Forbes: OK, Zero Trust Is An RSA Buzzword -- So What?

04-Apr-2019

Last week was the annual RSA Conference. Estimates are that more than 45,000 security personnel, business professionals, and leaders attended the event, up from 35,000 last year. Regardless of the numbers, it was an epic display of how prevalent cybersecurity has become.read more

Forbes: Prognosis For Health Care IoT: Six Predictions For 2019

20-Mar-2019

There will be an estimated 14.2 billion connected devices in use this year, and roughly 161 million devices will be cropping up in hospitals, clinics and medical offices by 2020. While security issues with any connected device are concerning, they are particularly troubling for an industry that has such a direct impact on patient safety and lives. read more

Forbes: How Blockchain Can Drive Finance And Audit Performance

27-Feb-2019

In 2017, bitcoin, a cryptocurrency based on blockchain, skyrocketed in value and caught the eye of executives around the globe. While most of us have focused on the currency aspect, it’s no secret that blockchain, a distributed ledger technology, could see its most effective and widespread application in the corporate world, specifically in finance.read more

Forbes: AI Will Add $15 Trillion To The World Economy By 2030

27-Feb-2019

Artificial intelligence is no longer the stuff of science fiction. The technology is already disrupting multiple industries, many of which impact you on a daily basis. Own an iPhone X? Its facial recognition system is powered by AI. Ever been redirected by Google Maps because of an accident or construction ahead? You guessed it: AI...read more

Forbes: Can Oil Companies Grow - and Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

26-Feb-2019

Are oil executives in denial? It’s quite a conundrum. A diverse suite of stakeholders is increasingly agitating for a strategy and action for the energy transition, and a target-driven reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Yet most companies plan to increase exposure to oil and gas productionread more

Forbes: How Industry Leaders Should Think About Cybersecurity

08-Jan-2019

It’s no surprise that when businesses experience data breaches, they are subject to severe penalties. Keeping information available, confidential and integral is the everlasting guiding principle to good cybersecurity. The core principles remain the same, but the threat landscape is constantly changing and deserves continual monitoring.read more

Forbes: Artificial Intelligence Success Comes Through Growth, Not Labour Savings

31-Oct-2018

It's encouraging that the companies that are taking an early lead with artificial intelligence- they don't see it as just labor-saving technology, rather they see it as a way to grow, to better serve customers and provide a superior experience. This is one of the findings from a recent study by MIT Sloan Management Review and BCG, which looked at the state of AI -- and motivations for moving forward with it.read more

Forbes: What Is Deep Learning AI? A Simple Guide With 8 Practical Examples

17-Oct-2018

There’s a lot of conversation lately about all the possibilities of machines learning to do things humans currently do in our factories, warehouses, offices and homes. While the technology is evolving—quickly—along with fears and excitement, terms such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning may leave you perplexedread more

PA Consulting Group: Arm: Getting into shape for growth by switching to Agile working

12-Oct-2018

Technology business Arm has ambitious plans for growth. Named one of Europe’s most innovative companies by Forbes magazine, they design the microchips found in 90 per cent of all mobile devices. To achieve their goals they need an IT organisation that can deliver new projects quickly and reliably. They asked us to help transform their existing IT function. They wanted to replace their traditional project management culture with an Agile approach – and prioritise collaboration and creating value.read more

Gartner: LightStep Named a Cool Vendor in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers by Gartner

03-Oct-2018

LightStep, the leading provider of application performance management for organizations adopting microservices, today announced that it has been recognized in the “Cool Vendors in Performance Analysis; Analytics and Containers”[1] report by Gartner, Inc. In addition, last week LightStep was named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world.read more

KPMG: Three Technologies That Will Change The Face Of Auditing

03-Sep-2018

Putting flesh on the bones of technological change in auditing begins with talking to the people who will affect that change—and those most affected by it. To that end, one of the most important findings of the Forbes Insights/KPMG report “Audit 2025” is that four in five respondents—80%—say auditors should use bigger samples and more sophisticated technologies for gathering data and performing analysis in their daily work.read more

Forbes: The Cybersecurity Talent Gap Is An Industry Crisis

21-Aug-2018

If you’re finding the job market a bit tight these days, you must not be in cybersecurity. As hackers ramp up attacks with increasingly sophisticated methods and tools that are readily available for purchase on the dark web, the "white hats" need all the help they can get.read more

Forbes: 5 business drivers for organisations moving to the via

07-Jun-2018

Look at any number of business plans for companies outside the technology sector and one thing you’re not likely to find is any explanation of how enthusiastic the entrepreneurs are about building, owning, operating or managing their information management infrastructure.read more

Forbes: Starbucks: Using Big Data, Analytics And Artificial Intelligence To Boost Performance

29-May-2018

Not only does Starbucks go through mounds of coffee beans to satiate its raving fans, but they also have mounds of data that they leverage in many ways to improve the customer experience and their business. With 90 million transactions a week in 25,000 stores worldwide the coffee giant is in many ways on the cutting edge of using big data and artificial intelligence to help direct marketing, sales and business decisions.read more

Do Forbes’ consulting firm rankings actually help anyone?

23-Apr-2018

Earlier this week, Forbes, in partnership with Statista, published its top management consulting firms in the US (link is external). As with similar studies in the Financial Times in the UK, or Capital in France, it’s based on a survey of both senior executives in industry and management consultants themselves, and covers 32 sectors and functional areas. The top-ranked firms are the ones with the highest number of recommendations across different categories. The big firms dominate, with Bain & Company and Deloitte topping the ranking with nominations in all 32 categories. In total, 229 firms make the list of top firms, writes Alison Huntington of Source Global Research...

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