NASA's trips to Mars rank amongst the greatest robotics accomplishments in history. Their secret? It's all about quality management. IQMS' Louis Columbus breaks out four quality field lessons for manufacturers.
AI and ethics - more questions in search of societal and industrial answers.
IQMS Pinnacle 2018 brought an inspirational message of customers using manufacturing ERP and shop floor automation to thrive in tough markets. But does that match up to customer realities? First up: my use case interview with PVC-free plastics manufacturer Eldon James.
Oracle OpenWorld 2018 - Ellison makes convincing pitch on automation and security for Oracle Cloud 2.0...but can’t resist trashing AWS
Oracle’s co-founder and now CTO, Larry Ellison, took to the stage today to give us an insight into the company’s Generation 2 cloud platform. The key message? Autonomous security will be key. However, he also made time to carry out some benchmarking against AWS.
Comparing the hype with the reality in the latest annual survey from the International Federation of Robotics.
Understanding the frameworks around which ethical models are built helps contextualize the often confusing world of ethical technology. Here is my stab at a view of the landscape and what should happen next.
It’s been interesting to watch Infor’s transformation over the last few years. How can a company with so many product lines modernize them all, migrate users to the cloud and position these firms for a more digital future? Here’s the progress report that’s been eight years in the making.
AI, robotics, engineering, corporate values and diversity - ABB CEO Ulrich Spiesshofer's worldview.
World Economic Forum - robots will take jobs, but upskilling will put humans ahead...if we do it properly
A major future of work report from the World Economic Forum puts skills investment top of the corporate and governmental agenda.
Recruiting has been a stale area when it comes to transformation. The "AI" we've seen to date for recruiting is problematic. But with the help of AllyO, Anixter's Matt Mackin is finding new ways to infuse recruiting with smart automation.
How to safeguard ethical standards in the Fourth Industrial Revolution - one of the topics under debate as Salesforce takes the next step in ethical considerations.