Enginuity has got people talking
Enginuity news, Industry news
We only publicly launched Enginuity on Thursday 6th February 2020, but our unique blend of unmatched industry expertise and data has already been making headlines!
In the January/February issue of Engineering published on Thursday 6th Feb, editor Steve Welch described Enginuity as “perform(ing) a leading role in supporting the advent of Industry 4.0 practices in the UK whilst continuing to bring employers, educators and policymakers together to promote engineering careers.” He also saw the decision to relaunch as Enginuity as “a statement of the organisation’s purpose in keeping up with, even staying ahead of, the pace of change within industry.”
A double-page Q&A in the February issue of Manufacturing & Engineering Magazine, saw Enginuity Chief Executive Ann Watson sharing the thinking behind our transition from the Semta Group to Enginuity:
“Engineers are at the forefront of tackling many of the biggest societal challenges we face today. At the same time, Industry 4.0 is rapidly changing engineering and manufacturing.”
“To seize the commercial opportunities these challenges and this change creates, the manufacturing and engineering sector needs to adapt fast. Individuals, SMEs and large employers need the skills that will allow them to flourish, now and in the future.”
Manufacturing Management editor Chris Beck called the change from Semta to Enginuity ‘radical’ in an interview with Ann, that covered how Engineering Talent can drive great candidates to SMEs and the online game we’re developing to test young people’s application of skills that would be useful in a manufacturing environment.
In an interview with Jon Excell, editor of The Engineer, Ann discussed how looking at the tools and techniques of industry 4.0 will help make Enginuity’s solutions even more responsive to current and future needs creating “an even better user experience (that’s) easier to integrate and measure.”
An article in People Management saw Ann outline her vision for marrying engineering expertise with data to create practical skills solutions for individuals, educators and employers.
Deputy editor of BusinessGreen, Madeleine Cuff, ran a piece with Ann discussing the challenges and opportunities created by reskilling the UK’s workforce to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.
Training Journal editor Jon Kennard, wrote “Enginuity is perfectly positioned to be the connector UK engineering and manufacturing requires, to lead Industry 4.0 and offer fulfilling lifelong careers.”
As if that wasn’t enough, apprentice finalists from the newly rebranded Enginuity Skills Awards 2020 were interviewed on BBC Radio Derby, BBC Radio Oxford, BBC Radio Manchester, WCR, Jack FM, BBC Radio Leicester and Erewash Sound. They also made various television appearances on Bristol TV, Birmingham TV, That’s Manchester TV and BBC South TV news.
Just shows that there’s a need for Enginuity’s approach to Engineering Skills for a Smarter World.
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