The GDPR Regulation is Here – What Does It Mean for Businesses?

What is GDPR? After nearly three years of discussion, in April 2016, the EU agreed to adopt the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) framework. This regulation is to replace an existing Data Protection Directive (with effect from 1995) and will bring in provisions to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens, who transact […]

Rising US Protectionism – Testing Times for Global Economic Growth?

After a decade of recuperation from the global economic crisis, today all the major economies of the world are growing together. Global economic indicators are showing positive trend with better stability. International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its ‘World Economic Outlook’ has estimated global output to have grown by 3.7% in 2017 which is half a […]

Geo-Political Risk – A Hard Reality for Investors in the APAC Region

Globalization is a reality that compels businesses to rethink how they would manage their operations across multiple markets. Before expanding into other locations, businesses must evaluate the pros and cons surrounding a particular location. Due diligence studies and strategic location analysis is a must, which basically involves assessment of all types of risks pertaining to […]

Thought Leadership and Its Importance for a Company

“Thought leadership should be an entry point to a relationship. Thought leadership should intrigue, challenge, and inspire even people already familiar with a company. It should help start a relationship where none exists, and it should enhance existing relationships.” – Daniel Rasmus Wikipedia terms thought leadership as a ‘business jargon’ and also defines it as […]

How Viable is a Colossal Workforce for the Outsourcing Sector in the Long Run?

The outsourcing industry has always thrived on the availability of a low-cost workforce and the numbers in terms of adequate workforce have always played a vital role in making any country or location an attractive outsourcing destination. The outsourcing giants, China and India, have long been benefited with the presence of their enormous IT-BPO labor […]

How Artificial Intelligence Will Redesign the Healthcare Industry

Overview: Coupled with leading industries, the healthcare industry is one of the lifelines for an economy. It drives and contributes not only to saving lives, but also to maintaining a sustainable market by contributing to the country’s GDP. With the industry already set up, countries seek to enhance services rendered by improving policies, accessibility, and […]

CEO Vishal Sikka’s Resignation Highlights Clash of Cultures at Infosys

It is no secret that over the years, Infosys is regarded as a representation of excellent corporate governance practices, ethics, and values. Infosys has been known for its ethos, deep-rooted values, and unquestionable integrity. In the past, Infosys was looked up to by other companies as a benchmark for having no reports of wrongdoing. The […]