one dollar bill

5 July, 2019

Avast CEO Ondrej Vlcek opts to receive nominal $1 salary

At a time when public discussion of the business world is often dominated by debate about excessive executive pay, along comes a CEO who volunteers to take just $1 in salary. Is it generous, altruisti...
cybersecurity

25 June, 2019

Cybersecurity: how to close the knowledge gap

As cybersecurity becomes a mainstream business risk, boards are coming under increasing pressure from customers, regulators, investors and the government to understand and oversee potential breaches e...
cybersecurity, technology

29 May, 2019

Banking on better cybersecurity

J P Morgan Chase’s chief executive and chair Jamie Dimon has been touted as a potential US presidential candidate, but anyone scouring his annual letter to shareholders for evidence of political amb...
Facebook

18 February, 2019

Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal ‘a failure of governance’

In a report examining the production of "fake news", members of the digital, culture, media and sport committee concluded that regulation needs tightening, with the introductio...
corporate governance, uncertainty, Macron, Trump, May, AI, sustainability

14 February, 2019

Strategic decision-making in a fast-changing world

The future is hard to predict, and the current pace of change poses more questions than it answers. What impact will shifting global demographics and increasing longevity have on investment strategies...
digital strategy

14 February, 2019

A disruptive influence: how new technology is challenging boards

The global economy is undergoing a profound shift driven by technology, which is harnessing advances in medical science, biochemistry and machine learning to reshape the boundaries of human endeavour....
cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

19 October, 2018

Boards increase their efforts on cybersecurity

In a noisy room at London’s Tobacco Dock this week, a team of German computer geeks outdid 16 other teams of tech whizz kids to be crowned winners of the
Blockchain

9 October, 2018

Why Blockchain is good news for governance

In our modern digital world, concepts like disruption, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain have gained much attention. But these developments raise questi...
TSB

10 September, 2018

When an IT failure should mean ‘goodbye’ for a CEO

In August 2017, container shipping company Maersk was hit by a cyber-attack linked to NotPetya ransomware. The attack, which crippled the company and reportedly caused ships to be kept at sea, cost $3...
AI, artificial intelligence, data

27 July, 2018

The technologies senior leaders plan to deploy in the coming years

Despite all the hype, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality, blockchain and 3D printing have had a small impact on businesses in the past few years. Big data analytics has had the biggest ...