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What might we see at this year's IFA?

3rd September 2019

The consumer product space is dynamic, and there is a lot of potential for new value creation, what might we see at this week's IFA in Berlin?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Innovation management
  • Robotics
Opinion

From mass production to mass personalization

13th August 2019

Personalization is a huge trend. By 2030, you'll have precise, on-demand, solution-oriented products made for you.

  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Costing the Earth

20th June 2019

Imagine if the price attached to every item offered for sale displayed two prices. One price is currency, the other a new currency of embedded CO2e.

  • Innovation management
Opinion

The low alcohol beer revolution - MY Beer MY Way at point of serve

12th June 2019

Low and no alcohol beer has been around since the 1980s, but recently there’s been a revolution in the non-alcoholic drinks sector including beer

  • Digital services
  • Dispense
  • Innovation management
Opinion

Stories that inspire – beauty is more than skin deep

1st May 2019

What stood out at the Beauty & Money Summit wan't necessarily the beauty brands themselves or any technology per se, but the stories behind these young companies and the personal passion that fuels their success.

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

An innovator’s guide to personalization

17th April 2019

The beauty and personal care industry is undergoing a massive digital transformation as technology is rapidly changing the relationship between consumers and brands...

  • Digital services
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Complex beauty tech: three simple strategies for meaningful impact

16th April 2019

Succeeding in beauty tech is hard. New technologies are exciting to look at and talk about. Products that succeed can always answer this one fundamental question: ‘So what?’

  • Augmented reality & virtual reality
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Sensing
  • Service design
Opinion

Product development guidelines for consumer healthcare vs. regulated medical products

5th April 2019

Consumer healthcare device or regulated medical device? The distinction is becoming more complex, fortunately there is FDA guidance on how to navigate these pathways

 

  • Digital health
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Is coffee cups as a service the answer to eliminating the disposable cup?

4th April 2019

What if there was a simple way to resolve two of the key issues that drives consumers to continue to demand disposable coffee cups?

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Service design
Opinion

Survey: Your experiences of the menopause

7th March 2019

We need your help. We’re developing a new drug-free product concept to alleviate the discomfort of menopausal hot flushes. Please join our survey.

  • Human factors
  • Industrial design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

One voice to rule them all?

12th February 2019

The consumer tech space changes fast. Alexa is doing well, especially in the US and UK. What does it mean for Amazon? And where to go from here?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

CES predictions - did I get it right?

22nd January 2019

Now all the hype is over I’ve had the chance to reflect on the technology trends at CES 2019. Then my colleague Martin reminded me that I wrote a blog last year predicting what would be hot at CES 2019. So, how did I do?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital health