Fives Landis Ltd, a UK-based grinding machines manufacturer, needed a dynamic document management system that gave remote sales teams total access to the information they needed to serve their customers.
Companies around the world are expecting to apply artificial intelligence (AI) within their organisations in the next few years but are lagging in discussions of the ethics around it, new research has found.
At Digital Talks 2019, Sarah Black-Smith, Head of Factory Operations at Siemens Congleton chatted to science and technology journalist, Katherine Templar-Lewis, about the journey of continuous improvement that the Congleton factory is on.
GE Digital’s Predix Manufacturing Data Cloud promises to give manufacturers an ‘unprecedented’ ability to create smart connected factories, offering greater flexibility of deployment, fewer on-premises systems and optimised performance.
A further 11 companies based in the North West have signed up to benefit from the business-led programme designed to boost the country’s productivity and economic growth through the adoption of digital technology.
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.