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Forecast of 2018 Global Security Threat

The Information Security Forum, an independent information security organization focused on cyber security, identified the five leading global security threats it believes businesses will face in 2018. Key threats for the coming year include: Crime-As-A-Service (CaaS) Expands Tools and Services The Internet of Things (IoT) Adds Unmanaged…
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McKinsey Sees Global Opportunities for US Manufacturers

The economics research arm of McKinsey & Co. released new research that outlines opportunities to boost manufacturing by up to $530 billion or 20% by 2025. The report from McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing, also provides insights on why the US manufacturing sector has suffered steep…
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Industry Eager for High-Speed Cellular Data

Reflecting the increasing importance of wireless connectivity, seven out of ten leaders across the healthcare, transportation, energy and manufacturing industries believe the U.S. must implement 5G data technology to stay economically competitive. That's the finding of a survey commissioned by CTIA, the cellular communications trade association.…
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Mapping a Route to Self-Driving Cars

As Congress makes headway on legislation to expedite the rollout of self-driving cars, automotive and technology companies are already forging ahead in spite of lingering regulatory uncertainty and other challenges, according to a new survey conducted by law firm Foley & Lardner LLP. Foley’s 2017 Connected Cars & Autonomous Vehicles…
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Digital Supply Chains – A New Path to Productivity

By Persio Lisboa, Chief Operating Officer, Navistar It is evident that the trucking industry will look really different in the future. How will the coming changes impact our businesses? A decade or two from now, how many of the companies in our industry today will remain competitive and winning in the marketplace? The main challenge for all…
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Political Risk and Technology Worry the C-Suite

Global executives expect economic and financial volatility will be higher in the next 12 months than it was in the past year, according to the 2017 Views from the C-Suite published by A.T. Kearney's Global Business Policy Council. More than 90% of the C-suite executives and board members surveyed are making or are considering making changes in…
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Are you prepared for a corporate crisis?

By Sanjay Kalavar and Mihir Mysore McKinsey & Co. No one can predict when disaster will strike—but knowing what to expect if it does will buy precious time. Imagine yourself as a top executive in a company hit by a major crisis within the last 72 hours. First, and most importantly, there may have been serious damage to the community in…
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