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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 […]

By admin: Friday 3rd August, 2012

Insights into innovation: why does ‘recycling’ mean more than coloured bins to product developers?

Innovative product development doesn’t always mean coming up with a completely new idea.  In fact, after a decade of seeing the results of product development in action, I’m convinced that some of the best ideas are ones that are recycled. So in the same way that unwanted CDs and the like can get reinvented into […]

By admin: Friday 15th June, 2012

Technology is for geeks; innovation for dreamers

I used to love my old Nokia 6300. And let’s face it so did many of us; it was a product that sold in serious volume. So I couldn’t help feel a little sad when I read the BBC headline that the company was about to shed another 10,000 jobs. Not for the first time, …

By Alan Richardson: Friday 18th May, 2012

Changing thoughts into action: innovations in medical product development

Working in the breakthrough technology and product development sector can be thrilling particularly when you see other organisations building on research from multiple parties and making advances that really benefit people. Its very often in the space of innovative medical product development that some of the most satisfying projects are done because you can see the real benefits they offer to real people. This week I saw Fergus Walsh’s inspiring report about Brain Control of a robotic arm enabling a paralysed person to take a drink unaided.

By admin: Friday 11th May, 2012

8 reasons for a career in product development

Last week Cambridge Consultants played host to a group of very bright engineering students from Ecole Centrale Paris, wanting to find out more about life in a leading product development company. As the group was leaving, the lecturer in charge, Steve, made a comment that made me stop and think. “I can completely understand why …