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Consulting Firms Evolve with the Internet of Things

by Patty Wood on Feb 17, 2017 4:26:26 PM

Consulting firms are preparing for how the Internet of Things will affect multiple industries, including consulting itself.

Various industries, from B2B, B2C, non-profits and government entities, are interested in the burgeoning technologies from the Internet of Things (IoT). This concept entails interconnected devices that can provide data that can yield vast insights. The devices involved can include factory sensors, retail shelf clip-on scanners, drones, robots and even baby monitors. The big data and analytics that can be gleaned from IoT devices (sometimes in real-time) can supply executives with information that they may not have been able to obtain previously. Thus, many companies are now eagerly interacting with expert consulting firms in order to tap into the benefits that this technology may provide.

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Topics: corporate intelligence, Consulting Industry, Consulting Trends, consulting, professional services consulting, IoT, Internet of Things, IT

Key Trends in 2017 for the Consulting Industry

by Patty Wood on Feb 1, 2017 10:59:32 AM

What’s in Store for Consulting Industry Trends in 2017?

The consulting industry has had some interesting developments within the past year. In analyzing events that have recently occurred, some trends are apparent. Below is an examination of some key consulting trends that 2017 may bring.

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Topics: corporate intelligence, Consulting Industry, Consulting Trends, consulting, professional services consulting, 2017

How Consultants Are Using Artificial Intelligence with Clients

by Patty Wood on Jan 26, 2017 9:27:45 AM

Consultants are finding opportunities to help people in innovative and automated ways as artificial intelligence technologies develop.

The interest in artificial intelligence (AI) usage within companies has been expanding in recent years, with both billion dollar companies and start-ups utilizing the technology. Artificial intelligence is generally defined as having computers do the work that humans would have performed. AI is also quite often self-learning, whereby the technology can actually evolve and improve itself.

With the right AI, while saving on human capital, companies may also gain insights into data that might otherwise have been overlooked. Incredible amounts of data can be analyzed by AI technology in order for companies to discover strengths and weaknesses within their work processes.

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Topics: Consulting Industry, Consulting Trends, AI, Artificial Intelligence

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