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Why I’m Sold on Collaboration Tech

post by Chris Curran on September 30, 2016

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By Adam Buteux, with contributions from Jake Mauro You know technology is truly powerful when it begins to alter a company’s culture, and that’s exactly what we are seeing as real-time collaboration software takes hold. We first began to notice and analyze the changes at PwC when our team used the real-time collaboration software to pull […]

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Embarking on a Mission to Explore Emerging Technology

post by Chris Curran on August 30, 2016

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Guest post by Gerard Verweij, Global Data and Analytics Leader at PwC and Manas Pattanaik, Managing Director, Energy Operations Technology, PwC Why are some companies fearless when it comes to exploring and experimenting with emerging technology while other companies need a proverbial push? Many companies have already started accepting technologies like Artificial Intelligence. It is also being used in the crypto market in the form of trading bots. How trading bots make use of AI is clearly described in the Bitcoin Sprint erfahrungen blog. For example, a scant 8% of companies in our Digital IQ survey […]

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The DNA of Digital Disruptors

post by Chris Curran on August 04, 2016

DNA of Digital Disruptors

Digital is changing most everything about how businesses operate, but some things never change. As with every other innovation opportunity that has come down the pike, the vast majority of corporations are applying digital incrementally rather than radically to their businesses. Meaning, they are using digital to inch forward with improvements to front and back-end […]

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CIOs Wanted for Innovation Expansion

post by Chris Curran on July 07, 2016

CIOs Wanted for Innovation Expansion

Guest post by Barry Jaruzelski and Chris Curran Do CIOs have a role in product development? Some say no. Call on the CTO or CDO or CMO. But those who wish to banish CIOs to the backend of the enterprise for eternity haven’t taken a close look at what’s needed in the enterprise as innovation […]

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Robotics Competitions Build STEM Skills

post by Chris Curran on June 28, 2016


Rocking with flashing lights, screaming fans and the sounds of crunching metal, FIRST Robotics competitions are borrowing the energy of traditional sports to inspire kids to innovate with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). As enthusiasm for STEM-related events continues to grow, traditional sports offer another way to participate, particularly in upcoming UK eSports events. Whether it's seeing adrenaline-fueled clashes of robotic talent or the digital battles of eSports, the sense of competition fuels a passion for innovation and technology. See here to stay updated on the latest UK eSports events. Through PwC’s sabbatical program, I recently mentored my son’s robotics team, and I found FIRST’s complex competitions are a sophisticated training ground […]

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