The term 'blockchain' is little more than a decade old; related tech businesses are less than half that. Should manufacturers be embracing such a new, unfounded technology?
Microsoft UK's technology expert, Michael Wignall, reveals what Artificial Intelligence is and the past, present and future breakthroughs that have led to dramatic improvements in speed, accuracy and productivity.
The food and beverage industry needs reliable and consistent automation to plug leaks that threaten the supply chain. Whether this means predicting conveyor belt collisions, tweaking temperatures or personalising products, it requires smart technology to make production more productive, efficient and agile.
Having worked in several industries, from FMCG to Defence, award-winning British entrepreneur George Edwards has always been fascinated by how manufacturing is perceived in the wider organisation.
Almost a third of UK manufacturers expect some low-skilled jobs to be lost over the coming five years as a result of artificial intelligence and digital technologies. But more than half say they will up-skill these workers to take the jobs that this innovation creates.
Nick Peters sits down with Ian Green, Senior Controller of the Nissan Skills Foundation, to talk about his own apprenticeship, his move into training and his engagement with tens of thousands of schoolchildren ever since.
An expert panel at Industrial Data Summit 2019 explored the common change management pain points associated with digital transformation and advised businesses on how they could overcome or eliminate them.
IoT security is pivotal for manufacturers, how can they safeguard data that’s key to their enterprise? How can firms ensure it cannot be hacked? Blockchain could be the technology to solve these burning questions.
Nick Peters speaks to Andrea Thompson, managing director for Europe & International Programmes at BAE Systems, and recently appointed chair of the Made Smarter Commission's North West Pilot.
Lotus has confirmed its plans to make its first all-new production car since 2008, the Type 130, which it is hailing the ‘world's first electric British hypercar’. What does this mean for Britain, electrification and the automotive industry?