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.
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.
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.
Why man and machine need to work together for the best results
Despite fears of technology taking our jobs, new research reminds us that the best results still emerge when man and machine work effectively together.
How tech is revolutionising our sleep, for the better
Technology companies are recognising the importance of sleep in a world where health is paramount.
How drones are helping to protect the environment
Easy-to-fly drones allow conservationists to monitor everything from animal populations to climate change – and even restore fire-damaged forests and coral reefs.