This Week in Consulting
Friday, October 27th, 2017
THIS WEEK’S MUST READ
“Artificial Intelligence heads the list of the world’s top 10 strategic technology trends for 2018, with analyst firm Gartner predicting that creating systems that learn, adapt and potentially act autonomously will be a major battleground for technology vendors until at least 2020. “
This Week’s Must Read comes from an insight piece on Garner’s report, in which it discussed great payoff for digital initiatives are seen as companies are using AI to enhance decision making, reinvent business models and ecosystems, and remake the customer experience.
Read the full article “Artificial Intelligence gets top billing in strategic tech trends for 2018”.
THIS WEEK’S VIDEO
INDUSTRY NEWS & INSIGHTS
- Accenture Acquires IBB Consulting to Expand Strategy Capabilities for Communications, Media & Technology Clients: Accenture has acquired IBB Consulting, a premier strategy consulting firm that helps leading broadband and mobile operators, media companies and technology providers identify emerging industry shifts | Accenture Strategy News Release
- EY adds more analytics and big data capabilities through Bluestone Consulting acquisition: Acquisition to enhance cutting-edge analytics capabilities across Europe, Middle-East, India and Africa | EY News Release
- Capgemini acquires eCommerce provider Lyons Consulting Group: Capgemini has acquired the Lyons Consulting Group for an undisclosed fee, the addition is aimed at enabling Capgemini to meet the digital customer experience needs of its international client base. | Consultancy.uk
- How Consulting Firms Are The Key To Saving Fintech Brands: With the help of management and technology consulting firms, a Fintech company can receive specialized care from experts that are part of the biggest names in finance | Steve Olenski, Forbes
- Demystifying the dark science of data analytics: Knowledge and planning transforms data analytics from a “dark science” into a mainstream business tool | John Edwards, CIO Journal
- Capitalizing on Big Data With AI Models to Renew Logistics: Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going mainstream because of two parallel events – unprecedented availability of computing power and business outcomes from analyzing big data. This article explores how AI models capitalize on big data to reinvent logistics. | Infosys
- Supporting Vulnerable Customers – Can Digital Comparison Tools do More? DCTs and firms should examine their processes and procedures to ensure the benefits are as widespread as possible, whilst ensuring the risk of adverse consequences materializing is minimized. | Huntswood
- The Hottest Applications in AI : All kinds of technologies will adopt AI components and procedures and various industries will experience its tremendous impact. | Consulting Quest
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