Why companies must go about sharing IP with caution

Companies are collaborating in an effort to drive innovation, but sharing intellectual property is more complicated than it sounds

Strengthening links in supply chain

Strengthening weak links in global supply chain

Companies that are proactive in addressing risk management can gain a competitive edge

Big ideas from big data

Bankers and asset managers are increasingly mining big data to create new products and services for customers, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds

How to launch UK business boom

Businesses can benefit from strategic supply chain management that minimises risk, encourages innovation and boosts the bottom line, writes Nick Martindale

5 areas to drive competitive advantage

Charles Orton-Jones finds five areas where, without you realising it, a well-managed supply chain can drive competitive advantage

Ten steps to business partnering

Through a complex web of processes and relationships, effective supply chains allow companies to meet the demand for their product or service, keep costs to a minimum and maintain a balance between agility and resilience – a key ingredient of competitive advantage, says EY

Empower the right people

Getting the best from staff can mean the difference between success and failure in a business world full of ups and downs, as Tim Smedley reports

Spotting the high-flyers

Raymond Snoddy asks five executives for their top tips in talent management