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  • Why is networking important?

    Earlier this Spring I was invited to present to a lecture theatre of University of Cambridge STEM students on the value of networking and how individuals can maximise the time spent at events.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • 5 top tips for marketers now

    Thanks for reading this. I know everyone’s busy and preoccupied so let’s get to the point: my top tips for marketers right now.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • The ‘Dude with Sign’ is a sign of things to come!

    I’m sure we’ve all seen the @Dudewithsign sweeping across our Instagram feeds (and if you haven’t check him out) holding cardboard signs with a simple protest such as, ‘stop replying-all to company-wide emails’ and ‘that meeting could have been an email.’ Relatable.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Trust – and the importance of accurate and timely information in the current climate

    In the globalised world we live there is only one thing that spreads quicker than viruses: fake news. As we’ve (or should have) learned how anti-vaxxers and their misleading information brought back deadly, previously eradicated diseases, we must prevent misinformation about the novel coronavirus strain COVID-19 from spreading as quickly as the virus itself.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Initiative to develop communications technology for the new decade to be launched in Cambridge

    John Grant from Nine Tiles has authored this guest blog introducing the ISG Non-IP Networking (NIN) Working Group which has been formed by ETSI and which will have its inaugural meeting in Cambridge on 25th March (registration closes 19th March).

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Why Everyone in Retail is Considering Mobile App Technology

    This article will explore the role of mobile app technology in the retail industry, influencing recent developments in e-commerce to create personalised shopping experiences for consumers worldwide. From one-touch mobile payments to customer chatbots, to create more opportunities both online and offline.

    added by Coderus 4 min Read
  • Holistic brand experience: C not D

    We’ve developed digital strategies for several clients recently and it’s had me thinking about the fact that we need to talk about ‘C’ words more than ‘D’ words.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Digital Twins are in Business

    On Tuesday 3 March CW’s Connected Devices SIG joined forces with the Industrial IoT SIG to deliver a set of talks that exposed the current implementation of digital twin technology in businesses and brought to light many of the challenges that are hindering their growth.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 10 min Read
  • Valentine's feeling: first impression matters in dating as much as in advertising

    Lovers celebrating Valentine's Day tomorrow know it well. All it took was a first sight to know they were made for each other, and they might be right! Research shows that it takes less than a second to figure out such a match – but is it only true for dating? What about advertising?

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Key market trends that stood out in 2019

    Ollie Croft, Design Engineer and Business Development Representative at eg technology, talks about key market trends that stood out in 2019.

    added by eg technology Limited 3 min Read
  • What does the Coronavirus crisis mean for your business in China?

    Ting Zhang is Founder & CEO of Crayfish.io, the first full-service platform dedicated bto helping businesses better engage with China. Known as “the Go-to Person for China”, Ting has 25+ years’ experience of UK-China international business, trade and investment. Here she shares what the Coronavirus crisis means for your business in China?

    added by Crayfish.io 4 min Read
  • Top Providers of SDN Services

    As 5G networks become a reality, so too are the technologies that will enable operators to handle the gigantic expansion in data rates, data formats, devices and platforms that will ensue. Software Defined Networking (SDN) is one such simplifier of 5G. It is a distributed software management system that can automate processes and enable agile network control from a centralised location.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Is Rakuten's network cloud-native, multi-vendor & fully virtualised?

    Guest blog by Matt Pooley, Virtualisation Practice Lead at STL Partners. Japanese new-entrant mobile operator Rakuten Mobile has made waves recently for its claims that it has built a cloud-native, multi-vendor 5G network. The hype is justified: this is a world first. But how true are these claims? And why does this matter?

    added by STL Partners 3 min Read
  • CW Members Smarten Mobility at CES 2020

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is one of the largest and craziest technology events of the year. Innovators from across the world come together to demonstrate what our lives could be like in the future, and this year that future included a lot of robots, talk about 5G, content delivery and most prominently for many of CW’s members, smart mobility.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • 2019 - A year of CW

    With 2019 and the current decade drawing to a close, we take a fond look back on all that CW has accomplished during the year that the first-ever image of a black hole was unveiled and the seventh in line of succession, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born to Prince Harry & Meghan Markle.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Are personal data stores the future of the internet?

