NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has been recognised in Fresh Business Thinking’s Shift 100 ‘MAd Tech’ Edition, a list of the most dynamic and agile media, advertising and technology entrepreneurs. read more
EMEA Combined Commercial Market rises 13% - As-a-Service reaches a new high point; traditional sourcing rallies, driven by large deals... read more
A change of scene lifts flagging productivity, finds Regus research... read more
New research into workplace culture has found that employees with higher levels of autonomy in their work reported positive effects on their overall well-being and higher levels of job satisfaction.
British consumer confidence softened last month in the face of higher inflation, a survey showed on Monday, adding to the weight of evidence showing that higher inflation is taking the steam out of the main engine of the economy.read more
Smart data will change our world. It is a step beyond Big Data and the evolution towards intelligence. We have not been able to replace the cognitive aspect of thinking with machines yet, but we are moving in that directionread more
Pharmacists are clearly lagging behind other retailers and even other areas of the health sector on these issues.They really don't feel affected by the current digital revolution.read more
While health consumers give a strong vote of confidence for virtual healthcare, according to a recent Accenture survey, few are being offered the services they are prepared to use. read more
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
Will the global economy help read more
Regular readers of this blog will know that we see the consulting industry dividing into two markets: the low-cost market, where familiarity results in super-specialisation, standardisation, and—ultimately—commoditisation; and high-value consulting, in which unfamiliar problems can only be solved by smart people supported by clever tools, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more
XpertHR has launched a new guide for UK employers on how to prepare for Brexit, after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on 29th March beginning the divorce proceedings. read more
NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of Fiona Talbot as SVP Finance & HR Administration. read more
Shainaz Firfiray, an Associate Professor of Organisation & HRM at Warwick Business School, has made the following statement... read more
Size has long mattered in the consulting industry: in the last five years, we estimate that firms with more than 1,000 consultants have grown by 46%, 2.3 times the rate of smaller ones, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more
The research team at IBM recently announced they've reached a new industry record in speech recognitionread more
2016 was widely reported as an annus horribillis for UK commuters with strikes, faults, delays and rising prices combining to create a perfect storm of frustration and misery. This year it appears the tipping point has been reached, with almost three in five workers in the consultancy sector re-thinking travel arrangements for the coming months, according to new research from global workspace provider Regus.
• French consulting market grows three times faster than economyread more
In 2015, Informed Solutions were delighted to be chosen by Registers of Scotland (RoS) as their digital transformation partner. Since then, we have worked closely with RoS to shape and deliver an Agile programme to provide a world-leading digital land register for the citizens of Scotland, which also positions RoS at the very forefront of Scotland’s “digital future” strategy.