“Total dysfunction”. This is the verdict on the education system in England and Wales from former education secretary Lord Baker, who believes it is failing to produce young people with the skills that industry needs. Nick Peters reports.
Autodesk and Taxal recently conducted an in-depth research study into how the Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing over the coming years. Jonny Williamson catches up with Taxal’s Allan Behrens to go through the findings and the wider implications.
The city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates plans to be the first in the world to have an operational drone taxi system.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires UK companies to connect their manufacturing operations with technology, in order to deliver more agile, responsive and customer-focused outcomes. But what are the specific technologies that British industrialists need to embrace?
Jonny Williamson rounds up the insights from an exclusive digital transformation event hosted by Microsoft at Altitude London.
Industry 4.0 is changing the rules of the road for manufacturers – but how can companies achieve a step change in performance using new technologies, while minimising the uncertainty of change and the associated financial risk?
A UK specialist in electrical control systems, cable harnesses and sub-contract manufacturing solutions has launched a major promotional campaign to help it boost sales and target new markets in 2017.
The Manufacturer and workforce management company, Kronos UK, have launched a survey in order to assess the impact of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies on the current and future' workforce.
McLaren Automotive has announced that it will be opening a new composites research and manufacturing centre in Sheffield.
Robotic factories and digitally-enabled manufacturing techniques enable the global sportswear manufacturer to deliver mass customisation.