Weight for it! Here come the electric planes – The Manufacturer

After decades of fossil fuel-powered jets, advances in materials, battery chemistry, and electrical systems are opening up the possibility of cleaner, greener, cheaper commercial flight. But electrification requires plane makers to innovate, invest, work hard, and win the weight race. A recent Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre event discussed the pressing issues. A quiet revolution is…

Digital skills and competence, and digital and online learning | ETF

Digital skills and competence, and digital and online learning Type Report Authors Alessandro Brolpito, ETF expert Year 2018 PDFEN The digital transformation is, to varying degrees, taking place in ETF partner countries also. The ETF aims at helping its partner countries reap the benefits of the opportunities offered by the digital transformation and address the…

Game changing technologies: Exploring the impact on production processes and work | Eurofound

Last year, Giovanni Crisonà as a skillman representative, was interviewed by Eurofound on the impact of game-changing technologies in the manufacturing industries (notably on work, skills and working conditions). Expert interviews were part of a nearly year long study that Technopolis Group conducted in assignment of Eurofound. The results of that study have been published…

IoT-connected cars: the new challange

Technology is evolving so rapidly it has become an integral component of everyday life and having uninterrupted connectivity is necessary, even while driving. In fact, analysts predict that by 2016 in-vehicle connectivity and basic online content will become critical buying factors, even if a little while ago, drivers have resisted paying extra for in-vehicle connected…