Microsoft: In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision


A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus.The two companies have long been rivals, of course, but now — maybe more than ever — they are on a collision course that has them compete in cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, productivity applications and virtual and augmented more

WIPRO: Wipro goes big on blockchain


Wipro Limited today announced that it has developed nine blockchain-based solutions for the Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Manufacturing, Retail and Consumer Goods more

PwC: Following the NHS cyber attacks here's advice from our team: cyber attacks – preventing and handling ransomware


As widely reported in the media, there has been a significant wave of ransomware attacks against a large number of NHS bodies and their access to data held on computer systems. NHS Digital has stated that it is working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the Department of Health and NHS England to support affected organisations and ensure patient safety is more

PA Consulting Group: Is your business too complacent about cyber security?


The results are in. Britain’s businesses need to get better at protecting themselves from cyber criminals. The UK’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s annual Cyber Security Breaches Survey seeks to uncover business attitudes toward cyber security and the nature and impact of breaches. So what picture emerges when we focus on medium and large businesses?read more

Equiteq advises Aecus Limited on its sale to The Hackett Group Inc.


Equiteq is pleased to announce the sale of its long-term client, Aecus Limited, to The Hackett Group Inc. Aecus is an award-winning European consultancy that helps clients optimize business process outsourcing (BPO), IT outsourcing (ITO) and robotic process automation (RPA) through benchmarking and implementation consulting.

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Information Security Consultant: How to Get Started


There are a lot of fields that have been gaining plenty of traction these past few years. Information technology and Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP are two examples of expertise that are in high demand; offering your consultation services in these fields will allow you to gain access to more potential clients. Another field that is very appealing is information security.

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IBM: Why The Cloud And Internet Of Things Don't Always Mix


Cloud makes possible the Internet of Things, that global assortment of connected devices, sensors and systems. The cloud supports analytics and processing of all the data streaming in from the "things." However, some industry observers question whether cloud makes it all more expensive and complicated than need more

KPMG: 5 Reasons to Care About Blockchain


Blockchain and Distributed Ledgers Technologies (DLT) are quickly and quietly disrupting the asset management industry. Here are five reasons why everyone in the value chain should be thinking carefully about Blockchain and more

Cybersecurity and the search for innovation


Wavestone, in collaboration with Société Générale, has launched an initiative (link is external) aimed at promoting innovation in the cybersecurity space, raising some interesting questions about the role of innovation, not just in the very fast-moving, high-tech cybersecurity market, but in consulting more broadly, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research. read more

PA Consulting Group: PA Consulting Group Annual Review 2016


2016 was a year of opportunity and change. Find out what our Chairman and Chief Executive say about 2016 and the year ahead, check out our key facts and figures, and read more about how we continue to make the difference for organisations, communities and individuals around the more

Pivotal and Cognizant to Accelerate Adoption of Enterprise-Scale Cloud Applications


Pivotal® and Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced a new joint initiative designed to accelerate the adoption of cloud applications and software platforms at enterprise scale. The combination of Cognizant’s application engineering expertise and industry knowledge, together with Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, will enable large businesses to rapidly deploy critical cloud-based applications and infrastructure. read more

KPMG: Brexit will redraw investment competitiveness of the UK


The United Kingdom remains an attractive place to do business thanks to its competitive infrastructure and tax landscape; however the country faces an uncertain future thanks to last year’s referendum decision to exit the European Union. Brexit and related government policy in the decision’s slipstream are set to redraw UK’s investment competitivenessread more

PwC: Why AI and robotics will define New Health


Will artificial intelligence and robotics in medicine replace the human clinician? Not yet, but healthcare is changing and these advanced technologies have the potential to make care better, faster and more accessible for all. read more

Wood Mackenzie Ltd: Upstream M&A erupts


Puffs of smoke a year ago indicated a reawakening of the M&A market. A full blown volcanic eruption has duly followed, deals pouring out of the US Lower48 and activity spreading out across the globe over the last few more