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  • 14 Sep 2022 2:45 PM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Recognised for its comprehensive strategy to leverage freelancer talent ecosystem, according to company

    Digital transformation solutions company UST has received the ‘Changemaker of the Year’ award from the Global Sourcing Association (GSA) for its ‘open talent’ strategy. UST was recognised for a comprehensive strategy that allows it and its clients to gain a significant talent advantage by leveraging the freelancer talent ecosystem.

    Read more on the Business Line website here.


  • 6 Sep 2022 9:52 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Chatbots have hit the headlines over the past few days after a Google engineer claimed that the firm's most advanced system has developed human-like feelings, or become sentient.

    Simply put, a chat bot is a computer program deliberately designed to mimic and respond to human speech.

    But just how lifelike are the best on the market? One thing for sure is that these intelligent virtual assistants, are now found everywhere.

    From Amazon's Alexa, to Apple's Siri, or a retailer's website, an estimated 80% of us now use chatbots - whether they are responding to us verbally, or via written text.

    Read the full article on BBC news here.


  • 6 Sep 2022 9:49 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Accenture has made another move to boost its sustainability credentials in the UK with the acquisition of carbon and climate change strategy consultancy, Carbon Intelligence. The company, which, using Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) strategies, helps organisations understand their overall carbon footprint and how to reduce it, brings 160 people, including data scientists, consultants, and sustainability experts, into the Accenture fold. The company is an accredited partner to CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project).

    Read full article on TechMarketView here.

  • 6 Sep 2022 9:45 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Several months have passed since the Public Accounts Committee issued its damning report on the fallout from the introduction of the IR35 reforms in the public sector, and HMRC has shared its feedback on its contents.

    Read the full article on Computer Weekly here.

  • 6 Sep 2022 9:42 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Global operator announces 5G service-based architecture combined with automation via network orchestration, allowing customers to imagine and deploy new differentiated services quickly and scale them economically.

    In what the leading Australia-based telecoms provider has called the world’s first, Telstra has announced fully automated 5G network slicing for a commercial network.

    In the partnership, Telstra and Ericsson will be going outside the lab and into to the real world of business to deploy an automated standards-based network slicing service orchestration capability in the commercial network, using Ericsson Orchestration and Ericsson Inventory.

    Read the full article on Computer Weekly here.

  • 6 Sep 2022 9:39 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    The virtual conference room needs to die. VR is better used for fun and building relationships.

    “Welcome, welcome!” My guide, Philip, waves at me from his seat in a virtual conference room, where he’s wearing a green shirt and sitting at a desk. I’m at Facebook’s Reality Labs headquarters in Burlingame, California, wearing Meta Platform Inc.’s Quest 2 headset. Philip is in another room there as his cartoonish-looking avatar hops to another seat using a button on his virtual dashboard.

    Read the full article here.

  • 6 Sep 2022 9:26 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Britain has dropped behind India to become the world’s sixth largest economy, delivering a further blow to the government in London as it grapples with a brutal cost-of-living shock.

    The former British colony leaped past the UK in the final three months of 2021 to become the fifth-biggest economy. The calculation is based in US dollars, and India extended its lead in the first quarter, according to GDP figures from the International Monetary Fund.

    Read more on Bloomberg UK here.


  • 8 Aug 2022 9:46 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Research firm pinpoints standardisation and uniform practices as key to unlocking the full potential of 5G slicing.

    Read more on ComputerWeekly here.


  • 8 Aug 2022 9:45 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Deloitte survey shows the ways in which people are using connected devices and technology to improve and enhance their lives, in particular dealing with the balance of hybrid work.

    Read more on ComputerWeekly here.

  • 8 Aug 2022 9:44 AM | Abbie Lunn (Administrator)

    Indonesian e-commerce unicorn Bukalapak’s multicloud strategy, underpinned by the use of microservices and DevOps, has enabled it to meet the diverse needs of its users while addressing business requirements

    Read more on ComputerWeekly here.

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