Topic: Disruption


The Amazon Effect

Australian business is bracing itself for the imminent arrival of Amazon, the US$150 billion online colossus, writes Beverley Head in this preview of the November Company Director cover story.

How's your roadworthiness?

Directors who scale up their knowledge of strategy and disruptive innovation can better support leadership teams, says outgoing NRMA chair Kyle Loades FAICD.

What’s your corporate handicap?

Companies must monitor future-driving metrics rather than judging performance through outcomes alone; especially in this period of disruption.

The Economist: Wrecking ball or winning ticket

In between the extreme scenarios of the potential impact of automation lurk several dilemmas for policymakers, reports Stephen Walters GAICD.

4 questions directors must ask to lead their organisations through the digital age

Today all businesses are technology businesses. Boards must be asking the right questions to lead their organisations through this revolutionary era, Peter Sondegaard, Global Head of Research at techn...

How Salesforce is thinking about the fourth industrial revolution

Salesforce Regional Vice President of Innovation Robert Wickham talks through how the cloud computing giant is thinking about the disruptive forces of the fourth industrial revolution.

What directors need to know about fintech

Since all organisations rely on financial services in some way, directors will need to be cognisant of the changes fintech is bringing as it enters the mainstream.

Interview: Jerry Maycock

Christopher Niesche speaks to the Chair of AGL about renewable energy, market disruption and the need for greater clarity on executive remuneration.

Evolving risk

In an environment of significant change and disruption, companies should develop a risk management framework that befits each stage of the business lifecycle, writes Domini Stuart.

Sharing the wealth: getting the most out of underutilised assets

In this extract from the AICD publishing imprint’s latest title, ‘Asset Management for Directors’, author Monique Beedles discusses a novel approach for generating value from underutilised assets.
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