Sourcing and procurement in business is becoming less and less hands-off. Gone are the days when an enterprise could shut its eyes to labour conditions in a supplier’s company, as long as the products or services arrived on time and at the agreed cost yet behind the scenes what impacts the most is business reputations when the human element becomes non-existent.
Information security, both in-cloud and on-premise, was somewhat higher profile during 2015. The top three threats for the year for cloud environments were (in decreasing order of importance) app attacks, suspicious activity, and brute force.
As business shifts more and more to the Internet, enterprises find themselves increasingly driven to provide better access to their IT systems.
Outer space, the deepest parts of the oceans, the human brain – and perhaps supply chain resilience? A list of great unknowns still yet to be fathomed might include all of these things. Supply chain business continuity features in it because supply chains are fast becoming a (or even the) key competitive differentiator for enterprises…