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PPE Hive: Agile response to a crisis

Jo Reid,

While Britain has been working from home during the lockdown, it’s been hard not to miss news of the extensive lack of medical supplies, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), which is much needed by healthcare workers across the UK. Like so many others with a desire to help in…

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Harnessing digital technologies in all areas of our lives

Mary-Anne McCarron,

There are lots of different ways to work with tech that might not be obvious at first glance.  For one, digital placemaking reframes brick-and-mortar stores and online marketplaces not as competitors but as synergised commerce. The Internet of Things allows us to build smart cities with a mindset for sustainability….

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Green High Streets 2050 reflections

Digital Placemaking

Green High Streets 2050: Reflections

Jo Morrison,

Climate change is happening. We are in a climate and environmental emergency as a result of human activity. If humanity takes collective action now to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions it’s believed that we can limit the effects of climate change and adapt to them. To this end, the UK…

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Aerospace & Engineering Digital Insights

Delivering rapid business innovation

Jo Reid,

How do business leaders navigate this crisis, now that many of our familiar, ‘go-to’ methods and assumptions have been rendered redundant? The answer is clear – innovate… and keep on innovating. Innovation, and Calvium’s approach to supporting organisations to innovate rapidly, is the theme of a feature in Aerospace Manufacturing…

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Supporting healthcare workers from home

Mary-Anne McCarron,

At the time of writing, the UK has extended its lockdown for another three weeks and people are still adapting to a life with social distancing measures.  Despite the drastic change to our daily lives, people have united in response to the pandemic. We read about fantastic efforts from communities…

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Aerospace & Engineering Digital Insights

Enabling Digital Innovation

Jo Morrison,

Innovation isn’t easy. Writing ‘innovation’ is easy, saying ‘innovation’ is easy, but, critically, the act of doing and achieving innovation is difficult or at best – tricky. It involves creativity and experimentation, collaboration, serendipity and risk. Recently, I was invited to the Mansion House where the City of London and…

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Digital Placemaking

Designing Digital Cities – reflections

Mary-Anne McCarron,

Smart cities promise a bright future for urban communities with safer, more efficient infrastructure. From greater mobility in public spaces to faster improvements of public services, thanks to a more connected citizenry, the increased integration of digital technology into everyday life can be transformative. However, in recent times there have…

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