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?
We’ve entered uncharted waters for UK manufacturing. Whether we face a no-deal Brexit, a fresh referendum, or an extended transition period, the only certainty is uncertainty. Now is the time to build on our digital resilience to future proof our businesses and ensure they’re better equipped to meet the challenges ahead.
Many organisations view IT as a standalone department or business unit. Successful organisations view IT as a capability that, if leveraged effectively, offers the long-term competitive advantage today's marketplace demands.
Manufacturers and their customers are still cautious about investing in digital. Steven Barr and Ravi Gidoomal of Edge Digital Manufacturing share insights and inspirations drawn from recent one-to-one and small group discussions with over 100 manufacturing leaders.
Silos, almost every business has them. That may not have been an issue historically, but in today’s fast-moving, demand-driven landscape, it could mean the difference between gaining market share and losing it.
The world’s first test centre aimed at accelerating the development of materials and structures for tidal energy is to be built in Scotland thanks to a collaboration between Babcock International and the University of Edinburgh.
A team of researchers is working with SME manufacturers to explore and develop viable low-cost solutions, seeking a radical approach to address the seemingly unaffordable price of digitalisation for these companies.
We’ve all heard the buzz, it’s been around a good while now, but let’s be honest, the momentum is slow; adoption is slow; progress is slow. You may be suffering from 4IR disillusionment, and if you hear about another multi-million-pound project involving 'Digital Twins' and 'Augmented Reality' your head might explode from all the noise and jargon.