Almost a third of UK manufacturers expect some low-skilled jobs to be lost over the coming five years as a result of artificial intelligence and digital technologies. But more than half say they will up-skill these workers to take the jobs that this innovation creates.
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.
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.
Brose, the world’s fourth largest family-owned automotive supplier, has invested nearly £2m on the introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles over the past two years and the business is already reaping the benefits.
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.