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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PA takes a different approach to growth

05-Feb-2018

Forbes contributor and business leadership journalist Roger Trapp interviews Andrew Hooke, who is the head of consulting sectors at PA Consulting Group and has also recently taken over as head of the firm in the U.S...

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NewVoiceMedia appoints Dennis Fois as new CEO

10-Jan-2018

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, announced today that its Board of Directors have appointed Dennis Fois as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fois will lead NewVoiceMedia through its next growth phase, aimed at doubling turnover by 2020.

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NewVoiceMedia wins Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award

12-Dec-2017

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has won a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award in the Cloud Contact Centre Services Growth Excellence Leadership category. read more

Forbes: 51 Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018

11-Dec-2017

It is somewhat safe to predict that AI will continue to be at the top of the hype cycle in 2018. But the following 51 predictions also envision it becoming more practical and useful, automating some jobs and augmenting many others, combining machine learning and big data for fresh insights, with chatbots proliferating in the enterprise.read more

IBM: "IBM leaps to 3rd place in Cloud Wars," says Forbes

08-Nov-2017

CLOUD WARS -- As businesses move beyond cloud experiments to deeply strategic deployments, the balance of power in the Cloud Wars Top 10 is shifting toward those tech providers that can move those business customers past the infrastructure phase and into the high-value realm of AI-driven competitive advantage.read more