Battered by Uncertainty, Global Bond Markets Are Acting Strangely

Battered by Uncertainty, Global Bond Markets Are Acting Strangely In the US, yields on speculative-grade corporate bonds fell below yields on speculative-grade corporate loans, despite loans’ higher standing in the capital structure. Meanwhile, in Europe, corporate bond issuers successfully raised bonds at negative yields, upending the normal functioning of capital markets. Why are global bond

By |2020-02-06T16:57:43+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills

Trends 2019: The Future of Work and the Shape of Future Skills The paradigm shift we identified last year, largely driven by what we called ‘the 3As’ of AI, Automation and Analytics, continues to reshape the nature of work. Depending on how you look at it, these ‘3As’ predict a wonderful life of leisure where

By |2020-03-06T11:07:47+00:00May 21st, 2019|Corporate Learning|0 Comments

M&A Activity Heats Up But Antitrust Regulators Are Wary

M&A Activity Heats Up But Antitrust Regulators Are Wary Competition regulators in the UK rejected a proposed merger between grocery chains Sainsbury’s and Asda, citing potential harm to shoppers in the form of higher prices and less choice. Meanwhile, in the US, the Department of Justice appears poised to reject a merger between wireless networks

By |2020-02-06T17:22:38+00:00May 20th, 2019|Finance, Learning Insights|0 Comments

Trends 2019: The Future of Workplace Learning – Executive Summary

Trends 2019: The Future of Workplace Learning The world of work is experiencing what looks like a perfect storm of changing forces: Rapid advances in technologies like AI and automation New business models Changing workforce expectation and demographics The rise of a digitally native, globally dispersed workforce Every year we take a look at the

By |2020-02-06T17:26:21+00:00May 16th, 2019|Corporate Learning|0 Comments

Onboarding in a Digital Era Bridging the Gaps

Onboarding in a Digital Era: Bridging the Gaps Firms are planning for a digital future, when the world of work will be unpredictable. While many see the implementation of new technologies as a vital competitive advantage, we believe people make the real difference.  ‘Digital technologies provide huge possibilities for efficiency gains and customer intimacy. But

By |2020-02-06T17:33:28+00:00May 9th, 2019|Finance|0 Comments

Upgrade your Learning Ability: the Superskill for staying on top in a 21st century workplace

Upgrade Your Learning Ability The superskill for staying on top in a 21st century workplace Every organization in the world is undergoing rapid change. Digital transformation, driven by artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, has brought changes to the nature of the very jobs we do, and how and where we do them. It is even

By |2020-02-06T17:42:18+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Corporate Learning|0 Comments

Upgrade Your Learning Ability: 3 Tips to Supercharge your Ability to Learn (L2L)

Upgrade Your Learning Ability: 3 Tips to Supercharge your Ability to Learn (L2L) Here are three big ideas from educational science to improve your ability to learn. If the bad news is that many people are inefficient learners; the good news is that this ability can be upgraded. Through brain imaging techniques, neuroscience has shown

By |2020-02-06T17:38:29+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Corporate Learning|0 Comments