Shattering myths and misperceptions about biometric debit and credit cards
Biometric cards could make a strong dent against credit card fraud, but several myths surround the technology...
Digital transformation: Improving the odds of success
For established companies, the pressure to digitise business models and products has reached new intensity. McKinsey research shows that the best-performing decile of digitised incumbents earns as much as 80 percent of the digital revenues generated in their industries. Ascending to that elite group is far from easy...
Gartner: Three Barriers to AI Adoption
CIOs are set to include artificial intelligence in their IT strategy. Technical, legislative and cultural challenges could influence their AI ambitions
Equiteq advises Caiman Consulting, a leading US management consultancy to the technology industry, on its sale to Sia Partners
“The Equiteq team was a pleasure to work with in completing a fairly complex transaction.They demonstrated a strong depth of knowledge in professional services, top negotiation skills, and the patience and fortitude to bring the buyer and seller to a mutually agreeable place to complete the deal.”- Raazi Imam, Caiman CEO
UK Investment in Quantum Technology Expected to Leap Over the Next Five Years – CBI/Accenture
UK business investment in new technologies such as quantum computing, blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies, and artificial intelligence (AI) is set to jump in the next five years, according to the CBI and Accenture Tech Tracker survey.
New report – Accounting firms advisory revenues pass US$2bn in China
As China’s consulting market rapidly grew by 13.4% to almost US$6bn in 2018 (US$5.98bn), the consulting arms of accounting firms—a group dominated by the Big Four—continued to outperform the market, with revenues increasing 15.9% to pass US$2bn (US$2.1bn) for the first time. Accounting firms now generate more than a third of all consulting revenues in China.
Google Brings it's new Domain to Even More Platforms Including Spotify and Microsoft
About a week ago, Google expanded its links to its calendar app where users can instantaneously create new calendar events straight from Chrome's address bar. The company today announced it's bringing the service to the masses allowing non-Google platforms to attach their services to the new shortcut domains. Already, rivals Microsoft and Music streaming platform Spotify have snatched up some of these domains...
The top 5 DevOps myths debunked
Business executives today are under pressure to accelerate speed to market while ensuring high quality, so it's not surprising that they are turning to DevOps practices to ensure high-quality software and an exceptional experience for the customer.
The Absolute Truths of Technology Marketing
As marketers seek to contribute to company growth, they often look for truths–what are the things that we absolutely have to do?
Some Assembly Required: What’s Ahead in Automotive Design
Industry 4.0 has arrived in the automotive industry, bringing substantial shifts in worker skill sets, line machinery maintenance and production quality control. According to the Association for Talent Development, knowledge workers are now in demand on factory floors, and CIO notes that proactive maintenance could help organisations cut the $50 billion they spend each year on downtime.
A central bank will issue a consumer-ready digital currency within five years - IBM research
Policy-makers at a number of central banks around the world are seriously considering developing and issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), with a consumer-ready CBDC likely to arrive in the next five years
How UK payroll experts are using technology
UK payroll experts need to keep pace with best practices and technology trends that impact the payroll function, in addition to managing changing workforce and compliance requirements. In our new survey, we asked these experts about how they’re using technology today in the payroll function, and their plans for the future.
Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Department Of Defense Cloud Contract
The 10-year contract is part of a Pentagon efforts to modernise the military's computing infrastructure, much of which is decades old, using computers from the 1980s and 1990s. The technology is woefully inadequate in today's high-tech environment, and the government is spending billions of dollars to update its antiquated information technology systems.
Microsoft shows off prototype VR controller with force-feedback for grasping small objects
The researchers claim that most approaches to resistance in VR hardware are bulky, costly, and require significant power to reach human-scale forces. This is because they use large powerful actuators
How the Internet of Things Is Impacting Healthcare
The concept of the internet of things entails the use of electronic devices that help to capture or monitor data and are linked to a public or private network, empowering them to mechanically initiate certain events. We look at the context of IoT in the healthcare industry and come across the myriad of benefits it has bestowed upon it
Canada’s consulting market makes the biggest gains in this year’s global attractiveness top 10
After experiencing strong growth of 5.5% to reach a value of US$4.1bn in 2018, Canada’s consulting market has made the biggest gains in this year’s ranking of the most attractive consulting markets in the world, climbing from joint 10th to joint 7th in the last 12 months.
Cognizant Named an RPA Services Leader by Independent Research Firm
Cognizant is recognized as a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) services leader in a new report on the rapidly evolving market by Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm.
IBM z15 sets a new cloud security standard
IBM has set a new and very impressive standard in the protection of data. With the launch of the IBM z15, IBM Data Privacy Passports technology builds upon pervasive encryption to help clients protect and provision data and revoke access to that data at any time from any location — even for data not housed on the z15.
Quantum supremacy from Google? Not so fast, says IBM.
The task that Google says might take the world’s fastest classical supercomputer 10,000 years can actually, says IBM, be done in just days...
Topcoder adds new data science and AI features to the Topcoder Platform
Topcoder, a Wipro company, and the world’s largest technology network and on-demand digital talent platform, announced the addition of new data science and AI features to the Topcoder Platform