How enterprise architects can help ensure success with digital transformations
Those who design and steer the development of the technology landscape can mitigate risk by setting operating standards and promoting cross-functional collaboration.
Productivity at the mine face: Pointing the way forward
Many mine operators could learn from industry leaders that are pursuing productivity-enhancing approaches.
Price to win under interest-rate liberalization at China’s banks
The central bank has eased interest-rate regulations. To take advantage of the change, institutions must adopt smarter pricing strategies.
Maximizing marketing value through smarter procurement
Now more than ever, marketing stars need a strong band behind them.
New talent tensions in an era of lower investment returns
Employers can differentiate themselves by adjusting to the changing financial realities.
Five strategies to transform the oil and gas supply chain
Companies in the oil and gas supply chain have gone from boom to bust in the past two years. Here are five strategies oil-field service and equipment companies are exploring to adjust to the...
More than digital plus traditional: A truly omnichannel customer experience
Adding digital channels requires major efforts, yet payoffs can disappoint. Integrating digital and traditional channels into a truly omnichannel offering is even harder—but multiplies the rewards.
Fintechs can help incumbents, not just disrupt them
While true for other financial services, it’s most striking in corporate and investment banking.
Nonfinancial risk: A growing challenge for the bank
With credit and market risks now under better control, the focus is shifting to nonfinancial risks. Managing these well will require big shifts in banks’ practices.
Ascensore sociale in panne
Italia maglia nera: tutte le giovani famiglie hanno redditi invariati o in calo.
People analytics reveals three things HR may be getting wrong
More sophisticated analyses of big data are helping companies identify, recruit, and reward the best personnel. The results can run counter to common wisdom.
Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality
The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action, this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social...
What’s next for China’s booming fintech sector?
The fast and furious growth of the country’s Internet finance industry will inevitably slow. Companies need to begin positioning themselves for sustainable success.
How to reinvent the external-affairs function
Working with outside stakeholders is a rising priority for company leaders. But in a new survey, most executives say their organizations still lack the external-affairs capabilities they need to...
Improving semiconductor R&D
Using data-driven insights speeds up delivery time, helps change mind-sets, and allows companies to tackle more complex projects.