IBM Blockchain Joins Sovrin's 'Decentralised' Digital Identity Network To Stem Fraud
IBM and the Sovrin Foundation, a private-sector international non-profit organization, have announced IBM as a “founding Steward” of the Sovrin Network that utilizes the power of a “hybrid” distributed ledger - technology sometimes referred to as a Blockchain. It aims to address the current centralized identity system that costs individuals and businesses billions of dollars every year
UK firms more optimistic after Brexit transition deal: Deloitte
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Brexit transition deal last month has boosted confidence among finance chiefs at some of the country’s leading companies, a survey published on Monday showed.
Frost And Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan Recognises World Health Day and Names 3 Top Technologies Fostering Global Healthcare Access
Each year, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Health Day to promote global health awareness.
PA Consulting Group
CONTEST demands coordinated collaboration for national security
The UK's fourth revised counter terrorism strategy (CONTEST) is expected to be published soon, following a rise in terror attacks in the UK and Europe since 2015.
3 Ways Retailers Can Use Facial Recognition To Create Better Experiences
She has a face that could launch a thousand sales; now retailers have to recognize when her mind is open to them.
The inclusion of facial-recognition software in personal devices, such as the iPhone X, is expected to accelerate the mass adoption of the technology, and that could change how people shop
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How can better collaboration reduce financial crime?
Each year, organised crime generates revenue equivalent to about 2.7 per cent of global GDP and criminals launder US$1.6 trillion of it through the mainstream financial systems. As criminals are becoming smarter and more sophisticated, the social and economic consequences will increase. The financial services industry is doing its best to combat financial crime and protect customers, yet there’s still more to do.
Equiteq advises leading management consulting firm c3/consulting on its sale to Ankura
Equiteq, the knowledge economy M&A specialist, is pleased to announce that it has advised c3/consulting, Nashville’s leading management consulting firm, on its sale to Ankura, a Washington, DC-based business advisory and expert services firm. The transaction is anticipated to close by the end of the month.
Producing solutions isn’t the problem: consuming them is
I used to think that the consulting industry had a problem with innovation. But I was wrong, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research...
PwC unveils new virtual reality experience to help organisations navigate disruption
New disruption consulting team uses VR tool to engage clients in conversations about the future...
Business leaders at large companies want value for money and specialised expertise from their consultants and plan to spend more on cyber security and data analytics, new survey reveals
Economist Intelligence Unit survey of business leaders at companies with a turnover of more than $1bn published today by Globality
How CIOs can prepare for the future of work via
The world of work is in flux. Across the globe, debate rages on the future of work and whether there will be enough jobs to gainfully employ everyone who seeks one.
Three critical themes to consider when designing change programmes
The likelihood of delivering change successfully is recognised as low, with many different sources citing statistics which show a high failure rate for organisational change programmes.
PwC encourages Asia Pacific businesses to invest in UK
The GREAT campaign is an initiative run by Britain’s Department for International Trade to help overseas companies locate and grow in the UK. As part of PwC’s continued partnership for GREAT, the firm has supported a GREAT festival promoting UK businesses to investors based in the Asia Pacific region, hosted in Hong-Kong in the final week of March.
Chatbots are on the rise thanks to their ability to mimic conversations and offer instant, digital connections.
Chatbots continue to be a hot topic among media, end users and vendor communities. This is no surprise as chatbots — which use artificial intelligence (AI) to mimic human conversations — are expected to become widespread within the next two to three years.
How blockchain technology could impact HR and the world of work
Blockchain’s potential to transform business is already manifesting itself in industries such as insurance. But what could the technology do for HR?
CBI PwC Financial Services Survey Q1 2018
Optimism across financial services has fallen since the last survey, a trend that has seen sentiment deteriorate in eight of the last nine quarters. Taking an industry perspective, optimism appears split, with insurers more upbeat than their banking and investment management colleagues, the latter of whom have reported a decline for the first time in over a year.
PA Consulting Group
Surviving the artificial intelligence revolution
Up to 80 per cent of non-executive IT jobs could be replaced by artificial intelligence systems. That’s the assertion of Vinod Khosla, the billionaire founder of Sun Microsystems and venture firm Khosla Ventures.
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Electric vehicle revolution drives demand for lithium-ion batteries
We spoke with Thomson Reuters on all things supply chain at their Global Base Metals Forum.
Statoil enters agreement with Capgemini to advance its digital roadmap
Capgemini today announced that it has signed a new strategic framework agreement with Statoil, an international energy company with operations in over 30 countries worldwide. Under the agreement, Capgemini will support Statoil and its Digital Center of Excellence (CoE) with services to further develop and deliver Statoil’s digital roadmap. The contract will run for the next three years.
Wipro and Adobe to Offer Enhanced and Solutions
Wipro Limited announced an expanded global relationship with Adobe to create, build and run digital marketing solutions and campaigns for their clients, across the globe. As a part of this alliance, Wipro will embed Adobe’s design and prototyping software, Adobe XD CC, the all-in-one UX/UI solution for designing and prototyping mobile apps and websites, into its Digital Experience Platform.