"Any customer can have a car painted any colour that he wants so long as it is black." Henry Ford
In economical terms, technological change supports economic growth. It drives spending not just at the manufacturing level, but also by expanding, and making products and services more relevant. Technical innovation adoption by industry has moved us quickly in to an era of customisation and personalisation, but are we still in a period of rapid evolution, or are the easiest of technological changes now conquered and the future is preparing for less dramatic re-invention?
From industry4.0 and private networks, to robotics, data analytics and AI, this panel looks at several industry leaders and the role that connectivity and new technologies will play a part in the evolution of traditional organisations as we embrace this digitally connected era.
Antony Morse, Head of digital Solutions, O2
- Steve Rose, Senior Partner at Bell Research Labs
- Julie Wardhaugh, Chief Architect, Strategy Execution at British Sugar
- John Roberts, CEO at AO.com
- Andrei Brasoveanu, Partner at Accel