Ever since the sub-prime mortgage bubble burst in 2008, people have been trying to spot the seeds of a future crisis. But there’s an altogether less likely bubble starting to emerge.
While offering a range of benefits, smart contracts also present users with major challenges and won’t fix inefficiencies in a company’s supply chain.
Steel producer thyssenkrupp and chemicals group BASF were among the multinationals to report on their experiences at the recent SAP Ariba Live event in Prague.
Despite objections from Germany, there will be greater powers to monitor testing and fine companies in the wake of the VW scandal.
The European plane marker has set up a new compliance review group, with outsiders leading the review of its internal processes.
The Italian airline will be put up for sale later this month as the government aims to prevent its liquidation.
The Swiss engineering group said that poor management oversight was to blame for a “sophisticated criminal scheme” at is South Korean unit.
In this interview, Frank Muusse, head of corporate finance and financial risk at Philips Lighting, outlines his work for the company and the impact of changing risk and financial regulation.
The Swiss group’s revelation of a US$100m loss at its South Korean subsidiary could be just one example of “a ticking time bomb”, claims Bottomline Technologies.
Effective supply chains depend on the strength and versatility of every participant. How can this be achieved in today’s testing business environment?