We are now teknowlogy Group

Posted on November 19, 2018

CXP Group changed its name to teknowlogy Group. The purpose of this name change is to better reflect the company's vision, values and strategy.

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Your AI Friday - 1111

Posted on April 30, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).


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Your AI Friday - 1110

Posted on April 20, 2018

Each Friday we present selected links to the latest news from the marvelous world of artificial intelligence (AI).


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Stefanie Naujoks appointed Research Director Manufacturing

Posted on April 12, 2018

PAC appointed Stefanie Naujoks as Research Director for its global Digital and IoT practice. In this role, Stefanie will be working with manufacturing companies and IT vendors across Europe, to help them understand how new technologies like the IoT, robotics, AI, augmented reality or additive manufacturing will impact traditional processes ...

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U.K. Public Cloud Adoption: Infrastructure Investment to Grow With Additional Capacity

Posted on November 8, 2016

It’s tempting to assume infrastructure and operations professionals in the U.K. will clamber over themselves to outsource all sorts of enterprise data given the vast amount of technology infrastructure that will be made available this year.

More infrastructure capacity is coming online as a result of massive data centre buildouts by ...

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The Brits like queuing but not for online public services

Posted on March 18, 2016

The UK government is committed to transforming public services with its much vaunted, perhaps less celebrated, “digital-first” strategy. But if the public are going to get faster, better access to all government services, secure identity needs to be baked in.

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The big data market is enjoying formidable growth

Posted on December 10, 2015

The big data market is recording formidable growth, and so are the vast majority of the players on the market. Our top 15 rankings in Germany, in the UK and in France show that the major software and IT services vendors had an average growth for these three countries between 46% and 50% compared to last year. The most successful across all 3 ...

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Gafas Fintech lobbying in the US could push Europe still further behind in the innovation race

Posted on November 16, 2015

Two weeks ago, Google, Amazon and Apple launched an initiative called “Financial Innovation Now” in the US - a lobby group designed to raise awareness of the economic importance of Fintech among politicians in Washington DC.

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Customer experience is team play – European companies need to remove their data silos

Posted on September 16, 2015

The digital age is the age of the empowered customer: Never before have customers had such a high degree of transparency regarding products, prices, features and competitors. They can switch to a competitor with a mouse-click and instantly share their experience of a product or service with the rest of the world via social media. They can ...

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CGI Beats Capita to £186m Edinburgh Deal

Posted on August 26, 2015

A look at the implications of CGI's £186m contract win with Ediburgh City Council

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DevOps in the UK – Going Mainstream?

Posted on August 25, 2015

DevOps is moving further and further into mainstream use among UK businesses in 2015.

PAC has recently published a report looking at the state of DevOps in the UK, where we try to assess the potential impact of the model among both IT suppliers and end user organizations.

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Consultant daily rates for cloud and big data well above market average

Posted on July 14, 2015

The highest daily rates can currently be achieved with ‘hot topics’ such as cloud, mobility, digital transformation and big data & co. They are well above the average daily rates in Germany, France and the UK. Such were the findings of the recently published PAC IT Services Rates Database for these three countries.

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Berater-Tagessätze für Cloud und Big Data deutlich über Marktdurchschnitt

Posted on July 6, 2015

Mit aktuellen Hot Topics wie Cloud, Mobility, Digitalisierung, Big Data & Co. lassen sich derzeit die höchsten Berater-Tagessätze erzielen. Sie liegen deutlich über dem Durchschnitt der Tagesätze in Deutschland, Frankreich und Großbritannien. Das belegen die kürzlich von PAC veröffentlichten IT-Services-Preisdatenbanken für die drei Länder.

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TCS Tackles UK Election Data Storm

Posted on April 1, 2015

A look at how TCS is harnessing big data analytics to harness unstructured data, presented in an easily-interpreted fashion through dashboards, to provide insight for organisations and individuals beyond big business.

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CSC Turning Around the Oil-Tanker in the UK Public Sector

Posted on March 30, 2015

A look at CSC's strategy to address the UK public sector and health markets.

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Hitachi: lessons from a “zaibatsu”

Posted on March 20, 2015

Last Tuesday I travelled to Frankfurt to meet Hu Yoshida, the CTO of Hitachi Data System, the IT part of the more than 100 years old Japanese conglomerate. Hitachi is a good example of those industrial conglomerates from Imperial times, or Zaibatsu, which make Japan a global power.

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Connected car solutions will become one of the major business drivers for the automotive industry in the future

Posted on March 20, 2015

A current study of Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC) confirms that connected car solutions have already left their visionary status and are on their way to become one of the major business drivers for the automotive industry in Europe. Almost every automotive company in Europe (98%) is currently designing and developing connected car solutions ...

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