Insufficient technology investment is hindering operational efficiency
Operations leaders believe insufficient investment in tech could hold back the effectiveness of their departments to manage expected periods of additional significant change, according to new research by Pegasystems Inc., the software company that crushes business complexity. The global study by Pegasystems conducted by research firm iResearch, surveyed operations leaders from 10 countries in the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific for their thoughts on what the future holds for operations functions over the next five years.
Top tips on how to increase business cash flow during volatile times
The top principle in increasing your cash flow is to ensure that you speed up the inflow while slowing down the outflow. The challenge is it can be problematic in a volatile market. During turbulence markets, ensure that you are focusing on systems and speed. These two factors are key. When a business generates enough cash inflow, it should be able to meet its everyday business requirements and reduce the need to take on any debt.
We don’t talk about Bruno is Disney’s lesson for corporate transparency
Make sure your 2022 sustainability report is a balanced one, with honesty and openness about the good and the bad. Not only will it help you build trust with your stakeholders, it can also signpost the way towards a more sustainable and successful future.
QuintessenceLabs appoints Silvio Pappalardo as Chief Revenue Officer
QuintessenceLabs, a pioneer and leader in quantum cybersecurity solutions, announced that they have recruited Silvio Pappalardo to the position of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Pappalardo joins the QuintessenceLabs executive leadership team in spearheading the next stage of growth by leading all sales, marketing, and channel partnership efforts across the organization reporting to the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Vikram Sharma.
Biza.io hires Chief Information Security Officer amidst rapid growth
Biza.io, the market leader in Australian Consumer Data Right (CDR) compliance, has announced the hiring of Murray Wayper as its first Chief Information Security Officer. Wayper’s appointment comes off the back of a bumper year for Biza.io, with its revenue growing fivefold over the past 12 months, fuelled by CDR compliance deadlines for Australian banks from July 1st 2021.
Macquarie appoints ex-Fujitsu CEO to lead Defence and National Security
Macquarie Government, part of Macquarie Telecom Group (ASX: MAQ), announced the appointment of Defence ICT industry leader and former Chief Executive Officer of Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), Mike Foster, as Director of Strategic Growth. The newly created position has been designed to lead Macquarie’s expanding Defence and National Security capabilities and pursuits, including vertically integrated cyber-security, cloud, data centre and telecommunications services.
MonetaGo hires Mark Borton to lead Australia and New Zealand mission
Financial technology solutions provider MonetaGo continues its global expansion with the appointment of Mark Borton to the newly created role of managing director, Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately. Borton brings to the role 35 years of expertise built up in the fields of trade finance and cash management across the wider Asia Pacific region. He joins MonetaGo following eleven years at National Australia Bank (NAB), where he held the dual roles of head of transactional & trade sales Asia, and head of trade & working capital product.
GenesisCare appoints Richard Lizzio as the new Executive Manager
GenesisCare, the largest provider of integrated cancer care in Australia and globally, has today welcomed Richard Lizzio as its new Executive Manager for Oncology Australia. Richard joins GenesisCare with 20 years of experience across hospitals and healthcare, having held senior operational and leadership roles within St Vincent’s Health Australia, Uniting Care, Healthscope and Ramsay Health Care.
Cyble appoints Vivek Kumar Sharma as the new Regional Sales Director
Cyble, an AI-powered, Y Combinator-backed, cyber threat intelligence company that empowers organizations with darkweb & cybercrime monitoring and mitigation services, announced that Vivek Kumar Sharma, former India Sales head at Attivo Networks, has taken over as Cyble’s Regional Sales Director – Strategic Alliances and Partnerships (India and SAARC).
Financial crime compliance expert from NatWest joins Napier as CPO
Monk’s experience in the finance sector includes stints at major high street banks including HSBC, Barclays and most recently NatWest. As Napier’s new CPO he will be leading the RegTech’s long-term product vision for next generation SaaS financial crime solutions.