Archive - February 2020

Assembling a New Labor Model in the Manufacturing Industry: Four Innovations to Consider

Manufacturing organizations have to find innovative ways to tackle a game-changing skills shortage if they intend to thrive in the new decade. For the past two years, leaders of manufacturing companies around the globe have expressed a growing...

Economic Conditions, Digital Adoption and Talent Shortage Headline the Top Risks List for Tech Companies in 2020

Technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) organizations around the globe entered 2020 feeling uncertain about their prospects for business growth in the year ahead. The potential for a downturn, which increases every day after the long streak...

Innovating AML Compliance: The Next Regulatory Imperative?

Incorporating innovative approaches into anti-money laundering (AML) and financial crime prevention remains a key agenda item for the financial services industry, trade associations, advocacy groups and, increasingly, the regulators. At the recent...

Risks at the Intersection of Talent, Culture, Innovation and Technology

Certain kinds of risks, if left unaddressed, inhibit organizations’ capacities to deliver on strategic targets. Particularly noteworthy are the crucial relationships between such risk areas as talent, culture, innovation and technology, which prompt...

Succession Planning in Finance: Sourcing the Next Generation of Leaders

According to Protiviti’s most recent Top Risks survey, succession planning is among leaders’ top concerns. At the same time, another survey conducted by Robert Half among chief financial officers (CFOs) only shows a startling 48% of them had not...

Gender Diversity Can Aid Cybersecurity: CISO Panel Suggests Keys to Greater Female Participation

It’s no secret that the current skills shortage is especially acute in the area of cybersecurity. A 2018 study by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC)², reported a shortage of nearly 3 million...

Insurers Targeted in UK Supervisory Authorities’ Latest Effort to Develop Formal Operational Resilience Regulations

The resiliency of the insurance industry, especially its ability to protect policyholders from the impact of severe operational failures, is a major focus of the latest regulatory effort to strengthen the operational resilience of the UK’s financial...