5 posts categorised "Technology, media and telecoms"

10 October 2018

Six tips for professional services leaders looking to embrace Artificial Intelligence

By Euan Cameron We recently held a round table event for professional services leaders where we discussed Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the benefits available to businesses who embrace it. As a group we discussed a broad range of productive use cases and many examples of positive deployment. But we also...

31 May 2018

Technology - a means of tackling fraud or an enabler?

By Steve Bewick PwC recently published its latest Global Economic Crime Survey, which looks at trends in fraud and economic crime over the past two years. The headline is that over 50% of UK organisations have been victims of fraud over the last two years. The organisations in the technology...

25 April 2018

Could Blockchain save the music industry billions?

By Ian Lube The music industry is growing at pace for the first time in years, with global digital music leading the charge with revenues worth US$14.5 billion, forecast to grow at 11.8% CAGR to US$18.6 billion by 2021. Is the industry ecosystem keeping up with the pace? You call...

30 January 2018

Happy New Revenue Year for Tech Companies! IFRS 15 for FY18.

by Gareth Murfitt, PwC Technology partner Tech companies continue to benefit from global digitalisation, huge investment funds focussed on the sector, a growing number of entrepreneurs and some eye-watering valuations. From 1 January 2018, the revenue recognition profile of some of these companies will change as the new accounting rules...

25 January 2018

AI Captain! Finding value in the emerging UK tech scene

By Simon Harris and Ralph Dodd If every company has an AI strategy, which one deserves a valuation premium? Tech valuations are reflecting huge demand from investors across the globe, particularly in essential technologies such as artificial intelligence as companies compete in races for platform supremacy. Challenging whether a company...