Disconnect between women holding roles on boards

Companies with women in executive leadership roles have significantly more balanced boards. Deloitte Global in collaboration with The 30% Club released the seventh edition of Women in the boardroom: A global perspective. The latest edition of the report finds that women hold 19.7% of board seats globally, a 2.8% increase from the report’s last…

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CxO 5.0: New model for data, analytics, and digital leaders

Five components to help drive digital capabilities in their businesses. The Gartner Research Board has identified a new model for digital leadership that binds together data, analytics, digital technology and transformation capabilities onto business. The Gartner Research Board said that data and analytics (D&A) leaders are uniquely positioned to drive this change…

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57 per cent of A/NZ SMBs are out of survival mode

These organisations have shifted into either growing and transforming their business. IDC surveyed 1011 small and medium businesses across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) to understand their priorities, challenges, and planned technology investments in 2022. The survey found that 57 per cent of A/NZ SMBs have moved through the pandemic-related…

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Collegial and business-centric relationships

Strong CFO-CIO partnerships are key to digital investment success. Only 30 per cent of CFO-CIO relationships are characterized by strong collegiality and business centricity, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. These two key attributes define a strong digital partnership without which organizations struggle to find funding for digital…

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Metaverse discussed by 40 per cent more companies

Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse. Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse, according to GlobalData, which found that 40 per cent more companies mentioned ‘Metaverse’ in their company filings documents quarter-on-quarter. The Leading data and analytics company’s ‘Company Filing Analytics’ database reveals that mentions…

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Data and analytics linked to prioritized and measured business outcomes

Business impact of the CDO role to be discussed. Chief data officers (CDOs) who met revenue-generation objectives and data monetization goals were more successful in their role than those who primarily focused on enablement projects, such as data governance, according to the Gartner, Inc. seventh annual Chief Data Officer Survey.…

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The great resignation hits 91 per cent of Asia Pacific & Japan

The talent crunch is impacting organisation’s ability to digitally transform their businesses. A new study by SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) has found nine in ten (91 per cent) small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ) say workforce volatility, including the Great Resignation, has directly impacted their digital transformation…

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Cities must invest in the right smart city initiatives

Cities need to prepare early for the challenges of the future. As a result of infrastructure headaches caused by the pandemic and increased urbanization, cities must invest in the right smart city initiatives to become resilient to these challenges, finds GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that 5G,…

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Three mandates for legal and compliance leaders

Three areas should frame the legal & compliance response. Legal and compliance leaders should consider their response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in the context of three critical areas, according to Gartner, Inc. “The pressure for companies to take a firm stance on social issues has been building across…

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