Dec 082018

A revolution is underway in the utilities industry that will fundamentally alter the way we buy, sell, use, and dispose of energy. The ramifications – whether they be economic, environmental, or geopolitical – affect us all. For the players in the utilities sector, however, five points stand out: rising commodity prices; threatened climate change objectives; […]

Dec 052018

Industry has been fraught with the questions and ideas around customer experience. For the provider of services, it is about faster availability of information to serve the customer and the right products with which to appeal to the intended segments. As the world explodes with data, the insatiable need to access information on demand and […]

Nov 232018

**Role Summary:** To provide professional & proactive HR administration support to the GE businesses as part of the OneHR team through building effective relationships with the GE HR community, the Payroll & Benefits team as well as other COEs. **Essential Responsibilities:** + Create and maintain process documentation of employment onboarding, employee life cycle and off-boarding […]

Nov 232018

Our recent post on finance automation in the consumer products sector made the telling point that consumer-facing businesses tend to be well advanced in the implementation of technologies that enhance customer experience and achieve cost efficiencies. Retail is no different. Here, too, we have a market where volumes can be high, where margins can be […]

Nov 082018

**Role Summary:** GE is a diversified infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, and television programming, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company’s Web site at **Essential […]

Nov 082018

For the second year, Capgemini’s World Energy Markets Observatory (WEMO) offered specific insights into the North American energy and utilities market. The data shows that new entrants and changing consumer demand is driving transformation within the utilities market. New entrants cannot be ignored The Internet of Things (IoT) is creating new competitors from unexpected places. Tech […]

Jul 112018

Do you often struggle to gather all your stakeholders while drafting or negotiating a contract? Have you followed how unknown teams in this year’s world football competition have qualified for the quarterfinals, while stronger teams with players such as Messi are losing to average teams? Are you often asked to do everything on your own […]

Jun 152018

The recent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) within the European Union and European Economic Area (EEA) gives consumers control over their personal data and aims to simplify the international business regulatory environment. While the GDPR’s ultimate impact on the global financial services industry will evolve, one thing is clear today – leading-edge […]

Jun 152018

The traditional banking model is undergoing rapid and significant transformation fueled by heightened customer expectations, a raft of regulatory mandates, and the convergence of emerging technology with new business models that blurs lines between previously distinct industries. As banks face ever-increasing disruption and fierce competition, they are confronted with the age-old debate – buy versus […]

Jun 132018

Oracle has been undergoing a quiet revolution, and I’m not just talking about the adoption of cloud. This revolution is about how Oracle has embraced the developer community beyond the database. Until recently, the only non-database community, Oracle had supported was Java. Even then, the Java One conference, held at the same time as Open […]