Transformation

How big data and AI will optimise continuous improvement

Panasonic is testing a continuous improvement method for manufacturing processes called gemba, which builds on Toyota’s kaizen method. In combination...

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From the “city of light” to “city lights”

As an indispensible part of the public space, light creates a hierarchy of urban spaces, and shapes user behaviour. Today...

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Teleworking prompts rethink of commercial space

For employers and professionals in the property development industry, new working practices driven by mobility and digital developments are resulting...

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The smart building, still seeking its voice

Voice assistants, increasingly used in the home, have not found their way into the work environment. Not yet. To do...

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Voice technology still in its infancy in plant environment

Voice assistants are just starting to be seen in industry. But before an assembly line can be controlled by voice...

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“A digitalised government means five days of extra free time”

Estonia is often seen as a textbook example of digital government transformation. But in practice, what is a digital government?...

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Humanity and technology risk

Technology is a great servant but a terrible master, says futurist Gerd Leonhard, who believes that its rollout entails ethical...

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