Artificial Intelligence
Business Resilience

COVID-19 measures are shining a spotlight on the pros and cons of AI implementation

By Katie Gibbs  •  7 min read

Coronavirus has highlighted the importance of modern technologies. From Zoom to Miro, many of us wouldn’t be able to work remotely without these tools in place, and it’s been great to see them stepping up to the mark to make their tools readily available to support people and organisations during this time. Effectively, technology has …

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Business Resilience
Corporate Mindset
The New Normal

How to thrive in uncertain times

By Joy Poole  •  4 min read

The first half of 2020 will go down as one of the biggest opportunities in our lifetimes to learn about leadership, resilience and creativity. Some companies are already showing that no matter how hard it gets out there, the right doses of realism, compassion and creativity can see them through with their stakeholder goodwill intact. …

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Business Resilience

COViD and climate change part 2: How business leaders can make a difference

By Nisha Deo  •  5 min read

Celebrations for Earth Day this year may have been confined to the indoors, but we can at least be thankful for one thing: A recent study from the World Economic Forum indicates dramatic reductions in nitrogen dioxide emissions and coal consumption, signifying a silver lining for climate change. Oil prices have even gone negative for …

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Business Resilience

COViD and climate change: our response to this crisis will dictate how we respond to the next one

By Nisha Deo  •  5 min read

Let’s start with a positive. COVID-19 has shown us the fast and decisive change the global business community is capable of when we take a crisis seriously. Now for the negative: coronavirus is not the only crisis in town. Our newfound crisis management capabilities will be coming in handy over the next half century, because, …

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Business Resilience
Corporate Mindset
Diversity & Inclusion

A decade of stasis for women in tech – but we have reason to be optimistic

By Katie Gibbs  •  6 min read

Are we breaking through the glass ceiling, or are we banging our heads against a brick wall? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. A new survey shows that, in spite of all our efforts, the number of women in the technology sector has barely moved over the past 10 years. Another International Women’s Day has come and gone, and we are still talking about the paucity of women in the industry.

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Business Resilience
Corporate Mindset
The New Normal

Mindset management: transitioning from fear to hope

By Joy Poole  •  5 min read

Even in the current crisis, the fundamental rules of the game haven’t changed. You still need to keep your target market’s evolving wants and needs at the front and center of your focus. Last week, we explored how the people within your organization will remember your leadership during this crisis. This week we’ll look at …

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Artificial Intelligence
Business Resilience
Regulation & Compliance
Sustainability

Better together: why business and government should strive for ethical unison

By Nisha Deo  •  7 min read

The first instalment of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has been characterised by acceleration; explosions of data, surges of computing power, amplification of robotics. Regulators have been hard pressed to keep pace, and governments have been grasping at technologists’ vapour trails. As an example, the European Commission agreed on a revision to the MifID regime …

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