Industry Talk

Regular Industry Development Updates, Opinions and Talking Points relating to Manufacturing, the Supply Chain and Logistics.

Automating Risk Management to Improve Employee Safety in Warehouses

Automating warehouse facilities has many recognised operational benefits – from increasing efficiency, improving productivity and becoming less reliant on the...

British shoppers likely to spend £4.4bn less on non-essentials during Christmas period

The Guardian has reported on research from Retail Economics and Metapack today; saying - British shoppers likely to spend £4.4bn...

Consumer confidence & the mini-budget – how businesses can prepare for the golden quarter

The retail sector is absolutely feeling the impacts of rock-bottom consumer confidence. A huge UK bank warned inflation is set...

How can we test that our AI is ethical & can assure quality?

The topic of bias within machine learning and AI isn’t a new one. Many high-profile organisations have run afoul of...

Cyber criminals will ruthlessly target any organisations in their quest to make money

The news that the FBI have issued an alert warning about phishing emails targeting those with access to healthcare portals,...

The impact of the Queen’s death on business & retail

Retailers and businesses across the UK are bracing themselves for a period of uncertainty following the death of Queen Elizabeth...

Think Again – The Interim Model May Be Best

For some years now a wave of misunderstanding and misinformation has swept the temporary employment market. Companies large and small...

The FBI warns of vulnerabilities in medical devices

In the news, the FBI has warned of vulnerabilities in medical devices following several CISA alerts. More stringent security processes...

GLOBALISATION 2.0: A new approach to global commerce

Last March, the chief of the world's largest fund management company - BlackRock - announced in a letter to his...

How to secure your inventory

Though every business may have a slightly different definition of high-value inventory, each one will have resources that require careful...

Organisations need a proactive strategy to stop ransomware attacks

The claimed ransomware attack by the REvil ransomware group shows the swift speed at which cyber criminals now act. REvil...

How To Find Reliable Manufacturers For Your Supply Needs

Manufacturing industries are the backbone of any economy. They are responsible for producing the goods and services that we use...

New guidance on software supply chain attacks

The OpenSSF is a great organisation that is definitely operating under full steam -- they are making some serious progress...