Consulting Headlines

17-Sep-2019
Zen Ecosystems Why We're At An IoT Inflection Point: The Case For Open Networks

News Image It’s no secret that one of the largest areas of growth in the tech industry is deploying and optimising internet of things (IoT) devices. After smartphones conquered our pockets, the world’s most innovative companies are building intelligent devices — smart thermostats, speakers, plugs, security systems and more — to control convenience and comfort in another extension of ourselves: the home

17-Sep-2019
10 digital transformation success stories

News Image WW, Atlassian, StubHub and other enterprises are steering digital initiatives to drive business growth and operational efficiency. These digital transformation examples detail IT leaders’ strategies, implementations and challenges

17-Sep-2019
Wood Mackenzie Ltd LNG's Surfing the Wave

News Image Gas looks the best bet of the fossil fuels through the energy transition. Coal demand has already peaked while oil has a decade or so of slowing growth before electric vehicles start to make real inroads in transportation. Gas, blessed with lower carbon intensity and ample resource, is set for steady growth through 2040 on our base case projections

11-Sep-2019
KPMG People are working longer for reasons of choice and necessity

News Image Across the developed world, the workforce now comes in 50 shades of grey. Since 2008 the average labour-force participation rate of 55- to 64-year-olds in oecd countries has risen by eight percentage points. Depending on your point of view, that trend can be spun as ruthless capitalism requiring workers to spend more years down the salt mines or as a sign that society that is finally recognising the value of its older employees.

11-Sep-2019
Capgemini Consulting How universities campuses can embrace their Smart City potential

News Image The concept of smart cities strives to address challenges in order to achieve sustainable development and a high quality of life. Considering the complexity of the smart city concept, wouldn’t using a prototype be the logical step before implementing it? Especially if such prototypes already exist! For instance, university campuses are ideal data labs in which to test smart city environments

11-Sep-2019
PwC Business and government have combined to create a skills desert in Britain

News Image The skills gap is a lead weight chained to the legs of the British economy. It has long been a problem, but in the shallow waters of the EU swimming pool, it has at least been more or less manageable, at least with a little migrant help. Trouble is, the UK is preparing to perform a deep dive into a very cold and deep sea, one with a global eco-storm clearly visible on the horizon

11-Sep-2019
PwC Disrupting Utilities. Is it anyone’s game?

News Image A potential revolution for the utilities industry is being led by advancements in smart home technology, real time data becoming available and evolving customer expectations. In a sector that is becoming increasingly digital, distributed and personalised, the door is wide open for truly innovative companies

11-Sep-2019
PwC Megatrends: 5 global shifts changing the way we live and do business.

News Image It feels like a time when we need some foresight, foresight as to what our World might become, should become. We all have an opportunity – I’d say a responsibility – to dig deep, to search for innovative solutions, inspire good growth, economic prosperity, stronger communities, healthier people and greater social mobility