shipping containers

22 July, 2020

How blockchain can create more resilient supply chains in the post-Covid recovery

The Covid-19 crisis has rattled supply chains around the globe and created serious questions about the future of commerce. Critical to recovery and restoring economic activity is regaining trust in th...
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...
digital disruption of Covid-19

17 June, 2020

Digital disruption: how will Covid-19 affect the future of work?

The pandemic has introduced radical changes on both the professional and personal level. It has forced tens of millions of people to adopt remote working almost overnight. From education and administr...
robotic hand on mouse

15 June, 2020

Business looks to automation in the wake of Covid-19

At the end of February, before Covid-19 had begun its domination of our daily lives, the University of Gloucestershire’s School of Business and Technology hosted a special event dedicated to the eng...
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...
technology for virtual board meetings

22 April, 2020

Stream team: how to make your virtual board meetings a success

Helen Moulinos is the newly appointed chief executive of the national advocacy charity POhWER. Apart from the challenge ...
remote working

16 March, 2020

Covid-19 has taken remote working mainstream. What next?

As academic researchers in the field of organisation design, we have watched with great interest as remote working has gradually drifted toward mainstream acceptance in recent years. The ultimate mean...
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...
CEO looking out of office window

20 February, 2020

CEOs say these 4 factors will shape business in 2020

Across the globe, business bosses are showing record levels of pessimism about economic growth, a new report has found. And there’s one thing behind this lack of confidence—uncertainty. PwC’s...