Should the US death penalty still exist?

Death Penalty

The US is witnessing a significant decline in the use of the death penalty. Oliver Pickup investigates the change in public mood, the reasons why and asks: will it be abolished any time soon?

Tackling legacy systems

Professional looking at brainstorming pinboard

Tackling legacy systems and managing the influence of dissenting voices to transformation requires a proactive, but measured, approach to stakeholder communication

Banks need more than ‘faster horses’

Banks need more than faster horses

Antiquated technology is hindering established banks and financial firms who are failing to provide customers with the services they demand

Advertising in a digital era

Greg Satell worked in media and advertising across Eastern Europe before returning to the United States as a consultant with a focus on digital, and writing regularly for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. He tells Edwin Smith what digital means for advertising

Digital vision to value

The public sector is digitising, but will only succeed if it can reduce transaction costs and increase citizen satisfaction, writes David Bicknell

Obsolete technology drives change

Computer hardware failure, which last Sunday shut down some cash machines and blocked debit cards, was the latest technical glitch to hit the high street – evidence that the financial services industry must throw off the legacy of outdated technology and modernise, writes Pádraig Floyd