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David Smith job tracking
This new job tracking pilot at David Smith, a construction manufacturer in St Ives, is already bringing benefits to the company’s production process. It was exciting to visit the construction ...
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Top business challenges for small to medium sized manufacturers are identified and matched to digital solution areas Taking a radical approach to helping SMEs go digital, a team of researchers ...
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Support grows for Shoestring as it transitions to a community programme, with in-company specification workshops and factory pilots helping to shape the future Shoestring offering. As nationwide support for Digital ...
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Fife College has been named partners of the Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring programme. The link-up is part of the College’s drive to increase STEM skills, ensuring the digital needs ...
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On Wednesday 16th June, Shoestring held an online workshop for its solution provider partners to explore how off-the-shelf technologies can be integrated into the Shoestring development process. Technology specialists provide ...
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A new article, originally published in the Manufacturer, shows how the Shoestring programme is using cost-effective, off-the-shelf technologies to help manufacturing SMEs transform into highly efficient, digitally enabled businesses. In ...
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The Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring project successfully ran its second sprint-like event on 24-25 October 2020. This was a highly intensive competition where over 100 students from the University ...
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After the successful Shoestring hackathon run in 2019, the members of the Shoestring project are organising the second event of this kind targeted at students of the University of Cambridge ...
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Shoestring conference autumn 2019
Exploring low-cost digital solutions for SME manufacturers, the ‘Digital Manufacturing on a Shoestring’ project is seeking to change the possibilities for small-scale manufacturing. An overview of the project was provided ...
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About After the successful hackathon challenge run in the IEEE Students' Hackathon at Metrology for Industry 4.0 and IoT, DIAL is organising the first full event of this kind targeted ...
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