Consulting Headlines

08-Aug-2018
Unisys How Millennials Are Challenging Banks to Step Up Their Security

News Image Millennials: with smart devices in hand, they live online like no generation that has come before. But that does not mean, by any stretch of the imagination, that they are either gullible or trusting when it comes to managing their finances in the virtual sphere. Rather, millennials display significant concerns about security when banking, purchasing and moving money online.

08-Aug-2018
PA Consulting Group What’s happening to individual privacy in today’s Total Digital world?

News Image The UK privacy watchdog – the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) – plans to fine Facebook £500,000 for its part in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. As the breach took place before the EU GDPR came into effect, this is the largest possible penalty. But if the scandal had hit today, the ICO could have fined Facebook four per cent of global turnover - that’s £1.6 billion.

08-Aug-2018
Top 5: Things to know about AI

News Image Artificial intelligence receives a lot of hype, but that doesn't mean there isn't reality. There's probably an application for AI if your business collects data.

08-Aug-2018
Thinking bigger with artificial intelligence: Part 1

Accenture’s recent intelligent operations research highlights an important trend: the growing acknowledgement that artificial intelligence will have a major impact on companies’ business. Nearly 90 percent of executives in our research believe the application of automation, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical to business and process transformation. Furthermore, just over 60 percent said the application of automation and AI to business processes will be important to achieving their business goals.

06-Aug-2018
Hitachi Consulting Europe Preparing for Urban 4.0

News Image It’s time for a better paradigm of urbanisation. Conventional models, while still solid, are no longer up to the heightened challenges of the present. Exponentially improving technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence are enabling urban developments with much higher levels of efficiency and flexibility to conserve resources, promote security, and boost the quality of life.

03-Aug-2018
Adastrum Consulting Cybersecurity Experts Only Present In 65% Of Organisations

News Image Despite 95 percent of CIOs expecting cyberthreats to increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organisations currently have a cybersecurity expert, according to a survey from Gartner. The survey also reveals that skills challenges continue to plague organisations that undergo digitalisation, with digital security staffing shortages considered a top inhibitor to innovation.

01-Aug-2018
IBM Digital Realty Expands On-Ramps to IBM Cloud Services

News Image Digital Realty continues to expand its connectivity to cloud computing platforms. Today the company said that it is boosting customer access to the IBM Cloud in 15 markets around the world. The expansion follows a similar move earlier this year to improve connectivity to the Oracle cloud.

01-Aug-2018
Pod Group The Intelligent IoT: AI in the Connected Revolution

News Image IoT devices are all around us, and will communicate 400 zettabytes of data (that’s 4GB with 22 zeros after) by the end of 2018, but an AI component is needed to make sense of all this data - otherwise we end up with nothing more than a mountain of ones and zeros.