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More than half of UK companies not GDPR-compliant

By |14 September 2019|Categories: Privacy|Tags: , , , , , , |

More than one year after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, just over 50 percent of British companies do not yet fully comply with this regulation. These are the findings of a survey among British managers by data security solutions provider Egress.

Robotic process automation is no panacea

By |13 September 2019|Categories: Digitisation|Tags: , , , , |

Robotic process automation (RPA) and robotic desktop automation (RDA) are very effective for streamlining work processes. But organisations find it difficult to implement and maintain. Achieving results - and maintaining them - is not as easy as it seems, according to research commissioned by Pegasystems.

New rules for digital society regulation needed, says Gartner

By |10 September 2019|Categories: Society|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Current rules and regulations are under stress as society increases its digitisation. CEOs, CIOs and other executives must collaborate on new rules to protect individuals and groups while encouraging an innovative growing economy, says the consultancy firm Gartner.

Organisations must adopt ethics in AI to win the public’s trust and loyalty

By |15 July 2019|Categories: AI|Tags: , , , |

The ethics behind artificial intelligence will determine what our future will look like. Consumers increasingly demand ethical behavior from AI systems. According to a Capgemini study however, only half of the executives that were interviewed consider it important that AI systems are ethical.

‘Persistent disruption means companies can no longer play it safe’

By |27 June 2019|Categories: Digitisation, Emerging tech|Tags: , |

Nearly three-quarters of industry sectors experienced an increase in disruption over the past eight years, leaving 41 trillion dollar in enterprise value (market capitalisation + net debt) exposed to disruption today, according to research from Accenture.

5G considered key enabler for digital transformation in industrial organisations

By |10 June 2019|Categories: Emerging tech, Networks|Tags: , |

The fifth generation of mobile networking technology (5G) ranks is seen as a key enabler for the digital transformation, whereas cloud computing is considered the first. Most industrial companies plan to implement 5G within two years and many consider acquiring their own private licenses.

‘9 out of 10 blockchain platform implementations will need replacement by 2021’

By |4 June 2019|Categories: Emerging tech|Tags: , , |

In two years, 90 percent of current enterprise blockchain platform implementations will require replacement within 18 months to remain competitive, secure and avoid obsolescence, researchers from Gartner predict.

IQ Boardroom events to relaunch in 2019

By |8 February 2019|Categories: From our partner|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In 2018, we at Colt launched our IQ Boardroom initiative for the first time across a number of major European cities. The forum saw leading executives from throughout the technology space come together to discuss industry trends and their potential impact on business and society. After the success of last year’s series, we are relaunching the IQ Boardroom in 2019!

Large organisations struggle to digitise their supply chains

By |8 December 2018|Categories: Digitisation|Tags: , , , , |

Large organisations are running an average of 29 different pre-deployment initiatives to digitise the supply chain, but 86% have failed to scale any of them. That is the main outcome of a study from the Capgemini Research Institute.

Five technologies that will blur the lines between human and machine

By |29 August 2018|Categories: AI, Emerging tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The latest Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies reveals five distinct emerging technology trends that will blur the lines between humans and machines. Emerging technologies, such as AI, play a critical role in enabling companies to be ubiquitous, always available, and connected to business ecosystems to survive in the near future.

‘Cloud computing remains top emerging business risk’

By |20 August 2018|Categories: Cloud, Security|Tags: , , |

Cloud computing ranks as the top risk concern for executives in risk, audit, finance and compliance, according to a new survey by research firm Gartner. While cloud computing presents organisations with novel opportunities, a number of new risks make cloud solutions susceptible to unexpected security threats.

Organisations understand importance of CX, but fail to meet customer expectations

By |15 August 2018|Categories: CX|Tags: , , |

Eighty one percent of customer experience (CX) leaders report they will compete mostly or entirely on CX, but less than half have established the rationale for why CX drives business outcomes, according to research firm Gartner. While almost 50 percent say their CX efforts exceed management’s expectations, just 22 percent of CX leaders report their efforts exceed customers’ expectations.

Consumers are embracing AI, but businesses fail to prioritise CX

By |12 July 2018|Categories: AI, CX|Tags: , , , |

Artificial intelligence (AI) is no longer alien to consumers, with close to three-quarters (73%) indicating they have interacted via AI, and 69% of those who have used AI being satisfied with those interactions, a new study from Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Institute finds.

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