Technology Record - Issue 30: Autumn 2023

14 CONTENTS FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIALS & MANUFACTURING 142 David McLaughlin and Rebeca Boettcher at RSM US explain why manufacturing firms must invest in enhancing the employee experience 144 The industrial metaverse is set to transform everything from operational processes to supply chains, says AVEVA’s Simon Bennett 147 Digital tools are helping manufacturers drive productivity and engagement with collaboration techniques, says Innovia Consulting’s Tom Doran 148 Xavier Mesrobian shares how Skkynet’s DataHub service helps businesses acquire, monitor, control and consolidate live data 149 Fortra’s Terranova Security helped a global manufacturing firm to deliver multilingual security awareness training in multiple countries 150 Schneider Electric’s Olivier Blum shares decarbonisation priorities outlined during the IEA’s eighth annual conference 152 AVEVA’s Douglas Nunez outlines how power companies can cut emissions using data, the cloud and other digital technologies 136 Effectively equipping frontline workers Microsoft’s Alfonso Rodriguez Lepage shares how Microsoft technology is helping manufacturers to address the biggest workforce challenges 130 Rising to the challenge M icrosoft’s Anu Chawla, Dave Dadoun, Lisa Lee and Daragh Morrissey discuss how cloud and AI solutions are combatting challenges facing the financial sector 134 Finastra’s Adam Lieberman shares why the firm has adopted Bing Chat for employees