A small step for PwC, a double-jump for consulting?

23-Jun-2017

Consultants often talk about pain points, but it’s hard to find one that’s either more painful or more pointed than Diabetesville, the name given by the media to Cameron County, Texas, where almost a third of the population has Type II diabetes, writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source Global Research. read more

IBM: Lingmo language translator earpiece powered by IBM Watson

20-Jun-2017

Australian start-up, Lingmo International, has brought us one step closer to the science-fiction dream of a universal translator earpiece. The Translate One2One, powered by IBM Watson artificial intelligence technology, is set to be the first commercially available translation earpiece that doesn't rely on Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connectivity.read more

WeAreTheCity Reveal Top 100 Female Rising Stars Across 20 Industries

19-Jun-2017

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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IBM: Google and IBM Battle for Quantum Supremacy

30-May-2017

Building a quantum computer that can outperform conventional systems on certain types of algorithms looks to be tantalizingly close. As it stands today, Google and IBM appear to be the most likely candidates to claim that achievement. read more

IBM: Why The Cloud And Internet Of Things Don't Always Mix

10-May-2017

Cloud makes possible the Internet of Things, that global assortment of connected devices, sensors and systems. The cloud supports analytics and processing of all the data streaming in from the "things." However, some industry observers question whether cloud makes it all more expensive and complicated than need be.read more

IBM: Hello World: Best practices for authentic customer communications

13-Feb-2017

While every brand mishap doesn’t make national or global headlines, every negative customer interaction has the power to diminish a brand’s trust and affinity among their consumers. In our instantaneous society, seemingly small comments or inquiries to customer service or social posts can quickly turn into a firestorm if left ignored or addressed disingenuouslyread more