    Last week the CW Engineering Trust SIG invited three experts to talk to our community about a revolutionary technology that could transform the way in which people and businesses manage personal data. The potential of the technology is there, but such innovation doesn’t come without business and deployment challenges – making it a perfect topic for an evening’s debate.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • Increasing the speed and diversity of invention using artificial intelligence

    This week the CW Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group invited Julian Nolan, the CEO and Founder of Iprova, to share what his team is doing to increase the speed and quality of innovation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Top 10 AI in Healthcare Start-Ups in the UK

    The UK Government’s Industrial Strategy lists both artificial intelligence and ageing society as two of the grand challenges which will transform our future. The latest developments in hardware and software have made artificial intelligence accessible to all industries and its rollout is increasing productivity and enabling new use cases across the board. It is no surprise that one of its most impactful application areas is in healthcare, a service that due to the ageing population is becoming overburdened and is begging for increased efficiencies.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Full Fibre by 2025: A Bold Vision or a Failure to Grasp Reality?

    The CW Talks curators hit the jackpot with this talk title when it was proposed earlier this year. Over the past couple of weeks, broadband has become a central theme of the election. While the Conservative party are looking to accelerate the rollout of full fibre from the current level of 10% to nationwide by 2025, the Labour party are looking to nationalise the industry and offer broadband to every household for free.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 8 min Read
  • How 5G Could Transform the Delivery of Healthcare

    This blog has been guest authored by CW Healthcare SIG Champion Nigel Whittle, Head of Medical & Healthcare at Plextek, a leading design and innovation consultancy. It follows on from CW's recent "5G in Healthcare" event.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • Top 10 Businesses in the Industrial Internet of Things

    What is Industrial IoT? Industrial IoT is the subsection of the broader internet of things which looks past consumer-facing IoT products such as the connected thermostat and fitness trackers to examine the way in which arrays of connected sensors and devices can improve the production and transportation of goods.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • Fulfilling the potential of smart cities

    This autumn the CW Smart & Intelligent Cities and Small Cell SIGs combined to deliver insight into the challenges currently standing in the way of smart cities fulfilling their potential. Among the speakers were West Midlands 5G, Telensa and New Street Research.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • The future and challenges of augmented and virtual reality

    Earlier this year, the CW Future Devices & Technologies SIG were joined by five mixed reality experts, each of whom presented their ideas for what the future of augmented and virtual reality technology could be, and what was stopping a rapid rise to success.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • CW member BT launches free Wi-Fi controls giving families greater management of screen time

    BT is giving families greater control over screen time for free with its latest update, Wi-Fi Controls. The new feature available on the Smart Hub 2 gives parents the power to pause the internet at home and control up to 15 devices.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Reveals First Details for MWC Barcelona 2020

    CEOs from Companies Including Airbus, Nokia, Novartis, NTT Docomo, Orange, Telefónica and Viacom, Speaking in MWC Keynote Programme.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • CW member BT launches smart cycling trial

    Moving to greener forms of transport is one of the key challenges in addressing today’s environmental concerns.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • The present, the future & the challenges of AR/VR

    On Tuesday 17th September, CW ran a Future Devices & Technologies SIG event on the topic of immersive technologies from the perspectives of design, business outcomes, monetisation opportunities and killer use-cases which was kindly sponsored by NTT Data and hosted at their NTT Data Innovation Lab in London.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member Trimble and Qualcomm Establish Alliance to Produce High-Accuracy Positioning Solutions for Connected Vehicles

    Companies Aim to Provide Sub Lane-Level Accuracy to Automotive OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Partnership Programme Expands to Create the Largest IoT Community in Asia Pacific

    32 Operators in 16 Countries Creating Innovative IoT Solutions; APAC IoT market to Reach 11 billion Connections by 2025.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Study Reports Mobile Industry Steps Up Commitment to Delivering Sustainable Development Goals

    New ‘Mobile Industry Impact Report’ Points to Increased Impact Across All 17 SDGs.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW member GSMA Launches Inclusive Tech Lab

    GSMA Tech Lab, to Develop and Drive Inclusive Technologies, in Collaboration with Industry Stakeholders and Supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member CGI's global delivery centers of excellence in India appraised at CMMI® Level 5 in Version 2.0 for application development services

    BANGALORE, India, Sept. 19, 2019 - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) announced that its India global delivery centers of excellence have been assessed at Level 5, version 2.0, of the CMMI Institute's Capability Maturity Model Integration for application development services.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW member BT launches counter drone solution

