Direction setting


Improving our clients’ business performance by foreseeing change and taking advantage of technology

Understanding the future

Markets and technologies evolve rapidly and unpredictably. We help our clients identify opportunities to ‘build, borrow or buy’ new technologies in anticipation of future customer needs and market requirements, by creating visions of what the future might hold.

Technology strategy

Very few companies can afford to develop all relevant technologies, so tough choices need to be made. Our experienced consultants work at board level to identify the golden opportunities and find a route forward by developing an innovation portfolio or technology roadmap.

By helping our clients understand complex technical situations, we ensure their technologies deliver commercial success in rapidly evolving markets.

Opportunity identification

Business plans often fail to capture the versatility needed to manage uncertainty. Our approach enables rapid, practical decision-making by covering not only the ‘what?’ but the ‘why?’, ‘how?’, ‘when?’, ‘where?’ and ‘for whom?’.

We draw on internal and external expertise to understand markets, opportunity spaces and the competitive intensity in those spaces, complementing our clients’ in-house capabilities.

Business transformation

Business transformation is typically driven by a combination of internal, industry-related and external factors, often rooted in technology. And whilst technology-based disruption is nothing new, the speed at which new offerings have built scale has been unprecedented.

We work with our clients to ensure not only that the technology is understood but that the business model, market offerings and operations are all set up for success.

Commercial validation

Strategic technology investment decisions can be challenging, particularly when exploring unfamiliar territory. We evaluate strategies, opportunities and risks, quantify the commercial benefits and quickly iterate to assess the business case for investment.

We take a pragmatic approach to due diligence, built upon a deep understanding of market drivers and the technology landscape, developing clear action plans that cover licensing, development or acquisition.

Experience


Actionable advice

Our consultants are engineers and scientists with deep technical insight and a passion for making innovation happen. We deliver solutions, plans and approaches that are grounded in reality and appropriate to regulatory and market drivers.

Through workshops, business and market analysis, modelling and process optimisation, we provide achievable strategic advice for the entire project lifecycle or as targeted support. Most importantly, we inspire success.

Seamless integration

Having long ago recognised the importance of partnering with clients throughout their entire innovation journey, the expertise we employ as technology strategy consultants has been in existence at Cambridge Consultants for decades.

Our consulting experts are distributed throughout our organisation. This ensures that our clients’ ambition and commercial strategy are seamlessly integrated into all areas, while maximising speed to market, innovation and the likelihood of success.

Tech, tools & facilities


Co-creation & co-working space
 

Co-creation & co-working space

We are highly collaborative in our approach and provide dedicated co-creation facilities where we can join forces with our client teams to address the task in hand. Creative spaces throughout our offices provide a blank canvas for ad-hoc brainstorming sessions and planned workshops, inspiring our designers in their quest to develop impactful, unique and meaningful user experiences.

Innovation Lab
 

Innovation lab

Dedicated to client workshops and collaborative working, it’s an inspiring and flexible space that adapts to facilitate ideation sessions, problem-solving workshops and design strategy meetings. This is where our project teams and our clients generate concepts, identify new markets for existing technology and develop new business models.

News & insights


Opinion

Society 5.0のビジョニング

21st September 2018

多くの大手日本企業と緊密に仕事をする中でいつも感心させられるのが、長期的な物の見方と強い社会的責任感です。Society 5.0の確立において日本が主導的な役割を担っていることが、このことを最もよく説明しています。

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Paul BeastallがUK5G諮問委員会の委員に任命

11th May 2018

ケンブリッジコンサルタンツの技術戦略部門ディレクターPaul BeastallがUK5Gの諮問委員会の委員に任命されました。UK5Gは、英国のデジタル・文化・メディア・スポーツ省(DCMS)が支援および出資する機関で、世界規模の研究拠点、テクノロジープロバイダー、投資機関、規制当局、次世代コネクティビティの恩恵をまだ受けていない垂直産業パートナーなど、5Gエコシステムの組織が集結します。

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通信業界のAIが「オーグメンテッドヒューマン(拡張された人間)」を手に入れる

21st February 2018

ケンブリッジコンサルタンツが新たにレポートを発表し、通信業界が人工知能(AI)のパイオニアとなると述べました。これは5GネットワークやIoTネットワークの機能の多くが、その可能性を最大限広げるためにAI技術を用いるためです。

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パブリックブロックチェーンが米国処方薬市場を変革

7th February 2018

ケンブリッジコンサルタンツは、処方薬費用の高騰と米国の不透明な医薬品価格設定に対応するため、パブリックブロックチェーンをベースとした医薬品価格交渉の公開市場取引プラットフォームを設計しました。

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