PA Consulting Group: Taking digital public services further, faster

21-Jun-2018

In just two decades, the world has drastically changed. Amazon launched, the first iPhone hit the shelves, and Government Digital Service (GDS) was founded. These are just a few of the digital revolutions that have been released across the public and private sectors in that time. And the pace of change is increasing. It feels like we’re entering a new era of digital.read more

Artificial Intelligence demystified

21-Jun-2018

It’s just one small step from a self-driving car to AIs taking over the world and the “end of days” dystopias that Hollywood has popularised in a number of recent films. According to Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, Alexandra Whittington, April Koury, and Helen Calle, of Fast Future this is, at least, what some would have us believe.

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Capgemini Consulting: New business models in property and casualty insurance

18-Jun-2018

Today’s consumers have become accustomed to the transparency, quality, and service speed of firms such as Amazon and Google and now expect similar flexibility and accessibility from their insurance providers. It is not surprising, therefore, that more and more insurers are leveraging technological advancements such as telematics, robo advisors, artificial intelligence, big data, and analytics, to reduce costs, increase efficiency, and improve customer experience.read more

Where next for the agritech revolution?

07-Mar-2018

The race is on to become the dominant digital platform in the agriculture sector, harnessing technologies that boost agricultural productivity through data capture and integration, according to new research from PA Consulting Group.

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Capgemini: Fintech won’t be the end of the big banks. Tech-fin might be

12-Feb-2018

Google, Amazon and Facebook (GAF), to name a few, could become significant in the retail banking space; where decreasing consumer loyalty is driving firms to become more customer-centric, in a bid to improve retention. Whereas Fintechs don’t have the size or capital endowment to seriously threaten the big banks, Tech-fins certainly do. In this case, size very much matters...read more

4 strategies for creating a culture of innovation

30-Nov-2017

“Innovation” is the buzz word that just won’t go away. And for retailers constantly compared to Amazon standards — no matter their size or niche — it’s an obsession. Like every other industry, retailers are hungry for the formula that will create the kind of business and culture that innovates at the speed necessary to compete. 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: 3 ways to massively fail with machine learning (and one key to success)

24-Jul-2017

Though everyone seems to be piling on the machine learning bandwagon, it's a game that only the rich can play. While open source machine learning projects like Google's TensorFlow and Amazon's DSSTNE lower the bar to would-be machine learning engineers, resolving the skills deficit that Gartner analyst Merv Adrian called the biggest hurdle to machine learning success, no amount of training can resolve a thornier issue: Lack of data.read more