    BT today announced the launch of a new counter drone solution that will help organisations protect themselves from threats to privacy, security and safety by intruding drones.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • The long history of communications regulation

    This guest blog has been contributed by spectrum expert, Simon Pike who will be speaking at our upcoming joint Small Cells & Radio Technologies SIG event on the 21 October 2019.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • CW member SSE Enterprise Telecoms joins forces with Synaptec to enable real-time analysis of UK energy networks, paving the way for smart grids and a more sustainable energy supply

    Power line condition monitoring technology – underpinned by SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ fibre network – will give UK electricity providers enhanced operational visibility of their networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • “If society is to be sustainable, it must transform across the board”

    For the third event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and engineering experts to discuss ‘Tech for Fire’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CW member Three UK and SSE Enterprise Telecoms launch fibre test bed in London’s West End to serve business and the busiest retail street in Europe

    SSE Enterprise Telecoms on track to deliver 50% of the underlying network to help enhance Three UK’s 4G and enable it to rollout the UK’s fastest 5G network in this area.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Top 10 Highlights of CWIC 2019

    Yesterday, 400 technologists dedicated to the digitisation of industry gathered at the Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre to discuss the state of technology adoption in vertical markets and what the engineering community could do to further support its roll-out.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • “Environmental sense makes common sense”

    For the second event in the year-long CW Unplugged: Tech for the Environment programme, CW assembled a plethora of technology and agriculture experts to discuss ‘Tech for Earth’.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog: One month to go, agenda is finalised

    This week the CW International Conference Committee have been delighted to announce eight new speakers to the CW International Conference line-up:

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Technology is core to an efficient, sustainable agri-business

    This guest blog has been contributed by Andrew Pockson, Divisional Marketing Manager for Anglia who are gold sponsors of CWIC 2019's Agriculture track.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • KISS strengthens sector expertise with appointment of new Account Director

    KISS has appointed Kathryn Sparrow as Account Director as part of its ongoing growth plan to meet new business requirements across the tech and science sectors.

    added by KISS 1 min Read
  • CW community supports two ventures revolutionising air quality management

    CW assembled a plethora of technology and air quality monitoring experts for its first event in the 2019 CW Unplugged “Tech for the Environment” programme, “Tech for Air”.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • Understanding IoT Business Models or “Who killed my Unicorn?”

    This guest blog has been contributed by Nick Hunn, CTO of WiFore Consulting and the leader of CW's upcoming Training Seminar "Understanding the IoT for your business". Places are still available for his session in Cambridge on 29 May.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 16 min Read
  • Through the looking glass – personal branding

    Last week we ran a workshop on personal branding - a follow-up to the successful workshop we held at the Rising Festival in March. At this latest session we invited the group to consider the way in which they present themselves, and how this can vary depending on the situation that they are in.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • CWIC 2019 Blog - April - Early bird pricing ends 30 April

    With two days left before tickets to the CW International Conference reach full price (£150/members, £450/non-members), CW is pleased to announce additional speakers, sponsors and exhibitors who will help make your decision to buy "Early Bird" easy.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Is technology killing democracy?

    On 28 March, the CW community was joined by John Naughton (Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities (CRASSH), University of Cambridge) and Carl Miller (Research Director, CASM, Demos) to debate the hypothesis that technology was killing democracy – and if it was, what was to be done?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • WIPO reports a massive surge in artificial intelligence (AI) patents

    It is not a secret that AI is increasingly important for developments in technology and business.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Just who do you think you are? Identity, anonymity and misbehaviour online

    The first event in the engineering trust programme was held on Thursday 7 February in the Bradfield Centre and was led by James Chapman, Laura James, Paul Morris and Tim Phipps.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 7 min Read
  • 2018 - A Year of CW

    With 2018 coming to a close within the next few weeks, we are taking a look back at all that CW has accomplished during the year that Prince Harry married Meghan Markle and England came 4th in the Fifa World Cup.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 8 min Read
  • Radio technology for 5G - making it work. Guest blog written by Roger Green.

