Consulting Headlines

New report – Accounting firms advisory revenues pass US$2bn in China

As China’s consulting market rapidly grew by 13.4% to almost US$6bn in 2018 (US$5.98bn), the consulting arms of accounting firms[1]—a group dominated by the Big Four—continued to outperform the market, with revenues increasing 15.9% to pass US$2bn (US$2.1bn) for the first time. Accounting firms now generate more than a third of all consulting revenues in China.

Microsoft Google Brings it's new Domain to Even More Platforms Including Spotify and Microsoft

News Image About a week ago, Google expanded its links to its calendar app where users can instantaneously create new calendar events straight from Chrome's address bar. The company today announced it's bringing the service to the masses allowing non-Google platforms to attach their services to the new shortcut domains. Already, rivals Microsoft and Music streaming platform Spotify have snatched up some of these domains...

The top 5 DevOps myths debunked

News Image Business executives today are under pressure to accelerate speed to market while ensuring high quality, so it's not surprising that they are turning to DevOps practices to ensure high-quality software and an exceptional experience for the customer.

IBM Some Assembly Required: What’s Ahead in Automotive Design

News Image Industry 4.0 has arrived in the automotive industry, bringing substantial shifts in worker skill sets, line machinery maintenance and production quality control. According to the Association for Talent Development, knowledge workers are now in demand on factory floors, and CIO notes that proactive maintenance could help organisations cut the $50 billion they spend each year on downtime.

Ceridian How UK payroll experts are using technology

News Image UK payroll experts need to keep pace with best practices and technology trends that impact the payroll function, in addition to managing changing workforce and compliance requirements. In our new survey, we asked these experts about how they’re using technology today in the payroll function, and their plans for the future.

Microsoft Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Department Of Defense Cloud Contract

News Image The 10-year contract is part of a Pentagon efforts to modernise the military's computing infrastructure, much of which is decades old, using computers from the 1980s and 1990s. The technology is woefully inadequate in today's high-tech environment, and the government is spending billions of dollars to update its antiquated information technology systems.

How the Internet of Things Is Impacting Healthcare

News Image The concept of the internet of things entails the use of electronic devices that help to capture or monitor data and are linked to a public or private network, empowering them to mechanically initiate certain events. We look at the context of IoT in the healthcare industry and come across the myriad of benefits it has bestowed upon it

IBM IBM z15 sets a new cloud security standard

News Image IBM has set a new and very impressive standard in the protection of data. With the launch of the IBM z15, IBM Data Privacy Passports technology builds upon pervasive encryption to help clients protect and provision data and revoke access to that data at any time from any location — even for data not housed on the z15.