IT Solutions Blog

10 things we learnt about The Fourth Industrial Revolution at this year's Innovation Conference

by Mark Britton 21 March 2018

I always get a warm fuzzy feeling the day after Crimson’s Innovation Conference. Everybody in the office is talking about the conversations they had and the remarkable presentations they witnessed – we get as much out of it as our guests! So while it's still fresh, here is my take on what we learnt at this year's conference. 

Topics: Digital Transformation, Innovation Conference, fourth industrial revolution

Microsoft cloud services experts demo smart building development live

by Will Astbury 6 February 2018

Crimson’s Microsoft Cloud Services team will be demonstrating how cutting-edge technologies can be used to build a smart building live at this year’s Innovation Conference.

Led by Tom Cadman, Crimson’s visionary Director of Cloud Services, the team will be using Field Service, Microsoft Dynamics 365, and IoT technology for this 30-minute demo. It promises to be a truly exciting and immersive experience for the audience.

Topics: Innovation Conference, Microsoft 365, Field Service

Microsoft envisioning guru Dave Coplin talks at Innovation Conference

by Will Astbury 23 January 2018

Dave Coplin, former Chief Envisioning Officer for Microsoft, will describe how AI can help organisations meet customers’ needs at Crimson’s Innovation Conference 2018.

Dave, who spent 12 years with the technology giant and now has his own consultancy, specialises in opening-up strategic conversations about how cutting-edge technologies could benefit businesses and society.

Topics: Innovation Conference, AI, Machine Learning

Innovating IT Through First Principles Thinking

by Mark Britton 24 May 2017

At Crimson’s Innovation Conference, back in April this year, we continued our pursuit of smart ideas that can drive forward innovation and disruption. We were blessed to welcome Georg Ell, Tesla’s Head of Europe, to share Tesla’s ways of working that are ripping up the rulebook in the automotive and energy sector. It was especially fitting that the day they presented Tesla’s stock valuation had overtaken Ford. But here's something Georg didn't share with the audience...

Topics: Innovation Conference, innovation

Former Forrester expert to speak at Crimson Innovation Conference 2017

by Will Astbury 6 March 2017

Former Forrester Principle Marc Dowd, now Director of PathFinder4, will be discussing digital skills and disruptive ecosystems at Crimson’s Innovation Conference 2017.

Digital disruption is at the forefront of many CIOs agendas but digitising processes is not true disruption. As consumers’ expectations continue to evolve, organisations need to react by transforming quickly to meet current consumer desires.

Topics: digital disruption, Innovation Conference