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Opinion

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
Whitepaper

The real power of 5G

15th May 2020

The real power of 5G lies in how it can enable the digital transformation of the business world. Telecom operators are in a unique position to unlock 5G’s huge potential for new enterprise customers, and in turn transform their own business.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Radio systems
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

Human senses, ambient interfaces and the future of digital services

3rd June 2020

As the digital world matures, we seek to bridge the digital and physical worlds with connections that use more and more of our senses...

  • Digital services
  • Sensing
  • Service design
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

Edge-first will be the foremost model for intelligent systems of the future

26th May 2020

The days of sucking up any and all data that you can get your hands on are over. Cloud-first will be replaced with edge-first thinking for AI applications...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
  • Electronics & ASICs
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
Opinion

A brainstorming success – my top 10 practical tips for getting the most out of remote idea generation

5th May 2020

If you're taking the plunge into the world of remote brainstorming and driving its use in your organisation, then here are ten practical tips to help you get the most from running, planning and facilitating your online sessions... 

 

  • Digital services
  • Innovation management
  • Project management
  • Service design
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

My ‘secret sauce’ for digital services

17th April 2020

It seems like a lifetime ago now, but it was actually only a few months. I was at a seminar, mixing freely alongside some of the brightest minds on the Cambridge tech scene. Just before the second session, I was asked a profound question. “We’re a start-up, we’ve got some great technology, but to grow we feel we need to get some digital services – how do we do it?”...

  • Digital services
  • Service design
  • Strategic advice
Opinion

The path to AI-powered industrial IoT

31st March 2020

IoT, data and AI offer huge opportunities across many industries – but where and how do you create most value for your business?

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital services
Vlog

Park Air Systems and Cambridge Consultants: Thirty years of innovation

28th February 2020

Neil Upton of Park Air Systems discusses their remarkable three-decade relationship with Cambridge Consultants.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Radio systems