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Knowledge not Shared is Worthless

Knowledge not Shared is Worthless

Author: Igor Likar, Managing Director Knowledge attains value only when it is put to use. And there are countless ways to put knowledge to use. We use it to develop new products and technologies or to improve them, to offer better security and orderliness, to facilitate work, to enhance communication, to cultivate a healthier environment, to boost health, and to shape a better smile… The institute is dedicated to creating the conditions for a better society,...
Hi-Tech Testing at SIQ

Hi-Tech Testing at SIQ

Author: Igor Likar, Managing Director The increasingly faster transformation of scientific findings into everyday products blurs the line between high technology and general consumer goods, and developers and producers must effectively ensure that innovation is capitalised in the fields where investment yields the fastest and highest returns. Just think about how fast bitcoin and other cryptocurrency mining has filled empty production and storage premises with...
What counts? Experience, knowledge or speed…

What counts? Experience, knowledge or speed…

Author: Igor Likar, Managing Director Due to market globalisation and along with it related fierce and mass competition, one definitely needs knowledge and experience as well as speed to develop new services and products. Namely, it no longer matters whether we can develop something new, rather how fast we can do it and whether it can be done error-free. This is what our partners face when selling their products on different global markets and what we face helping them to reach...
Foundations for trust

Foundations for trust

Author: SIQ “We are truly sorry not to have achieved the high standards you expect from us. We are sorry for any inconvenience we may have caused,” was the message we received at the end of 2016 from the technology giant Samsung Electronics. The company caused an outrage with its Galaxy Note 7 smart phone, which could ignite due to a defect in the battery and, therefore, had to be withdrawn from the market. The apology intended for consumers worldwide was an attempt...