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Global success these days is more spectacular, but that success comes at a steep price for everyone else, according to new research from the McKinsey and Company’s McKinsey Global Institute. Profits are becoming much more concentrated among the few and the trend has grown worse in the last two decades.

The enterprise technology market is in a bubble, distorted by cash from venture capital hoping the companies they back will win the greatest share of the market. That’s the view of Sridhar Vembu CEO of Zoho, an enterprise software company he founded in India in 1996. “If you look at

Faced with the prospect of major fines and reputational damage, an increasingly fragmented landscape of privacy regulation is putting senior executives on edge. Concerns about rapidly accelerating privacy laws and their associated regulatory burdens was identified as the top emerging risk that organisations face globally, according to Gartner’s latest emerging

The ongoing automation of repeatable process-based jobs, along with the augmentation of the world of knowledge workers by machine learning and AI will give rise to a new class of super-jobs. That’s a key finding in the newly released 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report from Deloitte which argues that

A “tsunami” of new technology is coming along with a new wave of capital from commodity industries. The ultimate winners will be the ones that can capture the talent and information needed to leverage it, according to OpenText CEO and CTO, Mark Barrenechea. His evidence of the value of business

The next big competitive advantage in insurance will be created by the ability to capitalise on “momentary markets,” or personalised policy and service offers tailored to customers’ unique life moments and delivered in real-time, according to a new report from Accenture. The report, Technology Vision for Insurance 2019, notes that

The number of cross-border transactions recorded on the blockchain will surge to 1.3 billion by 2023 — up from 119 million in 2019 — a CAGR of 82 per cent over the next four years, according to a  new report by Juniper Research. The value of transactions recorded on the

RMIT Online has announced the launch of a new cybersecurity short course as part of its Future Skills portfolio. Palo Alto Networks and NAB are key collaborators and mentors on the course which will cover a variety of topics within the cybersecurity ecosystem. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter

The digital transformation consultancy arm of the Publicis Groupe – Publicis Sapient – has appointed Ben Moir as director for product engineering. Moir is an electrical engineer and technologist with close to 20 years of industry experience gained globally with consulting projects in the US, China, Singapore, Chile and across

Despite the sophistication and range of business software available today, business still haven’t unlocked the promised productivity gains, argues Raj Sabhlok, President of Zoho. “Businesses are not leveraging technology to the extent that they can be. That’s a real problem,” Sabhlok told media at the company’s Zoholics conference in Austin