Automation can be the answer to a whole host of manufacturing and operations questions. This webinar outlines the IfM's structured Automation Assessment Tool to support you in automation investment decision making.
Business strategy & performance
In this webinar, experts demonstrate how reviewing competences will give you a better understanding of your organisation’s potential, capabilities and limitations, so you can develop and refine strategies that adapt effectively to shifts in the market and build a sustained competitive advantage.
In this webinar, experts cover the IfM’s 'make-or-buy' approach which helps organsiations determine what activities to undertake or develop in-house, undertake with partners, outsource or deliver through acquisition.
Dr Judith Shawcross and colleagues from Atos and Paderborn University talk about the award-winning 'Gold for Experts' talent development programme. The webinar hosted by EFMD Global Network was part of the Excellence in Practice Award Winners series.
Professor McFarlane talks about the next stage in the IoT evolution and its expansion into industry (IIoT).
This webinar introduces Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring, an EPSRC-funded project, that aims to demonstrate how low-cost commercially available technologies can be exploited in SMEs.
In this webinar Florian Urmetzer explores how looking to your business ecosystem can offer opportunities to draw in the resources and capabilities needed to meet the demands of end-customers.
In this webinar, guest speaker Professor John Clarkson, explains how systems thinking from engineering can be applied to almost any complex challenge, and discuss specific outcomes from his work on the Royal Academy of Engineering project ‘Engineering Better Care’.
Making the business case for data quality programmes.
Manufacturing a better world
At this IfM Briefing, leading experts from the Institute for Manufacturing draw lessons from the response of firms and governments to the COVID-19 pandemic, and look at how the manufacturing industry is likely to change and adapt in the months and years ahead.
This webinar gives an overview of research demonstrating how organisations can use widely available, low-cost technology to provide greater protection to employees as they return to work.
In this webinar, experts from the IfM, Royal Papworth Hospital and Cambridge Design Partnership discuss how they developed a device that, if needed in an emergency, could be attached to a ventilator to enable two COVID-19 patients to receive tailored respiratory support.
Dr Imoh Ilevbare, Product Manager (Innovation and Technology Management) at IfM ECS, provides insights on how to stay on the front-foot in the face of the current complex and rapidly-shifting political and technological landscape.
In this webinar, experts from the IfM cover how organisations can use strategic tools including roadmapping and scenario planning to plan in a rapidly changing business landscape.
Strategic asset management
This webinar provides insights based on the experience and modelling efforts of Addenbrookes Hospital, based in Cambridge (UK), to predict local hospital admissions, model patient flows through the hospital and estimate subsequent use of resources.
This webinar looks at why sustainable business models matter and how to think differently about value creation and capture. We also cover applications from three industries where IfM tools have helped businesses to shift to a sustainable business model.
In this webinar, experts from the Centre for Industrial Sustainability highlight why sustainability makes business sense and how manufacturers can generate new value whilst reducing waste.
This webinar looks at how identifying and eliminating waste in your business makes business sense. Experts from research and industry will explain techniques for identifying waste using data you are already collecting and how you can get buy-in from across the business to drive the initiative forward.
In this webinar Steve Evans revisits the 'Future of UK Manufacturing' predictions from 2013 and looks ahead to the big changes and challenges that are now shaping our industrial future.
This webinar covers the findings from the EU-funded SCALER Project. Researchers from the Centre for Industrial Sustainability highlight the role; the triggers, enablers and barriers for implementation; and the economic, environmental and social benefits of industrial symbiosis.