Deana Mulligan

4 March, 2021

Former CEO of Guardian Life Insurance Company of America on closing the skills gap

After the tragedy, if there is one thing the pandemic has given us it is a vision of the future: increasing levels of digital—potentially remote—working and more automation. On the horizon is a wo...
Brain showing AI in processes

15 January, 2021

Firms forge ahead with AI adoption despite a lack of skills on boards

More than two-thirds of boards intend to approve the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next year, although there appear to be significant hurdles to successful integration. The ...
Businessman chooses digital innovation

6 November, 2020

Digital expertise in the boardroom ‘improves company performance’

Are tech experts on boards a necessity? New research suggests companies may fare better with high-level digital knowledge around the boardroom table. Academics at the University of Westminster have...
AI digital transformation of a butterfly

27 August, 2020

The state of AI-driven digital transformation

Over the past decade, digital transformation has been changing and re-inventing the way organisations conduct business. Essentially, it is the process of leveraging digital technology to create new or...
Image of Covid on a digital device

14 August, 2020

How Covid-19 raises the digital stakes even higher

When Covid-19 started to threaten global health services, nations began locking down and managed to get work, local government and education online very quickly—within two weeks or so. This was poss...
Blockchain for supply chains

13 August, 2020

Blockchain, supply chains and the post-Covid world

Covid-19 has placed significant pressure and strain on supply chains, creating issues around product shortages, delays and increase in costs. During this time the resilience of supply chains has be...
Head shape with AI digital circuits

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 in partne...
AI in the workplace

20 July, 2020

Computer says no: the risks of AI in the post-pandemic digital workplace

The coronavirus pandemic has created an opportunity for companies to rapidly advance the scope of their digital ambitions. Significant changes have already taken place in sectors including retail, tra...
board thinking creatively about strategy

10 July, 2020

Tech skills in the boardroom and the race for survival

In 2016 Russam published a paper that highlighted the lack of technology expertise and leadership around the boardroom tables of both large and small organisations outside of the technology sector. Th...
Businessman looking over the city

3 July, 2020

Lessons from CEOs: leading through the Covid-19 crisis and beyond

The path to recovery from Covid-19 remains unclear. The general consensus is that we face a protracted period with many restrictions still in place, and that even after the initial recovery phase, bus...