PwC: New Innovation Programme Gears Up to Drive Health Tech Innovation in North West


PwC Start-up Growth Programme is proud to launch The Future of Health. Based in Salford and starting March 2017, in collaboration with UP ventures group, the 12 week programme focusses on employee wellbeing, connected healthcare and long term care. Through a mix of sector-focussed coaching from PwC, UP and their clients, introductions and senior executive engagement, the programme will enable 12 start-ups to grow their business and change the face of more

PwC: UK's sharing economy feeling regulatory pressure |


The major sharing economy sectors in the UK are facing increasing pressure from regulators, according to PwC. The Big Four firm said the rate of growth in the sharing economy sectors has started to slow this year. Regulators are tightening up and better enforcing tax rules, and legal rulings in areas such as employment regulation are challenging existing business models, it added. read more

IBM: Hello World: Best practices for authentic customer communications


While every brand mishap doesn’t make national or global headlines, every negative customer interaction has the power to diminish a brand’s trust and affinity among their consumers. In our instantaneous society, seemingly small comments or inquiries to customer service or social posts can quickly turn into a firestorm if left ignored or addressed disingenuouslyread more

Cognizant Expands Operations in Hong Kong


Cognizant, a leading global provider of information technology, consulting and business process services, today announced the expansion of its operations in Hong Kong with the opening of a new office. read more

Is complacency the biggest barrier to adding value?


We’ve done a lot of research into how clients think about the value consultants add. The best way is one of the simplest: to ask someone whether a firm has added value over and above the fees they charged, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more

Accenture: Accenture: The Era of the Intelligent Enterprise


Accenture published their annual prediction of the technology trends that will shape the future of companies in the next three years. According to Accenture Technology Vision 2017, people hold the power to shape and apply technology to create positive change, improve lives, and transform business and society. read more

Capgemini Consulting: Capgemini recognized in the Winner’s circle by HfS Blueprint Report for Product Lifestyle Management (PLM) Services


According to the HfS Blueprint report, Capgemini is positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” based on the level and depth of its client engagement and satisfaction, strong manufacturing industry expertise, its dedicated manufacturing Center of Excellence named CHROME showcasing best practices, consulting-led delivery of PLM services, in-house tools and accelerators, and its strong presence across more

Specialisation: The power of three


Clients always tell us they want to work with specialists. After all, if the expertise they seek is commonplace, they wouldn’t need to look outside their own organisation for it. Specialists are scarce, and it’s scarcity—always in consulting—that fuels demand. But that doesn’t mean that clients are consistent about what they mean by specialisation... writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more

Celerant Consulting: New base Down Under for UK autonomous vehicle company


RDM Group has opened a technical office at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia. The new office will be responsible for the purchasing, sales and technology support as the firm expands into Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. The company's revolutionary Pod Zero', manufactured at its site in Coventry, hit the headlines around the world after completing its first completely autonomous trial at the Cenex show in 2016. read more

Capgemini Consulting: Advances in data centre and cloud sector


Data center typically holds racks of servers, storage arrays and switches. Traditionally, additional capacity would mean another rack of equipment. But, that is changing now. Information Technology Industry is going through a disruption caused by hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud envisages use of private cloud for sensitive data and public cloud for the remaining more

Accenture: Blockchain could save banks $8 billion a year


Blockchain technology could reduce investment banks’ infrastructure costs by 30 per cent, according to new report from Accenture.The report, “Banking on Blockchain: A Value Analysis for Investment Banks,” argues the distributed ledger technology offers major savings in data reconciliation, by moving key operational, risk and finance systems to blockchain-based, shared data more