A Little Perspective Goes a Long Way

We live in a world where facts have become less than reliable. Perception really has become reality. Nietzsche, always grimly ahead of his time, saw the writing on the wall decades ago, noting that “There are no facts, only interpretations.”

Time to Recycle Outdated Tech

Technology continues to be a polarizing force in today’s society, almost as much as our politics. There are those who fear it, Luddites who insist it will bring about the downfall of humanity – if it hasn’t already. And there are those who...

Welcome to TGCon 2018

We’re thrilled to welcome everyone who’s in Chicago with us to TGCon 2018, our fifth annual user conference. And for those of you who aren’t here with us, we’re going to peek behind the curtain over the next few days and show you what you’re...

It’s Time to Get Over Excel

We all know the story so well by now that it’s become cliché: Nerdy friends get together on the weekends to build some critical component of the next generation of technology – whether it’s software or hardware. For childhood friends Paul Allen...

Growth Drives TraceGains Move

Andy Rooney, that curmudgeonly newsroom sage of the late 20th century, once observed that “Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.”

Sugar Program Leaves Bakers with a Bitter Taste

It’s 2018. That means we get the World Cup, a royal wedding, and what promises to be some pretty dramatic midterm elections.

Speaking of which, it also means Congress must once again pass a farm bill – an exercise that takes place every five...

Congress Losing Patience with FDA Over Labels

Maybe it’s the Food and Drug Administration’s reluctance to commit to a deadline. Or maybe it’s just a group of politicians who simply see an opportunity. Either way, Congress appears poised to make a move on nutrition labels.

Amazon Discovers Groceries Are Harder Than Books

While few people expected Amazon’s historic leap into the crowded grocery business last summer with its $13.4 billion purchase of Whole Foods, nearly everyone has had an opinion about it since. Despite the prognostications, though, most would be...

Pros and Cons of Blockchain

Editor’s note: This is the second in a pair of blog posts where VP of TraceGains Network, Mark Simony, discusses blockchain and what the technology might mean for the food supply chain. If you missed the first part, you can check it out here.

Another Day, Another Data Breach

Since the news broke that Cambridge Analytica used Facebook to mine the data of up to 87 million users without authorization to help the Trump campaign target voters, social media exploded — as it’s often inclined to do. The hashtag...


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