Consulting Headlines

09-Jul-2019
PA Consulting Group Keep up with the changing business world with our essential insights from the first half of 2019

News Image The first half of 2019 has seen radical trend-setting in the world of business – the younger generation is putting sustainability in the limelight, we’ve heard about imminent commercial quantum computers and 5G mobile networks are rolling out. Organisations can’t ignore such disruptive trends. And central to responding will be their people, finding the right ways to bring humans and technology together to maximise opportunities.

09-Jul-2019
KPMG KPMG Highlights Changing World of Work

News Image Digital disruption, the rise of artificial intelligence and the entry of millennials and Gen-Z into the workplace are some of the trends shaping the practice of human resources management in 2019, according to KPMG’s Wale Abioye.

02-Jul-2019
Forbes Zero Trust: The Modern Approach To Cybersecurity

News Image Security strategy begins with an attitude: Never trust, always verify. The conventional notion of the enterprise perimeter—imagining it as one big bubble to be protected—is now thoroughly outdated in a world where infiltration can be accomplished via a staggering number of devices and applications, either already in the network or soon to join it.

02-Jul-2019
PwC PwC UK unveils bumper partner promotions round as it shakes up top team

News Image Audit firm PwC UK has promoted 69 to its equity partnership and shaken up its top management team, it said today. The number of promotions mark a 27 per cent increase on the previous year when the firm elevated 54 to its equity ranks.The firm also hired 13 partners during the course of the year, taking its partnership to 944.

27-Jun-2019
Forbes Zero Trust: The Modern Approach To Cybersecurity

News Image Security strategy begins with an attitude: Never trust, always verify. The conventional notion of the enterprise perimeter—imagining it as one big bubble to be protected—is now thoroughly outdated in a world where infiltration can be accomplished via a staggering number of devices and applications, either already in the network or soon to join it.

27-Jun-2019
KPMG New KPMG Report: Why Current Gender Norms Handicap Female Leaders

News Image Most senior women executives feel that their behavior is perceived differently from men especially as they get closer to C-level positions. They are painfully aware that certain behaviors are seen as positive when exhibited by men but are viewed unfavorably when it is a women in charge. These findings are part of a report released today by KPMG entitled “Advancing the Future of Women in Business.”

27-Jun-2019
IBM IBM, Orbs, ConsenSys Work Together On Global Blockchain Settlement Platform For Telecoms

News Image The ITW Global Leaders’ Forum (GLF), which is a network of leaders from the world’s largest wholesale carriers, announced Monday the launch of a blockchain-based platform. Known as the Communications Blockchain Network (CBN), this will revolutionise the ICT Service Provider industry’s commercial settlement infrastructure, representing an opportunity worth billions to the global industry.

27-Jun-2019
Strategy& Auto industry growth strategies: Fasten your seatbelts

News Image The global auto industry is always in flux, as new models and designs alter the shape and performance of automobiles. Nonetheless, few periods in automotive history match today’s pace of change. Over the next five to 10 years, five trends will dominate, and each will carry with it specific challenges that auto industry executives will have to confront.