CEB: Gartner to Acquire CEB

10-Jan-2017

Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, and CEB Inc., the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Gartner will acquire all of the outstanding shares of CEB in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.6 billion.read more

Deloitte: What a year! Let's #LookAgain at 2016

30-Dec-2016

Our brand got a makeover. We took the Road to Rio. We partnered up with Apple, and more. Here's a look back at just a few of our highlights from 2016. Thirteen years. That's how long it's been since Deloitte refreshed its brand. It was 2003. Phones with cameras were a novelty. Apple introduced iTunes. Facebook didn't exist.read more

UK consumers now expect omni-channel customer service

05-Oct-2016

The world of customer service is changing, with most queries and complaints now dealt with on email or phone, with a face to face meeting unlikely to be an option for the vast majority of complainants. The instantaneous nature of email and social media means that people expect a higher level of customer service, and demand resolutions to any issues promptly: 25% of survey respondents had their most recent complaint solved within a day which shows that the bar for quick, agile and effective solutions is getting higher. read more

Stephen archer, Director, Spring Partnerships comments on implications of Brexit for small businesses

27-Jun-2016

Stephen Archer, Director of business strategy and leadership consultancy Spring Partnerships says, “For small business the only concern should be around exchange rates and perhaps a short term recession. A recession, if there is one, will not appear until later this year. Business will carry on as usual, ignore the irrational sentiment of the London markets. SMEs dominate the UK economy and will sustain the economy, as they will across Europe.read more

CEB: Four Priorities of the Digital Workforce

27-May-2016

They want flexibility in who they work for, where and when they work, to be able to choose their own development opportunities, define their own job description, and have workplace technology that's effortless to use. read more

CEB: New report reveals public apathy for 'smart cities'

17-May-2016

Only 18 per cent of the British public has heard of a 'smart city', according to research carried out by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The research is reported in a new IET report, 'Smart Cities – Time to involve the people', which also reveals low interest in the technologies typically associated with smart cities. read more