20 September, 2017

European Commission unveils comprehensive industrial policy strategy

The European Commission has unveiled a comprehensive industrial policy strategy that will reinforce cybersecurity, introduce regulation on the free flow of non-personal data, and push industry to adop...
Chess, strategy, technology, digitalisation

11 September, 2017

Strategic thinking in the age of digital transformation

It is 7am in 2025 and you’re in a driverless electric Uber car whizzing you to work in the City. You’re on Skype talking to one of your Chine...
technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, secret ned

11 September, 2017

The Secret Ned: how boards can keep RoboNed at bay

The last quarter has seen an upsurge in reported cyber-attacks and what I will call “digital drama”. It has become a mainstream issue—a bit...
Higgins, The Bored, digital transformation, digital revolution

8 September, 2017

The Bored: Higgins on digital non-transformation

There's an awful lot of talk about the upcoming digital revolution, when our lives will be transformed irrevocably by new technology. And it's change that we all face: changing ways of managing our li...
EU, European Union, European Commission

5 September, 2017

European commissioner to publish company law initiative in November

The European commissioner for justice has told a corporate governance conference in Tallin that she expects to table proposals for a company law initiative, which would facilitate cross-border busines...
Internet of Things, digital revolution, cloud computing, technology

1 September, 2017

Digital revolution: how business can address the impact

Predictions abound about what technology will do to our lives over the next few decades. From self-driving cars to artificial intelligence...
Samsung, Malaysia

25 August, 2017

Samsung heir jailed as South Korea clamps down on corruption

A five-year jail term has been passed for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, 49—also known as Jay Y Lee—on a number of corruption charges. Lee was convicted of bribery, embezzlement, perjury, hiding as...
Mark Price

21 August, 2017

Engaging with happiness: Mark Price

It is an elegant yet provocative proposition: companies should prioritise the happiness of their employees. For many in business this will soun...
Infosys

21 August, 2017

Infosys board cites ‘founder criticism’ as reason for CEO’s departure

The CEO of major IT services business Infosys has quit despite “strong support” from the board. Criticism from a co-founder about the company's corporate governance and financial performance was c...
boardroom, businessman, digital business, digital storm

15 August, 2017

Digital transformation: how boards can weather the storm

For more than a decade, companies have been urged to “digitalise” or risk being left behind. While many corporate leaders accept this as a reality, we argue that the impact of digita...