Unprecedented business model shifts post-COVID have prompted a comprehensive reassessment of the role of chief financial officers, with a sharp focus on being facillitative, fair and building for the future.
Some 3.7 billion people around the world do not have internet, the majority of them living in developing countries. New and more affordable technology is helping to change that, by moving away from complex, cost-prohibitive infrastructure.
Brands must understand motives in virtual environments if they are to create powerful, engaging experiences that build loyalty. Successful navigation of these arenas will add powerful value to campaigns.
With burgeoning cloud and hybrid IT complexity, driven by constant innovation, executives warn of the near impossibility of providing reliable systems and security. Introducing smart observability can enable businesses to better understand and swiftly remedy emerging technology problems before lasting damage is done.
Bloomberg's vice chair for public policy, Mary Schapiro, was chair of the US Securities and Exchange commission. In this exclusive interview, she explains why transparency and global consistency will be key to meeting climate goals.
Sustainability has moved into the mainstream for consumers, societies and businesses. As investors assertively pursue sustainable and purposeful growth opportunities, having the right priorities and partnerships unlock success.
Recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Women in Technology by Gigabit magazine, Jacqueline Teo has a wealth of experience shaping digital transformations.
To keep disparate teams motivated, she notes, business leaders are increasingly expected to demonstrate authenticity and awareness around issues from fairness and inclusion, to environmental responsibility and social justice.
British companies are among the most likely to blame ill fitting tools for cyber attacks. Intelligent technology is increasingly being used to bolster cyber defences, but companies are unsure which tools to select and how to implement them.
A powerful combination of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) demands is driving private equity funds and corporations to urgently transform their core strategies. Considerable shifts in consumer awareness and spending patterns, employee expectations, regulatory frameworks, and industry perception have prompted investors to
reassign billions of dollars using ESG lenses.
Businesses must acknowledge this turbulent change by rapidly reshaping strategy and incorporating M&A as a cornerstone for swift and lasting improvements. After assets under management (AUM) in ESG-geared funds crossed the $1 trillion threshold in 2020, the following six months saw an unprecedented $103 billion worth of corporate and fund ESG activity3 as businesses jettisoned problematic units and launched bold sustainability acquisitions.
Levels of reliance on technology have been rising consistently in a mobile-first world and as people’s homes fill with internet-connected devices, a trend accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. Downtime causes significant annoyance and is ever more common as systems fail to integrate.
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