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.
When it comes to adopting energy saving innovations, perceptions of risk mean there is often a race to be second. In choosing new technologies – especially those that require higher capital expenditure initially, businesses prefer to invest in something that is already tested and successful.
Microsoft UK's technology expert, Michael Wignall, reveals what Artificial Intelligence is and the past, present and future breakthroughs that have led to dramatic improvements in speed, accuracy and productivity.
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.
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.