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Cyber guru says CIOs need ‘attitudinal shifts’ towards risk

Cyber guru says CIOs need ‘attitudinal shifts’ towards risk Tech chiefs need to focus on “internal collaboration” and treat the potential for a cyber security attack as a strategic business risk rather than an IT or information security one, says cyber specialist Sarah Stephens. Stephens, who’s head of cyber, content and new technology risks at… Continue Reading Cyber guru says CIOs need ‘attitudinal shifts’ towards risk

Study: Top 10 ways tech (mobile apps, telehealth, biotherapeutics, more) will impact healthcare

Study: Top 10 ways tech (mobile apps, telehealth, biotherapeutics, more) will impact healthcare   DURHAM – A new study from the Iqvia Institute for Human Data Science forecasts that technology, such as mobile apps, telehealth and biotherapeutics, will continue to have a huge impact on solving what it calls “the problems of human health.” Iqvia, the… Continue Reading Study: Top 10 ways tech (mobile apps, telehealth, biotherapeutics, more) will impact healthcare

‘Top Financial Services Groups to Merge’

‘Top Financial Services Groups to Merge’   The Financial Services Roundtable (FSR) and The Clearing House (TCH) have announced plans to merge their association activities, with TCH President Greg Baer becoming chief executive officer for the new organization. FSR CEO Tim Pawlenty previously announced his plans to step down from his post at FSR Chris Feeney, president… Continue Reading ‘Top Financial Services Groups to Merge’

Small Changes Can Increase Corporate Diversity

Small Changes Can Increase Corporate Diversity It’s a perennial question for business leaders: How to make the workforce more diverse—and ensure that it stays that way? To get insights into this topic, The Wall Street Journal’s Laura Stevens spoke with Rosanna Durruthy, head of diversity, inclusion and belonging at LinkedIn, and Joelle Emerson, founder and… Continue Reading Small Changes Can Increase Corporate Diversity

The combination of tech IQ and people EQ can set you apart in the tech world

The combination of tech IQ and people EQ can set you apart in the tech world   Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your… Continue Reading The combination of tech IQ and people EQ can set you apart in the tech world

Continuous evolution and reinvention in biopharma

Andreas Weiler, Business Unit Head for Emerging Technologies, and Fatma Senkesen, Marketing Intelligence Associate Director, at Lonza, explain how their company has kept in step with industry developments. What have been the most significant developments in the industry for contract manufacturing and development to the pharmaceutical market over the past 21 years? In our view… Continue Reading Continuous evolution and reinvention in biopharma

Report: women still under-represented in venture capital firms, but gaining

While women remain seriously under-represented in the venture capital industry, there has been steady growth in the number of women in lead partner positions and VC deals led by women, according to the new Pregin report on Women in Venture Capital. The report notes that women represent a “mere 21 percent of all venture capital employees,”… Continue Reading Report: women still under-represented in venture capital firms, but gaining

Microsoft president says there would be fewer reports of sexual harassment if more women were in leadership positions

Microsoft‘s president said on Tuesday there would probably be fewer reports on sexual harassment if there were more women in leadership. “I just don’t believe that any institution that has a strong representation of women at the leadership level is likely to face some of the problems we’ve been reading about,” said Brad Smith, president… Continue Reading Microsoft president says there would be fewer reports of sexual harassment if more women were in leadership positions

HR Shares Its Own Performance Goals for 2018

What do you plan to do to improve HR performance in the New Year? HR leaders share their goals for 2018, including strengthening employee engagement, improving the management of people, revamping performance reviews, focusing on professional development for emerging HR leaders, and being a more environmentally friendly company. Strengthening Employee Engagement Melissa Kessler, vice president… Continue Reading HR Shares Its Own Performance Goals for 2018

The five skills you should have on your CV by 2020 to get a high-paying job

It’s been written about numerous times, including an Oxford University paper, that automation will threaten a number of jobs as advancements in AI and robots continue. In 2016, World Economic Forum’s future of jobs report featured this graphic which shows what skills jobs most often feature: So by 2020, according to The Independent , these could be the 5… Continue Reading The five skills you should have on your CV by 2020 to get a high-paying job
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