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B20 Policy Recommendations: Shaping an Interconnected World

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 has officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the B20 Summit in Berlin. The recommendations are the product of a yearlong process of our seven Taskforces and Cross-thematic Groups, which comprise over 700 members from all G20 economies with BIIA being part of it. Developed under the theme “Building ... Read More »

Forrester: Navigating Change: 2017 Predictions

The consequences of today’s customer-led, digital-centric market are becoming clear: great change is upon us (and already happening in some cases). Forrester’s 2017 predictions reveal the big business and leadership, customer experience, and technology changes we anticipate in the coming year — and what to do about them. Business and leadership  The necessary and unavoidable changes to leadership and talent ... Read More »

IHS Markit Launches Innovative Digital Solution for Traders and Manufacturers Tracking Metals Inventory

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, announced that it has launched a new service which digitizes the tracking of base metals inventory, such as aluminum, for trading firms and manufacturers. Commodity Tracker reduces operational risk by providing traders, salespeople, logistics managers, and finance and treasury departments a consolidated, near real-time view of commodities ... Read More »

Experian EMEA: Around three out of four predict traditional business models to be obsolete within the next five years

But majority of boardrooms admit they’re far from ready to meet the digital challenge Data-driven customer insight is now a top commercial priority for more than four out of five (81%) traditional businesses as they aim to close the gap on leaner, new-to-market digital disruptors, it has emerged. A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Experian, also ... Read More »