“Total dysfunction”. This is the verdict on the education system in England and Wales from former education secretary Lord Baker, who believes it is failing to produce young people with the skills that industry needs. Nick Peters reports.
Autodesk and Taxal recently conducted an in-depth research study into how the Internet of Things is set to transform manufacturing over the coming years. Jonny Williamson catches up with Taxal’s Allan Behrens to go through the findings and the wider implications.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) requires UK companies to connect their manufacturing operations with technology, in order to deliver more agile, responsive and customer-focused outcomes. But what are the specific technologies that British industrialists need to embrace?
Industry 4.0 is changing the rules of the road for manufacturers – but how can companies achieve a step change in performance using new technologies, while minimising the uncertainty of change and the associated financial risk?
The Manufacturer and workforce management company, Kronos UK, have launched a survey in order to assess the impact of fourth industrial revolution (4IR) technologies on the current and future' workforce.
The Brexit and Trump effect don’t look to have dented UK business optimism as manufacturing confidence has reached a 20-month high, according to the latest Business Trends Report by accountants and business advisers, BDO LLP.