industry 4.0 Blogs
Demand for skills still high in IT & Infrastructure
Even in these turbulent and uncertain times, we are seeing a rise in the numbers of roles which are related to production IT infrastructure across all business sectors and demand has not slowed, in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic. IoT and 4IR ar...Automation and Robotics Software and IT skills shortages industry 4.0 #fobmi technology
Attract and recruit for Industry 4.0
Last week I attended Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Manufacturing, hosted by the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC). It was a great opportunity to see live, cutting-edge technology demonstrations, share knowledge and discuss future collaborat...Automation & Robotics events Artificial Intelligence (AI) skills shortage industry 4.0
What’s the reason for the shortage of engineers in the UK?
It is no coincidence that when it comes to filling permanent vacancies, UK employers have consistently voted engineering and technical in the top three most challenging functions. This is according to the Recruitment Employment Confederation (REC)...engineering skills shortage industry 4.0 technology
Embracing Aerospace 4.0 to Take Off!
Industry 4.0 will be a major theme at the International Paris Air Show. Over recent years, major OEMs, primes and tier 1 suppliers have been investing in new digitally integrated, advanced modern technologies and I am excited to see the latest adv...Aerospace industry 4.0 Paris Air Show aerospace 4.0 advanced engineering
See you at the Paris Air Show
I am thrilled to be attending the International Paris Air Show later this month alongside Neil Cayley and Jason Cole. Taking place between the 17-23 June 2019, it is the world's premier and largest event dedicated to the aerospace, aviation, defen...Defence Aviation Aerospace Skills industry 4.0 Paris Air Show
Is the Skills Shortage holding back UK Composites?
The UK is at the forefront of developing scientific research into new composite materials. This is an important technology that has huge potential for the future of high value manufacturing in the UK. With potential accelerated organic growth in t...industry 4.0 technology Composites Materials
In May I attended Railtex 2019, the UK’s largest and leading exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. Over 400 exhibitors from 22 countries were in attendance, with attendees ranging from total railway systems, major rolling stock co...Rail IOT industry 4.0
Industry 4.0: Back to Basics
Following my last blog where I considered some of the misconceptions surrounding Industry 4.0, I want to get 'back-to-basics' and look at what the component parts of Industry 4.0 actually are. Without descending into the ‘white noise’, as describe...4IR industry 4.0 big data connected technology internet of things cloud computing connectivity future skills
Industry 4.0: Removing the White Noise
The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), Industry 4.0, the smart factory and smart manufacturing – terms we hear on a regular basis that are interchangeably used to describe the advent of disruptive technologies. But what does it actually mean to y...4IR industry 4.0 smart factory smart manufacturing disruptive technologies
Podcast Episode 3: Are you Industry 4.0 Skills Ready?
Industry 4.0 is here to stay. In the third episode of our podcast series we discuss how SMEs can diversify skillsets in their business to stay ahead of the game. Click here to listen to our third podcast. We’ve summarised the key takeaway poin...SME skills shortages industry 4.0 podcast big data