Tech Nation 2017 - Key Findings
A journey across the UK’s digital landscape that provides a data-rich analysis of Britain’s thriving digital economy and clusters.In this, our third annual report, we shine the spotlight on the UK’s digital tech economy. We highlight innovation in every corner of the UK, from Bristol to Edinburgh, with over 60 company case studies.
UK Tech Sector Is More Attractive Despite Brexit
KPMG’s 2017 Global Technology Innovation report says the UK is now the fourth most promising tech market, up from seventh pre-Brexit, behind only the US, China and India
Consultants to be affected by UK flight ban on electronic devices from Muslim-major countries
The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats.
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The Reverse Supply Chain Challenge
Online shopping has resulted in a wealth of opportunities for retailers, but also an array of new challenges.
UK Manufacturing has ‘Strong Month’
Export order books for UK manufacturers have risen to the highest level in over three years and expectations for growth are at a more than 20-year high, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey
Delivering Intelligent Mobility in The Northern Powerhouse: Taking the UK from Transport to Mobility
The North is facing a point of inflection – political and fiscal devolution, the new dynamics of Mayors, as well as a pressing agenda of transport reform - all make for a critical point in the evolution of the North as a sub-national economic area.
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How AI has created an arms race in the battle against cybercrime
The growing capabilities of artificial intelligence is triggering a battle across the cyber security fence – and organisations must act now to be on the right side of it
What do you think are the top five trends for in 2017?
It’s already been a busy start to the year, with momentum and interest around Intelligent Mobility ramping up across the globe.
BearingPoint acquires leading international supply chain and business operations consultancy LCP Consulting
The European management and technology consultancy accelerates its growth in the UK and across Europe and strengthens its capabilities in the retail sector
Consulting in a post-global world
A recent article in The Economist argued that globalisation was already “in retreat” before politicians started talking about the need for greater protectionism, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source.
Online retail sales up 15%, but growth through smartphones slowing
• UK online retail sales grew +15% YoY in February
• Growth of sales made through smartphones slows to +57%
• Multichannel average basket value up £20 YoY
Three Growth Lessons Large Companies Should Learn From Smaller Organizations
Business strategy is broken. More than 50 percent of senior executives don’t believe they have a winning strategy according to research from PwC’s Strategy&, the firm’s strategy consulting business.
Why Agile Data Management is Crucial to Business Transformation
Business transformation has become a must-do for many asset managers in a market characterised by competition, regulation and digital communication, but how can asset managers achieve this, what results are they looking for, and what are the long-term benefits of business transformation?
Global Supply Chains Are About to Get Better, Thanks to Blockchain
A slew of startups and corporations are exploring a radical solution to problems with supply chain: using a blockchain to transfer title and record permissions and activity logs so as to track the flow of goods and services between businesses and across borders.
Think like a bad guy and embrace cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is a growing concern. While organisations have been getting much smarter about cybersecurity in recent years, the bad guys seem to be getting better faster.
What is your definition of Industry 4.0 ?
I recently attended a webinar on ‘Digital Manufacturing’ and was taken aback when I heard a different point. The speaker said "Industry 4.0 is all about IOT". I pondered over it “Is that correct?” undoubtedly; the answer is a simple “No”. Then what is correct?
The start-up view: a year in FinTech
From our position at the heart of the FinTech ecosystem, Startupbootcamp and PwC enjoys a unique view of emerging trends in this sector.
India one of the fastest destinations for investments: KPMG
Even as the major global economies continue to stay in a turmoil India seems to have emerged as the fastest growing investment destination for foreign investors in 2016, a KPMG report said.
Management Consultants call for more ambitious and transformational Industrial Strategy
"UK should aim to be “The Smartest Nation on Earth”
Tata Steel, Wipro in world's most ethical companies' list
Two Indian companies, Tata Steel and Wipro, have been named in the list of world's most ethical companies by American think tank Ethisphere Institute.