How to gain competitive advantages by creating a Digital Twin for your products

Keeping up with consumer expectations We all know modern consumers’ expectations are being driven by the power of technology – almost every aspect of daily life now has to be faster, smarter, and more convenient. But leading enterprises in manufacturing have uncovered an effective new approach to ensuring they can…

Colin Bull

GDPR – A stepping stone to innovation

The business world has finally entered the post-GDPR era, filled with a sense of trepidation regarding what issues may arise under these new regulations. As the dust of thousands of data privacy consent emails settles, companies are starting to examine how they can utilise these new processes to their advantage.…

Iain Reid

How blockchain can be implemented to support Industry 4.0?

The end of 2017 saw the rise of cryptocurrencies as the value of the market soared. Renewed interest in blockchain technology swiftly followed, more than 10 years after it first gained popularity in the finance industry. However, blockchain is more than cryptocurrency and has the potential to be used in…

Colin Bull

Becoming entrepreneurial: maximising the impact of your Product Owners

In Agile frameworks, the Product Owner is the person responsible for maximizing value, for example through prioritisation of development work, engaging stakeholders; and learning from the market and customers.  Product Owners formulate a crystal-clearvision that guides product development, involve key stakeholders, makes use of the possibilities afforded by new technologies;…

Matthijs Kouw, Farid Nat & Kaan Bulakeri

DevOps: What is it and why do you care?

The term DevOps is a combination of two terms: development (Dev) and operations (Ops). This term was created as way of combining software engineering, operations culture, and practices to unify software development and software operations. The primary goal of DevOps is to strongly integrate automation and monitoring at all steps…

Blake Talley

A market for change in the business sector

It seems that the word ‘agile’ is everywhere. Online articles, business magazines, and training companies are touting agility, as the way to immense profitability, productivity and general success.  But is it all it’s purported to be? And if it is, how do we take the theory – developed initially for…

Craig Thielen

Is this the key to success in the fourth industrial revolution?

What does ‘success’ look like today? If you were to tell a client the project you’ve been tasked with managing would be delivered on time, and within their budget, they’d almost certainly be delighted. Unfortunately, the chances are that would mean they’ve overlooked the need for quality, which I personally…

Kevin Cunningham