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How IoT is shaking up the automotive industry

The internet of things is irrevocably changing established industries, and the automotive sector is no different. From connecting services in the vehicle, digital manufacturing techniques, to paving the way towards self-driving cars, the IoT is enabling innovation. Here are some of the ways in which this is playing out. Auto Manufacturing. Implementing smart manufacturing and Industry 4.0 is critical for …

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Why Esports could represent big money for investors

Barely ten years ago, you might not have thought that watching video gamers battle it out in live arenas for huge sums of prize money could be called a ‘sport’, let alone a burgeoning digital industry. But esports is growing fast; and bringing with it opportunities for investors. The often-cited figures from Newzoo predict that the global esports industry will …

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The OTT Challenge: How telcos are responding

The relationship between telco operators and OTT players is complex. While OTT players are driving demand for mobile services, they are also cannibalizing telco revenue by offering messaging, voice and video over IP far cheaper than traditional services. According to Ovum, spending on traditional communication services is set to drop 36% over the next decade putting a strain on telco …

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The RegTech Revolution: Why tech is an essential part of the new compliance landscape

The financial crisis of 2008 brought into sharp focus the need for better regulation of our financial system; as a result, we’re seeing new initiatives, directives and legislation coming into play. Some of the more significant to be introduced recently include the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), Open Banking (PSD2) …

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expand Shortlisted for Prestigious Investors in People Awards 2018

expand executive search Ltd has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Platinum Employer of the year category in The Investors in People Awards 2018. The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. This year, Winners will be celebrated at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner …

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Expand Executive Search Launches Interim Management Practice to Rapidly Solve Business Challenges with Global Talent

The recruitment service enables businesses to meet short-term needs or address specific demands with a global pool of management professional Expand Executive Search (Expand), a leading specialist in international recruitment and headhunting, has launched its Interim Management Practice to accelerate how business access global talent for short-term needs. Expand uses a candidate network of more than 60,000 professionals spanning Technology, …

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Welcome Joe Conlon Perry to the team

We are really excited to have Joe join our Digital team. Joe began his recruitment journey way back in February 2008 when a friend convinced him to join the Morgan Hunt graduate program (she was also a rec2rec and took a fee on him!). After 8 months of recruiting contract finance staff into central government, Joe decided that 16 hour …

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Programmatic TV: The billion-dollar opportunity?

We, as consumers, are increasingly viewing video content through multiple digital platforms. As viewers turn their attention away from linear TV, connected TVs (a term also encompassing plug in streaming devices like AppleTV / Roku), are becoming the norm. As a result, ad dollars are moving to digital platforms. The global TV advertising market is estimated to be worth around …

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How Technology is shaking up the Tours and Activities Sector

Technology is continuing to transform the travel industry. Starting with the revolution in internet based booking in the 1990s, which propelled the exponential growth of online travel agents like Expedia and, travellers now have more choice than ever when it comes to holidays. The tours and activities sector has traditionally lagged behind airline, car rental, hotel and package holidays …