The 100 People Transforming Business series showcases leaders driving innovation in manufacturing

  • Robots, 3D printing, and drones are features of the new manufacturing world-order, which even a few years ago seemed experimental.
  • Financing these innovations can sometimes be challenging, however, as margins in manufacturing tend to be thin.
  • Innovation does cause concern over lost employment opportunities. Companies are looking at ways to reskill workers for a more automated future. 
  • 100 People Transforming Business is an annual list and series highlighting those across industries who are changing the way the world does business. Check out the full list for 2020.

The manufacturing industry is in the midst of a major shift to adopt next-generation technologies. “Digital twins” of aircraft and other assets enable companies to monitor parts for maintenance well before they break down, saving valuable time and money. Robots now routinely work alongside humans on factory floors handling mundane tasks, like transporting pallets.

Drones will soon start flying around large warehouses to

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Battle softball showcases defensive skills in both games Saturday | Prep Sports

Although winning games is the goal for every team, the Battle Spartans chose to focus on development during the early season.

The Spartans split two games Saturday in the sixth annual War on the Battlefield tournament, beating Logan-Rogersville 3-1 and losing 3-2 to Fulton.

“I’m happy with the way we hit, really happy with the way we played defense, we pitched well, but we just couldn’t get any breaks,” Battle softball head coach Joe Henderson said.

Despite the season just getting underway, the Spartans defense looked to be in midseason form already, only committing one error in the five games they played Friday and Saturday.

Coach Henderson has a unique challenge this season, having to replace seven of his nine starters from last year, but that challenge is a lot easier when you have a vocal leader on the team. That leader is Eliyah McCarthy (Minnesota State commit), the senior

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London Showcases How Tech Will Help Navigate Our Fast Evolving World

London Tech Week, Europe’s most influential technology festival,
runs through 11th September

  • A fully virtual and globally accessible event, it will cover the whole tech ecosystem, focusing on health, education, business transformation, the future of work, diversity and inclusion
  • Key speakers include former Google CEO & Co-Founder of Schmidt Futures, Eric Schmidt, the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP the Secretary of State for Health, Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden and Dr. Indra Joshi Director of AI at NHSX

LONDON, Sept. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — London Tech Week 2020 launches this week showcasing the best of global tech and how it will play a crucial role in helping us navigate the challenges facing our changing world.

Europe’s most influential tech event, which runs through 11th September, will look at the impact of the technology ecosystem on the key issues of our age including health, education, security, the future of

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