PwC: Young Workers Index 2017

23-Oct-2017

This year’s update of our Young Workers Index shows that the OECD has continued to make progress on a number of key indicators of youth empowerment. Switzerland, Iceland and Germany continue to lead the OECD, taking the top positions on the index.read more

Unisys: How to Get Started with Big Data

23-Oct-2017

Data is really important. How important is it? Working, manipulating, and analysing data is now pushing forward several technologies, including AI, robotics process automation, neural networks, advanced automation and orchestration, and much more. Big data is allowing business to make better decisions impacting both the user and the overall market.read more

KPMG: Preparing for 606: Perspectives from KPMG, Nutanix and Quicken

20-Oct-2017

Leaders from Quicken, Nutanix, and KPMG took to the main stage at Oracle OpenWorld during this year’s SuiteConnect, offering some frontline perspective on upcoming changes to accounting standards. The leaders, innovators, athletes and musicians met to discuss today’s trending topics all under one roof.read more

IBM: IBM's Strategic Imperatives Pay Off Slowly

18-Oct-2017

IBM is expected to publish its third-quarter report on Tuesday, October 17. Although listed as one of the most valuable technology brands in the world, IBM has been struggling to reach positive revenue growth rates in recent years. read more

IBM: Introducing IBM UrbanCode Deploy on Cloud

18-Oct-2017

Cloud is no longer just for new applications. It is rapidly becoming the default choice for both new workloads and an emerging number of workloads that are being lifted and shifted to take advantage of dynamic scaling and perceived lower cost of cloud.read more

Management Consulting after Brexit

18-Oct-2017

The representative industry bodies for management consulting firms in European countries have united to call for open trade and easy movement of consultants between the EU and the UK after Brexit. They all put their names to a joint statement at a special meeting of their European federation that was held in Paris on Monday 16 October.

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Capgemini looks to the future with a new brand identity

17-Oct-2017

Capgemini today unveiled its new brand identity which builds on its well established reputation and 50-year technology heritage. The new brand identity uses three fundamental differentiators to reflect Capgemini’s unique character and strengths as a business partner, addressing the whole breadth of clients’ business challenges, to enable their ambition in the digital world. These three core pillars are: dynamism, precision and people. read more

Curzon & Company announces partnership with X-Forces

17-Oct-2017

Award-winning strategy and transformation consultancy, Curzon & Company, has recently announced their partnership with X-Forces, the London-based social enterprise helping ex-military personnel to set up, and scale up, their own business ventures. read more

IBM: IBM, Hyperledger Join Blockchain Identity Consortium

13-Oct-2017

IBM and Hyperledger have signed up with the Decentralized Identity Foundation, a consortium formed this year in a quote to promote interoperability and requirements for blockchain-based ID systems. The blockchain heavyweights join a varied group of companies, consisting of huge corporates like Microsoft and Accenture, start-ups such as Civic and Gem, along with open-source jobs like uPort and Sovrin.read more

IBM: Making deep learning easy and accessible to enterprises

13-Oct-2017

As much as we talk about the power of deep learning, most companies are still warming up to the technology. There’s no denying the promise it offers, but realising business value can be challenging. We’re about to change that, making it easier for leaders to harness insights with deep learning from the deluge of data.read more

KPMG: China Takes Venture Capital Crown

13-Oct-2017

China recorded robust venture capital activity in the third quarter, with the country taking half of the world’s ten largest venture capital deals during the period, according to KPMG’s quarterly global report on venture capital trends.read more

Unisys: Signals You Can't See: How Analytics Is Altering The Retail Experience

13-Oct-2017

Many of the biggest changes in retail are invisible to shoppers. Consumers are familiar with more creative displays, new store formats or better in-store service, but they’re likely less aware of the innovations of analytics: An application that can predict what a given shopper is likely to want to try on; the preferred payment method of a particular consumer; whether you want to talk to a sales associate or just go straight to check out.read more

WIPRO: Why Data Science is So Hot Right Now

10-Oct-2017

Back in 2012, Thomas Davenport wrote in the Harvard Business Review that Data Scientists have the “sexiest job of the 21st century.” Jump ahead five years, and data science is just as hot — if not hotter. read more

Microsoft: What business and HR leaders can learn from the CEO of Microsoft

06-Oct-2017

Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, is regarded as one of the world’s top leaders, having grown market cap by $250billion since taking the helm in 2014. A big part of his explanation for this turnaround is simple: creating a “learning culture”. “I wanted our company to be a team of ‘learn it alls’ rather than ‘know it alls’” he said.read more

WIPRO: Our New De-Mystifying Series: What is the Cloud?

05-Oct-2017

Word on the street (actually, the internet) is that the cloud is shorthand for “cloud computing.” But in actuality, the cloud is used as a buzzword with several meanings. Are you confused? Don’t worry, stick around, and all your questions will be answered. read more

WIPRO: Using Amazon Redshift for Fast Analytical Reports

04-Oct-2017

With digital data growing at an incomprehensible rate, enterprises are finding it difficult to ingest, store, and analyze the data quickly while keeping costs low. We provide insights into how AWS Premier Partner Wipro helped their customer move their workload from SAP Sybase IQ to Amazon Redshift. read more

Unisys: The Future Of Humans And AI In Cyber Security

04-Oct-2017

One of the key uses of AI that’s been discussed over the past few years has been its potential for cybersecurity. The number of high-profile cyber attacks has increased at a terrifying rate, with the Equifax hack of 2017 now possibly the largest single data loss in history, and AI has frequently been put forward as the golden bullet that could stop this kind of hacking in future.read more

Deloitte: Sea Change? Deloitte Is Tracking Ships' Certificates with Blockchain

04-Oct-2017

Deloitte is taking non-financial applications of blockchain technology into uncharted waters. To record the inspection certificates for ships, oil rigs and the like on a private, shared ledger, the consulting firm's blockchain lab for Europe, the Middle East and Africa recently partnered with DNV GL, one of the world's largest classification societies.read more

New Atos paper outlines major advances in cyber security

03-Oct-2017

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, believes waiting for digital threats to materialise will soon be consigned to history as we enter a new age of predictive cyber security capability able to ward off cyber threats even before they occur. read more

IBM: IBM Launches Artificial Intelligence Study for Aging in Placet

02-Oct-2017

Artificial intelligence is here, and it’s making inroads in home care settings through the help of a new partnership. With the rise of big data solutions and machine learning through artificial intelligence, technology powerhouse IBM is teaming up with the University of California, San Diego to discover how these innovations can help people age in place and extend the time they can live independently.read more

Cognizant Business Consulting: Forbes India: Cognizant’s CEO Says the Future of IT Services Companies Remains Bright and the Best Days are Still Ahead

02-Oct-2017

“The overriding thought that comes to mind [about the current phase of change in technology] is just how much innovation we have seen,” says Francisco D’Souza. “About 24 years ago, when we started Cognizant, technology was largely a back-office function. It’s gone from there to becoming the very basis of competitive advantage for many of the businesses we serve; and because of this evolution, the best days are still ahead of us.”read more