Ken Toombs to join PA Consulting to lead its Americas team
Ken Toombs will join PA Consulting, the global innovation and transformation consultancy that’s bringing ingenuity to life, as leader of the Americas.
ConnecTechAsia and KPMG form Knowledge Partnership
Asia's biggest Telecom, Media and Technology event ConnecTechAsia has inked a partnership deal with KPMG to boost its knowledge base and provide key insights to the ever-changing face of TMT for all its attendees.
IBM Research Teams up With Agritech Firm to Boost African Agribusiness with Blockchain
IBM Research has teamed up with United States-based agriculture tech firm Hello Tractor to boost the African agriculture industry with blockchain. Specifically, IBM Research scientists will incorporate blockchain and the Internet of Things technologies to Hello Tractor’s tool platform
Blockchain-based mapping hopes to replace GPS. Can it be trusted?
Cryptocurrencies have had a rough year. Bitcoin has crashed more than 75 percent since its peak, and its competitors are faring no better. Even if the bubble has burst on non-fiat currency, the technology underlying those coins, the blockchain—which offers a way to record and validate transactions without a central authority, such as a bank or government—still excites many speculators outside finance.
How Technology is Shaping the Future of our High Streets
Despite advances in digital technology Amazon is investing in high street brick and mortar stores. This sounds positive for the future of the high street.
Telecoms spend US$5.4bn on consultants
The global telecoms industry remains the TMT sector’s biggest buyer of consulting services, increasing 8.5% to generate US$5.4bn for consultants in 2017.
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What will it take to tackle financial crime?
We recently partnered with UK Finance to deliver a webinar on why collaboration in the financial services industry is critical to addressing financial crime.PA expert, Sam Haskins summarises his key messages from the session.
Wipro expands global partnership with open source software provider Alfresco
The partnership between Wipro Digital, a part of Wipro, Alfresco is aimed to create, build and run open source-based digital transformation programmes for its clients across the globe
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PA Consulting acquires We Are Friday to grow innovation and digital expertise
PA Consulting has acquired We Are Friday, a specialist digital service design and engineering agency. We Are Friday will join PA’s world-class innovation team, enhancing their existing expertise in digital service design, modern engineering and digital transformation.
The most attractive consulting market in the world
Every year, we evaluate the attractiveness of each consulting market in response to a simple question: Looking at the next 12 months only, where should you invest?, writes Julie Ahadi of Source Global Research...
Cognizant to Acquire Mustache, a New York-Based Creative Content Agency
Cognizant today announced it is acquiring Mustache, a privately-held creative content agency based in Brooklyn, NY, known for its innovative approach to planning, producing and distributing compelling video content and programming.
Chatta disrupts learning
The potential for technology is not new in education, many of the big technology providers have developed educational products. However, to date they have chosen two traditional channels either to publish content or monitor pupil progress online. Chatta has created a new method of teaching online. This has meant there is no existing market, Chatta have had to rely on early adopters and innovators to take a risk and help them secure market traction.
Gartner Unveils Top 10 Infrastructure and Operations Trends in 2019
At the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operation and Cloud Strategies Conference in Las Vegas on on December 4th, Gartner analysts
Digital Transformation is the Number 1 priority for Australian CEOs: KPMG
Digital transformation is the top priority for Australian business leaders although many are still struggling with strategy and confusion remains over what exactly it entails, according to new research from KPMG.
2018 has been a tumultuous year for the UK retail sector. What's in store for retailers this Christmas?
The perfect storm of muted demand and cost pressures we first saw in 2017 has intensified...
The City of the Future Is a Data-Collection Machine
In Toronto, Alphabet, Google’s parent company, hopes to create the sensor-filled metropolis of tomorrow.
Record entries for prestigious MCA Awards, up a fifth, as 41 companies battle it out to win the Consultancy sector’s top awards
The MCA, the Management Consultancies Association, is pleased to announce it has received a record number of entries for the 2019 MCA Awards.
41 companies from across the breadth of the UK consulting sector have entered the competition this year, for both the individual and project awards.
6 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2019
Look for new technologies to emerge - and for emerging technologies to become the norm - in the new year.
Microsoft and Docker team up to make packaging and running cloud-native applications easier
Microsoft and Docker today announced a new joint open-source project, the Cloud Native Application Bundle (CNAB), that aims to make the lifecycle management of cloud-native applications easier.
Bringing disruptive technology to city streets across the world
FiveAI is a UK technology start-up bringing together the best minds in AI, engineering and mobility to deliver a fully autonomous shared transport service for Europe’s cities. Operating out of six UK locations, the company already has prototype cars out and about in the UK, and is planning its first full service trial for commuters in London by early 2020.
PwC's Private Business Leader for the West region, Colin Bates, spoke to FiveAI co-founder and CEO Stan Boland about the opportunities and challenges of being a world leader in transport innovation.