Unmanned ships set to sail the seas

Man operating ship remotely

Ships that sail themselves will cost less to operate and use clean energy, but will see the loss of crew jobs

The internet of things is revolutionising deep mining

Mine worker with head torch

Developments enabled by the internet of things are saving lives in high-risk industries such as mining

Machines and automation could make more workers migrate

Sewing factory south asia

On the march across South-East Asia’s factories, automation is increasing the threat of mass migration of redundant low-skilled workers

Automation: is Trump ignoring potential job losses?

The Trump administration has made job creation a central focus and dismissed the threat that automation poses to the American blue- collar workforce

Jobs lost to automation is a political issue, but one that US President Donald Trump seems to be ignoring, despite voters’ concerns

Marine servitisation: charting new waters for the shipping industry

Shipping industry technology

Servitisation is at the heart of the manufacturing industry with businesses developing new capabilities to provide services and solutions that support their products, but the maritime sector is playing catch-up

Why there’s a disconnect between consumers and automotive companies

Autonomous vehicle testing during a media event in Milton Keynes

Momentous change is taking place in transport as governments loosen regulation and encourage major private investment, but innovators risk leaving the public behind on the road to the future

Algorithmic trading ushers in new era of market automation

At the stockmarket

Automating the management of money poses difficult challenges which must be overcome by creating trust and transparency

Without workplace automation UK businesses will fail

Automation is liberating workers from monotonous drudgery, offering more engaging employment and companies a competitive edge