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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 IT simplification can improve business growth
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The simple life: Reducing IT complexity for business growth

Andrew Sewell Chanchal Puthussery 10 Oct 2019 7 minutes

Cutting out the clutter when it comes to legacy tech is essential to minimise risk and enable technology to meet organisational needs. Done strategically, IT simplification will lead to a business that can nimbly navigate opportunities for innovation and growth while reducing costs and boosting productivity.

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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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Making technology deals in a new business landscape
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Making technology deals in a new business landscape

Marc Suidan 26 Sep 2019 5 minutes

The increasing sophistication of technology is changing the way markets work and the nature of competition. To continue to grow revenue, businesses need to rethink their approach to tech deals.

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Building ethical AI through leadership and trust
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Building ethical AI through leadership and trust

Maria Axente Ilana Golbin 16 Sep 2019 6 minutes

Businesses are starting to realise that if they’re investing in AI, they also need to invest in ethical approaches to its use. The great news is that doing so with leadership, inclusion and trust will likely make the whole organisation better too.

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The four questions that will determine your company’s future
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The four questions that will determine your company’s future

Tom Puthiyamadam 11 Sep 2019 8 minutes

The questions a business asks around its need for transformation are as critical as the change itself. Framing the problem with the right lines of enquiry will lead to success, says PwC’s Tom Puthiyamadam.

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Bend and flex: Tech investment in an agile organisation
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Bend and flex: Tech investment in an agile organisation

Working in an agile organisation unlocks the flexibility to excel, but bending its iterative unknowns into a strict annual investment budget can be a real stretch. Here’s how to stay agile while keeping the finance team happy.

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Customer segmentation is back, bolder and better than ever
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Customer segmentation is back, bolder and better than ever

Phil Bolton 28 Aug 2019 11 minutes

What if we told you there was a way to leverage your organisation’s data for strategic planning, business insight, profit growth and customer loyalty all in one simple model… and it was via good old-fashioned customer segmentation? PwC’s Phil Bolton explains why this sometimes unloved tool deserves a rethink.

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