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Energy awareness: it’s the little steps that count

07 January, 2020

In his first column since becoming Gambica’s new sector head for industrial automation, Nikesh Mistry* considers energy efficiency and climate change. Taking small steps, he believes, could help us achieve the goal of zero-carbon emissions.


Lending a helping hand to electrical workers

09 November, 2019

For a special guest column this month, Gambica has invited Tessa Ogle, CEO of the Electrical Industries Charity, to look at the important topic of mental health. Gambica, which is located in the same building as the EIC, helps to raise funds for the charity at its annual lunch.


Time for pastures new

13 October, 2019

After more than three years in charge of Gambica’s industrial automation activities, Victoria Montag is moving on to pastures new. In her final column, she reflects on some of her experiences during her time with the trade association.


Industry 4.0: challenges and opportunities

15 September, 2019

A key to the successful implementation of Industry 4.0 projects is accessing critical data that may be locked away in existing automation systems. But, as Jan Hemper, technical director of Gambica member InControl Systems, explains, accessing that data can provide opportunities for companies to leapfrog their rivals.


Technology can help to deskill tasks too

07 August, 2019

One of the key arguments for increasing the use of automation is that it allows workers to take on more rewarding jobs. But what if they cannot perform these higher-level tasks? Victoria Montag, Gambica’s sector head* for industrial automation, argues that technology could help here too by deskilling more some of the more complex occupations.


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