TFTF | Dec 13, 2019


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #21


Dec 13, 2019

1

2020 Global State of Enterprise Analytics

By 2025, 175 ZB of data will be processed as compared to just 40 ZB in 2019. 94% of the decision makers understand the need for data analytics for business as it improves efficiency, faster decision making and much more.

[ MicroStrategy > Full report here:

https://www.microstrategy.com/us/resources/library/reports/the-global-state-of-enterprise-analytics-2020 ]

2

Global Economic Prospects

Global economic growth in 2019 has been revised down by a full percentage point, that is lower than the growth pace seen in 2015-16 and pegged to be the weaker since global financial crisis. Just 0.2% growth is expected in the next two year, but 4% EMDE growth is expected in the same period, Are advanced economies slowing down?

[ World Bank > Full report here:

https://www.worldbank.org/en/publication/global-economic-prospects ]

3

Maximising Value beyond Earnings

The paths of 1,100 were traced and it was found that only 10% of them fared better than the rest during the economic downturn. Stress testing the company’s cashflows and financial structure are amongst the top strategies deployed by the CFOs of these resilient companies that help them be prepared for the financial crisis.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here :

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/transformation/our-insights/a-primer-in-resilience-maximizing-value-beyond-earnings ]

4

The New Logic of Competition

In an era of uncertainty and volatility only 44% of the today’s industry leaders have held their position for at least 5 years, GDP growth has declined by 1/3rd compared to the last decade and it is predicted that 1 in 3 public companies will cease to exist in their current form over the next 5 year. So, what does it take to compete in this era of business?

[ BCG > Full report here:

https://www.bcg.com/publications/2019/new-logic-of-competition.aspx ]

5

Nine Big Shifts that will Determine the Future Business of Technology

The growing impact of ‘Digital’ on all aspects of business is beyond the ‘traditional’ IT model. Business Technology have to be designed not only to deal with treats but also opportunities that emerge. New digital skill acquisition, fluid innovation eco-system among the few shifts to transcend the IT organisation.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/insights/us/articles/22828_nine-big-shifts/DI_Nine-big-shifts.pdf ]

6

Industry Top Trends 2020

With the global economy looking weakest since 2016 and with steady recovery expected in the next two years. M&A still likely to feature strong in some sectors and Capex showing resilience, among the top few trends while the industries are still battling headwinds that are constraining growth.

[ S&P Global > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/the-helix-organization ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.