    On 18th September CW held a well-received joint Radio Technology and Academic Industry SIG event. Here, University of Bristol PhD student Roger Green, discusses his experience.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Owned, earned or paid? Content marketing in plain words

    What is content marketing? Tell stories that engage your audience, or risk losing them forever.

    added by KISS 4 min Read
  • New opportunities for AgriTech in UK Life Sciences

    The global life sciences industry is forecasted to grow to more than $2trillion by 2023. The UK government has set out their industrial strategy for the sector, highlighting the need for collaboration and convergence, in order to ensure that the UK continues to be integral globally.

    added by SmithsonHill 1 min Read
  • CW Community Ventured Beyond the Hype at CW International Conference 2018

    On 4 July over 400 delegates from the international technology community descended to the inspirationally beautiful Wellcome Genome Campus for a day of diverse networking, insightful track sessions and inspirational keynotes.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Unplugged - Tech for Water

    CW Unplugged events bring together innovative start-ups, impact investors, designers and engineers who won’t be scared to ask the tough questions and who discuss solutions. Our most recent Unplugged event on Tech for Water was no exception!

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 10 min Read
  • We take a peek at Mary Meeker’s hotly anticipated 2018 Internet Trends Report

    Our Account Director takes a look at what will be trending this year.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Does IP have a shelf life?

    As subversive ideas go, surely questioning the efficiency of IP is about as revolutionary as questioning the very fabric of the Universe itself.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • CW Unplugged: Tech for Autism

    This month’s CW Unplugged event brought together end-users, academics and young Cambridge entrepreneurs to debate key challenges in the progression of autism technology from academia into a mainstream field.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Inclusivity Starts at Home

    CW is promoting diversity across all its activities. To help make this happen we’re offering a 3 for 2 deal on CWIC 2018 tickets to enable regular attendees to bring an up-and-coming colleague along for free so that junior technology professionals can benefit from networking and knowledge-sharing that they otherwise might not be able to access.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • So, can the UK secure first mover advantage in 5G?

    On Thursday 12 April the first ever CW Talks was hosted at Queens' College, Cambridge, and featured Mischa Dohler and Tony Milbourn stimulating debate on the subject of "Can the UK secure first mover advantage in 5G?"

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 6 min Read
  • 5 mins with Peter Whale

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • CW Unplugged: FemTech

    CW Unplugged is a programme of Tech-for-Good initiatives designed especially for CW’s younger members. We kicked off the series on 23 February 2018 with an event on FemTech, sponsored by Arm and u-Blox.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • Cambridge: Billion Pound Scale-up Challenge - Guest blog by Pradeep Debata

    What's the challenge of building a billion pound firm in Cambridge. Three veterans Suranga Chandratillake, (a partner at the $2.6 billion VC Balderton Capital with first-hand C-level experience of taking a start-up through to IPO), Martina King, (a former MD at Yahoo and CEO of Feature Space) and Monika Biddulph, (a VP at ARM) joined the panel at the to address the question at the Bradfield centre on February 1, 2018.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • 5 mins with Prof. David Crawford

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 5 mins with floor51

    floor51 joined the CW network in June 2017; they were one of the Central Working ‘originals’ who setup in the pop-up offices on the Cambridge Science Park in November 2016. We sit down with the team to delve a little deeper into the workings of this boutique software house.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • 5 mins with Derek Long

    In November 2017 we launched our annual technology conference - CWIC 2018 which is taking place on July 4th at Hinxton Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire. This years theme is ‘Beyond the Hype’ and the conference will be celebrating its 10th year so it’s a major milestone for the organising committee.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 5 min Read
  • DAS and Enterprise Small Cells

    On the 7th December, CW headed to Huawei Technologies UK HQ in Reading to deliver the last Small Cell SIG event of 2017 - here's a summary of what happened...

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Location and communication for emergency response - Here's what happened at the latest Location SIG event

    For out last Location SIG event of the year, we treated our attendees to an event with speakers hailing from Innovate UK, O2, What3Words and BT Wholesale and Ventures which was sponsored by the KTN and supported by the RIN.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Open Source AI Tools – we looked under the hood….

    In November CW delivered an informal meetup at The Bradfield Centre, kindly sponsored by Five AI and supported by 2 of our special interest groups: Opensource Software and Artificial Intelligence.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CWIC 2018 Call for Speakers

    Following the success of the CW International Conference earlier this year, the organising committee are pleased to launch the themes for next year along with a call for papers and speakers.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read

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