The Deployable Fourth Industrial Revolution
Industrial innovation is driving a new range of intelligent tools and services into the open market to be accessed by anyone with sufficient resources.
Defence, security and critical infrastructure organisations now face a stark challenge – how to rapidly convert emerging commercial technology into assured deployable capability with the power to deliver real advantage in mission-critical environments.
The effective deployment of 4iR technology as an assured capability in mission critical environments is becoming a vital priority for global security. Achieving this requires a significant change of approach.Read more
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To succeed we must learn to fail faster
The role of failure in matching the pace of technological change in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.Read more
4iR and New Economics
What should we expect from the economic models born out of the newest industrial revolution?Read more
The rising value of live testing in an increasingly digitised defence environmentRead more
Power of the user
Why taking users on the deployment journey is essential for the effective use of 4iR technology in mission-critical environments.Read more
Commercial organisations have, for some time now, been exploring and exploiting ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) as a way to increase flexibility and reduce costs by utilising their employees’ use of their own technology in the workplace.
Freyja Lockwood, Senior Consultant at QinetiQ, leads a discussion on how new approaches to leadership and management may be required to enable the successful utilisation of emerging technologies in mission critical environments.
Adaptive Intelligent Systems are among several emerging technologies being applied across a range of environments as part of a widespread shift in the technology we use every day, under the banner of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4iR).
The Fourth Industrial Revolution presents us with an opportunity to shape the way we work in advance of the technological changes that we can’t necessarily anticipate. But it’s not just about technology; there are so many other factors to consider.
The ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ is delivering a raft of emergent technologies into the defence and security environments that are challenging current legal and regulatory practices.
In its report – The Ocean Economy in 2030 – the OECD identifies that the maritime industry is poised to undergo a profound transition and create the potential to double its contribution to global value creation.
In cities across Europe, car thieves are using GSM-jamming devices to disable vehicle security systems.