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By Antonno Versteeg: Monday 27th July, 2015

Innovation is like cycling: it is all about balance

Learning to cycle is something that is hard, needs perseverance and might include a few painful crashes along the way. But after a while things will become easier and when the brain has learnt how to balance and push the pedals, this skill is almost impossible to ‘unlearn’. In a sense, successful innovation is similar. […]

By Cassandra Padbury: Thursday 16th July, 2015

Technology Roadmapping through space: Deciding when to launch innovations

Roadmapping is a tool we often use in our Technology Management Consulting team. We help our clients bring together commercial and strategic perspectives with those of technology and R&D to examine what products or experiences could be launched to achieve business objectives. For us this often means working at the 3-5 year timescale asking what […]

Duke of Wellington
By Nathan Wrench: Thursday 25th June, 2015

Doing for 10 shillings what any fool can do for a pound

Last weekend saw the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, in which the Duke of Wellington and the armies of the Seventh Coalition decisively defeated Napoleon. This remarkable turning point in history led not only to the creation of modern day Belgium, but also more famously inspired ABBA’s victory in the 1974 Eurovision Song […]

By Vaishali Kamat: Thursday 4th September, 2014

Making the connection

The world is steadily moving towards realising the prediction made a few years ago of 50 billion connected devices – the so-called ‘Internet of Things’. Some sectors are adopting connected systems with open arms while others are being dragged along. Nevertheless, the reality is that tomorrow’s world will be far more connected than yesterday’s – […]

By Chris Roberts: Tuesday 2nd September, 2014

One of the best things about working here

One of the best things about working for Cambridge Consultants is the huge range of different types of project I can get involved in. At the start of the year, most of my time was taken up leading a large product development. This was part of a big, serious programme that we’ve been working on […]

when not to drop product development
By admin: Tuesday 26th February, 2013

When not to drop your product development… or the free canteen

Every so often, Cambridge Consultants comes up with a development of its own.   In the main, it’s a way of showing that innovative product development and the clever use of technology flows through our veins, and in part it’s a great way to get people talking about the art of the possible. Our latest concept, […]

By Alan Richardson: Thursday 31st January, 2013

Platform for your Ambition in Innovative Product development

Cambridge Consultants work with many leading brands to develop products that change the game. World leading products are taken from concept, through proof of concept, followed by prototyping and on to full manufactured products in our innovative product development cycle. Our engineering, life sciences, electronics and wireless labs provide a rich working environment to support […]

By admin: Friday 7th December, 2012

Demonstrating the value of Innovative Product Development

“if you’re not growing by more than your industry benchmark, then you are not innovating enough”

bbc interview at CC
By admin: Monday 5th November, 2012

An innovative career in product development

The last couple of weeks have seen a flurry of activity around engineering jobs and the need for companies to be able to recruit more top flight engineers.  If you read my last blog on this subject a career in engineering, you’ll already know there are lots of great reasons to have a career in […]

By Alan Richardson: Sunday 14th October, 2012

Decision Making in Innovative Product Development

There are many chllenges in Innovative Product Development. To be successful involves a multidisciplinary collaboration involving marketing, engineering, sales, manufacturing and quality. For a product to be successful, it has to be the right product at the right price that fits with the brand positioning of the organisation.  The discussions that define what product is […]