Critical thinking in critical situations

Critical thinking in critical situations

Survival of the fittest has always considered intelligence to be an evolutionary advantage amongst humans. In more recent times, studies have shown that critical thinking skills can be more predictive of positive outcomes than raw intelligence. In a growing global marketplace of multi-culture companies and corporates, can critical thinking skills operate as a common denominator […]

APRA’s information security standards – a timely uplift.

APRA’s information security standards – a timely uplift.

A new wave of responsibility has recently surged. As of 1 July 2019, the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) introduced CPS 234. This new cyber security standard recognises that companies’ Boards and senior management are responsible for not only IT departments, but also information security and incident management. CPS 234 is a mechanism for increasing […]

2018 Thought Leadership

2018 Thought Leadership

All good things come in series: Claude Monet’s Water Lilies, Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe, even Banksy’s Girls. This year’s series of Thought Leadership is no exception, except instead of punctuating an era with iconic artwork, 2018 is overwhelmingly about data and reputation. This series is about sharing News and Views on these unavoidable topics. It’s […]

Anatomy of a Superhero

Anatomy of a Superhero

Anatomy of a Super Hero Holy Bruce Wayne, Batman. In the last 75 years there have been 14 Batman movies. That’s almost as frequent as the Olympic Games! Don’t forget Superman, Spiderman, other individual superheroes, the Avengers and Justice League franchises, and the list goes on. There are spin-offs of spin-offs, and characters unite in […]

Enron – Vetting Values

Enron – Vetting Values

Vetting Values In the wake of the 16 year anniversary of the Enron scandal in October, let’s review the value in values in the current organisational climate. There is now, more than ever, an expectation that an organisation that espouses values will embody, embed and promote those values in all dealings with all stakeholders: including […]