Every business wants AI, but almost no one is qualified to deliver it
The tech industry is desperate for AI talent, with some companies forking over $1 million or more to secure the services of those who can code their way to machine intelligence. The problem, however, is that hardly anyone is qualified to evaluate the relative merits of any particular job candidate.
Consulting talent: From fungible to liquid
You can tell we’ve entered a new phase in the consulting industry’s perennial “war for talent” when a new term emerges, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research...
Employee mental health and high pressured working environments are the number one concerns for UK CEOs - New annual wellbeing report from REBA/Punter Southall Health & Protection reveals latest employee wellbeing trends -
20 March 2018 - Mental health in the workplace is the top priority for almost three in five (60%) CEOs in the UK and the area of employee wellbeing with which their Board is most concerned, according to the 2018 annual report, ‘Employee Wellbeing Research 2018’ from Reward & Employee Benefits Association (REBA) in association with Punter Southall Health & Protection.
IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt
If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big. Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say about it.
Top fintech predictions for 2018
Here's some crystal ball gazing, courtesy of KPMG's global fintech team. In its latest Pulse of fintech report, the firm sets out 10 factors it reckons will drive financial technology this year, after $US31 billion of deals were struck in 2017.
Half of all UK companies experienced cybercrime in the past two years.
Recent research by PwC has revealed that half of all UK companies have suffered financial losses due to economic crimes or fraud in the last two years, in line with the global average of 49 percent of all firms.
Open Banking - A Revolution in Customer Outcomes?
Open Banking refers to the "opening-up" of customer account data held by banks and building societies. It allows other regulated financial services providers to access it in the spirit of providing consumers with a more cohesive service and greater choice as to who provides their payment or account services. Essentially, Open Banking will mean that consumers will gain greater control of their data, and who has access to it.
National Transformation Program drives increased use of consultants in buoyant Saudi market
• Consulting in Saudi Arabia expected to return to double digit growth in 2018 – the first time for three years
• Governments across the GCC increase spending on consultants to prepare for post-oil era.
European Commission awards Capgemini with 3-year contract to continue the development of the European Data Portal
The contract renewal highlights Capgemini’s strategic position in the field of Insights & Data to drive innovation across Europe.
Supplycompass selected for the RetailTech Top 50 List
Supplycompass is delighted to announce it has been selected as one of the top 50 RetailTech solutions at the Millennial 2020 Summit this week.
Constant change: Managing the ‘New Normal’ - a perspective from Moorhouse Consulting
The current economic landscape represents a constant change. As people live longer, workforce demographics change; throw in technological disrupters such as Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality and this all adds to demand and expectation on the economy. This is now our ‘new normal’.
IDC MarketScape positions BearingPoint as a Major Player for EMEA Business Consulting Services
The IDC MarketScape highlights that the management and technology consultancy BearingPoint helps clients innovate and delivers well researched and personalized advice.
Using analytics in healthcare: better insights, better decisions, better outcomes.
Data and analytics hold the key to delivering more effective healthcare services. Our latest report examines.
Why manufacturing can’t afford not to invest in AI – and how the cloud enables it
Artificial intelligence is often touted as the brain behind Industry 4.0. Even the government is backing this emerging technology with its industrial strategy, which aims to “propel Britain to global leadership of the industries of the future including AI and big data”. Yet research suggests that manufacturers are behind the curve...
These will be the 32 most powerful economies in the world by 2050
By 2050, the world is likely to have changed drastically from what we know now, and the planet's economic and financial landscape will be no exception. A report from PwC looks at which economies around the world will be the biggest and most powerful in 33 years time.
Less than 100 days out: How to accelerate GDPR readiness with the cloud
With the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect in less than 100 days, chances are you know your business needs to rapidly transform how it manages the personal information and data of EU subjects.
What is the best approach to take with such a short deadline for compliance?
IBM to expand its mainframe business in India
To cater to Indian enterprises, IBM had beefed up its security features, which allows mainframe users to encrypt data which is crucial to combat cyber attacks
Here's How Narrow AI is Paving a Path Towards Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)
From Siri to self-driving cars, artificial intelligence is advancing swiftly, moving into different landscapes and industries which has the vision to get things done faster. While science fiction usually depicts AI as robots with human-like qualities, it actually denotes a much bigger idea towards technology than what we can fathom.
The path to modern authentication and cybersecurity is pervasive, connected and continuous
Today, there are more users in more places accessing more applications in more ways than anyone could have imagined even 10 years ago—and also, unfortunately, more openings for identity thieves.What makes secure access truly secure today? Authentication that works seamlessly – everywhere, all the time.
Investor Elliott Management buys tiny stake in Wipro
Elliott Management, the activist hedge fund that changed Cognizant’s business strategy, has taken a tiny stake in WiproBSE 1.95 %, highlighting its interest in Indian IT companies. Of about 40 US-listed stocks that the $34-billion hedge fund owns, two are now from the Indian IT sector.