The new wave of digital-savvy retail chiefs

Retail bosses must be tech savvy, willing to delegate to digital experts and empower others in their organisation, while keeping a tight hold on strategy

Williams F1 team uses behaviour intelligence technology to get ahead

Formula 1 car on track

Graeme Hackland, chief information officer of Williams Martini Racing, tells how user behaviour intelligence technology is helping to propel the team’s Formula 1 car

CEOs struggle to balance shareholder returns and growth

CEO struggling in meeting

Company bosses may be increasingly under pressure from shareholders pursuing short-term dividends rather than longer-term growth

Three companies pioneering the internet of things

Companies and organisations in varied sectors are pioneering new and exciting business models to incorporate the internet of things

Need help on blockchain? These are the top three experts

Two business executives talking against a city skyline

IBM, Microsoft and Accenture are consultants of choice, survey says

Foreign firms learn lessons of Africa’s growth

Mall of Africa in Johannesburg

Africa rising has attracted many exporters into the continent with a growing middle class, but there are cautionary tales to be told

Now finance is into green business

Green good for business

Companies are realising there are big financial gains, as well as environmental imperatives, in saving the Earth

The cost of buying a franchise

Future of manufacturing illustration

Franchises provide a ready-made business model and support, but there are upfront costs, which can vary greatly