TFTF | Oct 15, 2020


The fortnight thus far

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


Issue #41


Oct 15, 2020

1

Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020

By 2020, application integrations delivered with RPA will grow by 40% year on year, by 2023, 30% of IT organisation will extend BYOD policies with “bring your own enhancement” to address augmented humans in the workforce. More on technology trends that will redefine the workplace of the future.Know more.

[ Gartner > Full report here:

https://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/gartner-top-10-strategic-technology-trends-for-2020/ ]

2

Predictions 2020: On the Precipice of Far-Reaching Change

More than 55% of the consumers will consider company values when making a buying decision due to which top 10% of CMOs will broaden their role around customer value. Deepfakes will cost businesses over a $250 million due to advanced AI & ML driven attacks. Know more.

[ Forrester > Full report here:

https://go.forrester.com/predictions-2020/ ]

3

Will HR Transformation be the Thread that Ties Value to Experiences?

To help business adapt and transform, HR must work horizontally, alongside the business as a true partner, ceding control and co-owning outcomes with other stakeholders. This calls for reframing the HR function. Know how.

[ EY > Full report here :

https://www.ey.com/en_gl/workforce/future-hr ]

4

The Plant-based Future of Food

With projected market of $85 billion by 2030 and a CAGR of 28%, plant-based protein is the top priority for every food company. 18% of Americans who bought it for the first time during the pandemic and 92% of them wish to continue buying it. Is this going to be the biggest shift in F&B?

[ Korn Ferry > Full report here:

https://www.kornferry.com/insights/articles/perspective-the-plant-based-future-of-food ]

5

How to Work for a Boss who has a New Idea every 5 Minutes?

Visionary bosses can be exciting, fun, and innovative. They can also feel over whelming when there is no way that one can keep up with all their creative ideas. Fostering mutual respect and prioritising commitments among the top ways to handle the situation. Know more.

[ Harvard Business Review > Full report here:

https://hbr.org/2018/11/how-to-work-for-a-boss-who-has-a-new-idea-every-5-minutes ]

6

COVID-19 and the Great Reset

In August 2020, except for PIPE investment that recorded 5.4x year-on-year increase, all other deal types have declined. Financial services has emerged as the top sector recording $1.1 bn investment across 17 deals, accounting to 55% of total investments. Know more about PE investment in August.

[ McKinsery & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/Business%20Functions/Risk/Our%20Insights/COVID%2019%20Implications%20for%20business/COVID%2019%20Oct%2014/COVID-19-Briefing-note-27-October-14-vF.pdf ]

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.