What US firms need to do for MiFID II compliance

MiFID II regulation provides transparency and investor protection, however, the European Union’s new approach creates conflict for US-based firms where bundling research is a common practice. So what is the need for the US to be compliant?

Preparing for an automated future

Automation is the most popular trend in today’s world of business. It is general consensus that automation increases productivity, leads to higher returns, and makes life better, but there are broader differences on how it will impact employment levels and society as a whole. The big question is: are we prepared to deal with its implications?

Knowledge management 101: what you need to know

Knowledge management (KM) is the process of capturing, developing, sharing, and using organizational knowledge. Purposeful, concrete, and action-oriented knowledge management programs can yield impressive benefits for both individuals and organizations.

Why professional services firms are changing their service offerings

Every company is undergoing transformation as the digital age sets in. Automation, analytics, business intelligence, digitalization, and big data have become buzzwords for identifying and solving problems, making corporates somewhat less dependent on professional services (PS) firms for their routine analytical requirements.

The yin and yang of the internet of things

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been in the news over the last few days, because an estimated 100.000 internet connected devices fell victim to a cyber attack. Should we consider the Internet of Things as a blessing or a curse?