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Whitepaper

Automation to autonomy: navigating the path to success

17th Sep 2021

Extraordinary advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, wireless connectivity and edge compute are opening up transformative commercial opportunities for all sorts of businesses. Now is the time to seize them. This whitepaper could act as your window on the future – offering as it does a practical guide to navigating the road from automation to autonomy.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
eBook

Digital transformation for physical product companies

26th Aug 2021

The movement is irresistible. Companies traditionally focused on physical products, from beauty to laundry, are embracing the opportunities of digital. The time to make things happen is now, before it’s too late and competitors steal a march. If you are part of a consumer business intent on transforming digitally and growing in entirely new ways, this eBook is essential reading. 

  • Digital service innovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

The future of vertical farming: the intelligent ecosystem

12th Mar 2019

Vertical farming promises a step change in production density, providing significant efficiency savings with the additional benefit of improved product quality. Vertical farming also presents the only viable option for growing crops within urban environments...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Whitepaper

Extracting value from e-waste

24th Jul 2018

Year on year we’re producing more and more waste electronics – e-waste. Recovering the valuable materials embedded in e-waste will become significantly more important. At present this is a highly manual process...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Sensing
Challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon
Opinion

Our team was up for the challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon

10th Dec 2021

CC put forward a team to take part in the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon. The aim was to find new solutions to completely decarbonise the Rothera research base in Antarctica, beyond those that British Antarctic Survey (BAS) had determined could account for the first 70% of their energy demand.

  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Building firm foundations for effective AI-powered innovation

22nd Nov 2021

The buzz around potential applications for AI continues to grow. The trouble is that the excitement is often not tempered with a solid understanding of the practical requirements for innovating with AI. So let me cut through the noise with a simple but heartfelt message.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Data analytics is the key to unlocking new revenue streams from carbon farming
Opinion

Data analytics is the key to unlocking new revenue streams from carbon farming

16th Nov 2021

With the Cop26 summit in Glasgow providing a noisy, politically charged backdrop via the mainstream media, there was a real sense of relevance and urgency in the air as I contributed to last week’s virtual REAP Conference, organised by Agri-TechE.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Warehouse automation: innovators must take a system thinking approach to scale up successfully

29th Oct 2021

Fresh from her panel appearance at the recent Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) and Logistics Conference in Memphis, Oli Qirko reflects on the need for warehouse automation to ‘get moving’. 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics
  • Sensing
Opinion

Domestic appliance brands must adopt a radical, digital-first mindset to get ahead

15th Sep 2021

Product owners in appliance brands across the world are sitting on the threshold of extraordinary digital opportunities – but a radical change of mindsets is vital if they are to take advantage of them.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

From emissions to sequestration, how does your product’s carbon modelling shape up?

16th Jun 2021

Over a series of discussions with clients on sustainability we’ve been building a quick and accessible modelling tool to model the carbon cost implications of typical high-volume products across a variety of markets.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Our sustainable materials database is enabling innovation in the drive to net zero

10th Jun 2021

The ambition to reduce or eliminate single-use plastics from the world’s supply chains is of course as laudable as it is essential. I’m proud to be part of a team of colleagues dedicated to doing something about it – by creating a guide that is helping innovators switch to alternatives.

  • Bioinnovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Sustainability
Webinar

How to spur climate targets in 2021 while juggling economic recovery from COVID-19

29th Jan 2021

Nathan Wrench, Head of Sustainability at Cambridge Consultants, joins Gulf Intelligence to discuss how to spur climate targets in 2021 while juggling economic recovery from Covid-19.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice