Features

Neglecting to ensure that electronic equipment is thoroughly tested before purchase can cost businesses time and money—not to mention the disastrous consequences of an unforeseen failure. Daryl Cornelius, director Enterprise EMEA, Spirent Communications, asks if your request for pricing is fit for purpose.

Chris Moyer, EMEA chief technologist with HP Enterprise Services, outlines ways of ensuring that today’s innovation doesn’t become tomorrow’s legacy.

Trading electronically makes great strategic sense for buyers and suppliers alike; but technical complexity can be a barrier to realising the benefits of enhanced supply chain visibility.

Neil Morris, head of strategic planning at Yorkshire Building Society, explains how adopting a robust approach to strategic planning and M&A activity has enabled the mutual organisation to grow and prosper following the recent financial crisis.

Global business news

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have named Crosslinx Transit Solutions (CTS)—a consortium of equal share partners ACS Infrastructure Canada, Aecon, EllisDon, and SNC-Lavalin—the preferred proponent to design, build, finance, and maintain the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) project using the alternative financing and procurement (AFP) model.

In an industry as rigorously competitive as the gold production, Anaconda Mining Inc is a company of exploration that fundamentally strives for stability. The junior gold production company focuses its mergers and acquisitions target searches primarily on Canada and the United States, with a particular focus on Atlantic Canada.

‘Indirect’ learning in mature markets is crucial to developing-country firms’ growth, says research co-authored at Cambridge's Judge Business School

Executive Insight

In an industry as rigorously competitive as the gold production, Anaconda Mining Inc is a company of exploration that fundamentally strives for stability. The junior gold production company focuses its mergers and acquisitions target searches primarily on Canada and the United States, with a particular focus on Atlantic Canada.

Chairman, Aerosud Aviation

The Chairman of Aerosud Aviation discusses the lessons he has learned throughout his career.

Business Blogs

Brazil’s economy has begun to recover since a series of economic and political crises which have dogged the country since 2013. Between Q1 2015 and Q4 2016, GDP shrunk in eight successive quarters. The lava jato (‘car wash’) scandal, which continues to rumble on, to date has indicted over 170 high-profile people and involved 16 of Brazil’s largest companies. 

SGS explain how they helped a pipeline company who encountered a blockage in one of their pipelines by using ultrasonic technology.