Global Risk Services Consulting Market Passes US$65
• Cybersecurity work (US$16.5bn) now accounts for a quarter of the total market
• Environmental risk moves up the corporate agenda
• US risk services market hits US$35.1bn
Over half of audit clients don’t rank their current auditor as their first choice
• But the Big Four remain the go-to choice for clients
• Eighty percent of audit clients rate quality of audits as either “high” or “very high” despite numerous accounting scandals
• But over a fifth (22%) would choose either BDO or Grant Thornton
Reducing the computarion cost of processing and building good AI models. Read how IBM research is innovating
IBM Research labs are part of a tradition where large tech companies had extensive research labs. IBM Research, along with the original Bell labs and the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), have developed many innovations
Frost And Sullivan
NEXTDC Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for its Technology and Customer Focus in the Data Centre Market
NEXTDC stands out for its technological sophistication in design and engineering pertaining to power quality, back-up power, and mechanical cooling LONDON,
Microsoft Unveils Icecaps, An Open-Source Toolkit For Building Neural Conversational Systems
The human race is the most complicated; and difficult system and every human has a different personality of action. Using the same tone and the same language does not fit in order to communicate with different people. However, it is usual for us to use different tones and languages while we communicate with our friends and other people but it is impossible for the machines to have different personas for different people until now
Wood Mackenzie Ltd
Will Aluminium Cans Replace Plastic Bottles?
Plastic pollution is a global problem. The statistics are alarming – and emotive. However, it remains the modern world’s packaging material of choice. Roughly a third of the 350 Mt produced globally is used in packaging applications. But as public perception shifts and the issue gets pushed up the political agenda, the tide could be turning
House prices could nosedive after no-deal Brexit, says KPMG |
Reflecting the potentially vulnerable state of the property market as Brexit looms, KPMG said house prices would fall by between 5.4% and 7.5% across different regions next year if a new agreement with Brussels was not in place by 31 October
IBM Drives Quantum-Safe Cryptography Into Its Public Cloud
IBM will begin offering quantum-safe cryptography services on its public cloud beginning next year in a move toward bolstering the security of data and privacy from fault-tolerant quantum computers
KPMG launches innovation hub in Manchester
The tech arm of business advisory firm KPMG is to take 100 digital specialist staff to 12,000 sq ft at Manchester Science Partnership’s Manchester Technology Centre campus
What Are The Newest Cyber Security Trends?
The magnitude of change that enterprise IT is going through (architecture, cloud infra and SaaS) brings for security models is vastly underestimated. There is an entire generation of multi-billion dollar security companies that have a largely on-premise business not particularly relevant to the cloud/hybrid world...
Are we about to see the rise of boutique firms in America’s consulting market?
Fears about an economic downturn in the US have been waxing and waning for many months now, but growing disquiet is now being fuelled by some hard facts, with a slowdown in GDP growth in the second quarter of 2019, and a recent troubling downwards revision of 2018’s growth rate, writes Zoë Stumpf of Source Global Research.
How are governance and management structures beneficial to businesses?
Large enterprises in particular will be operating multi-modal IT, i.e. elements of traditional IT, elements of cutting-edge digital, and elements of pretty much everything in between. So, how should organizations structure their information security management?
Starting A Digital Transformation Project? Don't Eat The Elephant
Some folks say bigger is better. And sometimes that’s true. But not always. Take digital transformation, for instance. Many companies approach digital transformation as an all-or-nothing endeavor...
Microsoft is a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management, 2019
Just like last year, Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the “2019 Magic Quadrant for Unified Endpoint Management Tools, Worldwide,” based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute in the UEM market.” Microsoft is also highest in the “Ability to Execute” axis
Work-life balance drives spike in contracting for UK employees this summer
Almost half (40%) of UK workers would consider working in a temporary, interim or contract position - citing a better lifestyle (47%), higher hourly pay (29%), more flexibility (26%) and exposure to new skills (19%) as the main drivers.
Digital transformation in insurance: Turning vision into reality:
A perspective from Moorhouse Consulting:
Insurers no longer ask whether they should digitally transform, they ask where to start and how to deliver the transformation.
Staff augmentation: Not a commodity
“Staff augmentation” has long been a dirty phrase in consulting, redolent of stacking your consultants high and selling them cheap, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research.
The future of automating all types of work
There‘s a lot of excitement about business automation these days and for good reason. Developments including artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation bring the promise of transforming work as we know it
IBM to offer quantum-safe cryptography services on its public cloud platform
IBM announced that it will begin to provide, what the industry would call, quantum-safe cryptography services on the IBM public cloud in 2020 and is now offering a Quantum Risk Assessment from IBM Security to help customers assess their risk in the quantum world...
IoT and blockchain: Are we there yet?
The internet of things and blockchain -- they should go together like strawberries and cream, right? What could make more sense than a constant stream of data about devices, their state, and their use, combined with a distributed and trustworthy mechanism for anyone to read or say things about the data?