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Digital security: your safest bet for a competitive edge?

19th June 2020

Security is a problem, right? Well there's a radically different way to view it – as a positive force capable of putting clear water between you and your competitors. 

  • Digital security
  • Digital services
Opinion

The COVID questions – shaping our response for an innovative post-pandemic world

23rd April 2020

The world is in crisis. Simple, short-term survival is everyone’s top priority, whether that’s as a nation, a government, a business, a family or a lonely and forgotten self-isolating individual. But the overwhelming necessity to endure has always been the mother of invention. Where will the crisis lead us? 

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

COVID – a preview of the retail service model future?

19th May 2020

Consumer choice has been a guiding retail principle for decades, but recently much of the world has had no choice but to buy online for everything except supermarket essentials...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

COVID – can automation rise to supply chain and labour challenges?

18th May 2020

The focus on automation has sharpened in recent months, following global disruption of supply chains and labour. But what can be done now to speed the delivery of such vital solutions to help in the aftershock of the pandemic? 

  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

COVID - tools to maintain both productivity and sanity!

13th May 2020

‘WFH’ is an acronym now universally recognised. But even before the pandemic, remote working had been slowly increasing, with around 5% of UK employees primarily working from home in 2019 and 30% having experience of it. The benefits can include more productive working time, fewer office distractions and more flexibility, to name a few...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Digital services
  • Human factors
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Vlog

The AI opportunity - building trust in automated visual inspection

5th May 2020

Tim Ensor shares his insights into using AI in high-trust applications. He discusses automated visual inspection implemented by a global manufacturer of medical devices.

  • AI & Analytics
Vlog

How can a business begin to harness the potential of AI?

30th January 2020

Head of AI, Tim Ensor, discusses how business can approach the challenge of deploying AI.

  • AI & Analytics
Vlog

Has the quantum revolution started yet?

24th January 2020

Monty Barlow, Head of Strategic Technology, describes how the quantum tech toolbox is improving all the time and lays out the specific areas in which the quantum revolution will first take hold.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Optics
  • Sensing
Opinion

Independent design review - rooting out unreliability

31st July 2018

Product failures are bad for everyone. Whether it be the customer who has purchased something that breaks, or the manufacturer or distributor who honours the warranty claim.

  • Electronics & ASICs
  • Product realisation
Opinion

Blockchains: how to take advantage of crypto chains without being hostage to speculation and crypto kittens

19th December 2017

Forget about Pokémon Go. That is so 2016. The latest craze is CryptoKitties – a “crypto-pet” breeding and trading game built on the Ethereum blockchain. Its players have so far spent over 15 million...

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Radio systems
Opinion

Explainable AI – what does your voice say about you?

5th December 2017

When you are in a conversation, you are naturally discerning a wealth of information about the other person ...

  • Innovation management
  • AI & Analytics
Opinion

What’s it worth? 5G and a new approach to spectrum valuation

18th August 2017

With a number of 5G spectrum awards on the horizon, it seems like the right time to reflect on the way in which it is awarded

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital services
  • Radio systems