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Staying Secure in the Smart Era: 3 Rules for Cyber Security

Almost half of manufacturers have fallen victim to cybercrime, according to the Cyber Security Manufacturing Report 2018, published by EEF. One of the biggest challenges for manufacturers is choosing from the range of products and services available to protect against these crimes.

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10 Ways to Think Differently about Robotic Automation

Take another look: A lot is happening in and around robotic automation. What robots might mean for machining and manufacturing is getting ready to change.

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How to Budget for Your Company's Technical Debt

While “technical debt” is a term that’s frequently used by technologists, the implication and understanding of it tends to be opaque to the business until it’s too late - just look at how Nokia lost the mobile market that it helped create.

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The Internet of Things: New Business Models for Manufacturers?

The convergence of operational technology and information technology systems could help manufacturers embrace new service offerings using web-based business models.

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Hiring Hard-to-Find Manufacturing Talent in a Competitive Market

Earlier this year, the US economy crossed a new threshold of success: Job openings now outnumber job applicants.

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Robotic Revolution: Why Now? A hardware perspective

We have previously argued that everything in the world of robotics is changing. Indeed, we have shown that robots are increasingly becoming collaborative, mobile and intelligent, leaving their confines in factories to enter more aspects of industry and daily life.

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