Emerging Technologies

Tech has the power to disrupt, shifting a market almost overnight. With the power of the ‘Essential Eight’ we are able to reimagine business.

Winning in the exiting world of Internet of Things

The internet of things revolutionized the way everything and everyone is connected, 24/7.

This smart revolution - called Industry 4.0 - has a huge impact on the industry. To fully utilize potential IoT opportunities and gain or retain first-mover advantage, top management commitment and implementation investments are required. Based on hundreds of transformation projects, PwC has defined a 'Blueprint for digital success' . With six practical steps our professionals help companies move from strategy to execution and win in the exiting world of IoT!

The Essential Eight

Technology is evolving so fast that spotting the Next Big Thing  if you’re trying to decide where, when, and what to invest in can feel overwhelming.

Often used in combination, the ‘Essential Eight’ emerging technologies reflect the development of increasingly autonomous, intelligent and connected devices, and the blurring of the physical and virtual world. Given their potential, we believe all organisations should begin to explore the potential of the Essential Eight, both as individual technologies and critically in combination. Given the pace of change, we are advising businesses to start to do this now.

Working at the forefront of these emerging technologies

From Artificial Intelligence to Augmented Reality, Blockchain to Drones, Robots to the Internet of Things,and 3D Printing to Virtual Reality, we’re on top of the megatrends.

New technologies are emerging all the time, and we’re helping our clients to explore how they can harness and use them to their organisations’ advantage. That requires an entrepreneurial attitude, so we do things first and ask permission later.

For example, we’ve just opened a ‘drone centre’ in Poland, to find out how this technology can benefit our clients. We have purpose in what we do and edge in how we approach it.

We created the Hive in our Belfast office. A dedicated space for imagining, creating, exploring and delivering digital transformation. It includes our first ‘Innovation Lab’ in Europe – a specialist hub to bring together the best talent from around our global network to tackle our clients’ biggest business challenges.

From toys that learn the personality of a child to become a better playmate, to new virtual reality tools created by game designers to help researchers understand vast collections of data.

We recognise that to bring value to our clients, we need to provide the best advice around technological innovation. With us, you’ll be at the forefront of new initiatives and explore emerging technologies and trends to help businesses. Whether that’s helping clients understand how technology can help them unlock their potential and protect their businesses, or using big data to provide insight and help steer strategy, this could be the right opportunity for you.


Full Speed Forward: Capitalizing on emerging technologies

With the innovation cycle moving at such blinding speeds and in a constant state of flux, businesses often struggle to understand what technologies will matter most to them.

This video shares how PwC helps clients see past the chaos and identify relevant emerging technology patterns before they become trends, giving them valuable insight to move full speed forward.



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Keesjan Bongaertz

Recruiter professionals Cybersecurity & Forensics, PwC Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)6 83 05 94 98

Joris Lievens

Campusrecruiter Cyber, Forensics & Privacy, PwC Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)6 20 26 09 76

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