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Ed Holden

Manufacturing & Logistics IT Editor, Ed Holden, has over 20 years’ experience at the helm of leading business-to-business journals in the UK, including those within such top publishing stables as EMAP, Trinity Mirror (Mirror Group),B2B Publishing & Calvert Media.Over the last 15 years,Ed has focused on writing predominantly within retail,manufacturing,material handling,engineering & supply chain arena.

How to feel more secure

With IT solutions being so mission critical in today’s world, people with computer expertise are understandably often in particularly high demand

The human and automation dynamic

The December 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on Big Data Analytics, an area of technology that is playing an increasingly important role within digital transformation.

Rise of the Cloud

The October 2017 edition of Manufacturing & Logistics IT features a Special Technology Report on WMS and Voice picking. .

Keeping up with the pace of change

The pace of technological change within the manufacturing, logistics and retail solutions space is rapid and unrelenting.

Putting IoT to the test

IoT is, of course a wide concept applicable to so many aspects of IT usage. It wasn’t so long ago that the phrase the Internet of Things barely registered on companies’ radar

Be ready for data protection reform

The European Commission first put forward its EU Data Protection Reform in 2012 with the aim of making Europe fit for the digital age.

Postmodern ERP

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are the bedrock of many modern manufacturing organisations.

In with the new.....

As one year comes to pass, I thought it would be timely to consider what could lie just around the corner as 2015 beckons.

Your choice - CYOD or BYOD?

By Ed Holden, Editor, Manufacturing & Logistics IT.
We have been hearing quite a lot over the past year or two about Choose-Your-Own-Device (CYOD) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

Welcome to the Blog Zone

Welcome to the Blog Zone on It seems hard to believe that a whole decade and a half has passed since the hardcopy journal first came off the presses in 1997, closely followed by its closely associated feature-rich website.

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