TFTF | Jan 14, 2020


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #23


Jan 14, 2020

1

Big Data; Big Opportunities

72% of CFOs and other senior finance executives are spending more time on analysis and analytics than they did 5 years ago, and they face new workflow challenges by doing so. This ebook explains how business management technologies can help finance leaders plan and manage these new challenges.

[ CFO > Full report here:

https://www.cfo.com/products/research/big-data-big-opportunities/ ]

2

Economic Condition Snapshot

With trade tension remain most-cited threat to global growth, the sentiments about current and future economic growth have stabilised. 37% of the Indian believe that the economic conditions will improve in the next 6 months as compared to only 5% have the same opinion 6 months ago.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/economic-conditions-snapshot-june-2019-mckinsey-global-survey-results ]

3

Economic Research: 2020 Vision

Timely action by central banks across the globe led to a positive impact of labour market and household. This move was initiated by U.S Federal Reserve by three consecutive rate cuts by 25 bps, follow by ECB, which lowered the borrowing cost and boosted demand in rate sensitive sectors such as automobile and housing. What are the plans for 2020?

[ S&P Global > Full report here :

https://www.spglobal.com/ratings/en/research/articles/191204-economic-research-2020-vision-global-macroeconomic-outlook-steady-for-now-11270656 ]

4

How can your Growth Strategy Evolve Faster than the Market

How sure are the CEOs that their current growth strategy will achieve competitive advantage and sustainable value over the next two to three years? How to define market context when technology changes everything?

[ EY > Full report here:

https://www.ey.com/en_gl/transactions/can-growth-strategy-evolve-faster-than-the-market ]

5

Strategy Action Plan

89% believe addressing operational mindset, will be a key driver for long-term growth in an organisation rather than addressing the process. Rather than supporting small-scale digital pilots isolated in corners of the organisation, strategy leaders should spearhead broader growth initiatives that cut across businesses and functions.

[ Gartner > Full report here:

https://www.gartner.com/en/insights/strategic-planning ]

6

The Diversity and Inclusion Revolution

From a loss of AUD$ 2.8 Bn in 2013 to a profit AUD$ 850 Mn in 2017, Qantas airlines rose from the ashes, CEO stated that D&I played a critical role in the company’s performance. Such is the belief of 66% of the leaders. Here are 8 powerful truths of the D&I revolution.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/deloitte-review/issue-22/diversity-and-inclusion-at-work-eight-powerful-truths.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.