Issue 21 | Spring 2020


The briefing

The latest business and technology news, comment and analysis from the editorial team at our sister publication Verdict

Preparing for a quantum ready workforce

IKE CEO Professor Sa’ad Sam Medhat shares insights on the quantum transition from MIT’s Future Compute event

We need standards for AI adoption in the public sector

The UK’s Committee on Standards in Public Life calls for more transparency in the government's use of artificial intelligence

Aerospace & defence decision-makers get on board with Industry 4.0

IFS says aerospace & defence manufacturers are increasingly adopting Industry 4.0 tech as part of their digital transformation

Bridging the skills gap with automated engineering

Martyn Williams of COPA-DATA UK explains how automated engineering can help bridge the skills gap in manufacturing

Can drones mitigate the business impact of coronavirus?

Percepto's Ariel Avitan argues drones can help critical infrastructure operators reduce the impact of Covid-19 on the workforce

Powering an electric  future

ByteSnap Design's Julian Skidmore explains why the UK’s electric vehicles market depends on the creation of a nationwide public charging infrastructure

It's time for leaders to own their digital skills

Open University chancellor Baroness Martha Lane Fox shares her views on the importance of digital skills among business leaders

Know your knowledge creation and management strategies

IKE fellow Andrew Constable discusses different types of knowledge management strategies organisations can use to drive innovation in account management teams.

Not enough women know about tech opportunities

Entrepreneur Jess Lancashire encourages women to look beyond the stereotypes surrounding technology sector careers

Further reading

A selection of in-depth features and analysis across business, technology and industry, chosen by our editor from our sister publications