Digital Transformation

Implementing AI: realizing your business’s machine learning potential

It is estimated that businesses will use machines to carry out 80 percent of conversations with consumers by 2020. The speed with which artificial intelligence (AI) is being adopted across industries in Switzerland is astounding. Yet many companies still view AI as something to be feared.

An inconvenient truth: Companies are struggling with technology in audit

How well companies implement technology in audit depends upon how well they’ve dealt with the basics. And more often than not, there’s still a lot of work to be done. What should you consider before moving forward with technology in audit?
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Robots – don’t fear them, use them

We live in a new business era of intelligent automation (IA). Understand how IA is changing the rules of the game and what is required of us to play along. Work with your employees to utilize technology to become a transformative business.
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Love it or hate it, we insurance practitioners cannot avoid digitalization

Digitalization helps us manage our business better. It helps us to be more efficient and effective. And most importantly, it helps us serve our customers in a friendlier way.
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Swiss CIOs walking a difficult tightrope

Boards are ramping up investment in data security and privacy to become GDPR compliant, according the 2018 Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO Survey, to avoid data breaches which have reached an all-time high. In Switzerland, half of the survey participants were still GDPR non-compliant as of 3 April 2018.
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Dangerous solo efforts in the fight against cybercrime

Cyber attacks and their consequences have been a reality faced by Swiss businesses for some time now: A survey conducted by KPMG Switzerland shows that nearly half (42%) of the companies that have been the victims of a cyber attack suffered financial losses and dis-ruptions to their business activities as a result.
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