Welcome to the NHQ blog!

This main blog covers the world of AI from a manufacturing perspective! We talk about the commercial usecases, how to go about it, AI strategy, and also what policy and standards will impact your use of AI in future.

How you can turn an extra £100 per month IT spend into more than £4,000 of staff time savings monthly

Pressure to be more efficient has never been greater. The good news is there are so many helpful time-saving software as a service tools out there! …

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Procurement best practice – what manufacturers can learn

The National Audit Office (NAO) released its report on ‘Managing the Commercial Lifecycle’ in July 2021. We’ve taken a look and identified key areas …

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Microsoft Emissions Impact Dashboard - what you need to know

The Microsoft Emissions Impact Dashboard measures the impact of cloud usage on your carbon footprint. You can track your savings and plan for further …

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Why you should upskill your team with Azure AI fundamentals

The Azure AI Fundamentals exam is a brilliant way to upskill your management team and get them up to speed with the basics of AI..

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Investing in digital technology lowers future operating costs for manufacturers

Digital technology and Net Zero combine when we look into the future for productivity opportunities in manufacturing. Investing in digital not only …

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What is a citizen developer?

Discover what citizen developers are and what they can contribute to today's manufacturing industry.

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What manufacturing SME's need to know about IIoT and cyber-security

Take a look at what IIoT can do for your business and how to develop good cybersecurity practices around it.

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UK Government supports AI approaches to manufacturing sustainability

The UK government's national AI strategy was released on the 22nd September 2021. Find out what it means for manufacturers.

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Digitalising your business processes to be more sustainable

Moving away from paper-based processes can help you meet your sustainability goals. Re-inventing your processes gives you a whole new avenue for …

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Cloud Migration: important for a green future

Move to the cloud to go green.

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