BearingPoint wins Chartis RiskTech100® 2018 award for Regulatory Reporting
Chartis Research, the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology, honors BearingPoint in its new rankings report
Brexit’s impact on talent could hit UK’s £7billion consulting sector
The UK’s management consulting sector, which grew four times faster than the economy in 2016 (up 7.5 per cent to £7.3bn), could be hit by talent shortages because of Brexit.
Funding of £84M for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research and Smart Energy Innovation Announced
- Four new research hubs will develop robotic technology to
- £68m from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for artificial intelligence and robotics research announced
- Government also commits to £16m worth of funding for smart energy systems innovation
Big setback for techies, hiring trend loses pace at IT companies IRC, Infosys, Wipro, others
Employee additions at the country’s top IT firms are slowing with the quarterly increase in headcounts having come off to below 5% year-on-year at the end of September. Two years back, double-digit growth in hiring was par for the course but the pace of hiring has slackened considerably.
AWS remains 'in a league of its own' as cloud market booms 40%
Amazon remains ‘in a league of its own’ as a cloud provider, despite the rapid growth of key competitors Microsoft, Google and Alibaba. Third quarter data from Synergy Research Group shows Amazon Web Services ‘is still managing to nudge its market share upwards, despite increasingly intense competition’.
Cognizant Business Consulting
Cognizant To Acquire Netcentric to expand digital capabilities portfolio
American IT firm Cognizant entered into an agreement to acquire Netcentric, a digital experience and marketing solutions provider and a leading independent Adobe partner in Europe, to expand its European digital capabilities and Adobe Experience Cloud expertise.
Gartner Identifies 10 Ways to Fund the Shift to Digital Business
With many options for digital business transformation requiring significant investment, Gartner, Inc. has identified the top 10 ways to fund the shift to digital business.
Blockchain and Banking: 2B or not 2B
When you strip back the hype, blockchain is a form of database for recording digital transactions. Once entered, records become both permanent and immutable, creating an accurate and tamperproof history of transacted values – one of the reasons it has created so much interest, given the increasing focus on security...
Human Capital: The Challenges and Opportunities of London’s Changing Workforce
This project looks at how global and national trends are impacting London’s labour force, across sectors and professional levels.
AI Now Institute Announces 2017 Report with key recommendations for the field of Artificial Intelligence
The second annual report calls for an end to black box predictive systems in core public institutions like the criminal justice system, and outlines specific approaches needed to address bias in AI and related technologies.
by: Sambit Kumar
Internet Of Nano Things Market estimated to grow at a CAGR of +24% from 2017 to 2022 with Top Key players like IBM Corporation, CISCO Systems, Intel Corporation, Siemens AG, Schnereport_ider Electric
Internet of Nano Things is a network of nanoscale devices, sensors, and machines integrated into everyday physical objects that are connected to the Internet for effective data communication.
AI Now 2017 Report
Artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are in a phase of rapid development, and are being
adopted widely. While the concept of artificial intelligence has existed for over sixty years,
real-world applications have only accelerated in the last decade due to three concurrent
developments: better algorithms, increases in networked computing power and the tech
industry’s ability to capture and store massive amounts of data.
The Ten Cybersecurity Commandments
Cybersecurity Awareness Month is, once again, upon us. At its core is an issue that can have a massive impact on organizations in every industry, public and private, large and small: successful cyberattacks and how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Inject VR /AR Into Your Marketing With PwC
The virtual reality market will be worth £72 billion by 2021, in the UK entertainment and media sector alone, according to PwC reports. With the virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) industry continuing to grow and develop across the world, keeping up with it all can be a bit of a minefield.
Slow broadband still a hurdle for remote workers in the consultancy sector, finds Regus
Almost a third of consultancy and services professionals are put off from working from home due to slow or inadequate broadband. This is according to research from global workspace provider Regus.
Understanding Customers by Blending Human Insight and Machine Learning
How can companies use machine learning to efficiently understand the needs and wants of their customers, without sacrificing the insights that come from employees’ intuition and empathy?
IBM North American CMO Explains Cognitive Marketing And Why It's The Future
In this interview Rashmy Chatterjee, CMO of North America for IBM, generously takes the time to explain the myriad ways that AI, machine learning, chatbots and Watson will shape the advertising and marketing landscape by personalizing the customer experience.
PA Consulting Group
How will HR change in the world of AI?
The age of artificial intelligence is unfolding fast. Businesses are automating functions, from ordering parts and processing insurance claims, to maintaining machines and serving customers. They're seeing the chance to become more efficient and offer better service than the competition. For the board, it's a world of potentially rising revenues and bigger profits. But what about the people?
2016 proves to be a good year for Africa’s consulting market
2016 was a good year for Africa’s consulting market, with the continent’s 19 largest markets collectively growing 6.3 per cent to reach a total value of $2.19billion. This performance was achieved despite growth in GDP slowing in many African nations as economies continue to suffer because of low commodities prices and political uncertainty.
The asset management industry is going to boom — but it's set for 'seismic changes'
The asset management industry is set for booming growth in the next decade, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), but firms must be innovative and embrace technology in order to prosper during this period of "transformational change."