From empty supermarket shelves to delays manufacturing electronics and cars, the COVID-19 crisis has provided a stark example of global supply chain disruption. In the early months of the crisis, 94 per cent of Fortune 1000 companies suffered supply chain disruptions. Underestimating the risk of supply chain shocks led to
The unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak make the digitisation imperative all the more urgent for banks, according to a new report by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report, titled Global Risk 2020: It’s Time for Banks to Self-Disrupt is the tenth annual survey of the health and performance
Public trust in government is undermined by data privacy concerns and poor customer experiences according to a new joint report from Salesforce and Boston Consulting Group. The research found 36 per cent of Australians and New Zealanders had become less trustful of governments because of concerns about data use transparency.
SkyNRG is a Dutch company that aggregates demand for alternative aviation fuels, brokering contracts between airlines and fuel manufacturers to secure production capacity for jet fuel made from sustainable raw materials. Made from recycled cooking oil, the company is pioneering efforts to address the aviation industry’s carbon footprint. KLM Royal
As global leaders gather in Davos this week businesses and investors are being urged to put themselves first—by accelerating their action on climate change. A new report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Boston Consulting Group titled, The Net Zero Challenge highlights the business imperative of tackling climate change.
While they recognise the potential, many companies are struggling to realise the value from their AI investments, according to a major new study released by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report Winning With AI: Pioneers Combine Strategy, Organisational Behaviour, and Technology, is based
The economic costs of unchecked climate change clearly outweigh the economic impact of investing aggressively to decarbonize, according to a new publication by Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The publication, titled “Flipping the Script on Climate Action,” is being released today. Advances in low-carbon technologies have put emission reductions in most
Technology overlords Google, Amazon and Apple have been named as the most innovative companies for 2019 by Boston Consulting Group. Following the top three came Microsoft, Samsung, Netflix, IBM, Facebook, Tesla and Adidas. Apple has topped the annual list since 2005 but Google and Amazon have finally dethroned the Cupertino
As the auto industry embraces electric and self-driving vehicles the war for talent is set to intensify, with manufacturers searching for candidates with deep expertise in AI, robotics and a passion for cars. Over the coming decade the US mobility industry will create 30,000 jobs for engineers with degrees
Executives have high hopes for AI and recognise its business case, but adoption remains sluggish and a “large gap” is emerging between passive and pioneering organisations, according to a report from MIT Sloan Management Review. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us improve Which-50 by taking our annual reader survey. You can