programming, IT skills, code, digital skills, digital revolution

7 November, 2017

Skills crisis threatens UK’s place in the industrial world, say CBI panellists

A skills crisis in the UK is seeing it fall behind the rest of the world, and is exacerbated by artificial intelligence, automation and regional divides, according to a high-level panel at the CBI’s...
data, data analytics, technology

6 November, 2017

How technology could transform board evaluations

The government’s planned changes to the UK C...
cybercrime, cybersecurity, data security

3 November, 2017

Why directors should learn to love cybersecurity

Beyond core company growth and profit, board directors have plenty of competing priorities they “must” attend to, such as regulatory change, the digital economy, culture, diversity, ...
China, Chinese business

27 October, 2017

Overcoming difference as Chinese investment in Europe grows

Five years ago if European companies—irrespective of the industry sector—were seeking new investors, they could count on direct foreign investment from China. Indeed...

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...