Make Vs. Buy

Make Vs. Buy

Often railroads come to us looking for a remote monitoring solution and one of the questions we hear often is: “Why should I buy your software when I can build my own?” Our answer is simple, when you buy from a third-party Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider like...
The Exchange Rate of Innovation

The Exchange Rate of Innovation

Innovation is this country’s currency. From the railroad and oil barons to present-day companies like Google, the United States has been built upon innovation. These innovators are legends because they saw the bigger picture and imagined what the world could be....
Every Day Can Be Railroad Day On Capitol Hill

Every Day Can Be Railroad Day On Capitol Hill

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill is approaching and I’m thinking about the journey the industry has been through since its inception. In 1862, Congress passed the Pacific Railway Act, authorizing the construction of a transcontinental railroad—with four of the five...
Not Everything Is Politics: Texas Outages

Not Everything Is Politics: Texas Outages

We recently witnessed a horrible chain of events surrounding the Texas Power outages, but one of the worst factors that arose during the height of the situation was politics. It’s important to focus on the facts. Politicizing the problem doesn’t help, and...