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Globally businesses are automating. But are we here? Or are we at risk of a widening productivity gap?

Wednesday 15th July @ 12:30 - 13:00

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Date:
Wednesday 15th July
Time:
12:30 - 13:00
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41% of businesses surveyed are speeding up their automation plans but is it happening here in the South West or are we at risk of a widening productivity gap?

Charlotte Collyer from the Digital Skills Partnership looks at the global context and talks to Nicola Dillion from Microsoft and Stuart Cochrane from Numatic in Somerset.

Guests:-

Nicola Dillion: Microsoft, Local & Regional Government Strategic Account Director discusses:

  • Examples of automation in Local Authorities Covid-19 response
  • Examples of automation within the UK Private Sector
  • Microsoft technologies that can assist automation

Stuart Cochrane: Head of Operations for Numatic discusses How a Knowledge Partnership with the University of West of England introduced them to the Robotics lab and from there transforming manufacturing processes through co-bots.