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The Economist | Weekly Digest - April 17, 2014: Are you ready to deal with a cyber incident?.

Weekly Digest Issue #23 This week we examine how prepared companies are to deal with data-related incidents. We also bring you the results of our first ever EIU Flash Poll - we asked executives around the world about the effects of climate change. Finally, join us in London to debate the UK’s energy agenda. Analysis The frequency of cyber incidents is on the rise, but hackers are not always to blame   Cyber incident response , a new Economist Intelligence Unit report sponsored by Arbor Networks, examines the level of corporate preparedness for data-related incidents and the response plans businesses are putting in place. Download full report → 2014 CFO Outlook Asia Download → Time to start worrying. The implications of an ageing workforce in The Netherlands Download → Value-based healthcare: The implications for pharma strategy Download → The challenge of speed: Government in Europe Read more → View all analysis >>

The Economist | Weekly Digest Issue #8 January 3, 2014

Weekly Digest Issue #8 In our first issue of 2014, we examine the adoption of Big Data analytics across Asia-Pacific, discuss ways women can enter the biopharma industry and invite you to join us in a discussion on the effect customer service has on the bottom line. Analysis The hype and the hope: The road to Big Data adoption in Asia-Pacific  This report, commissioned by Hitachi Data Systems, examines the extent that companies across the Asia-Pacific region have adopted the use of big data analytics. Whilst regional variations exist, overall adoption has been slow, find out the reasons why. Read report → Transforming cities: Visions of a better future Read more → The impact of ageing infrastructure in process manufacturing industries Read more → The rise of the customer led economy Read more → Redefining the Digital Divide Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Promoting women in science “ With more women

The end of the supercycle?: The Economist | Weekly Digest December 13, 2013:

Weekly Digest Issue #6 In this week’s issue we take a look at the slowing supercycle, we discuss the role of innovation in feeding the world and we invite you to enter our Energy Realities competition. Analysis In the pits? Mining and metals firms and the slowing of the supercycle.  A new EIU report sponsored by National Australia Bank assesses the state of the metals and mining industry as it adapts to the post-boom era. Download full report → The CFO Future Series Read more → Information Risk in a changing technology landscape Read more → Europe's energy future Download → The rise of the customer led economy Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Human innovation to feed the world “ Achieving global food security will not be possible if food is produced at the expense of other natural resources such as water and soil. ” Professor Sir Gordon Conway Read the full article>> Going green & en

The Economist | Weekly Digest November 22, 2013: A Crisis of Culture

Weekly Digest Issue #4 In this issue we examine the role of ethics in financial services; we consider why fraud is on the rise; and we ask whether good customer service does reap strong financial returns. Analysis 53% of financial services executives say that the banking sector has to be flexible on ethical standards.  A new Economist Intelligence Unit report, sponsored by CFA Institute, examines the role of integrity and knowledge in restoring culture in the financial services industry. Download full report → The hype and the hope: The road to Big Data adoption in Asia-Pacific Read more → How are companies adapting to shifting customer preferences? Read more → Strategies for managing customer and supplier risks Download → The Search for Growth Read more → View all analysis >> Opinion Fraud on the rise “ Information-related fraud is common and evolving, but many companies are not prepared if things go wrong.