"WE HAVE TO BE PREPARED TO LOSE PEOPLE"
In most companies, older managers are coming head to head with young digital natives. It is not always an easy situation. How can HR departments support managers during the digital transformation? We talked to Andreas Grieger, Head of HR at Weidmüller, a specialist in electrical connection technology based in Detmold, Germany.
BREXIT: HOPE FOR THE BEST, PREPARE FOR THE WORST
The EU member states have adopted a draft agreement on the modalities of Great Britain's withdrawal from the EU. But since the deal might be vetoed by the British parliament, companies should still prepare for a possible hard Brexit.
HOW TO DEAL WITH CHINA?
China is not only a huge market for European companies, but also a major competitor. The EU now wants to establish tighter control of Chinese investments in Europe - a step that is sparking controversial debates within the industry community.
PILLS FLYING THROUGH THE AIR!
Drones do the work in the warehouse of the future.
CYBER SECURITY VERSUS MACHINERY SAFETY
The new technical report ISO/TR 22100-4 clarifies which statutory and normative safety requirements apply to manufacturers.
BRAZIL AFTER THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION: BETWEEN HOPE AND FEAR
New President Jair Bolsonaro will pose a real test for democracy in Brazil. What consequences will the election have on mechanical and plant engineering companies in the country?
DIGITAL LEADERSHIP: WHEN THE BOSS NEEDS TO LEARN NEW SKILLS
Digitalization is massively increasing not only the specialist demands, but also the human demands on managers. How well prepared are you?
THE TREASURE OF PROCESS MEASURING TECHNOLOGY
Selective measurement processes are no longer enough for modern process analysis. In order to optimize system operation, operators need to know, access and document their data potential.
TRAIN THE TRAINER: EDUCATION FOR AFRICA
Mechanics and electronics are on the curriculum; the job prospects are excellent. How VDMA is supporting the domestic economy and young people in Nigeria and Botswana.
BITS, VOLTS AND AMPERES IN HARMONY
The energy sector is choosing smart technologies to help transform the energy system.