‘Designed in UK-Made in India’ strategy

18-Jul-2019

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has emphasised on leveraging on opportunities in the United Kingdom, particularly post-BREXIT scenario. He was confident that UK-India Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) will be a powerful forum through which both the countries will identify areas of mutual cooperation ...read more

KPMG: Data Analytics Is (Slowly) Transforming Private Equity

17-Jul-2019

Data analytics is one of the hottest areas in business these days. Companies are increasingly adopting it to transform human resources, sales and marketing, business development, operations and other areas, across a wide spectrum of industries. The approach holds the promise of more objective decision-making and a stronger bottom line.read more

5G and IoT: Will 2019 be the year of real change?

11-Jul-2019

Connected appliances and devices have transformed the way we live. From smartphones to autonomous vehicles, 5G-enabled technology has captured the public imagination and dominated media headlines. A global 5G race is on, with 138 trials recorded and 10 “digital cross-border corridors” established in Europe aloneread more

Wood Mackenzie Ltd: Wood Mac politically motivated price tag of $4.5Tn for renewables

11-Jul-2019

There are so many people that just do not get climate change and though there are less who do not understand the benefits of renewables, there are lots and lots of those. There is the fossil fuel brigade who just want to confuse everyone and tell you the world can’t live without them, while other’s still say things like “renewables can’t do it all on its own, we need nuclear.”read more

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

09-Jul-2019

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.read more

KPMG: KPMG Highlights Changing World of Work

09-Jul-2019

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.read more

Forbes: Zero Trust: The Modern Approach To Cybersecurity

02-Jul-2019

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.read more

Forbes: Zero Trust: The Modern Approach To Cybersecurity

27-Jun-2019

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.read more

KPMG: New KPMG Report: Why Current Gender Norms Handicap Female Leaders

27-Jun-2019

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.”read more

IBM: IBM, Orbs, ConsenSys Work Together On Global Blockchain Settlement Platform For Telecoms

27-Jun-2019

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.read more

Strategy&: Auto industry growth strategies: Fasten your seatbelts

27-Jun-2019

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.read more

PA Consulting Group: PA Consulting patent paves way for Point of Care testing

27-Jun-2019

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.read more

Microsoft: How AI and satellites are used to combat illegal fishing

19-Jun-2019

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 perpetratorsread more

IBM: IBM and the NHS: Working in Partnership

19-Jun-2019

As a new generation of technology is changing our lives there are no shortage of opportunities for technology to revolutionise the National Health Service. But it’s not just about getting the current systems working better for the 1.4 million NHS staff and over a million patients the NHS sees every dayread more

Wood Mackenzie Ltd: Can Cities Help Speed Up The Energy Transition?

12-Jun-2019

Cities, particularly large metropolises, have rarely been seen as drivers of environmental change. But out of the exhaust fumes of slow-moving traffic, a number of major cities are aiming to become catalysts for the energy transition – speeding up the move away from fossil fuels, and using technology to become a catalyst for a sustainability.read more

Unisys: The Health Care Benefits of Combining Wearables and AI

12-Jun-2019

The AI pilot is targeting what Harvard Business School Professor and Innosight co-founder Clay Christensen calls “non-consumption.” These are opportunity areas where consumers have a job to be done that isn’t currently addressed by an affordable or convenient solution.read more

Forbes: Is The Future Of Artificial Intelligence Tied To The Future Of Blockchain?

06-Jun-2019

Since the beginning of modern times, each industrial revolution was driven by different automation. While factory machines and fossil fuels drove the previous industrial revolutions, the on-going automation revolution is based on data-driven artificial intelligence (AI). Understanding its impact and what will be required to support the AI-driven automation revolution is a fundamental necessityread more

Forbes: Behavioral Biometrics Is The Future Of User Authentication

04-Jun-2019

In 2019, most people are a lot more accepting of the fact that most of what we do in life isn’t private. Because of the sheer volume of data breaches and exposure, we’re finally starting to understand just how vulnerable we are to technology if we don’t use technology, in turn, to protect ourselvesread more