Ransomware Attacks Are Spiking. Is Your Company Prepared?

Ransomware Attacks Are Spiking. Is Your Company Prepared?

Summary.    Summary: These are unprecedented times in the world of cybersecurity, with ransomware attacks up 150% in 2020 and growing even faster in 2021. Most audit committees and senior management who have to make decisions around cyberattack say they never imagined they’d be in a discussion on whether and how much ransom to pay to…

On building a plane while flying it

On building a plane while flying it

“Building a plane while flying it” or some variation has been used to describe situations in education (2011), education (2016). education (2017), health care, medicine, ride-hailing startups, business strategy, even fluffier business stories, and…this. And long before earning broad criticism for its use in tech, the phrase was vividly illustrated in an ad for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) that has since been appropriated for all…

Return as a muscle: How lessons from COVID-19 can shape a robust operating model for hybrid and beyond

Return as a muscle: How lessons from COVID-19 can shape a robust operating model for hybrid and beyond

New research shows how resilient organizations thrived through the pandemic. Here’s how to use those lessons to craft a better approach to how work gets done across time (real and asynchronous) and space (digital and physical). In May 2020, we published an article arguing that the return to the workplace was a new muscle that organizations…

Are you running an analogue supply chain for a digital economy?

Are you running an analogue supply chain for a digital economy?

COVID-19 has exposed long-standing weaknesses in how we make and sell goods. The solution is digitization and automation, in four steps. In brief; the global supply chain, in its current form, is incapable of withstanding the disruptive forces of tomorrow. Fast-changing consumer preference, environmental disruptions and intrinsic changes to the global order are key drivers…