TFTF | Dec 30, 2019


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #22


Dec 30, 2019

1

2020 Planning Guide Overview

Talent management (18%) and technology enablement (17%) among the top two core competency to improve in their organisation for CEOs. Technical professionals believe that technology diversity (57%) and its pace of change (53%) among the top impediments to architecture decisions. More insights on how top companies plan on tackling their challenges and opportunities.

[ Gartner > Full report here:

https://www.gartner.com/en/doc/3970133-gartner-for-technical-professionals-2020-planning-guide-overview-building-skills-for-digital-transformation ]

2

The Next Consumer Recession

With staggering decline in industry-wide ROA, showing significant weakness during the period in the business cycle when strength is expected. Analysing the key signs that triggered the previous recessions and how companies with low debt to market cap have 3x growth rate during recovery in the Dot-com and Great recession times.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/consumer-business/articles/retail-recession.html ]

3

The Trillion Touchpoint Story

2020 will be a pivotal year to the media and entertainment industry, as it looks to balance the imperative growth and help translate the trillion touchpoints to generate more value. With digital media consumption growing 2x faster and 2,000+ Cr spent on 4 leading OTT platforms, recognising the monetisation conundrum is key.

[ BCG > Full report here :

http://media-publications.bcg.com/CII_Media_Report.pdf ]

4

Jumpstart a Better Way to Strategy

With a series of experiment done between two PE firms to understand their decision-making style, it was found that there can be 30% error when you evaluate one-of proposal as compared to evaluating two alternatives. Converting from annual planning to strategy as a journey is also one among the eight shifts to redefine your strategy.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/jumpstart-a-better-way-to-do-strategy ]

5

Using Risk Indices Though Global Economic Uncertainty

Risk index score of 3 for Switzerland, 6.1 for India, 7.1 for China and 11.6 for Argentina, what does it translate in terms of economic growth? How to incorporate it to your company’s strategy?

[ Euromonitor > Full report here:

https://blog.euromonitor.com/white_paper/using-risk-indices-through-global-economic-uncertainty/ ]

6

With AI’s Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

With multiple dimension of risk related to AI at Business level and National Level, only 36% have formal approach to identify these risks and only 16% have tools to access these flaws in their AI systems. Where does India stand in AI risk mitigation? And What inhibits them from using these tools?

[ PricewaterhouseCoppers > Full report here:

https://www.pwc.in/consulting/technology/data-and-analytics/with-ai-s-great-power-comes-great-responsibility.html ]

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.