Digital Governance

Corporate governance in a digital world

The digital wind is sweeping in on every business.

Who opens the window to the board room? Increasing number of companies realize that it is not enough to have one digital alibi on the board. If you want to look ahead and discuss strategies, you need the interaction of several directors. Several boards now have a critical mass of young directors forged in the digital era.  David R. Beatty, a Canadian director, remarked in a recent blog on Walmart’s … Read more

SKF’s bearings go digital

SKF has reached a point where digitalization brings both challenges and opportunities. The key question is how to maintain growth when ball bearings can be bought in bulk via e-retailers such as Amazon or Alibaba and competition from China is growing. At the same time, demand for components for the mechanical industry as a whole – and thus also the need for ball bearings – is expected to fall. SKF’s … Read more

Top digital predators

A few years ago, there were warnings that buildings have incompatible digital systems. The big cloud providers – Amazon, Google, Microsoft – realized that it would slow down growth. They agreed on systems for exchange of data. This advance means that buildings are not tied to one cloud provider and can integrate data from different suppliers. A new landscape This move of cloud providers shifts the strategic landscape. Someone can take … Read more