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Jackson talks at DPC on Email Preservation <read live tweets>

Global Mail - Canada: Confessions of an Inbox Obsessive <more>

Midlands Business News - Inefficient Email <more>

Inefficient email is costing companies <more> Full research paper <here>

Role of email in the distraction society - article by Damon Young <more>

Dr Jackson on New York Radio on email overload <listen> or read the article <more>

"Death by Email" - Records Management Society Conference 2009 <more>

The Oprah Magazine - "Email Tasks" Dec 08 <more>

Dr Jackson on Leicester Sound "Emails Taking Over Your Life?" interview - Mon 6th Oct <more>

View Magazine - "Email – essential office tool or costly communication?" <more>

Birmingham Post - "New ways for malicious software to land on your computer" <more>

Guardian article - "Breaking the email compulsion"  <more>

The Sydney Morning Herald article - "Email becomes a dangerous distraction" <more>

Dr Jackson on BBC Radio Essex "You Have Email" interview - Sat 12th April

Dr Jackson on BBC Breakfast - "How to stop e-mails taking over your day" <watch>

Dr Jackson appears in The Money Programme's "Email is Ruining My Life" BBC2 7th March 2008 at 19:00 <more>

E-mail is ruining my life! Article feature Tom Jackson <read>

What you had to say about email problems <read the debate>

Guardian article - "Email 'a broken business tool' as staff spend hours wading through inboxes" <read>

Staff email use is costing UK businesses millions of pounds finds Loughborough University research <more>

Dr Jackson explains how to Find Experts via email <more>


AI2M: Adaptive Informatics for Intelligent Manufacturing

This ESPRC project brings together a cluster of academic and industrial practitioners in information science and manufacturing to research and develop an on-demand, intelligent product lifecycle service system for increased yield for products and processes that can bridge the information gaps associated with inefficient supply chain integration and the lack of knowledge on product usage throughout design, development and operational lifecycles. The outcomes of this project will have application across a diverse range of industrial sectors, for both those consortium members already identified (aerospace, automotive, defence, R3 (i.e. reuse, recycle and remanufacture)) and other manufacturing and service companies alike. 

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AI2M - Adaptive Informatics - Dr Thomas Jackson

The challenge of this project is to develop an on-demand intelligent product lifecycle service system for increased yield (Table 1) for products and processes that can bridge the information gaps associated with inefficient supply chain integration and a lack of knowledge on product usage throughout lifecycles. Current commercial solutions are limited to “on-site” silos of information that are restricting UK manufacturing in terms of its ability to: (i) optimise efficiency in materials, resource, energy utilisation, (ii) speed up innovation, (iii) improve the generation and exploitation of manufacturing intelligence, (iv) support supply chain collaboration throughout the product and process lifecycles and (v) enable new business models and technologies to be readily adopted (e.g. product service systems (PSS) supporting either product operation, usage or results oriented business models).


Key research challenges cover: (i) Service Foundations (e.g., dynamically reconfigurable architectures, data and process integration and sematic enhanced service discovery); (ii) Service Composition (e.g. composability analyses, dynamic and adaptive processes, quality of service compositions, business driven compositions); (iii) Service Management and Monitoring (e.g. self: -configuring, -adapting, -healing, -optimising and -protecting) and (iv) Service Design and Development (e.g. engineering of business services, versioning and adaptivity, governance across supply chains).