Despite debating the merits of paperless for the past two decades, very few manufacturing firms have actually adopted an entirely paperless operation. Mark Hughes says it is time to stop talking about it – and start adopting.
Chris Prince, global engineering director at IMI Precision Engineering explains how focusing on well-defined, incremental steps makes digital transformation achievable in the budgets of many SME manufacturers.
Digitalisation is redefining the relationship between OEMs and their customers by transforming industrial machines from standalone hardware into software-enabled, intelligent machines operating within an integrated and connected digital ecosystem.
The UK rail industry is ripe for innovation. Challenges and frustrations faced by passengers are frequently hitting the headlines. But where should the industry start with improving the customer experience? And how can it make sure that customers are listened to?
The food and beverage industry needs reliable and consistent automation to plug leaks that threaten the supply chain. Whether this means predicting conveyor belt collisions, tweaking temperatures or personalising products, it requires smart technology to make production more productive, efficient and agile.
An expert panel at Industrial Data Summit 2019 explored the common change management pain points associated with digital transformation and advised businesses on how they could overcome or eliminate them.