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

How robotics are optimising warehouse operations

Robots in Ocado's distribution centre

With online shopping here to stay, more companies are poised to automate picking goods in their warehouses

How far can machines take over project management?

AI project management

Smart robots are poised to take over routine project management, but the machines cannot yet fully replace project managers

Is the future of retail humanless?

There are times when customers prefer a no-nonsense robot, but humans aren’t redundant just yet

Connected machines will create better jobs

Rolls-Royce’s IoT systems notify the engineering company when maintenance and upgrades are due

Negative stories have surrounded the internet of things and job losses have been their focus, but a more accurate analysis reveals a shift in the skills needed towards services