International counter ransomware initiative 2022

CRI members are building a network of trusted partners The members of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative (CRI)— Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, Republic of Korea,…

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AGL deploys innovative customer data platform feat

CDR was extended to apply to the energy sector Australian energy provider AGL Energy (AGL) has partnered with Microsoft to deploy an innovative, cloud-powered data platform that enables AGL to provide Consumer Data Right services to consumers, in compliance with the nation’s rigorous Consumer Data Right (CDR) legislation. This move will…

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Tech downturn slashes billions

Apple loses its top ranking Amazon has reclaimed top spot as the world’s most valuable brand despite its brand value falling 15 per cent from $US350.3 billion to $US299.3 billion, according to a new report from leading brand valuation consultancy, Brand Finance. Every year, leading brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance puts the world’s…

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ESG remains a strategic long-term priority

ESG is now all about tech companies delivering results Despite recent ‘Black Swan’ events such as the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, the pandemic, and trade disputes, GlobalData analysis finds that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) remains a long-term strategic priority for tech service providers to enterprises. According to research conducted by…

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Steady growth for enterprise applications through 2026

The digital world is completely altering the way software is utilized According to a new International Data Corporation forecast, worldwide revenue for enterprise applications will grow from $US279.6 billion in 2022 to $US385.2 billion in 2026 with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.0 per cent. Nearly all…

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Indian organizations plan to increase DX spending

Digital transformation has been a buzzword over the last few years in many industries Digital transformation (DX) and IT modernization have been at the top of the mind of Indian organizations even before the pandemic. The pandemic era resulted in myriad disruptions and forced organizations to disrupt or get disrupted.…

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Three new strategies for chief compliance officers

CCOs report that there is an increase in harassment, bullying, and discrimination As Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs) continue to face challenges in restoring employee misconduct reporting to pre-pandemic levels, there are three strategies they should implement to increase confidence in their processes among employees, according to Gartner, Inc. “There are…

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First hype cycle for emerging technologies

Iterative cycles of improvement will cover a broader range of processes and responsibility The finance function is changing quickly – with the support of new technologies, particularly artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning – into an environment where people and machines collaborate to transform finance and business capabilities, drive process efficiency, and…

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Employers aren’t offering the upskilling staff require

Learning is in the best interests of both parties. New research suggests employers are failing to provide the upskilling their staff require to perform their jobs effectively – thereby missing an opportunity to reduce the skills gap. That’s according to the Learning Mindset Report, produced by recruitment and workforce solutions specialists Hays…

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