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UK digital sector expanding three times faster than economy

A new report from Tech Nation reveals a wealth of good news for the UK technology sector amidst the Brexit gloom, reports Chris Middleton....

Nearly half of UK manufacturers victims of cybercrime

Nearly half (48 percent) of UK manufacturers have been victims of a cyber attack, according to a new report. As a result, the Cyber Security...

Skills: UK nation of IoT marketers, not engineers warns critical report

The UK has hundreds of thousands of IoT professionals – just not the right ones, suggests a new employment report. Chris Middleton explains why...

AR-enabled industrial wearables: the next growth market?

The latest investments in augmented reality (AR) platform company Upskill reveal that the concept of using AR to train and assist factory workers is...

Portugal teams with Cisco on national digitisation plan

The Portuguese government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cisco to drive a programme of country-wide digitisation. The focus will be on developing the...

Automation will replace 9 percent of US jobs in 2018

Automation will replace nine per cent of all US jobs this year, says Forrester Research. What changes should IT decision-makers and business leaders make...

Executives lack confidence when it comes to Industry 4.0, says Deloitte

Recruitment and training at every level in the corporate hierarchy may need a rethink, if companies are to reap the full benefits of industrial...

Hirotec slams the (car) door on factory downtime

It’s no secret that factory downtime – due to machinery failure, for example – is extremely costly. In the UK alone, it could be...

Only 1.5 percent of execs say their organisation has a clear...

Fewer than two percent of executives at large organizations say their companies have a clear vision of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with implementation...

HPE’s ‘proof of concept’ approach to future supply chain improvements

Jan Roodenburg is vice president for EMEA of supply chain and operations at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). Volker Heinle is director for EMEA of...

US manufacturers too slow to adopt Industry 4.0, finds report

The Boston Consulting Group claims many manufacturers in the U.S. lack the urgency or strategy to adopt Industry 4.0 in its latest piece of...

Yamaha joins the IoT race, launches new automation platform

Yamaha has launched its own Advanced Robotics Automation platform to better control its robot workforce through the Internet of Things (IoT). The Japanese motor giant...
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