Category: Management

Building an inclusive society

Author: Joanne Frearson

There are lots of things that make the UK great, but what does it mean to build a country that’s great for everyone? What is the  best of British ? To Professor Stefan Allesch-Taylor CBE, it’s fish and chips. A good answer. But... Read more

The American View: Avalanche of Despondency

Author: Geoff Dodds

Sure, the previous American View column was pretty depressing. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger apologizes for bringing everyone down and tries to re-phrase his core argument (that we all need to help our depressed co-workers). Last month I posted an... Read more

The Expert view: Digital transformation and the cloud

Author: Shane Richmond

One of the drivers of digital transformation is an ongoing data explosion, said Andrew McCreath of Equinix, opening a Business Reporter Breakfast Briefing at London’s Ritz Hotel. Not only are many businesses struggling to cope with this data, they are... Read more

The Expert view: How to identify and prioritise security risks

Author: Shane Richmond

Welcoming attendees to a Business Reporter Breakfast Briefing at the Goring Hotel in London, Ray Ottey, from Verizon, emphasised the need for information security and risk professionals to be able to translate operational risk into meaningful business data. There remains... Read more

The Expert view: Securing the mobile workforce

Author: Shane Richmond

There is little doubt that the security landscape is changing rapidly. Over the last 18 months, said Ali Neil, of Verizon, we have seen ransomware and Wi-Fi network jamming continue to cause problems, while cryptocurrency-mining malware has spread rapidly. Mr... Read more

The American View: Dead Inside Like Retsuko

Author: Keil Hubert

People all around you are suffering thanks to a lack of hope for their professional future. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. blogger exhorts you to leverage your position as a leader to bring those people genuine hope. How did you start your... Read more

The American View: Intermediate Destination

Author: Keil Hubert

Good process designers know that you dare not make assumptions about tool availability or working conditions. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger shares the tale an innocent worker who almost got himself smushed thanks to a easily-predictable process failure. A consultant once... Read more

digital technology transforms cities and businesses

Facing up to digital disruption

Author: Jeremy Swinfen-Green

Hicham Abdessamad describes why digital transformation is vital for any organisation hoping to thrive in today’s business environment. At the Forbes CIO Summit in London last week, Hicham Abdessamad, CEO of Hitachi Consulting , described his vision of digital transformation and its... Read more