Why Are We Still Classifying Companies by Industry?

Harvard Business

Over the past five years, Apple and Google have made significant moves in the automotive, healthcare, media, and smart home markets, among many others. They have expanded far beyond the “Information Technology” tag attached to them by GICS. Today, technology is just a standard part of corporate infrastructure, like operations or marketing. But Information Technology doesn’t seem like the right category to group them into.

What the Companies on the Right Side of the Digital Business Divide Have in Common

Harvard Business

In just a few years digital technology has connected an ever-growing number of people, sensors, and devices. While some have invested significantly in technology, operational, and cultural changes, others are lagging behind. The best-performing companies stated they have technology budgets on par with digital laggards; the average IT spend as a percentage of revenue was 3.5% The broad deployment of digital technology requires rethinking both business and operating models.

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Prepare Your Workforce for the Automation Age

Harvard Business

Harnessing the power of machine learning and other technologies. As workforces hollow out, the remaining employees will be highly specialized and experienced business/technology hybrids—a new breed of professional who can work in highly distributed environments and shift from managing people to managing experiences and technology. Freeways full of driverless cars and beer trucks are still far off, because of technological and regulatory limitations.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

It should be no surprise since they have been the birthplace of many technological advances, were one of the founders of the entire personal computer industrial revolution, and now are leaders in new software platforms, hardware infrastructure and workplace equality. During this same time, IBM and Coopers & Lybrand formed Meritus Consulting Services to provide strategic advice to businesses in the consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, aerospace, and automotive industries.

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

Kearney becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of EDS in September, nearly doubling in size and vastly expanding its industry expertise and information technology capabilities. Their focus is on: structure and governance, processes, technology enablement, resource configuration and capabilities and culture. Their aim is to help companies harness the wide reach and impact of technology to deliver business value. Automotive. Technology.

BearingPoint Interview Preparation – Mystery or History?

Management Consulted

However, today BearingPoint is emerging as a player in the operations and technology scene, especially in Europe, and has re-established an impressive growth trajectory. This consulting business unit focused on both technology and management. BearingPoint quickly became one of the world’s largest management and technology consulting firms with operations in more than 60 countries and employing more than 17,000 employees worldwide. Information Technology.

FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Originally founded in 1982 by Dan Luczak as “Forensic Technologies International Ltd., Luczak pioneered solutions at the intersection of law, communications and technology that affected not only the cases he was involved in, but the industry itself. 2000: FTI provided trial graphics and courtroom presentation technology for the highly publicized Bush vs. Gore case to resolve presidential election results. Litigation technology. Technology. Automotive.

Brews, News and Booz & Company: Interview and Culture Insights

Management Consulted

The technology-oriented firm (Management Engineers) is now able to leverage the platform of Booz & Company to continue offering their unparalleled expertise yet with more resources and a broader reach, including every continent with specific focus in Germany, China, the UK, and the US. Information Technology. Automotive. Technology. Booz & Company Interview and Culture.

Why Process Is U.S. Health Care’s Biggest Problem

Harvard Business

A lot of money has been spent on information technology in health care with little to show for it. When it comes to change, the technology is the easiest part. Health care technology is very effective when it is used to support a well-designed care process. How technology is changing the design and delivery of care. Not only is that time-consuming (contributing to physician burnout), but it also greatly increases the chances of missing important information.

Deflation Will Return: Europe First, Then US; Global Supply Arbitrage

MishTalk

Today''s information technology allows a multinational company to position research, marketing, finance and managerial jobs to anywhere. They accounted for more than 27 percent of loans for new vehicles in the first half of the year, the highest proportion since Experian Automotive began tracking the data in 2007. Technology, Education, Medical Expenses Competition in electronics, computers, and even computer storage is intense.

18 of the Top 20 Tech Companies Are in the Western U.S. and Eastern China. Can Anywhere Else Catch Up?

Harvard Business

But as the digital revolution continues to spark widespread disruption in other industries — automotive, financial services, health care, and retail — who will win? Most of the digital giants in both countries are investing in artificial intelligence and other technologies that will facilitate their entry into yet other industries. The Information Technology Industry Council has identified at least 22 laws in 13 European countries that regulate the localization of data.