Leading figures in UK manufacturing recently met to discuss how to capitalise on the wealth of opportunities enabled by emerging technologies, and assess whether fears over automation, digitalisation, and artificial intelligence are justified.
Manufacturing is adopting and adapting to new technology, but sometimes businesses can end up chasing their tail in proving the business case for the latest kit. Utilising the cloud and edge computing can maximise a manufacturer's data, operations and productivity, but the element of risk still weighs on decision-makers minds.
Decision-makers believe that 30% of their company’s revenue two years from now will come from the Internet of Things, yet almost a third of projects aren’t moving beyond the initial phase.
The drive to Digital Transformation is creating a ‘Digital Divide’. Which side are you on?
As connectivity in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) increasingly transforms manufacturing, new global research has revealed that nearly eight in 10 manufacturers (79%) have suffered some form of IoT cyberattack in the past year.
The high-octane world of Formula One isn't as far removed from the more traditional field of manufacturing as you might think. In fact, they share several key similarities beyond the obvious.
Cloud is seen as the fundamental first step for any scalable digitalisation strategy. In reality, a successful digital journey starts with a strong on-premise foundation.
Companies who have implemented the TOC Operations solution have typically found that there is 20% - 50% spare capacity that was hidden by the chaos under traditional methods of management.
Manufacturers are beginning to view 5G technology, and its associated high data speeds, as a vital component to their business, prompting interest in obtaining private licences as a way to control 5G strategy. A recent report has come up with some interesting findings.
Success may have many parents, but Industry 4.0 has only one: Henrik von Scheel. He talks to The Manufacturer about where manufacturing is heading – and why UK industry has a long-term competitive advantage.