The future of transformation: The importance of being all joined up


Consulting around business and digital transformation markets accounts for around a sixth of all consulting in the world today, fuelled by clients’ deep-rooted desire for fundamental change and technology that’s making new things possible. At the same time, we hear senior executives being increasingly concerned about the need to deliver concrete results. “Transformation is all very well in theory,” they tell us, “but we want more proof about what it can deliver in practice", writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research......

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Moorhouse Consulting: What’s next for regulation in the Telecoms industry?


Early last year, we remarked on the new trends in regulation in the Telecoms, Media and Technology industry. 2016/17 was certainly busy, with regulators issuing record fines, blocking the proposed merger of O2 and Three, and enforcing the legal separation of Openreach from BT. It looks like this was just the start. Fines, probes, and new legislation followed and look set to continue. So what's next, and how do providers keep up?read more

IBM: Blockchain Talk: IBM Says Blockchain is “really a fundamentally important technology that will change the way the world works”


Just in case anyone in the world still doubts IBM’s commitment to developing blockchain technologies, IBM sounded their bull horn once again by making some rather bold claims. Last month, we highlighted how bullish IBM was about blockchain technology. This past week, IBM’s Senior Vice President of Global Markets upped the ante by claiming that blockchain will change the world. read more

PA takes a different approach to growth


Forbes contributor and business leadership journalist Roger Trapp interviews Andrew Hooke, who is the head of consulting sectors at PA Consulting Group and has also recently taken over as head of the firm in the U.S...

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Carillion projects worth a total of £5.7 billion


As the economy continues to come to terms with the collapse of Carillion, the latest figures suggest that on the day of liquidation, the industry giant was the main contractor on 57 construction projects worth a total of £5.7 billion, including a £1.3 billion HS2 contract. read more

WeAreTheCity Reveal Top 100 Female Rising Stars Across 20 Industries


Today WeAreTheCity released the names of its top 100 female Rising Stars as part of its Annual Awards Programme, to celebrate the female talent pipeline across the UK. The prestigious Rising Star awards, now in its third year, aim to showcase the sheer volume of female talent that exists across our industries and to create role models for the future.

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Gartner: A 101 on Natural Language Processing in Business


Benchmarked by industry forerunners and expanding explosively by its own methodology, the best customer experiences in natural language processing (NLP) are found through continued and correct application: a surprisingly difficult task, given the subtleties of human more

ThoughtWorks: Revving Up Your Engine: The Nuts and Bolts |


Without a doubt, every industry is being impacted by the exponential rate of technological change these days. Consider this – 2017 is the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone. Today, there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and that number is expected to increase to 6.1 billion smartphone users by 2020. Simply put, we are at an exciting inflection point in our collective history as science fiction becomes our more

The real cost of Brexit


Brexit? Article 50? We don’t care anymore. Or at least that’s the impression we’re getting from clients in the UK, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more