AUTOMATION ANXIETY AND THE PROMISE OF AI
Will robots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) take over, lead to massive job displacements and soon send our societies into turmoil? Or are they simply great tools we can use to create a world with increased prosperity, resource efficiency and new cures for terrible diseases? A reality check shows: It is time to leave techno-panics behind.
SOBERING NEWS ON ARGENTINA'S ECONOMY
German mechanical engineering companies had high hopes for business in Argentina. But large-scale projects have been put on hold pending the elections in October.
WHAT A MESS!
Safety markings, type plates, cable plates and component labelling are important. Nevertheless, for many engineers and designers they are an unwelcome side issue. How to get better.
"BEWARE OF THE GRAPEVINE"
What should we do when all the changes in the company begin to irritate even the most optimistic of colleagues? How to get motivated for the digital transformation.
5G - ONE HUNDRED TIMES FASTER AND IN REAL TIME
5G mobile networks will soon unlock completely new opportunities for mechanical engineering companies. But there is still plenty of work to be done.
JUNCKER’S DIGITAL LEGACY
The President of the European Commission has spent a good part of his five-year term in crisis mode. But in the long term, his Presidency might be remembered for its progress in building a European Digital Single Market.
DID YOU KNOW...ABOUT FREE TRADE?
What free trade means for German mechanical and plant engineering - Ten facts and figures
EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE IN THE SMART WAREHOUSE
Does Industrie 4.0 always put major international corporations at an advantage? Absolutely not! With its digital twin, one medium-sized company is claiming one digital transformation award after the other.
HI, I AM YOUR NEW COLLEAGUE
Many people are still skeptical about collaborative robots. How can industry change that? With standards and emotions.
THE BUREAUCRATIC MONSTER OF BRUSSELS
Registration obligations for staff working abroad for even very short periods are getting out of hand. A businessman reports on the madness he experiences every day.
CHANGE A RUNNING SYSTEM!
5G will speed up machine communication enormously. As cyberattacks become ever more sophisticated, what does this mean for IT security?