Outsourcing Conglomerates and Their Bitter-Sweet Relationship with Regulators

Outsourcing conglomerates and regulatory agencies have for long, managed to co-exist without having to interfere much when it came to conducting day-to-day business activities and market expansion operations. This arrangement served well for both parties through 1990s and early 2000s. Nevertheless, this arrangement has evolved considerably in the last decade. The expanding need of global […]

Emerging Cyber Threats and Rising Cyber Security Risks for Organizations

In this digital era, the internet has facilitated the quick adoption of technology by businesses making online transactions easier. However, with increasing digitalization, the number of cyber-attacks is on the rise. It seems organizations are not fully equipped to manage IT security and tackle security threats to their business operations. Cyber-attacks can adversely impact businesses […]

A Case for Incessant IT Vendor Financial Risk Monitoring

“If you don’t invest in risk management, it doesn’t matter what business you’re in, it’s a risky business.” – Gary Cohn “Economics always wins” may not hold true in all cases. However, it did work, at the end, in case of all the hullaballoo that was created around protecting jobs from outsourcing in the US. […]

Surge in Divestment amid Changing Market Conditions and Consumer Behavior

Looking back at the first half of 2017, a trend was observed of companies giving off some of their business divisions. Companies across industries have been active in terms of portfolio adjustments. A Look at Some of the Divestments of H1 2017: Avaya, a technology company, agreed to sell its networking business to Extreme Networks. […]

Impact of Lawsuits and Litigation on Brand Image

“It takes years to build up a reputation while it takes minutes to destroy it” – Warren Buffett Reputation of a business is fundamental for a company’s survival. The trust and confidence of consumers and partners can have a direct and profound effect on a company’s bottom line. Firms with robust positive reputation attract better […]