats of Tableau... 9 AGVs... 8 One-eyed Wearables... 7 Dumb...

On the 11th Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 11 Books on Blockchain

... 10 Seats of Tableau... 9 AGVs... 8 One-eyed Wearables... 7 Dumb Drones... 6 Senseless Sensors

On the 10th Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 10 Seats of Tableau

... 9 AGVs... 8 One-eyed Wearables... 7 Dumb Drones... 6 Senseless Sensors... 5 RFID Tags... 4...

On the Ninth Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 9 AGVs

... 8 One-eyed Wearables... 7 Dumb Drones... 6 Senseless Sensors... 5 RFID Tags... 4 Data...

On the Eighth Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 8 One-eyed Wearables

... 7 Dumb Drones... 6 Senseless Sensors... 5 RFID Tags... 4 Data Science Boot Camp Graduates... 

3 Secrets to Increase Your Maintenance Team’s Effectiveness in 2019

Optimizing maintenance is a never-ending effort, and world-class excellence is hard-won. As...

On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 7 Dumb Drones

... 6 Senseless Sensors... 5 RFID Tags... 4 Data Science Boot Camp Graduates... 3 Used 3D...

On the Sixth Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 6 Senseless Sensors

... 5 RFID Tags... 4 Data Science Boot Camp Graduates... 3 Used 3D Printers... 2 Mindless Co-bots

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 5 RFID Tags

... 4 Data Science Boot Camp Graduates... 3 Used 3D Printers... 2 Mindless Co-bots... And...

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 4 Data Science Boot Camp Graduates

... 3 Used 3D Printers... 2 Mindless Co-bots... And Another Vendor Pitching IIoT

On the Third Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 3 Used 3D Printers

... 2 Mindless Co-bots... And Another Vendor Pitching IIoT

You couldn’t throw a sensor in the...

On the Second Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: 2 Mindless Co-bots

... And Another Vendor Pitching IIoT

Well, it seemed like a killer idea, and guess what it is.

On the First Day of Christmas, My Boss Gave to Me: Another Vendor Pitching IIoT

Wow. It’s been quite a year for Industry 4.0.

Industry 4.0 is a Lot Easier Than You Think: Dispelling 3 Digital Transformation Myths

When a software company like Parsable introduces the concept of a Connected Worker platform to...

Green Chef Partners with Parsable to Build Lean Digital Infrastructure

We are thrilled to be publicly announcing Parsable’s collaboration with Green Chef, the market...

We’re ready to scale even faster

With our successful Series C behind us, we’re ready to scale even faster to make Industry 4.0...

What is the Connection Between Digital Work Instructions and Connected Worker Platforms?

To start this story right, we need to start at the start. When industrial manufacturers realized...

The Real Reason Why People Are Opposed to Change

Industry 4.0, digital transformation, and digitization: these change initiatives have been...

10 Stats about Digital Transformation that Every Plant Manager Should be Wrestling with Now

Millennials in the Industrial Workforce: The Dirty Truth About the ROI of Training

Imagine you are a new worker in a factory and you enrolled in a training course. How much do you

A Gift that Keeps Giving

The holidays are here! Halls are getting decked with boughs of holly, partridges are being...

How do we staff the factories of the future by closing the education gap?

Last Friday, I attended the IIoT World Tour in San Francisco hosted by the Industrial Internet...

It’s Form AND Function; How the Blind Rush to Digitization is Leaving a Lot on the Table

I talk to a lot of companies trying to go digital these days. It is what we do, and there are a...

3 Reasons why the Internet of Things (IoT) Is Not the End, But the Beginning of Industry 4.0

The term, “Industry 4.0” has been getting some real publicity lately. 

An Upstream Digital Solution For the ENERGY INDUSTRY

 

“An estimated 13 percent reduction in accidents and injuries can be achieved in the next...

In Executing Industry 4.0, Machines are Easy... It’s the Humans that are Hard

The Parsable team just returned from presenting and demoing our Mobile Collaboration and...

Navigating From Sea to Startup: The Course is Parsable

After serving seven years as a United States Naval Officer and traveling the world, I gained an...

What is your work standard for Standard Work?

Lean calls it Standardized Work. Six Sigma calls it Standard Work. The underlying concept is...

Create Antifragile Systems to Thrive During Times of Volatility and Change

In Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder, author N. Taleb writes that antifragile systems...

Digitization isn’t enough — Lessons from WEF

A few weeks ago the World Economic Forum invited some of the folks driving tech strategy in Oil...

Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

It was a great honor to recently come back to my alma mater, Rice University, to give the...

Culture: Drafting your team’s Constitution

Culture matters — but why, and what does it even mean?

Parsable Raises $20M from Global Industrial Firms to Eliminate Paper

Parsable Raises $20M from Global Industrial Firms to Eliminate Paper

A Slack microsurvey bot

In our last episode, we discussed why we were seeking a microsurvey tool (to metricize our...

React Full Stack Tests with Nightwatch

Plenty of great ink has been spilled over unit testing React components and Redux reducers et...

What does this financing do to my ownership?

It’s fundraising season (it’s always fundraising season), and I’m finding myself helping my...

Measuring Velocity: A Survey of Microsurveys

Here at Parsable, we want to build an amazing culture and work environment. Transparency is king...

Using Human Readable JSON Endpoints with Thrift (for Free)

Shameless plug: I work at WI (http://wi.co/). We are changing the way people outside Silicon...

Keeping the Big Idea Alive

Lately, I’ve been thinking about big ideas and how hard they are to work on.

Promoting Foreign Key Data Fetching from React to NuclearJS

Because We Don’t Have GraphQL (Yet)

In some halcyon future, we will just use something like GraphQL...

WebSocket Connections and UI with React, NuclearJS, and ImmutableJS

— tl;dr plenty of code below —