PwC in Castle Donington takes on "record" recruits
New staffing figures come as Big Four accountant posts healthy profits of £1.02 billion
Why We're At An IoT Inflection Point: The Case For Open Networks
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
10 digital transformation success stories
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
IT Technologies Intersect To Transform The Health Care And Pharmaceutical Sectors
The World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating seven decades of public health progress, which it says, "Have added 25 years to global life expectancy, saved millions of children’s lives, and made huge inroads into eradicating deadly diseases." As WHO notes, there’s still a long way to go
The top challenges organisations face at digital transformation
The primary motivators for digital transformation are still more reactive than proactive, says a new report from enterprise database company Couchbase
Security Think Tank: Blockchain utility depends on business type and cost
What are the best and most effective ways information security professionals can use blockchain technology?
Wood Mackenzie Ltd
LNG's Surfing the Wave
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
Before using 5G, CIOs will need to see use cases
To invest in the 5G wireless network, healthcare CIOs will need compelling use cases. But since the network won't be ready for years, finding them may be tough.
How will artificial intelligence affect the UK economy?
Intelligent Digital is here
Find out more about one of the biggest commercial opportunities in today’s fast-changing economy
Why Retailers Should Look To Management Consultants For Survival in the Digital Age
High street retailers are facing an ever-changing landscape as consumers change their shopping habits to head online. In order to survive, brands need to learn to adapt and understand how technology can be used to their advantage, not their demise.
Deloitte’s Plan for Fighting Employee Burnout: Let AI Take Over the Dreaded HR and IT Tasks
We've all had those days where getting the simplest thing fixed, or even a basic question answered, takes hours. It might be anything from a mysterious glitch in your desktop computer, to a query about what's covered by your employer's health insurance plan...
KPMG predicts no-deal Brexit recession in 2020
Accountancy giant forecasts GDP to shrink by 1.5% with business confidence badly dented
People are working longer for reasons of choice and necessity
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.
How universities campuses can embrace their Smart City potential
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
Business and government have combined to create a skills desert in Britain
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
Women in Work Index 2019
Turning policies into effective action to advance gender equality
Disrupting Utilities. Is it anyone’s game?
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
How to Set Up S&OE in Supply Chain Planning
Supply chain planners should set up a distinct S&OE process to better execute on S&OP plans and optimise costs.
Megatrends: 5 global shifts changing the way we live and do business.
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
Global Risk Services Consulting Market Passes US$65
• Cybersecurity work (US$16.5bn) now accounts for a quarter of the total market
• Environmental risk moves up the corporate agenda
• US risk services market hits US$35.1bn