The Digital Storm is upon us – are you going to ride it, or get blown away?

Digital Storm - Digitally generated image of dark storm clouds against blue light beams over skyscrapers - image courtesy of Shutterstock
Posted on 5 Feb 2020 by Nick Peters
The defining product of the digitalisation of manufacturing activities is data. Companies risk missing out on the opportunity to glean the maximum amount of information from their data and use it to drive their business towards becoming what SAP describe as an 'Intelligent Enterprise', a business whose activities are connected and transparent at every stage, from production to customer service.

The state of UK Defence – BAE Systems and MBDA

BAE Systems spearfish torpedo
Posted on 27 Jan 2020 by Rory Butler
It is perhaps unsurprising that in the world of British manufacturing the defence sector continues to be one of its most closely guarded frontiers – where few have ever ventured and the hackneyed trope, ‘If I told you then I’d have to kill you’, never seemed more appropriate.