The state of crowdsourcing

In February TBR virtually attended the Global Technology & Business Services Council’s Global Series: Open Talent conference and heard from leaders across the technology and crowdsourcing industries about emerging themes and trends. While it is not a new phenomenon, crowdsourcing is becoming a compelling delivery model in the IT services space as enterprises increasingly embrace […]

Eyeing the future: Accenture’s fundamentals drive human-centric technology change at scale

‘Leaders Wanted — Masters of Change at a Moment of Truth’ Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) recent virtual event to introduce its Accenture Technology Vision 2021 kicked off with a quick recap of the socioeconomic headwinds of 2020. These headwinds include four new concerns facing people personally and professionally: an increasing global population driving a need for […]

Complexity and trust: EY’s evolving approach to risk

Internal risk professionals may have the best internal intelligence Setting the stage for changes at EY and in the broader market, Frank Leenders, EY’s Digital & Innovation lead based in the Netherlands, explained that the firm helps clients “reframe the future” and focus on “trusted transformation,” which comes through six different lenses: Investor Trust, Organizational […]

EY Blockchain Asia: The revolution starts now

EY’s blockchain world EY’s Asia-Pacific Blockchain Summit started with the firm’s Global Blockchain leader, Paul Brody, making three clear points. First, EY is committed to China and to the region, seeing huge potential for blockchain growth. Second, EY is committed to public blockchain as the long-term solution for most business and governments. Third, Brody’s concept […]

IBM unveils 5-year full-stack quantum road map

IBM’s quantum road map includes dynamic circuits in 2022 IBM (NYSE: IBM) spent the second half of the 2010s laying the foundation for its quantum business. This foundation predominantly focused on hardware development and hardening until the available quantum systems at IBM supported more sophisticated software capabilities. In the 2020s, IBM is now able to […]

Government stimulus and enterprise digital transformation will accelerate 5G deployments

Government stimulus will accelerate 5G rollouts An increasing number of governments worldwide are becoming directly and/or indirectly involved in ensuring new technologies, such as 5G, are widely deployed in their respective countries. This spend is, in many cases, tied to economic recovery packages to counter the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and is being justified […]

With post-pandemic world in sight, 6 IT services, digital transformation and consulting trends emerge

1Q21 belongs to the India-centric IT services vendors India-centric vendors demand considerable attention at the start of 2021 for three trends cutting across their sales motions, talent strategies, and avenues to new partnerships and intellectual property.  Winning deals the old way In a return to the old-school tactic of rebadging client employees, India-centric vendors have […]