2019 Global life sciences outlook
Focus and transform| Accelerating change in life sciences
Strategic transformation is at the core of life science companies as they build new business models for the future. To accelerate change, focus will be on developing innovative and relationship-driven partnerships and creating real value for patients. Data is now the currency of life sciences, and mobilising data throughout the enterprise, transforming work, and using technology symbiotically will be fundamental to advancing digital transformation.
PA Consulting expands payments expertise with new partner hire from Capgemini
Michel Vaja has joined innovation and transformation consultancy PA Consulting as a partner based in London. He joins the financial services consulting practice and will focus on further developing PA’s offering to clients in the payments space.
Cognizant Named a Top Employer 2019 in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America
Top Employers Institute Recognizes Cognizant for Excellence in Workforce Planning and Leadership Development...
Brexit uncertainty impacts growth in UK consulting
• UK manufacturers spend over £1bn on consultants to deal with Brexit and Trump’s protectionism
• Growth in huge financial services market slows after MiFID II and GDPR deadlines pass
• Digital work accounts for almost half of UK consulting revenues...
Samsung and IBM Collaborate to Strengthen Blockchain Ecosystems
During IBM's annual conference focused on technology and business, Samsung SDS announced it is continuing its collaboration with IBM in support of advancing Hyperledger Fabric, an open source cross-industry blockchain technology, with recent code contributions, research and a new white paper.
UK Software Testing Market 2019 – IBM, Capgemini, Wipro, Cognizant, HP
The UK Software Testing Market report is an in-depth study that covers market insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data. It covers up-to-date marketing information which is important to monitor performance and make critical conclusions for growth and effectiveness of business
Seven Priorities To Accelerate Digital Transformation Maturity and Success
Love it or hate it, digital transformation isn’t going away any time soon. As a buzzword, it’s attained eyeroll status. So, what is digital transformation exactly? As digital transformation evolves into total business transformation, so does how we define it...
Wipro's non-software businesses are ready for their moment in the sun
Billionaires and their excesses are under attack around the world. But a quality widely associated with one of India's richest men, Wipro Ltd Chairman Azim Premji , continues to be frugality. Stories about his simple, frugal choices are as much part of corporate lore in India as is his storied entrepreneurial journey turning a Vanaspati business he took over at 21 upon the demise of his father into a global software services giant worth $25 billion today.
5 steps to a new support strategy
IoT requires a different set of strategies, focal points, and skillsets than help desks have delivered in the past. Here's five ways to prepare them.
PA Consulting Group
Inspiring The Next Tech Generation
With Brexit looming, it has never been more important to ensure that the UK has a fresh supply of home grown talent in science, technology and engineering. But attracting qualified workers into the field isn’t always easy. In 2018 the STEM education and careers support organisation STEM Learning found the current shortfall of skilled workers in the UK STEM sector to number 173,000. This is estimated to cost our businesses an incredible £1.5bn per year in recruitment, temporary staffing, inflated salaries and additional training costs.
Future of Fintech is Cloud, AI, Blockchain, IoT, 6G, and Quantum Computing, Says KPMG
Those are the technologies that are fueling the digital transformation and will be central to financial services in the UK and the world going forward.
Using Data Analytics to Drive M&A Success - a perspective from Moorhouse Consulting
Organisations that make use of data analytics will improve their decision making as well as their chances of making the acquisition a success.
Here's how we can tackle the growing cybersecurity skills gap
More organisations than ever are conducting business online. An expanding digital footprint and increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks have created a growing urgency to secure that data and the resources organisations are deploying.
Wood Mackenzie Ltd
Global offshore wind capacity will increase nearly sixfold over the next decade
By the end of 2017, offshore wind had only been deployed commercially across seven markets, with UK and Germany accounting for 68 percent of the grid-connected capacity. However, according to a recent report from Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables, global offshore wind power demand will increase almost sixfold over the coming 10 years with projects deployed commercially across 18 countries by 2027.
Has India's Booming IT Industry Finally Plateaued?
Infosys helped build India's booming tech industry.This large company in Bangalore employs 200,000 people and codes for companies as diverse as Nordstrom and Harley-Davidson. American protectionism is reducing the amount of offshoring that goes on in tech. Trump has made it harder for Indian tech workers to get H-1B work visas, and automation in India threatens to eliminate even more jobs.
Parts of audit work to go to tech firms, new report finds
The audit process, one of the most vertically integrated professional services left in today’s market, is being broken down into separate parts by audit clients, creating a huge opportunity for technology firms to enter the market, a new report finds today.
Monopolies vs. China: Europe debates which presents a greater threat
A tension has surfaced in Europe between a fear of China effectively buying up whole industries and local companies becoming too large: Public officials are uncertain which dynamic is more pernicious.
Wipro plans innovation centre in Australia for AI research
IT services and consulting firm Wipro Ltd plans to set an innovation centre in Australia to conduct research in AI and machine learning with specific applications for digital health and smart cities
Wipro’s venture arm deploys $65m across 18 startups in three years
Wipro Ventures has deployed $65 million, or two-thirds of its corpus, in 18 startups since it was set up in 2015 and has helped its parent, Wipro Ltd, win more than 100 deals, underscoring the early success of the software services company in tapping into the disruptive startup ecosystem.
UK plc's risk appetite at "recessionary" level - Deloitte
Major British businesses’ appetite to take on financial risk has fallen to its lowest level in nearly a decade due to fears of “the hardest of Brexits” and rising U.S. protectionism, a survey by accountancy firm Deloitte showed on Monday.