I have noticed an upswing in the number of organisations considering their future corporate treasury technology requirements. I suspect this trend is being driven by the expiration of treasury management…
Activist investing is becoming increasingly popular as an investment strategy, driven by constrained top line growth prospects, challenged financial targets, and fear of value destroying mergers & acquisitions.
The reported breach of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology computer systems in December last year brought cyber security clearly into the public psyche and the vulnerability of even our most robust systems.
Globalisation and cross-border trade has unquestionably brought huge benefits to the Australian economy. But there are darker sides – and the challenge of dealing with bribery and corruption is one of them.
We hear so much in the media about computer hacking, and our image is either of crack operatives from hostile countries, or of 18-year olds skulking in their bedrooms hacking into companies’ or government bodies’ systems for the sheer thrill of it.