Bringing disruptive technology to city streets across the world
FiveAI is a UK technology start-up bringing together the best minds in AI, engineering and mobility to deliver a fully autonomous shared transport service for Europe’s cities. Operating out of six UK locations, the company already has prototype cars out and about in the UK, and is planning its first full service trial for commuters in London by early 2020.
PwC's Private Business Leader for the West region, Colin Bates, spoke to FiveAI co-founder and CEO Stan Boland about the opportunities and challenges of being a world leader in transport innovation.
7 Factors to Help Ensure Digital Workplace Success
There are many different ways of benchmarking the success or failures of a digital workplace. However, it is less obvious what makes a successful digital workplace and how it functions. Technology is now such a central part of the overall work experience that you can’t separate it from the people agenda
An army of 1 million self-driving delivery robots could flood the streets by 2040 as appetite for on-demand delivery surges
According to a new study from the consulting firm KPMG, if shopping trips in personal vehicles decline even by half, one million autonomous delivery robots will need to take to the streets to fill the gap. For context, the firm estimates there are 300,000 taxis currently on US streets, and about 1 million buses.
Women Reveal: The 7 Best Things About Working in Tech
• 54% of women believe there are now more women working in tech than five years ago.
• 63% of women cite ‘being taken seriously’ as the number one challenge in the tech industry.
• 67% of women believe ‘making a positive impact’ is the best thing about being a woman in tech.
In the future, will data & analytics take the form of a new kind of managed service?
Consulting firms are in a dilemma about how to organise their data & analytics capabilities most effectively: Should they have a stand-alone business unit, or should this expertise be embedded right across the organisation?..., writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research.
NEWS - Accenture Report on the Use of AI and RPA in Fintech
• CFOs are poised to transform finance organizations through AI and RPA.
• Two-thirds of respondents in a recent Accenture survey said transforming finance operations through digitally-based systems is a priority.
• AI and RPA can automate more than 80 percent of most finance functions, freeing finance professionals to concentrate on higher-value activities.
Accenture Joins the Data Literacy Project to Build a More Data Literate World
Today, on behalf of its founding partners, Qlik® is pleased to welcome Accenture to the Data Literacy Project. Accenture joins as a founding partner, committing to the Project’s mission to build a data literate culture across the world.
Global risk services market set to pass US$80bn by 2020
Following growth of 7% to US$62bn in 2017, a new report today estimates that growth in the global risk services market will accelerate to more than 10% in 2019, with the value of the market passing US$80bn by 2020. This will be an uplift of almost US$30bn (over 50% growth) in just five years.
Top drivers for UK education cloud adoption
With cloud spending within UK education predicted to increase to £125m by 2020/21 some might be forgiven for thinking that moving to the cloud is an objective in itself. Fortunately, education leaders are seeing beyond the technological implementation side of things and focusing on the outcomes cloud brings about...
CIOs, don't put the cart before the horse
CIOs will shift away from AI, blockchain, and tech-of-the-day moonshots in 2019 to focus on more methodical approaches to innovation, according to Forrester.
Infosys to double employees’ salary
Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services company, has been one of the biggest recruiter of IT professionals in the country amid the big tech players such as Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro, HCL Technologies and Tech Mahindra. To what it seems like a good news for Infosys employees, the Bengaluru-headquartered IT behemoth is planning to upskill its employees in an aim to reduce attrition rate and double their salaries.
Microsoft briefly overtakes Apple to become the world’s most valuable company
Microsoft has overtaken Apple in market cap value for the first time in eight years. Microsoft briefly reached a market cap value of $812.93 billion today, followed by Apple at a market cap of $812.60 billion. It made Microsoft the world’s most valuable company, even if it was only a temporary title. Microsoft and Apple are now trading back and forth for the title.
Canada’s consulting market makes global top 10
After experiencing healthy growth of 4.9% to reach a value of US$3.91bn in 2017, Canada’s consulting market has made the ranking of the top 10 most attractive consulting markets in the world.
REBORRN Launches in the UK Challenging 'Big 4' Model
· Digital consultancy of makers disrupts traditional consultancy approach
· Venture launched in London by co-founders of award-winning European digital agency
· Consultancy pledges to solve business problems in 58 hours...
Testing Imperatives for AI Systems
In the past, Artificial Intelligence research was confined primarily to big technology companies and was conceived as a technology concept that could mimic human intelligence. However, with rapid advances in data collection, processing and computation power, AI has become the new electricity for every business.
Global Cloud Computing Market 2018 Scope And Latest Trends 2023: Microsoft Azure, IBM, Amazon Web Services And Aliyun
Global Cloud Computing market 2018 report frames ideas investigation, observes research, investments in features rich services and products, product distinction, technical inventions, and prices. The Cloud Computing industry research highlights the aspects which influence product development and market development together with up-gradations that may boost the market.
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Aruba and Siemens enter partnership to bridge industrial IT and production
Two global networking and communications companies — Aruba, itself a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, and Siemens — have announced a strategic partnership to deliver industrial clients greater simplicity, security and efficiency in their networks.
The Growing Importance of Big Data in the Pharmaceutical Industry
The role of big data in the pharmaceutical industry is growing bigger and more important as time goes on - and this could help improve patients' health.
Digital transformation in 2019: AI, robotics, and IoT to play starring roles
Digital transformation has been a high priority for many organisations for some time, and likely will continue to be for some time. But what's in store for transformation in 2019? Research firm Forrester Research just released a report with a number of predictions. Here are a few highlights...
BearingPoint wins Chartis RiskTech100® 2019 award in the category “RegTech”
BearingPoint in top 30 in the global Chartis RiskTech100® 2019 rankings...