Consulting Headlines

Every business wants AI, but almost no one is qualified to deliver it

News Image 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.

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.

KPMG Top fintech predictions for 2018

News Image 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.

Huntswood Open Banking - A Revolution in Customer Outcomes?

News Image 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.

WIPRO Investor Elliott Management buys tiny stake in Wipro

News Image 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.