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How to make a non-smart system smart

16th January 2019

Thanks to AI and smart algorithms combined with low cost sensors, giving legacy system 'smarts' is an effective way in delivering a multitude of benefits.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Technology trends in food and beverage

19th December 2018

The application of technology in the food and beverage industry is growing in four areas – Automation, Sustainability, Personalisation and Experience design.

  • Machine learning & AI
  • Robotics
  • Service design
Vlog

Designing the consumer experience

10th December 2018

Selling to consumers today is all about the whole consumer experience. AI systems are already at work behind the scenes creating personalised shopping experiences for us

  • Innovation management
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Vlog

Experiential Sensing: capturing rich data for consumer trials

15th November 2018

Experiential Sensing is a new concept from Cambridge Consultants to help brands uncover insights and trends never before possible using traditional consumer research methods.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Service design
Whitepaper

Connected drug delivery devices: the reality of design and development

14th November 2018

Connected drug delivery products (Drug delivery devices with attached/incorporated capability that includes connectivity to wider digital services) continue to be a driving force in medical devices. In this whitepaper...

  • Digital health
  • Digital services
  • Machine learning & AI
  • Product realisation
  • Project management
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
  • User Experience (UX)
Vlog

Vlog: Automating complex industrial processes

30th October 2018

Automating complex industrial tasks is becoming increasingly challenging, there are often no simple answers. Bruce Ackman discusses the challenge...

  • Innovation management
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Robotics
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

How the Last Mile issue is solving itself

11th July 2018

The Last Mile issue is enormous and complex. Rising e-commerce demand, urban density and energy costs are all conspiring to make this an important issue for everyone. I believe that entrepreneurial ingenuity...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Robotics
  • Service design
Opinion

What does the FCC's decision to repeal network neutrality mean for innovation?

28th June 2018

The net neutrality debate has been ongoing for many years, particularly in the US, and is a complex argument between operators, over-the-top (OTT) companies, civil libertarians and consumer rights groups. At the heart of the discussion...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Radio systems
  • Service design
Opinion

Bottling out – the plastic problem

28th March 2018

Consumers woke up to the news that the UK government is proposing a deposit return scheme for drinks bottles. But is plastic the real problem?

  • Innovation management
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

It’s still early days for beauty tech

27th March 2018

Beauty tech is slowly emerging from its chrysalis, but the butterfly has yet to discover how to fly...

  • Digital services
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Latte Levy – the good, the bad and the indifferent

5th January 2018

Coffee cups have become a symbol of waste and recycling challenges, even though they actually represent a tiny fraction of takeaway beverage containers put on the market.

  • Dispense
  • Human factors
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Vlog: The role of personas in the design process

27th November 2017

Rosie Wells discusses the role of personas and user journeys in the design process

  • Innovation management
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)