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Whitepaper

Automation to autonomy: navigating the path to success

Sep 17, 2021

Extraordinary advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, wireless connectivity and edge compute are opening up transformative commercial opportunities for all sorts of businesses. Now is the time to seize them. This whitepaper could act as your window on the future – offering as it does a practical guide to navigating the road from automation to autonomy.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Digital security
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
eBook

Digital transformation for physical product companies

Aug 26, 2021

The movement is irresistible. Companies traditionally focused on physical products, from beauty to laundry, are embracing the opportunities of digital. The time to make things happen is now, before it’s too late and competitors steal a march. If you are part of a consumer business intent on transforming digitally and growing in entirely new ways, this eBook is essential reading. 

  • Digital service innovation
  • Innovation management
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

Net zero product discovery

Apr 12, 2021

In this whitepaper we examine the potential rewards of sustainable yet multidimensional business growth and reveal why whole system mapping is a prerequisite for driving essential system-level – not just product-level – innovation.

  • Industrial design
  • Physical sciences
  • Product realisation
  • Strategic advice
Whitepaper

Ofcom: Use of AI in online content moderation

Jul 18, 2019

In the last two decades, online platforms that permit users to interact and upload content for others to view have become integral to the lives of many people. However, there is growing awareness amongst the public...

  • AI & Analytics
  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Strategic advice
 regenerative agriculture and carbon capture
Opinion

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit gets down to business on regenerative agriculture and carbon capture

Mar 30, 2022

The tangible sense of joy in being able to interact with people face-to-face at last week’s World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit soon switched to a business-like determination to confront the big issues of the day.  I had plenty of lively discussions about forward strategies as the industry comes to grips with the challenges – and vast opportunities – of doing the right thing for both business and the planet.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Sensing
  • Strategic advice
CPG innovation
Opinion

The insiders’ view of what’s working in CPG innovation right now

Mar 2, 2022

It’s human nature, right? The urge to share the latest news with our peers is ingrained in all of us. It’s certainly true across the inquisitive and ever competitive consumer packaged goods industry. How did company A achieve this? How did company B make that work? What exactly is company C up to? So, when we asked for insights from a bunch of very senior innovators from some of the world’s leading CPGs – or FMCGs if you prefer – almost all were partially motivated by our promise to share the findings of our research.

  • Digital service innovation
  • Strategic advice
  • User Experience (UX)
Opinion

How do you know which distributed data architecture is right for you?

Dec 31, 2021

To decentralize, or not to decentralize, that is the question. As well as echoing Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, this dilemma reflects the likely thoughts of current digital leaders who want to make the best use of their digital assets while maintaining trust in their data systems.

  • Cloud/scalable systems
  • Digital security
  • Digital service innovation
  • Strategic advice
Challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon
Opinion

Our team was up for the challenge of the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon

Dec 10, 2021

CC put forward a team to take part in the British Antarctic Survey’s Decarbonisation Hackathon. The aim was to find new solutions to completely decarbonise the Rothera research base in Antarctica, beyond those that British Antarctic Survey (BAS) had determined could account for the first 70% of their energy demand.

  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
  • Sustainability
Opinion

Building firm foundations for effective AI-powered innovation

Nov 22, 2021

The buzz around potential applications for AI continues to grow. The trouble is that the excitement is often not tempered with a solid understanding of the practical requirements for innovating with AI. So let me cut through the noise with a simple but heartfelt message.

  • AI & Analytics
  • Innovation management
  • Strategic advice
Webinar

Is there an alternative funding model for 5G?

Nov 11, 2021

Operators are looking for partners to bring outside investment to speed fibre deployment. Could this be a good approach for future 5G deployments? With the rise of private networks and the focus on simplifying deployment, can third parties bring assets as well as cash to the table? Watch our presentation where Paul Beastall, Strategy Director, Cambridge Consultants and Advisory Board Member, UK5G explores the question 'Is there an alternative funding model for 5G'?

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
Vlog

The invisible 5G networks of the future

Nov 15, 2021

Dr Derek Long, Head of Telecoms and Mobile, discusses his keynote at Total Telecom Congress 2021 where he explored how new materials are opening the door to transparent phased array antennas and unlocking a host of new 5G use cases.

  • Connectivity & IoT
  • Product realisation
  • Radio systems
  • Strategic advice
Webinar

Medtech Connect: Beyond COVID - investigating and innovating for the next generation

Oct 29, 2021

Medtech Connect | Beyond COVID-19 - investigating and innovating for the next generation 

  • Digital health
  • Strategic advice