Wednesday, December 8th 2021
This week in
When Toys and Games go digital sky is the limit.
This week’s must read
Toys are a crucial part of every child’s life, and with the advancement of technology such as cloud computing, machine learning, and facial identification, the toy business has achieved an unparalleled level of interaction with individuals. “smart toys” are interactive, intelligent, and assist a youngster in getting smarter.
This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece from TT Consultants on how smart toys make kids smarter.
Childhood is a holy period for parents, and they will go to great lengths to safeguard their children’s experiences.This won’t be achievable unless all parties involved collaborate to create ethical, responsible, and creative smart toys that safeguard and promote the essence of childhood.
Whether the forthcoming Christmas season is spectacular or disappointing, most major merchants will have nothing to complain about in terms of sales this year. Despite the economic challenges experienced by many Americans at some time during the COVID-19 outbreak, the retail sector reaped significant benefits once the pandemic’s panic phase ended by mid-2020.
The gaming industry is growing and is popular with people of various ages and demographic groups all across the world.Gamers are spending a growing amount of time playing, and it’s becoming more of a social and community activity.The boundaries of this expansion are yet unknown.
Video game companies are migrating their games from cellphones, consoles, and PCs to the cloud, while telecommunications companies are adapting to new technological demands. What are the actors who will provide enough value to the nuage games to make them worth watching?
This week’s Consulting News
Following the completion of all regulatory formalities, Capgemini announced today that the purchase of VariQ had been completed. Capgemini Government Solutions LLC, Capgemini’s autonomous operating company that works with U.S. government agencies, will absorb the supplier of Software Development, Cybersecurity, and Cloud services for federal government departments and agencies across the United States. The company’s position in the Federal market will be strengthened as a result of this purchase, which will provide impetus for future expansion. | @Capgemini
According to Gartner, Inc., organizations must focus on training people managers, who are the guardians of long-term performance, with the proper skillsets to guarantee that they and their teams succeed in the hybrid environment. Gartner suggests that firms use three techniques to guarantee that managers are ready to lead their teams in this situation. | Mary Baker and Teresa Zuech@Gartner
Many sectors stand to benefit from quantum computing, and hardware companies are attempting to get current machines to the point where they can apply theoretical algorithms and obtain business-relevant quantum benefits. | Alexander Noordeloos@KPMG
Deloitte has agreed to buy nearly all of the assets of BIAS, a cloud consulting business that is a market leader in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) and has experienced cloud specialists in the US and India. BIAS, which was founded in 2000, specializes in advising, implementing, and operating cloud infrastructure, database, middleware, applications, analytics, and security services. | Jennifer Webster@Deloitte
This week’s media
Chris Bensch, the Strong Museum of Play’s head curator, digs into the backstories of every super-popular toy made in the previous 50 years.
Consulting sourcing tips
Basically, reverse auctions are a type of bidding process where suppliers undercut each other and progressively reduce their price.
When you launch a project, be it a project involving consultants or not, managing change from a project perspective is necessary and convince your stakeholders that this project is essential. Who are the stakeholders exactly?
Implementing demand management for consulting services means building a decision-making process in order to filter the projects you want to launch based on their impact on your business and keep your expenses under control. It gives you a great opportunity to boost the transformation of your organization. Still, it requires some degree of centralization and transparency. So what’s the key to a successful demand management system?
Previous Weeks’ issues
Smart Medical Devices are shaping up a connected and data-driven healthcare infrastructure with AI and IOMT in the driver’s seat. Join TWIC to explore MedTech 2022.
Here we share a few carefully curated thought leadership pieces to help you stay current on the future of sourcing and stay prepared for what is coming our way.
Laboratories must meet ever-increasing demands for accuracy and speed of analysis, as well as productivity and flexibility, as well as regulatory and environmental restraints. When people are involved, however, speed, quality, and reliability are especially difficult to harmonize. Automation is one option.