Thinking of Hiring? 3 Legal Obligations You Need to Know About
It’s a sign that business is going well if you are in the position of needing an extra pair of hands to help your business run smoothly and perform to full capacity.
How to Generate Greater Exposure for Your CV: Landing a Dream Job in 2019
Is this your first time creating a CV from scratch or are you looking to seek better life elsewhere in terms of employment opportunities? Either situation deserves congratulations, as you are taking the first step into a brave new world.
PA Consulting Group
Sustainable agile transformations: leadership and followership are both important
When you kickstart an agile transformation, energy is high and people are enthusiastic and driven. But agile transformations take time and it becomes hard to maintain that energy level.
Tech companies are dialling down the hype around 5G mobile - here's why
5G will bring big benefits in the future, but over-hyping it today won't help anyone. Technology is, unfortunately, a hype-infested industry. Every new device has to be insanely great; every new piece of software has to be the harbinger of a business revolution...
PA Consulting Group
Cloud security: The latest thinking, a guide to implementing cloud securely
Information Age quotes Elliot Rose, PA Consulting’s head of cyber security, in its article on cloud security and how many organisations have been slow to adopt their technology.
PA Consulting Group
The evolution of the agile organisation
PA's report on the agile organisation, titled 'The evolution of the agile organisation' is featured on Computer Weekly's premium content hub. The article explains PA's research which finds that organisations can improve thier financial performance as a result of adopting agile techniques.
The importance of not being an imbecile - becoming a disruptive innovator
The French have a saying: “il n'y a que les imbéciles qui ne changent pas d'avis”.Translating loosely as “only fools don’t change their mind”, at first glance this might sound like the perfect excuse for those prone to the odd contradiction or ‘U-turn’.But what separates a business from its competitors is an ability to change the plan rapidly to respond to emerging requirements, technologies and customer insight to meet customers’ ever changing needs.
The key to automation success? Upskilling your workforce
Currently, automation does increase productivity to an extent, but the key to reaching its full potential is by an appropriate upskilling of the workforce. This was the conclusion of Capgemini’s latest report, which also found that in the majority of companies, automation is not yet meeting executives’ desired goals of increased productivity.
The five lessons consulting firms need to learn about the next generation of managed services
Our recent report on how the consulting delivery model could change from being an often uncomfortable and suboptimal mix of advice and implementation to a combination of deep expertise, smart software, and proprietary data (something we’ve reluctantly—in the absence of anything better—termed “managed services”) has triggered more conversations with more firms than anything else we’ve written this year.
The seven tenets of new age business analysis
The most radical period of change in industrial history is nearly upon us. While technology is evolving faster than humanity and is able to keep up with it, there is a need for rapid, sustained and growing innovation in what the World Economic Forum has dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
How To Integrate AI Into The Enterprise
15 years or so ago, AI still largely had a terrible reputation. It had suffered from decades of over-promise and under-delivery, and if you went into a company saying you wanted to do something with AI, you’d be treated with a high degree of skepticism. Now, it’s rare to find any technology-driven venture that doesn’t have AI of some kind in it. It’s akin to the dot-com boom whereby every single business in the world, and indeed most projects within businesses, had to have a web element to it. Now, the same is largely the case with AI.
How to become a go-to speaker for the technical conference circuit
Conference organisers are always looking for speakers who can give informative technical presentations which are engaging and memorable
EmoPy: a machine learning toolkit for emotional expression
I recently led a project team at ThoughtWorks to create and open source a new Facial Expression Recognition (FER) toolkit named EmoPy. The system produces accuracy rates comparable to the highest rates achievable in FER and is now available for anyone to use for free.
Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!
Gartner says changing corporate culture is but one area business leaders need to master – developing privacy, artificial intelligence plans matter, too
Digitally enabling healthier lives
The Consumer Goods Forum together with Capgemini has created a Global Health and Wellness Digital Framework to demonstrate how digital can help impact behavioural change to empower people to lead healthier lives.
Can we realise untapped opportunity by redefining work?
Why do some companies struggle to create real value? In part, because employees spend their days completing routine tasks. We can turn things around by redefining work to focus on identifying and addressing unseen problems and opportunities.
The Customer Experience Advantage Of Artificial Intelligence In The Cloud
Artificial intelligence and cloud computing are both dynamic technologies on their own. Put them together and you get a customer experience powerhouse. Gartner predicts that by 2020, 85% of customer interactions will be managed without a human. It’s likely that many of those interactions will be handled through cloud-based solutions with AI.
Technologies and tactics for tomorrow's regulator
Regulating complex environments needn’t be cumbersome or expensive. New technologies and methods can help regulators operate efficiently and effectively, reducing compliance costs and improving the business experience.
Who is right on Blockchain? Gartner or Deloitte, or even both?
Every now and again a technology comes along that escapes its tank in the IT department. Before you know it people at the front desk are discussing it with customers.Then the business needs a strategy related to the said technology because everyone is talking about it.
How To Be Successful In An Interview
Being asked to come for an interview is exciting, but it is also something that many people get nervous about.