The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google grilled by US legislators - a long-awaited reckoning for the digital 'Robber Barons'? Er..not so much.
Warehouses and distribution centers are the 'engine rooms' of retail e-commerce, but in recent months have also become the focus of fresh COVID-19 controversy.
The 'biggest cash cow there is' - the potential (or threat) of DNA profiling as part of organizational HCM
While employee monitoring is nothing new, advances in DNA profiling raise the stakes immeasurably without care being taken.
The question of AI ethics and bias remains a potent one - but are we framing these issues in the right way? A better approach would be centered around AI fairness. But can fairness be monitored?
The buck stops with Zuckerberg for Facebook's civil rights shortcomings says...Facebook's own audit report
A meeting between Facebook management and civil rights campaigners was little more than a PR exercise, but a damning audit report does at least place blame firmly where it belongs - at the feet of Mark Zuckerberg himself.
Marketers need to re-think their COVID-19 thinking and face up to some hard realities.
Employee mental health - why COVID-19’s lasting impact on tech worker wellbeing is a fresh employer duty of care
The COVID-19 crisis has led to a sharp rise in mental health issues among tech workers and experts warn that the impacts are likely to last far longer than the pandemic itself unless tackled correctly.
Facebook’s boycott problems worsen as SAP, Microsoft and HP suspend ad spend, but it’s SMB activism that’s needed to get the message home
Leading tech vendors have joined the July advertising boycott of Facebook, but it's likely to need a bigger army of SMB customers in revolt to make a real difference in this fight.
The high cost of hate - Zuckerberg blinks as ad boycott knocks $56 billion from Facebook’s value, but is it too little, too late?
Facebook's inaction over the dangers of hate crime and Fake News on its platform has led to advertisers voting with their budgets. Is this the tipping point for social media platforms to step up to their responsibilities?
More resilience, more digital, more agility, more sustainability - the knock-on business demands from COVID-19, according to Schneider Electric CEO Jean-Pascal Tricoire
COVID-19 has accelerated operational focus in a number of key areas for Schneider Electric's industrial customers. What comes next?
The digital policy divide between the US and the EU - a bridge too far when Eurocrats collide with the MAGA-mindset?
The US has walked out on global talks around a Digital Services Tax, raising the chances of a trade war with the EU. But are both sides even capable of bridging the digital divide when it comes to policy? Previous form suggests not.
Why corporate values count - Salesforce's Marc Benioff and Workday's Aneel Bhusri on the crisis challenges of COVID-19, racial equality and leadership
The CEOs of Salesforce and Workday reflect on the perfect storm of crises afflicting 2020 and the role demanded of business to provide leadership based on sound corporate values.
"Look, I could be wrong about this, but..." - Tony Blair makes the case for a digital ID scheme (again) in a post-COVID-19 world
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair is putting his weight behind another form of government digital ID scheme. Will the COVID-19 pandemic be enough to overcome objections this time around?