Innovation and networked economy consultancy Crystal
Innovation, today announced that it has joined the MULTOS Global Supplier
Network. The Crystal Catalytic Process will enable MULTOS Issuers to identify
opportunities for the creation of innovative multi-application smart card
The process, starting from the very beginning of the product development
process enables card issuers to unlock the knowledge held within their
organisations and start realising its value. Using a proprietary collaborative
working environment, the Crystal Catalytic Process accelerates product
development by stimulating creativity in all participants. It then supports
selection, validation and testing of the concepts prior to driving the
solutions through to completion in a highly compressed timescale.
ÂThe Crystal Catalytic Process is unique in taking organisations from the very
start of the development process.Â Says Richard Cooper of Crystal Innovation.
ÂUnlike most consultancies and suppliers, we have expertise in drawing out
fledgling concepts and developing them into solid business propositionsÂ
The synergy between the Crystal Catalytic Process and the MULTOS operating
system are clear, MULTOS provides the flexibility within the card operating
system and Crystal can help issuers make the most of it. CrystalÂs unique
Catalytic Process will help card issuers using MULTOS to deliver innovative
multi-application smart card solutions in a fast, effective and robust manner,
focussing on creating sustainable business advantage.
About Crystal Innovation Limited
Crystal Innovation enables clients to create new business opportunities that
will be at the leading edge of their industry, by combining collaborative
working, client industry knowledge and extensive experience of innovative
Crystal are experts in the disciplines of knowledge management, balanced
scorecard, strategy, process, and facilitation, using technology to work both
smarter and faster. ItÂs methodologies have been developed and implemented
a variety of blue chip companies since 1996, including Nationwide, British
Airways, Mg technologies ag, TetraPak, Lotus Professional Services, Danske
and Severn Trent.
Crystal is made up of a multidisciplinary team that combines knowledge,
experience and energy in their approach and work style. It has a diverse
base across Europe, and has offices in London and Oslo. For further
information, please contact Richard Cooper, Crystal Innovation +44 (0)207
0437, e-mail Richard.Cooper@crystalise.com.
MULTOS is a highly secure multi-application smart card operating system
specification and supports a wide range of applications including e-cash, PKI
and interactive loyalty. This open standard is managed and developed by a
consortium of 13 of the worlds leading smart card companies, and is the only
commercial operating system to attain the security requirements of ITSEC
E6-high. (ITSEC is an independent and rigorous security evaluation scheme
supported by more than 14 countries worldwide, whose results are openly
published.) Third party software developers provide a broad catalogue of
applications and value-added services for card users and issuers that can be
deployed consistently across all implementations of MULTOS. Leading the
m-commerce market, the MULTOS hosted SecureSIM environment provides the
most secure multi-application SIM card for mobile phones. For more information
about MULTOS, visit www.multos.com.