The latest thought leadership from our expert teams

Simulated environments for autonomy
Opinion

Simulated training environments take centre stage at Automate 2022

22nd Jun 2022

Niall Mottram, Head of Industrial and Energy for Cambridge Consultants, attended the recent Automate Conference determined to put the case for simulated environments as a key accelerator for the future of autonomy. Produced by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) this is the largest showcase of its kind in North America, staged over three days and attracting big crowds for the exhibits, keynotes, debates and presentations. His main takeaway – simulation is right on message and in tune with the mood of the industry. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
the future of AI
Webinar

The next wave of AI Innovation: rethinking business

22nd Jun 2022

During her keynote, Dr Maya explored the new landscape shaped by creative AI solutions and put forward her manifesto for sustainable business growth that delivers the triple bottom line of people, profit and planet.

  • AI & Analytics
An uncrewed passenger air taxi stands on the road waiting for a client
Webinar

The Pathway to Advanced Air Mobility (AAM)

1st Jun 2022

Watch our panel session where we joined industry experts to discuss the steps needed to make Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) a reality. This webinar explores topics such as requirements for ground and air infrastructure, costs, regulations, public acceptance and more.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
Open RAN Mobile World Live
Webinar

Unlocking the true value of Open RAN – it's all about the RIC

25th May 2022

Open RAN offers a huge opportunity, but to unlock the true value we must streamline the implementation of new suppliers and a disruptive technology. The good news is that a solution is in sight. The RAN intelligent controller (RIC) is the key to enabling true openness, innovation and differentiation.

Watch our webinar, with MobileWorldLive, where we highlighted the benefits that RIC platforms enable, with a focus on improved quality of experience and the creation of services that fuel new applications and revenue growth.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
digital healthcare
Whitepaper

The opportunities for wireless in hospital healthcare

25th May 2022

This whitepaper describes the benefits of introducing advanced wireless capabilities into surgical and critical care settings, the technical approaches to achieve this, and the challenges that can arise. It concludes with our vision for some exemplar use cases. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital health
  • Digital service innovation
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Webinar

On Demand Webinar: Construction DX - transformation through automation

24th May 2022

The construction sector globally is facing many challenges, including availability, cost and safety of labour. It must also confront topics such as environmental sustainability and cost of materials. Meanwhile, DX is a growing trend that can help address these challenges, with automation and autonomous technologies being a key enabler.

  • Project management
  • Strategic advice
Medical Device Software Development
Opinion

The 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity right now

23rd May 2022

CC's software and systems engineers top 10 things every medtech developer needs to know about cybersecurity...

  • Digital health
  • Digital security
Assay to insight
Opinion

From assay through design to insight – bringing biology and engineering together

23rd May 2022

Biology, chemistry, engineering and AI are obviously very different disciplines. But our determination to make them work closely together has enabled some truly remarkable progress. Symon Cotton, Head of Life Sciences, says that harnessing these fields and embracing the different ways scientists and engineers work has improved the development of breakthrough medical products…  

  • Digital health
  • Human factors
digital biomarkers
Opinion

Why digital biomarkers are vital for a patient-empowering connected health future

17th May 2022

The pandemic has accelerated our path towards an inevitable conclusion – a digitally connected healthcare future that empowers both patients and carers alike. The opportunities are out there, so what’s the next step for pharma companies and device developers with ambitions in the space? 

  • Digital health
Biotech
Opinion

From glowing flowers to decomposing buildings – it was an illuminating week for biotech in the Bay Area

17th May 2022

From almost three years of pandemic restrictions to a three-day biology bonanza. Senior Biomedical Engineer Ellen Simmons gets back on the live conference trail with a visit to Built With Biology, formerly SynBioBeta. Here she shares her experiences – and enthusiasm for helping to drive the biotech ecosystem forwards… 

  • Bioinnovation
  • Sustainability
  • Synthetic biology
The Engine venture ecosystem
Opinion

CC and The Engine venture ecosystem: an alignment of ambition

28th Apr 2022

Our brand relaunch has landed just as we ramp up our commitment to The Engine, the ambitious venture capital firm spun out of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) to support ‘Tough Tech’ companies and solve key challenges in climate change, human health and advanced systems. What’s particularly energizing is that as a strategic partner, we get to engage with founders of disruptive start-ups who are so passionate, driven and mission focused. The alignment with our own renewed purpose couldn’t be stronger.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Bioinnovation
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
utilities report
Opinion

Will private 5G networks address connectivity concerns for utilities?

19th Apr 2022

Utilities are well aware of the potential of private 5G networks and are keen to explore the full spectrum of digital systems for next generation connectivity – including AI, IoT, and Edge Compute. Oftentimes though this interest can be tinged with trepidation and concern around how to implement such technologies, especially given several complex connectivity requirements of modern utilities. Private 5G can meet the connectivity requirements of modern utilities – but the right strategy is needed.  

  • Connectivity & IoT