Tag Archives: Business

10May/22

Allegis Global Solutions Launches The Universal Workforce Model With a New Book

Allegis Global Solutions (AGS), the leading provider of global workforce solutions, announces the publication of a new book for business, human resources (HR) and procurement leaders that takes them on a journey to harmonized workforce strategy and management. “The Universal Workforce Model™: An Outcome-First Guide to Getting Work Done” discusses three transformational yet complementary concepts – the Workforce Business Partner, Task-Based Workforce Design and the Intelligent Workforce Platform – that integrate with an advocacy for understanding business tasks and outcomes to define a new workforce strategy framework. The book lays out why organizations must challenge current models for acquiring and accessing talent now and what steps they can take to create an agile business fit to thrive in the new world of work. Continue reading

18Apr/22

Deloitte: Business Travel Steers Toward Slow, Yet Steady Ascent

Even as COVID-19 health concerns and travel restrictions subside, corporate travel faces a complex prognosis. Many companies are now implementing the return to office plans they delayed last fall, and an increase in corporate travel is likely to accompany this shift. However, according to Deloitte’s new report, “Reshaping the Landscape: Corporate Travel in 2022 and Beyond,” a recovery to 2019 spending levels is not expected this year or next. While uncertainty around international relations and additional COVID-19 variants will continue to affect corporate travel, the scope of why and when employees are expected to travel for business is becoming clearer.

The study is based on a survey of 150 U.S.-based executives with travel budget oversight, fielded between Feb. 10 and Feb. 18, 2022. Continue reading

03Feb/22

The delivery apps making gig work a ‘digital wild west’

– Glovo riders say third-party apps left them jobless

– Italian unions say bots rig the delivery system

– Developers say apps provide useful service to gig workers

Feb 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For about a year during the pandemic, Marco made a living cycling up and down the cobbled streets of Rieti in Italy, delivering meals for Spanish app company Glovo. Then all of a sudden, his orders dried up.
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26Jan/22

Digital and Value Creation: Where Do European Banks Stand?

As traditional banks have been increasingly focusing on digital to help curb customer drain to neobanks, digital performance must also be assessed in terms of value creation. This includes better retention by improving the experience through on digital channels, as well as expanding banking and insurance products available through said channels to help grow NBI. Digital performance rating agency D-Rating’s 2022 “Digital Proposition” stream shows that this issue is already driving stakeholders. Continue reading

16Nov/21

Everyone Can Be a Developer: SAP Introduces Tools for Citizen and Professional Developers, Embedded AI, and a Free Learning Experience

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced new products and services that empower citizen and professional developers alike to accelerate digital transformation. The pandemic spotlighted talent as a key challenge for organizations around the world. “The worldwide shortage of full-time developers will increase from 1.4 million in 2021 to 4.0 million in 2025,” according to IDC.

02Nov/21

Google Workspace for Women in Tech

Purity Nakaonga is a Laboratory Technologist at University Teaching Hospital (UTH), in Zambia who has found Google Workspace highly valuable in her work as medical technologist. She has also found time to start her own business using the Google For Startups resources.

Medical Laboratory technologist at University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia


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01Nov/21

CFOs launch guidance for finance teams ahead of COP26 to support board action on sustainable business

To equip chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance teams with the tools to drive action on sustainability within their organizations, an international group of CFOs, part of Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), have launched the ‘Essential Guide to Engaging the Board and Executive Management’. Continue reading