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Is the UK in danger of squandering the promise of robotics?

20 June 2017 at 8:22am

A hard-hitting opinion piece by a UK manufacturer raises the spectre of a nation unwilling to take the risks needed to fully grasp the opportunity robotics presents. Does Chris Johnson of SMB Bearings have a message policy makers should be listening to?

The Digital Marketplace Contenders, 12: PretaGov

13 June 2017 at 6:31am

'We estimate that to digitise 100 paper based processes would take 230 years and £150m, based on most commonly-used developer intensive solutions. In time, that's equivalent to the time it would take to do nine return trips to Pluto, and cost, employing 487 extra NHS nurses.'