Industry 4.0 consortium announces findings

~ A forthcoming report details the findings of the year-long consortium, with further meetings planned for 2017 to expand on the work done so far ~ The EIIL’s Industry 4.0 research consortium has seen 41 functional managers from 21 companies contribute their opinions on the workshop series this year. The purpose of the group was…

Three industry changes caused by digitalisation

~ European Chemical Employers Group conference reinforces EIIL findings on connected generation ~ The EIIL recently participated in the ECEG conference on A Digital Single Market Strategy for Europe. In his keynote introduction Eric Mamer, Deputy Head of cabinet of EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, outlined some of the main changes we can…

ART in Industry challenges perceptions

~ Best practice sharing forum of EIIL members and industry association representatives discover common concerns for Attracting and Retaining Talent ~ EIIL corporate members from the construction, chemicals, plastics and industrial gases sectors met with six industry association representatives in Brussels late last month for an industry best practice sharing forum. The first ART in…

Cultural Differences Make a Difference

Making a case for increased diversity and inclusion was not the prime purpose of the recent EIIL masterclass ‘Multi-cultural negotiating and influencing’ but it was certainly a welcome by-product. The EIIL’s Leaders of Industry study in 2003 identified ‘the ability to appreciate cultural differences and to effectively negotiate and influence in these’ as one of…