Umicore: from smelter to urban miner

The turnaround of a Belgian materials company is an example of the need to change an entire business model

Four beacons of hope amid retail gloom

Jessops storefront after business turnaround

From luxury retailers to discount stores, retail business failures are strewn throughout the sector, but despite the gloom there is a handful of businesses offering hope to the strugglers

How to build a cyber-resilient business

As the number of cyberattacks surge, firms must ensure they have a resilient-by-design business model

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

Launching businesses in the platform economy

From music to the news, taxis to merchandise and accommodation to food deliveries, platforms are at the apex of the economy

Design security in and keep the hackers out

Man sitting in front of computer

In an increasingly connected digital world, the opportunities for cyber crime are multiplying making security a central issue

Hybrid cloud: the best of both worlds

The cloud is soaring in popularity, yet a significant number of firms are sticking with an on-premises set-up to work alongside it, preferring a hybrid model which is now the dominant approach

Cloud at the core of disruptive business models

Cloud computing has reached a tipping point as buying IT on demand has moved to the core of technology provision with businesses using it to transform their operations