The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced a £400m investment in the Dreadnought nuclear-armed submarine programme at the unveiling of a new £25m BAE Systems training academy in Barrow-in-Furness.
Conversations around technology tend to focus on job displacement and changing skills requirements, but perhaps we can broaden our thinking to a more nuanced perspective on how humans and work could benefit from wearable technology.
Did you know that over 90% of smartphones contain electronics designed in Britain? The UK's electrical industry is perhaps more prevalent in your life than you might think. However, less and less people are training as electrical engineers. How can this be solved?
The gender gap in manufacturing is stark, and we all know it. But, there are solutions to improving this overt problem. TM heard some of these and the possible answers at the LCR4.0 Solution Theatre at Smart Factory Expo earlier today.
Technology will drive manufacturers forward on their Fourth Industrial Revolution journey. However, at the heart of any manufacturer’s digital transformation will be the reinvention of their business’s workforce.