Accenture expands touchless testing platform with AI technology from Real Time Analytics Platform

Accenture acquired an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Alibaba Cloud launches partner programme to drive digital transformation in EMEA

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of the Alibaba Group, launched the EMEA Ecosystem Partner Program, an initiative to further strengthen the collaboration between Alibaba Cloud’s customers and partners in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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How mobile technology is removing barriers to travel

In July 1997, says Dave Ashton, CEO of Loco2, I was a new analyst for the tech consulting firm Accenture. My boss’s client, China Telecom, had asked us to aid in a spin-out IPO of their mobile unit and so I was sent to Beijing to work on the project.

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Accenture and Tomorrow Street, Vodafone’s innovation centre, collaborate to help late-stage startups scale globally

Accenture and Tomorrow Street, Vodafone’s innovation centre, will collaborate to help growth-stage innovators become successful businesses. Working with the Tomorrow Street management team, Accenture will help the startups fast-track product development, providing support in the areas of the internet of things, security and artificial intelligence.

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U.S. wireless industry contributes $475bn annually to America’s economy, according to new report

The U.S. wireless industry contributes $475 billion (€384.01 billion) annually to America’s economy and supports 4.7 million jobs, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.

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Momenta Partners welcomes Wim D’Hondt, strategy partner, in Montreal

Momenta Partners reported that it has appointed Wim D’Hondt as their newest strategy partner. Wim brings nearly two decades of experience in global tech advisory and management consulting. He’s guided a range of leading global Communications, Media and High Tech companies

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There are some choices in life you HAVE to get right!

You don’t choose a life partner for their hair colour You don’t choose a home because it has nice curtains You don’t choose a Business Platform for its logo

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Dublin Docklands Declaration on smart districts made at gathering of CTOs from over 20 cities

Convened by the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard, the Smart City Innovation Accelerator gathered one of the largest groups of city CTOs in Dublin’s Smart Docklands District. The focus was on the development of ‘Smart Districts’ using Dublin’s Docklands as an exemplar and a model for innovation.

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Accenture and Pivotal launch new business group to help enterprises accelerate and speed up their software development

Accenture and Pivotal Software, Inc., have formed a new business group to help Fortune Global 500 companies and other large enterprises accelerate their software development and innovate at startup speed. The Accenture Pivotal Business Group (APBG) will help enterprises migrate legacy applications to the cloud and accelerate cloud-native application development on Pivotal Cloud Foundry® (PCF),

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BrainChip triumphs at the 2017 Milipol Innovation Awards

BrainChip Holdings Ltd., a developer of software and hardware accelerated solutions for advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning applications, was selected the 2017 Milipol Innovation Award winner in the cybersecurity category.

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Accenture acquires MATTER and strengthens its interactive design and innovation unit Fjord

Accenture has acquired MATTER, a design and innovation firm focused on designing products and experiences for the connected world. The acquisition aims to strengthen Accenture Interactive’s design and innovation unit, Fjord, by adding physical product design to its service design and digital product creation.

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IoT as a service will provide businesses with the tools necessary to implement IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is arguably set to be the biggest driver of productivity and growth in the next decade, with Accenture estimating IoT could add $14.2 trillion (€11.87 trillion) to the global economy by 2030. But despite the hype and excitement, right now we seem to be a very long way from realising that

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Scared about supply chain cybersecurity? 5 reasons you aren’t scared enough- Part 2

We saw the 1st reason of supply chain cybersecurity in the Part 1 yesterday. Now we see the remaining reasons today. In today’s world, “common criminals, organised crime rings, and nation-states leverage sophisticated techniques to launch attacks that are highly targeted and very difficult to detect,”

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Delivering connectivity securely – why a new approach is required to secure IoT

Industrial device makers have in recent years continually looked to connect to the cloud in order to perform tasks such as predictive maintenance, streamlining processes and improving performance of systems.

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Accenture and DFKI collaborate to help organisations benefit from Artificial Intelligence

Accenture, the global professional services company, and the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have formed an alliance to enable clients to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies as fundamental elements of their innovation strategies, helping to shape the future of their organisations.

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Technology and services industry veteran Christopher Stone joins Everynet board of directors as new chairman

Everynet, a low power, wider area (LPWA) network company that aims to help businesses quickly, easily and cost-effectively deploy and scale IoT solutions, announced Christopher Stone as the new chairman of its board of directors.

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