New paper explains AI’s role in talent acquisition
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can radically improve employee selection processes - by enabling recruiters to assess many more applicants - but the basis of your selection decisions must be legally defensible, according to a new paper by assessment specialist cut-e.
Software Industry Contributes €1 Trillion to EU GDP, Supports 12.7 Million EU Jobs
Software’s impact on the EU growing faster than the overall the European economy, new study shows
- The UK software sector created direct value-added GDP of £70.3 billion in 2016 – up 33,5% since 2014 (five times more growth than France and Germany).
- Software supports 2.7 million jobs in the UK (more than any of the other EU countries surveyed).
PwC acquires regtech solution from FSCom Limited
Global professional services firm, PwC has acquired KYC-Pro, a regtech solution, from boutique financial services compliance firm, FSCom Limited, for an undisclosed amount.
Explaining The 'New Normal' In Cybersecurity To The C-Suite
Even the most insulated CXOs are certainly cognizant of the constant stream of news related to cyber attacks. News feeds are full of reports of IT security breaches, to the point where awareness is no longer an issue. My own mother mails me cybersecurity articles cut out from her local newspaper.
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Concentrix Announces Close of Acquisition with Convergys
Concentrix today confirmed the acquisition of Convergys has officially closed and the integration with Concentrix has begun.The transaction makes Concentrix the second largest global provider of customer engagement services and enhances the company’s ability to deliver even greater transformation services to impact clients.
Brexit to Impact UK, European ADM Markets
- ISG Provider Lens™ report finds ADM services likely to be disrupted with UK’s exit from the EU
- Rules could limit free flow of workers and services
- Short-term demand could spike, challenging providers...
Most Important Skill for the Modern Age? Learning to Learn
A joint report by the Secretariat of the All Party Parliamentary Group on AI, Big Innovation Centre, and professional services firm KPMG was launched today - identifying the key skills individuals and organisations will need if they are to survive and thrive in the unfolding future.
PwC revenues rise to record US$41.3 billion
For the year ending 30 June 2018, PwC firms around the world earned total gross revenues of US$41.3 billion, topping US$40 billion for the first time. In local currency revenues grew by 7% and in US dollars by 10%.
Why 80% of UK businesses plan to hire a data scientist in 2019
Next year may be the year of a data surge, as companies increasingly focus on their ability to properly grok data for business value.
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Shining a light on dark data
Austerity has forced authorities to prioritise the services they offer and to target the groups who can benefit most from the allocation of diminishing resources. All that has to be done alongside reducing overall demand and signposting where self-service options and third party support can be used before the council has to intervene. To do this effectively and to make the right strategic and evidence-based decisions requires information and insights.
In The Wake Of GDPR, It Can't Be Business As Usual With Consumer Data Privacy
With the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes an unprecedented paradigm shift in data privacy regulation. The new California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is another sweeping data-privacy mandate that’s set to further tighten up accountability with consumer data. It’s time to buckle up because it pays to stay compliant.
LightStep Named a Cool Vendor in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers by Gartner
LightStep, the leading provider of application performance management for organizations adopting microservices, today announced that it has been recognized in the “Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers” report by Gartner, Inc. In addition, last week LightStep was named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world.
Volkswagen partners with Microsoft to develop connected cars
In its bid to become a mobility provider with fully connected vehicle fleet, Volkswagen has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft to leverage the US software giant’s Cloud expertise. As part of the partnership, the two companies will collaborate to develop the "Volkswagen Automotive Cloud", a dedicated platform for all future Volkswagen digital services and mobility offerings.
New report urges regulators to be bold and embrace innovation: PA Consulting
From watchdogs of industry to consumer champions...
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Frost & Sullivan: Realising Full Value from Your Hybrid Cloud with Microsoft Azure Stack
A successful digital transformation requires an optimal hybrid cloud—which requires the right infrastructure, processes, support, and the right partner. In this report, Frost & Sullivan discuss how your on-premises Azure Stack deployment can impact your company’s digital transformation.
Study: Mobile commerce to overtake e-commerce by 2019
The number of m-commerce transactions will overtake e-commerce transactions globally by 2019, according to a forecast by 451 Research provided to Retail Dive's sister publication Mobile Marketer. China will lead the way, this year becoming the first country whose online spending exceeds $1 trillion with mobile devices as the primary gateway to digital commerce, 451 predicted.
The key to courageous leadership? Mirrors and Windows
“A Leader, first and foremost, is human. Only when we have the Courage to show our vulnerability can we truly lead”
Last week Moorhouse hosted members of the Future Group (a bespoke accelerator programme designed to bring together the key skills and knowledge that future leaders need to reach the top) for a seminar exploring courageous leadership during organisational change.
The Impact Of 3,000 Amazon ‘Go’ Stores Will Be Massive
Several days ago, Bloomberg reported that Amazon is considering opening up 3,000 Amazon Go convenience stores by 2021. Amazon Go is to convenience stores what Uber is to taxis, you leave without having to take any time to pay.
Amazon's digital ad business surpasses Microsoft, Yahoo, report says
Amazon.com's advertising business is likely to more than double its sales in the U.S. this year, a market researcher said Wednesday, which would place the company behind only Google and Facebook.
Who contributes most to open source? The answers will definitely surprise you
Microsoft gives the most to open source projects based on volume of contributors, but if we look at the percentage of a company's employees who contribute, the numbers change dramatically.