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What’s disrupting manufacturing?

The world is in the midst of what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and digital technology is upending every sector of the economy. Nowhere is this more obvious than in manufacturing, where everything from planning, design, and preorder to supply chain, sales, and post-sales are benefiting from an extreme digital makeover. Here are […]

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The future of two-factor authentication

After years of lectures from security experts, businesses have finally begun to accept that a password alone isn’t enough to secure a corporate computing account. Enter two-factor authentication (2FA). It strengthens security by using an additional login method, such as fingerprint scans or facial recognition. Two-factor authentication is becoming increasingly important as passwords fall victim […]

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Overcome the struggle of using tech in the classroom

Bridging the digital divide between what Marc Prensky coined digital “native” students and digital “immigrant” teachers will mean a rethink in education as the pace of technological change picks up. Fundamental to this shift is the way teachers view technology as something new and innovative, while their students just regard it as a normal part of everyday […]

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Does classroom technology hurt or help student learning?

It’s a question steeped in anecdote and teacher frustration: does technology help or hurt learning in the classroom? Given the complexity of schools and the nuances of learning, the answer is a resounding “it depends.” How technology is used and for what purpose will determine its effectiveness. In other words, does the pedagogy come before the technology? […]

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The next revolution: Convertible computing

Convertibles are the new tech kid on the block, but do they make sense for your business? Convertibles essentially combine a notebook computer with a detachable touchscreen that can be used as a tablet, or a screen that flips over to make a tablet with a hidden physical keyboard. They have great promise for mobile […]

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6 edu-tech trends for the classroom of tomorrow

Technology and digital innovation are changing the educational environment and the way students learn. This rapidly evolving landscape is accelerating digital transformation for teachers, schools and administrators alike, with the promise that technology will help students succeed. Here we look at some of the trends – including artificial intelligence (AI), gamification and coding – that […]

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5 reasons why workstations still matter

Modern manufacturing is all about innovating with digital prototyping and technologies like 3D printing – all of which require a high degree of raw computing power. Workstations are ideal for providing this resource, where their large processing power can crunch complex formulas and graphics, while a screen provides a valuable visual interface for an engineer […]

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