HR discovers the power of data to motivate staff

Human resources may once have been perceived as laggards in IT, but now the function is benefiting from a digital makeover

How tech and data can spot and stop the quitters

Technology used ethically can help retain valued staff by spotting potential problems which could cause them to quit

CDOs must be stewards of ethical business standards

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The Cambridge Analytica scandal has raised the profile of chief data officers and the need for ethical business practices

Why insurance companies are embracing blockchain

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Marine and other insurance policies have a new virtual figurehead to help chart a course through mainly unexplored waters of doing business in an increasingly digital economy

Launching new business opportunities on digital platforms

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The next wave of innovation is rolling in as digital platforms demonstrate how to open up new opportunities for business and a fresh approach to problem-solving

Who are the leading providers of cloud services?

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The lucrative cloud services market has seen a race for dominance and, although there are clear leaders, much is still at stake

Defending the weakest link from cyberattacks

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An extended supply chain, in which third or even fourth parties fail to secure systems and data, can be the way in for cyberthieves

‘We have to keep the bots under control’

As artificially intelligent software robots, or bots, become faster learners and better at mimicking human behaviour, an augmented workplace is inevitable and poses ethical and policing challenges