The New Reality for Retailers

17-Oct-2018

There can surely be no question now that Amazon is the most important agent of disruption and change that the retail industry has ever seen. That reflects not just its scale and reach, but the way that it has changed fundamentally and forever how people want to shop, and the range of goods available to them – largely irrespective of where they happen to live...read more

Yes, the robots are coming, but no, that’s not bad news

16-Oct-2018

Anywhere the future of work is being thought about, debated, forecast, and fought over, there are conversations going on about the role automation is going to play. The primary question that shows up in virtually every conversation takes on many forms, but the gist is always the same—will the robots free us up for better jobs, or will they simply take our existing ones away?read more

PA Consulting Group: Arm: Getting into shape for growth by switching to Agile working

12-Oct-2018

Technology business Arm has ambitious plans for growth. Named one of Europe’s most innovative companies by Forbes magazine, they design the microchips found in 90 per cent of all mobile devices. To achieve their goals they need an IT organisation that can deliver new projects quickly and reliably. They asked us to help transform their existing IT function. They wanted to replace their traditional project management culture with an Agile approach – and prioritise collaboration and creating value.read more

New paper explains AI’s role in talent acquisition

09-Oct-2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can radically improve employee selection processes - by enabling recruiters to assess many more applicants - but the basis of your selection decisions must be legally defensible, according to a new paper by assessment specialist cut-e. read more

Most Important Skill for the Modern Age? Learning to Learn

04-Oct-2018

A joint report by the Secretariat of the All Party Parliamentary Group on AI, Big Innovation Centre, and professional services firm KPMG was launched today - identifying the key skills individuals and organisations will need if they are to survive and thrive in the unfolding future. read more

PA Consulting Group: Shining a light on dark data

03-Oct-2018

Austerity has forced authorities to prioritise the services they offer and to target the groups who can benefit most from the allocation of diminishing resources. All that has to be done alongside reducing overall demand and signposting where self-service options and third party support can be used before the council has to intervene. To do this effectively and to make the right strategic and evidence-based decisions requires information and insights.read more

BearingPoint recognized at Central Banking’s FinTech & RegTech Global Awards 2018

19-Sep-2018

Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint was among the winners at the “FinTech & RegTech Global Awards 2018” by Central Banking. With these newly introduced awards, Central Banking recognizes relevant players in financial and regulatory technology (FinTech and RegTech), such as central banks, supervisory authorities, and technology and consulting companies for the best, most innovative solutions, initiatives and services. read more