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Why 4IR is a love it or loathe it proposition

Steve Pillsbury 19 Nov 2019 7 minutes

With 7 billion connected devices in use, the world is now fully enmeshed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. While offering significant benefits to business, 4IR is causing consumers and employees to worry about their privacy and jobs.

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Digital Pulse Silicon Valley Hollywood
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Lights, camera, action: How Hollywood and Silicon Valley can conquer content

Mark McCaffrey 12 Nov 2019 8 minutes

Media companies want to tell compelling stories that will grab our attention in movie theaters, living rooms, and online. To achieve this, Hollywood is partnering with Silicon Valley, creating a powerful combination of creativity and technology.

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Digital Pulse AI deals
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Buyer beware: AI deals can be tricky

Marc Suidan 31 Oct 2019 5 minutes

AI deals are unique, so it’s critical to proceed carefully. PwC’s US TMT deals leader Marc Suidan shares his tips on what to look for before signing on the dotted line.

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Digital Pulse tech ethics
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Meeting the tech ethics challenge

Chrisie Wendin 30 Oct 2019 8 minutes

Companies are under increasing pressure to balance technology’s benefits with the risk of it being used maliciously or causing unintentional harm. Here are four ways organisations can navigate delivering responsible tech.

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Digital Pulse 4IR cybersecurity
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You say you want a revolution? Then partner 4IR with cybersecurity

Joe Nocera 23 Oct 2019 7 minutes

Businesses must balance the potential of 4IR technologies with the risk that they may make companies more vulnerable to cyber threats. Practicing business-driven cybersecurity early will help ensure companies reap the benefits 4IR can provide.

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How to transform your workforce in ten steps

Deniz Caglar Carrie Duarte 22 Oct 2019 12 minutes

Does your business have the workforce it needs to meet the demands of the future? For many it doesn’t, and hiring isn’t the answer. So how do you transform the people you have into the people you need?

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Digital Pulse Infographic can your technology be trusted?
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Infographic: Can your technology be trusted?

11 Oct 2019 2 minutes

Data breaches. Privacy issues. Fake news. Customers and employees don’t always trust the tech they depend on. Here are six ways companies can alleviate concerns and deliver responsible technology.

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Rethinking best practices in digital transformation strategies
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Out with experience, in with imagination: Why best practice is dead

Tom Puthiyamadam 08 Oct 2019 7 minutes

Consultants and leaders alike have relied on best practices to help guide businesses through change. But with technology rapidly evolving, they need to rethink their expertise, and turn to a tailored approach to digital transformation.

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Why successful innovation begins and ends with customers
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Why successful innovation begins and ends with customers

Vicki Huff Eckert 02 Oct 2019 8 minutes

Too many organisations take a ‘science fair’ mentality to innovation, without much thought to how they will be received in the real world. Getting customers involved in the outset is critical to their commercial success, PwC’s Vicki Huff Eckert says.

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