Our culture and values
While writing a series of articles about H&Cs methodology, I realised that our success lies in our culture. Methodology without culture is like an engine without fuel. The wrong culture is like putting diesel in a petrol engine. So, before posting the first article in the series on methodology, here is a brief overview of what makes H&C tick.
5 reasons innovation is needed more than ever
Plato once said: “necessity is literally the mother of invention” and he continues to be correct. There is increasing evidence that the lockdown is a catalyst for a huge wave of innovation across industry, business, and everyday life.
Why you still need a physical office with a distributed work model
Distributed agile working is at the core of Hack and Craft. And now coronavirus has forced most companies into remote working, its benefits are becoming clear even to the most traditional businesses.
Bridging IT with OT and securing Industry 4.0
It is clear manufacturers must step up their game when it comes to security and businesses must support their IT departments both culturally and financially to make the most of the transition to Industry 4.0.
How lifecycle costing tools can boost customer relationship management strategies
Lifecycle costing tools unlock the true cost of business assets, and can help providers demonstrate why their products deliver the best value for money.
Effectively using data to measure product success at every stage of its lifecycle
The product lifecycle has changed indelibly, and the effective use of data is driving that change every step of the way.
OCR: applying a laser-like vision to manufacturing processes
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is not a new technology, but advances in artificial intelligence will enable manufacturers to get more value out of it.
How machine vision is changing the manufacturing industry
The manufacturing industry is becoming more sophisticated as a result of advances in technology.
5 key trends in Industrial IoT for 2020
Hack & Craft reports on five IIoT trends driving change in 2020.
Real-time insight: connected factories and the future of manufacturing
The Industrial Internet of Things offers manufacturers real-time visibility into their processes, assets and supply chain, but security is still a concern.
On the road to a greener system of vehicle manufacturing
A silent revolution is transforming the UK’s automotive industry.
Industry 4.0 and X.0 and the state of security
As digital transformation continues across industry, how can we tackle the growing security vulnerabilities we may find ourselves exposed to because of our interconnectedness?
Smarter, safer drilling: innovation in the oil and gas industry
Rigs and vessels can be harsh and hazardous environments, but technology is helping to improve safety and maintenance.
Breaking up the static - AI and the music industry
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an established tool in music distribution, search and streaming, but now AI is being employed by industry innovators as a collaborative creative tool to disrupt the static models of music tracks and artist composition.
How augmented reality can build efficiencies into the construction industry
AR technology can be a game-changer for construction, but barriers need to be overcome to push up adoption.
How to change an industry sector
How do you change the way an industry functions? Some people might say: that is the job of disruptors, maybe startups, maybe new entrants from other industries who come in and shake up the incumbents.