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Why I’m Sold on Collaboration Tech

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 […] MORE

September 30, 2016

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Embarking on a Mission to Explore Emerging Technology

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? For example, a scant 8% of companies in our Digital IQ survey […] MORE

August 30, 2016

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The 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 […] MORE

August 04, 2016

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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 […] MORE

July 07, 2016

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Robotics Competitions Build STEM Skills

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). 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 […] MORE

June 28, 2016

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A CIO’s Guide for Engaging the Board

Guest post by Paula Loop, Leader of PwC’s Governance Insights Center New technologies from artificial intelligence and drones to 3-D printing, predictive analytics, and driverless cars are disrupting how companies compete and create value. US CEOs believe investing in technology is the most direct path to meaningful innovation and operational efficiency, but these new technologies […] MORE

June 21, 2016

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FinTech: Headwinds or Windfall for Incumbents?

Guest post by Dean Nicolacakis, Principal, Co-leader FinTech Practice, PwC In the next five years the financial services industry will look unrecognizable. In fact, workers are worried about losing their jobs, according to a new survey. Due to the convergence of the financial services industry and technology—dubbed FinTech—more than 3,000 Certified Financial Analysts said asset […] MORE

June 02, 2016

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Industrial Manufacturers Digitize Operations to Compete

Guest post by Michael Kinder, PwC’s Strategy&; and Bobby Bono, US Industrial Manufacturing Leader, PwC Digital is dominating C-suite discussions of industrial manufacturers as management pushes to find new ways to grow revenue and disrupt markets. Our clients are rapidly turning to digital to redefine their business models. One client, a pump manufacturer, connects its […] MORE

May 19, 2016

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3 Strategies to Decrease IT Costs and Increase Business Impact

Guest post by Suheb Siddiqui and Chetan Shetty A veteran CIO recently said, “The last few months felt like I time traveled back to the 1980s. Business stakeholders are demanding the applications they want, designed the way they like, and at a speed dictated by their priorities.” He wasn’t talking about an AS400 based Cobol […] MORE

May 05, 2016

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The New Cybersecurity Threat Landscape

Guest post by Gerard Verweij, US Advisory Technology Consulting Leader at PwC When you hear a lot of doom and gloom you have a tendency to go numb after a while. But, then something happens so alarming that reminds you of the urgency of the situation and instills in you a renewed commitment to the […] MORE

April 27, 2016

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