They call it the new oil. There’s talk of data lakes and data highways. Data ingestion, data governance, data lineage, data everything. Data, data, data… Hardly the language of everyday manufacturing, is it?
Everything moves at such a fast pace nowadays that, to compete in the world of business, you need to have something that will make you stand out among your competitors, and this could be as simple as your exportation of goods.
We are facing the last month as a member of the European Union unless political events overtake this column. Make UK’s first quarter survey, in association with BDO, paints an interesting snapshot of the shifting sands of world trade.
My afternoon at this year’s Manufacturing Automation and Robotics Summit included a roundtable discussion on Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems, with delegates coming together to identify the key takeaways for them and their businesses.
Sanjeev Gupta has been engineering a quiet revolution in the UK and global metals sector, while simultaneously building an integrated presence in automotive and aerospace supply chains that will position his Liberty House as a key player in both.