The Atlas Podcast

The Atlas Podcast gives you a weekly look into industry news, technology updates and riveting interviews. Join Martin and Alex weekly and keep up to date on tech.

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March 15, 2021 00:42:02
Meeting Martine Melis, PLM News, and the Internet of Things

Meeting Martine Melis, PLM News, and the Internet of Things

This week on the Atlas Podcast we chat with Martine Melis who has joined the ATS Global family as Chief Commercial Officer. We talk about what led her here and what she's looking forward to in the role. We also have a chat about various product lifecycle management (PLM) bits that have turned up in the news, including the recycling of lithium ion batteries and Airbus revealing the carbon impact over the lifetime of their planes. Finally, we discuss the internet of things (IoT) and the logical industrial extension of that, the Industrial internet of things! If you loved the podcast, or have any thoughts, be sure to leave us a review! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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March 08, 2021 00:53:33
ARIA, Barry Maybank of the MTC, and Micro/Nano Services

ARIA, Barry Maybank of the MTC, and Micro/Nano Services

This week on the Atlas Podcast we discuss the new Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA). We also dive into how various innovation funders around the world function, why they're there and what their goals are. We chat with Barry Maybank, CDO of the MTC, about what role the MTC and other research technology organisations (RTOs) play in innovation. We also look at how bringing ideas into manufacturing from other industries enhances innovation. Finally, we're joined by our colleague Darren Hull, Cloud Architect, to discuss the ins and outs of how micro and nano services talk to each other, why that's important and how it helps our software. To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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March 01, 2021 00:54:39
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How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, A Chat with Gavin Starks, & More

This week on the Atlas Podcast we're joined by Gavin Starks, CEO of Icebreaker One and Dgen, discussing the challenges faced in working towards a net-zero carbon future, his fascinating career up to this point and what his views are for the future of data, the environment, and more. We also take a look at Bill Gates' latest book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. We give it a quick review and then pick out some of the most pressing concerns it raises, how engineering can both help cause and solve them, and what role technology plays in achieving a net-zero carbon world. Finally, we take a look at an unsung hero of engineering. This week we discuss Frank Whittle, credited with the invention of the jet engine. If you loved the podcast, or have any thoughts, be sure to leave us a review! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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February 22, 2021 00:42:56
Perseverance Landing, Container Technology & Ruth Mallors-Ray

Perseverance Landing, Container Technology & Ruth Mallors-Ray

This week we talk about the historic landing of NASA's Perseverance rover; what that means for science as well as how the UK space industry is progressing. We get into containers, IT technology not shipping equipment! Looking at Kubernetes, Docker, and the history and progression of virtual machines and related tech. Finally, we're joined by Ruth Mallors-Ray OBE who walks us through her fascinating career, what she's up to now, how she feels about current global happenings and what's coming up in the future. If you loved the podcast, or have any thoughts, be sure to leave us a review! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. Some useful links: Ruth on the current work being done in the UK space industry Guardian article with some interesting info on the UK space industry   ...

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February 15, 2021 00:37:27
AWS in Space, Data Lakes and Monica Stancu

AWS in Space, Data Lakes and Monica Stancu

On this week's episode, we discuss AWS making further moves in the commercial space race. We also chat about data lakes, why they came about, what they are and what they do. Finally, we're joined by Monica Stancu, Diversity and Inclusion Manager for the Royal Academy of Engineers. Monica talks us through her work in D&I across many industries, including the development of the Diversity and Inclusion Matrix and the Academy's work on the ground breaking This is Engineering project! If you loved the podcast, or have any thoughts, be sure to leave us a review! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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February 08, 2021 00:47:51
Vaccine Cloud, UX Design, & Rob Valent

Vaccine Cloud, UX Design, & Rob Valent

On this week's episode, we take a look at how Salesforce are using their cloud technology to help distribute COVID-19 vaccines in the US. We also chat with our colleague Kiwani Dolean about the wonderful world of UX design. We also chat about the benefits of collaboration! Finally, we're joined by Rob Valent who talks with us about the history of ATS Global, how it's changed and what's in the future for manufacturing and technology. If you loved the podcast, or have any thoughts, be sure to leave us a review! To get in touch you can follow us on Twitter @ats_atlas, send us an email at [email protected], or follow us on LinkedIn. ...

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