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Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All
April 27, 2021

Why Business Interruption Risk Affects Us All

Catastrophic risk is the hardest risk of all for business to protect itself against. In the third of our occasional series on how...

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce
April 14, 2021

Six Ways to Better Serve Your Mobile Workforce

Digital tools for managing a mobile workforce have become a lifeline for businesses and employees in less than a year...

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share
April 13, 2021

6 Traits That Advanced Investors Share

After a year of reacting to the many risks brought upon by COVID-19, institutional investors need to adapt in an effort to...

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?
April 8, 2021

Construction Will Lead Economic Recovery — Are Joint Ventures Ready?

We can expect the global construction sector to lead the post pandemic economic recovery, with a corresponding...

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work
March 10, 2021

10 Questions That Will Determine the Future of Work

In the span of a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a rethink not only of how workers work, but of long...

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure
March 2, 2021

How Asia Can Unleash Private Investment for Its Infrastructure

Asian governments are scrambling to reboot their battered economies, following the COVID-19 pandemic. The key to...

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality
March 1, 2021

Practical Ways to Improve Credit Data Quality

Despite unremitting regulatory pressure and millions of dollars of investment in data governance, many banks have...

The Global Case for Optimism
February 5, 2021

The Global Case for Optimism

2020 was rough — but it’s not all doom and gloom. Is the world better off than we think? Good news has been in short...

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature
February 4, 2021

Why Cyber Criminals Target Human Nature

Leveraging current events, whether they be trends in consumer preference, disasters or other hardships, is the...

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature
January 29, 2021

Avoiding Response Paralysis as Ransomware Attacks Mature

Last year, ominous messages like this one appeared on the computer screens of millions of businesses and organizations...

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely
January 25, 2021

The Productivity Puzzle of Working Remotely

New research by Harvard University suggests that there are productivity gains for companies that offer remote working...

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021
January 5, 2021

A Bullish Outlook for Asia in 2021

There are sound reasons to be upbeat about Asia’s prospects for the coming year. Several countries in the region have...

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020
December 27, 2020

BRINK Explores the Technology Sector in 2020

A year is a long time in the technology space. In 2019, much of our focus was on blockchain and 5G, but in 2020, it was...

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020
December 24, 2020

The Global Economy on BRINK in 2020

2020 was obviously an epoch-making year for economies everywhere and these historic shifts are fully reflected...

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?
December 15, 2020

How do you adapt a business to a year that was without precedent?

This year marked PreScouter’s 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, our network of 4,000 experts, lab partners...

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It
October 26, 2020

Why Financial Markets Aren’t Pricing In the Cost of Climate Change — and What to Do About It

A major report recently released by United States federal regulators warns that climate change is starting to disrupt...

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?
October 20, 2020

Do You Consider Yourself Cyber-Literate?

Cybersecurity frequently makes the headlines and has featured in the U.S. election — yet many people lack the basic skills to keep themselves...

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?
October 18, 2020

What Are the Economic Prospects for 2021?

After strong post-lockdown catch-up effects, economic recovery is expected to slow in Q4 2020 and Q1 2021 as...

How well have Central Banks performed in this crisis?
August 5, 2020

How well have Central Banks performed in this crisis?

Central bankers would appear to have learned a lot, even in the last 10 years, about how to handle global...

Can Europe Build a Single Capital Market out of the COVID crisis?
July 16, 2020

Can Europe Build a Single Capital Market out of the COVID crisis?

This weekend, EU leaders will meet for the first time in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Their top priority will...

How to fight off cyberattacks in an age of remote working
June 16, 2020

How to fight off cyberattacks in an age of remote working

With tens of millions of people working remotely in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cybersecurity weaknesses...

Three key considerations for post-pandemic site relocation
June 14, 2020

Three key considerations for post-pandemic site relocation

The COVID-19 outbreak has been an ugly shock to the system for global manufacturers. Though experts have...

Is This Year One of an Economic ‘Lost Decade’?
May 19, 2020

Is This Year One of an Economic ‘Lost Decade’?

Governmental measures to address coronavirus stopped economies in their tracks in unprecedented ways. For example, no one could anticipate the...

COVID-19 exposed weakness in Risk Management
April 26, 2020

COVID-19 exposed weakness in Risk Management

Given the ruinous business costs of COVID-19 and the failure of public health authorities to effectively respond to...

Recession is back on the table. Are you ready?
March 30, 2020

Recession is back on the table. Are you ready?

To be prepared for a recession amid COVID-19, a company must be able to mitigate as many risks as possible and identify as many opportunities that...

Major insolvencies reached record highs in 2019
March 3, 2020

Major insolvencies reached record highs in 2019

Our latest monitoring points to record levels in the number of major insolvencies — those with more than 50 million euros ($54 million) of turnover...

Trust: the most valuable asset of the Digital Revolution
February 19, 2020

Trust: the most valuable asset of the Digital Revolution

The vast majority of technologies, processes and assumptions underlying the innovations that will lead to...

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