PwC: Good Growth for Cities - Measuring what matters when it comes to growth

14-Nov-2019

Good Growth for Cities measures the performance of the UK’s largest cities against 10 indicators that the public think are most important when it comes to economic wellbeing. The Index was developed by PwC and the think tank Demos in the aftermath of the financial crisis in response to the sense that we need to look beyond GDP headlines to measure economic success.read more

Microsoft: Google Brings it's new Domain to Even More Platforms Including Spotify and Microsoft

30-Oct-2019

About a week ago, Google expanded its links to its calendar app where users can instantaneously create new calendar events straight from Chrome's address bar. The company today announced it's bringing the service to the masses allowing non-Google platforms to attach their services to the new shortcut domains. Already, rivals Microsoft and Music streaming platform Spotify have snatched up some of these domains...read more

The top 5 DevOps myths debunked

30-Oct-2019

Business executives today are under pressure to accelerate speed to market while ensuring high quality, so it's not surprising that they are turning to DevOps practices to ensure high-quality software and an exceptional experience for the customer.read more

IBM: Some Assembly Required: What’s Ahead in Automotive Design

30-Oct-2019

Industry 4.0 has arrived in the automotive industry, bringing substantial shifts in worker skill sets, line machinery maintenance and production quality control. According to the Association for Talent Development, knowledge workers are now in demand on factory floors, and CIO notes that proactive maintenance could help organisations cut the $50 billion they spend each year on downtime.read more

Microsoft: Microsoft Wins $10 Billion Department Of Defense Cloud Contract

30-Oct-2019

The 10-year contract is part of a Pentagon efforts to modernise the military's computing infrastructure, much of which is decades old, using computers from the 1980s and 1990s. The technology is woefully inadequate in today's high-tech environment, and the government is spending billions of dollars to update its antiquated information technology systems.read more

PwC: The Low Carbon Economy Index 2019

25-Sep-2019

After four years of moderate progress, in 2018 the pace of the low carbon transition slowed down to the long term average since 2000. Despite significant increases in renewable energy, the gap between the Paris Agreement goal and the current pathway continues to growread more

New Cognizant AI Insurance Claims Platform Enhances Processing, Accuracy and Customer Service Following Natural Disasters

25-Sep-2019

Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH) has unveiled a new artificial intelligence-powered software platform that gives property insurers the ability to process large numbers of claims stemming from natural disasters or other catastrophic events in record time. Cognizant Property Insights is a software-as-a-service solution that combines satellite and aerial imagery and property data, with machine learning technologies to quickly assess damage caused by hurricanes, tornados, floods, wildfires and other disasters in just four to five days, significantly speeding payment of customer claims.

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