Hitachi Consulting Europe: Consulting AI: the five pillars of a successful AI-based transformation

21-Aug-2019

The Artificial Intelligence market is climbing towards its apex, with an estimated industry value of $3.7 billion by 2025. AI dominance will arrive before that; by 2020 AI will be found in almost all new software products and services. However, progress comes with challenges. Specifically, it is difficult to integrate AI in a way that helps the business become more profitable.read more

Gaining strategic value from data starts with advanced analytics

21-Aug-2019

Imagine the challenge of owning warehouses of books and only a small fraction of them had titles. Yet, they all needed to be cataloged and stored correctly by content. This is the type of challenge confronting many chief data officers today and is not unlike a real-life dilemma that one CDO had to face...read more

Microsoft: Microsoft acquires jClarity, a Java performance tuning tool

21-Aug-2019

Microsoft announced this morning that it was acquiring jClarity, a service designed to tune the performance of Java applications. It will be doing that on Azure from now on. In addition, the company has been offering a flavor of Java called AdoptOpenJDK, which they bill as a free alternative to Oracle Java...read more

Data breaches in 2019 already double all of last year

21-Aug-2019

There has been at least one health data breach a day since 2016, with the clear majority in the first half of this year (59%) due to hacking. Insider error or wrongdoing contributed to 21% of the breaches, loss or theft to 9% and the remainder's causes were unknownread more

Artificial intelligence could improve health care for all—unless it doesn’t

21-Aug-2019

There is no shortage of optimism about AI in the medical community. But many also caution the hype surrounding AI has yet to be realised in real clinical settings. There are also different visions for how AI services could make the biggest impact. And it’s still unclear whether AI will improve the lives of patients or just the bottom line for companies, health care organisations, and insurers.read more

Employees no longer fear AI

23-Jul-2019

The majority of US workers (70%) said they hold a positive outlook on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, including chatbots, augmented reality (AR), and robots, according to Genesys's Workplace Attitudes to Artificial Intelligence report, released Wednesdayread more

‘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