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Gartner Artificial Intelligence and the Enterprise

News Image The exceptional opportunity of AI makes it imperative for enterprises to plan for change. Artificial intelligence technology promises to solve problems organisations could not before because it delivers benefits that no humans could legitimately perform.

A small step for PwC, a double-jump for consulting?

Consultants often talk about pain points, but it’s hard to find one that’s either more painful or more pointed than Diabetesville, the name given by the media to Cameron County, Texas, where almost a third of the population has Type II diabetes, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research.

WIPRO Wipro Achieves AWS Service Delivery Status for AWS Service Catalog

News Image Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Service Delivery status for AWS Service Catalog. With this status, Wipro’s capabilities help clients build the AWS Service Catalog to enable self-service discovery, maintain controls and centrally manage their enterprise cloud services.

PwC Work longer and study more to fight the robot revolution, says PwC

News Image The Government must do more to keep older workers in jobs if Britain is to combat the twin challenges of an ageing population and increased automation, according to a new report. PwC analysis showed the UK lagged behind countries such as Mexico and Chile in terms of keeping older workers in employment, closing the gender pay gap and helping workers to seize new opportunities through training.

IBM Lingmo language translator earpiece powered by IBM Watson

News Image Australian start-up, Lingmo International, has brought us one step closer to the science-fiction dream of a universal translator earpiece. The Translate One2One, powered by IBM Watson artificial intelligence technology, is set to be the first commercially available translation earpiece that doesn't rely on Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connectivity.

WeAreTheCity Reveal Top 100 Female Rising Stars Across 20 Industries

Today WeAreTheCity released the names of its top 100 female Rising Stars as part of its Annual Awards Programme, to celebrate the female talent pipeline across the UK. The prestigious Rising Star awards, now in its third year, aim to showcase the sheer volume of female talent that exists across our industries and to create role models for the future.

KPMG New KPMG chairman shakes up top team

News Image The incoming chairman of KPMG in the UK has shaken up the senior management team after the accountancy firm suffered a fall in profits last year. Bill Michael, who will replace Simon Collins on October 1, is changing the head of audit and overhauling KPMG UK’s executive committee.

PA Consulting Group Exploiting the import and export opportunities of Brexit

News Image The UK’s industrial strategy reflects the government’s current approach of encouraging overseas companies to look at the sectors and clusters the UK is traditionally strong in, and enticing them to set up facilities in the country. In the meantime, the general strategy for growing exports has been to encourage more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to consider exporting, and then host overseas trade events and missions to help them find new markets. To date, both strategies have been successful

PwC PwC launches technology degree in attempt to future-proof the UK workforce

News Image PwC today launched a technology degree apprenticeship to give young people from a broader range of backgrounds the chance to secure a career in technology. Some 80 students will start the 2018/19 academic year by combining university life with practical work-based technology projects at PwC. The four-year course will be taught out of the University of Birmingham and the University of Leeds.

Equiteq advises CMF Associates on its sale to CBIZ, Inc.

Equiteq is pleased to announce that it has advised CMF Associates (“CMF”), a leading provider of financial and operational consulting services to the private equity sector, on the sale of its business to CBIZ, a national, publicly-traded professional business services firm. The transaction closed on June 8th, 2017.