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Engaging millennials to fuel innovation

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The emergence of Industry 4.0 means all manufacturers eager to to grow this year will be under greater pressure to innovate their way to success. Ivan Seselji, CEO of cloud-based process management (BPM) software provider, Promapp Solutions – reports.

Automotive engineering clusters: driving innovation

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Autonomous vehicles may be making most of the headlines in the world of automotive engineering, but behind the scenes, collaboration rather than autonomy is proving to be the road to successful automotive innovation. Jonathan Wilkins looks at some of the most exciting automotive engineering clusters around the world.

Engineering smart factories of the future

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Revolution is in the air. Smart factories of the future will need to be innovative, nimble and smart; constantly changing and improving on the back of intelligent use of data. Professor Robert Harrison explains the challenges and opportunities for forward-thinking manufacturers.

Industry 4.0: turning theory into reality

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Everyone can name drop ‘Industry 4.0’ into conversations, but when it comes to putting theory into practice just what is the level of understanding among those having to move their production into the smart factory era? Bluefin Solutions’ Nick Heath provides some key practical steps to making the dream a reality.

What is design thinking?

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The subject of ‘design thinking’, introduced earlier in this series, has triggered requests for deeper definitions and explanations around its application. Here, Paul Stead explores the guiding principles using a textile industry case study.