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By Chris Roberts: Thursday 25th August, 2016

Just like us…

Recently, I went to the west coast of the US – always an inspiring place to be if you’re into technology. The second half of my trip was the final meeting on our voting machine project with IDEO and LA County – more on that here – but the first half was to visit our […]

By Tom Fry: Tuesday 12th July, 2016

Technology Transfer to some of the World’s Largest Industries

My colleague’s article on Edge Intelligence is well timed. Economic and environmental pressures are forcing companies, and indeed entire industries, to find ever more innovative solutions to optimize their processes and reduce down time. The shift from traditional manufacturing processes towards Smart Factories or Industry 4.0 requires a combination of smart sensors, wireless and wired […]

Empty shopping cart in supermarket store interior - retail and shopping concept
By Tom Fry: Monday 21st March, 2016

Innovation in Retail – How do you create a personalised in-store experience?

How do you use the big data mined from online shopping to create a personalised in-store experience? The topic of creating a personalised in-store shopping experience was raised a number of times at the RBTE (Retail Business Technology Expo) in London on the 9th & 10th March.  It in fact dominated the open panel discussion […]

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 […]