AI, artificial intelligence

8 September, 2020

How understanding AI can help the board to boost business

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the world’s fastest-growing tools for organisations large and small, and the Covid-19 pandemic has generated numerous opportunities for businesses willing to e...
AI integration

5 August, 2020

AI survey: how is your business integrating artificial intelligence?

Board Agenda's Corporate Leadership in AI & Emerging Technology Survey has been launched today in ...
Covid-19 Risk Survey

15 July, 2020

Risk report reveals pandemic forced companies to review strategy

Almost 60% of companies are reviewing their business strategy as a result of the pandemic, while 43% of senior business leaders say Covid-19 is a fundamental threat to their organisations, according t...
boardroom meeting with diverse board members, diversity

13 July, 2020

Warning over boardroom composition as businesses adapt to Covid-19

The trials placed on governments, economies and societies by Covid-19 are far from over, but it’s already clear that the pandemic is forcing organisations—and boardrooms—to adapt. One realisatio...
businessman in a maze

8 July, 2020

How we formed a strategy—and then adapted it to a global pandemic

Strategies never go according to plan. The strategy guru Igor Ansoff referred to "turbulence" in the strategic environment which forces plans to be reshaped and rethought as events unfold. But what is...
Hacker launching cyber-attacks during Covid-19 crisis

9 June, 2020

Working from home? Stay alert to the risk of cyber-attacks

Picture cyber-attacks on your organisation as being like any other scam—tenacious, infuriating and often playing on human weakness or error to achieve access to your most important resources. The...
head bookcase

14 May, 2020

Balancing the books: the challenges of chairing a library charity

I have been chair of the board for the past 18 months at Libraries Unlimited, which is a charity representing more than 50 libraries across Devon. During this time I have found myself navigating five ...
NED Awards 2020 Page Nyame-Satterthwaite

16 April, 2020

NED Awards 2020: ‘It’s the unexpected that really tests us’

Resilience is a key quality when a company enters a moment of crisis like the current pandemic. And that’s when high-quality non-executive directors really count. This year’s Non-Executive Directo...
How leaders communicate

9 April, 2020

How true leaders communicate in a crisis

With nearly a fifth of the globe’s population on lockdown, many of us have replaced our morning routine of getting ready for the day and then taking public transportation or the car to the office wi...
eye, big data ethics

26 February, 2020

Big data ‘poses biggest ethical challenge’ for businesses

Concerns about big data have become a leading ethical issue for executives and boards. A survey released this week found that 44% of executives polled said big data “poses the biggest ethical challe...