PwC UK unveils bumper partner promotions round as it shakes up top team
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.
F.Y.I.Former KPMG chief digital officer Anthony Stevens launches risk assessment software platform Six Clicks
KPMG alumni Anthony Stevens and Louis Strauss have launched 6clicks, a software-as-a-service product designed to help businesses streamline and automate risk assessment and regulatory compliance. The first product of its kind, 6clicks combines compliance obligations, risk assessment and risk management into a single collaboration platform.
Why Blockchain ‘Hype’ Needs to Stop
Hype—tons if it—has long infiltrated the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, and IBM blockchain general manager Marie Wieck, for one, would like it to end...
Cognizant Named an AI Services Leader in IDC MarketScape Report
Cognizant recently announced that market intelligence and advisory services firm IDC has named it a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Services 2019 Vendor Assessment report.
MCA announce launch of 2020 Awards with new MCA judging panel and greater focus on younger talent
The Management Consultancies Association (MCA) Awards for 2020 have been launched today (Monday 1st July) with a new MCA judging panel and a variety of new categories to reflect the changing face of the management consultancy profession in the UK.
Zero Trust: The Modern Approach To Cybersecurity
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 The conventional notion of the enterprise perimeter—imagining it as one big bubble to be protected—is now thoroughly outdated in a world where infiltration can be accomplished via a staggering number of devices and applications, either already in the network or soon to join it.
New KPMG Report: Why Current Gender Norms Handicap Female Leaders
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.”
IBM, Orbs, ConsenSys Work Together On Global Blockchain Settlement Platform For Telecoms
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.
Auto industry growth strategies: Fasten your seatbelts
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.
Digital Trends That Could Send Your Project Back to the Drawing Board
Are you ready to deliver services to customers who want to unplug from their digital lives?
The cloud is the greener way to go
Debate over the effect of cloud computing on the planet is ongoing, but between the cloud or a traditional data centre, the better choice is clear
Why is Industry 4.0 important in manufacturing?
Consultant, Kevin Koshy discusses the benefits Industry 4.0 brings to business organisation..
Will PwC’s New Software Solve the Cryptocurrency Auditing Problem? – Cointelegraph
Earlier this week, Big Four firm PwC announced the release of a cryptocurrency auditing software solution.
People still have no idea what IoT actually is
While the majority of people own Internet of Things devices, many don't have a good understanding of what the technology is, according to a Metova report.
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PA Consulting patent paves way for Point of Care testing
Innovation and transformation consulting firm PA Consulting has been granted a US patent for its Point of Care (PoC) testing platform. PoC testing refers to medical testing carried out at the time and place of patient care, as opposed to a laboratory, which requires samples to be collected and sent away, resulting in prolonged wait times and potential delays in appropriate care.
Artificial intelligence: From expert-only to everywhere
While AI’s initial benefits accrued mainly to early adopters with strong IT infrastructures and deep pockets, those early adopters have now rolled out cloud-based AI services that are bringing AI to the masses.
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Creating a ‘single front door’ to battle online CSEA
New research from PA Consulting indicates that the way government, law enforcement, technology companies and third sector organisations collaborate must change
IBM, KPMG, Merck, Walmart team up for drug supply chain pilot
IBM announced its latest blockchain initiative today. This one is in partnership with KPMG, Merk and Walmart to build a drug supply chain blockchain pilot...
IoT success stories: Reaping value from sensor data
The internet of things is helping CIOs collect more data than ever. Here IT leaders share how IoT is helping to transform manufacturing, agriculture, and museums.
How AI and satellites are used to combat illegal fishing
Fishing is a way of life for coastal communities around the world. An estimated four million fishing vessels sail the world’s oceans, providing fish for a global seafood market valued at over $120 billion. To manage overfishing, OceanMind is using the power of AI to map data and then feeding that information to government authorities to help catch perpetrators