The COVID-19 crisis has seen an explosion in video and teleconferencing service use. Looking into the future, if more mass remote working is to become the norm, how will existing systems cope? Are they secure enough? Do we just need more capacity, or new services and platforms to meet this new need?
As businesses adapt to the ‘new normal’, a significant component of their organization will be virtual teams. Silicon UK discovers the critical skills that virtual leaders need to be successful and, asks what being a virtual leader means today and into the future.
As businesses continue on their digitization roadmap, many have entered the last stage. Benefits are already becoming measurable and driving enterprise transformation. Silicon UK asks what barriers have been encountered, and what does a business do next, when it has achieved its digitization goals?
Data is now the most important commodity all businesses possess. Managing what can be vast databases of information needs a new role. The Chief Data Officer is vital to ensure the data available leads to insights and commercial opportunities.
Marcos Kauffman is currently the Director at the Institute of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – Coventry University Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Intellectual Property Strategy Director at Next Seti International.
Marcos joined the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) at Coventry University in 2016 as Innovation and Digital Director. In 2019 Marcos has taken the position of Director of the AME, a unique partnership between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing which was formed in late 2013 with the objective of bringing together business, research and education to accelerate the development of industry-ready graduates and commercialisation of new technology in the manufacturing sectors.