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4th Global Innovation Forum

4th Global Innovation Forum Location: etc.venues Dexter House, London, UK From: Tuesday, 19th November 2014, 09:00 To: Wednesday, 20th November 2014, 17:00 Event Details: The 4th Global innovation Forum will discuss the latest trends in the field of innovation, creativity, design, R&D and new product development, as well as the major challenges for the future. […]


Breaking the law

The proliferation of cybercrime has cast a long shadow over our transition to an online world. It’s a 21st century problem, and it shows no signs of abating. Alex Katsomitros investigates


South Africa’s bold designs

As the World Design Capital 2014, Cape Town has a platform to redefine its urban areas and embrace transformation, while Johannesburg is using design as a tool to generate a fresh perspective. Sherelle Jacobs heads to South Africa to find out more


Driven by ideas

Mercedes Amézola speaks to Julie Meyer, founder and CEO, Ariadne Capital, about innovation, trends in technology, and investing in people


Ahead in the cloud

If you apply the same level of preparation to a dedicated cloud strategy, as you would preparing for real competitive action, there can only be one winner. Theo Priestley, Chief Evangelist, Software AG, offers a few pointers…


The Shifting Narrative On Gold Investment

The purchase of gold bullion is an example of a personal investment opportunity. However, because the gold market and the strategies attached to it have shifted a great deal in the past year, it’s one well worth addressing for independent investors.


How financially savvy are you?

In a world where financial markets are becoming increasingly accessible to the small investor one would expect everyone to have basic financial knowledge. But is this the reality?


Thriving on data

When Steve Ballmer announced his retirement in 2013 as head of Microsoft, shares surged in the belief that new leadership was exactly what was needed. Sherelle Jacobs looks at the challenges facing new CEO, Satya Nadella, as he begins a new chapter in the company’s history


A smarter rise of the machines

James Cameron painted a bleak future for humans living together with smart machines, but this is the complete opposite of what the potential holds for the Internet of Things. Technology experts, Software AG, take up the story…


Sustainability across the board

South African business schools are having a profound impact across the region by pioneering innovative social responsibility into their MBA curricula


Leadership performance enhanced

Equipping the next generation of managers to take the lead provides the core emphasis of the EMPM programme at the Hertie School of Governance


Empowering women to aim high

Delphine Manceau, Dean of ESCP Europe Executive Education, analyses how a holistic approach enables women to take initiatives that will help accelerate their careers and assume leadership positions

WEF 2014

WEF 2014: A commitment to change

Technology and its role in sculpting the economic landscape featured prominently at this year’s Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum. As ever, the key interests of international politics and industry were well represented. Alex Katsomitros reports

Soaring competition

Soaring competition

Innovation is now crucial to success in Europe’s fast-changing aviation sector, as the distinction between low-cost carriers and national airlines becomes increasingly blurred. Sherelle Jacobs reports


The road ahead for FX trading in 2014

With the US economy showing strong signs of recovery, 2014 will be an exciting year for forex traders. Of course, the question on every trader’s mind is, “What should I trade?” Market analysts agree on several likely trends for the year ahead, UFXMarkets share a few with us here…

Is eating out back in?

Is eating out back in?

Dining out is a sure sign of consumer confidence, and no sector has been hit harder by the eurozone crisis than the restaurant trade. So, with signs of recovery on the horizon, Sherelle Jacobs finds out whether our appetites are returning

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Datability: Intelligent advantages from big data

Datability is a concept set to take centre stage at CeBIT 2014, and is all about the ability to use large volumes of data sustainably and responsibly. Technology specialists, Software AG, take a look at what this opportunity holds

Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index

The January omen & China’s shadow

Ashraf Laidi, Chief Global Strategist at City Index, provides insight into the global currency markets, and offers precedents to 2014′s inauspicious start