Stanley Black & Decker Named Winner of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Award in the Business Transformation Category

NEW BRITAIN, Conn., Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) is the recipient of the 2020 Reuters Responsible Business Awards, honoring leadership in sustainable business. The company was named a winner in the Business Transformation category which recognizes companies that are embracing innovative opportunities to address social and environmental challenges and develop sustainable business models for the future.

“We are honored to be recognized by the Reuters Responsible Business Awards,” said Jim Loree, President and CEO of Stanley Black & Decker. “We believe that corporations have a broader role to play in society, helping to solve the world’s challenges, such as climate change, income inequality and workforce development. At Stanley Black & Decker, our mission is to be a force for good. We are proud to be amongst other leading companies helping to advance progress and ensure the world stays at the forefront of

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MEGA accelerates business transformation with HOPEX IT Business Management

MEGA International, a global software firm providing enterprise architecture solutions, is releasing HOPEX IT Business Management, a new strategic planning solution to ensure IT projects are aligned with strategic business.

The solution helps accelerate business transformation by planning and aligning IT assets to key strategic business objectives, according to the vendor.

“HOPEX IT Business Management allows IT departments to manage both the day-to-day technology and proactively plan for future investments, ensuring the IT roadmap keeps pace with changing business objectives,” said Lucio de Risi, founder and CEO of MEGA.

 HOPEX IT Business Management creates a synergistic environment to support all stakeholders involved in digital business transformation by providing actionable insights for all business and IT stakeholders.

The solution demonstrates the immediate business value of IT projects for accelerated decision-making and faster time-to-value.

This new solution provides business architecture capability, application portfolio management, technology risk management, and a data glossary all

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Fulton Bank and Reltio to Discuss Digital Transformation in Banking and Financial Services at Forrester Data Strategy & Insights Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Reltio, an award-winning software as a service (SaaS) company at the heart of helping innovative Global 2000 companies win in the experience economy, today announced it is sponsoring and will present with its customer, Fulton Bank, at Forrester’s Data Strategy & Insights North America conference October 13-15, 2020.

  • Fulton Bank and Reltio will share key insights for powering omnichannel connected customer experiences to more effectively compete in banking and financial services
  • Fulton Financial Corporation’s Vice President of Customer Data Delivery, Gotham Pasupuleti, and Reltio’s Chief Marketing Officer, Jakki Geiger, will present and take audience questions
  • Register now for “Fulton Bank: Powering Omnichannel Connected Customer Experiences,” live on Wednesday, October 14 at 2 p.m. ET 

Fulton Bank is part of Fulton Financial Services (Nasdaq: FULT), a $24.6 billion regional financial services holding company headquartered in Lancaster, PA. Ranked one

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Barwa Bank rebrands into Dukhan Bank, eyes ambitious business and digital transformation

DOHA, Qatar, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Marking the start of an exciting new banking journey, Barwa Bank, Qatar’s leading banking player, announced its rebranding into Dukhan Bank, effective October 2020. The announcement that was made on October 07, 2020, featured the presence of H.E Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank, H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Qasim Al Thani, Deputy Governor of Qatar Central Bank, H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Chairman and Managing Director of Dukhan Bank, and a number of members of the Bank’s Board of Directors. The event was broadcasted to the public through the bank’s social media channels.

Under its vision to cement its position as “Qatar’s Bank of Choice”, the bank’s rebranding comes at a time of massive transformation for the group. The bank is eyeing a fully digital infrastructure

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EEI Corporation: Digital transformation in construction

NORWICH, England, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BizClik Media Group (BMG), announced today the release of Business Chief APAC October 2020 edition.

October’s cover features Lauro Matias, CIO of EEI Corporation. Matias discusses the technologies involved in its digital transformation, as well as its response to COVID-19. “For me, digital business strategy is about the extension of a company’s physical reality and capabilities using digital technology,” comments Matias.

In addition to Matias, we speak to Alan Chiew, Executive Director and Head of Technology, Digital Channels at Standard Chartered Bank; James Haslam, CFO at ELMO Cloud HR & Payroll; and Andrew Duncan, Partner and UK Head at Infosys Consulting.

“As the pandemic continues to disrupt operations and objectives, the skills required to maintain business continuity are likely to remain in flux. Consequently, we will need to equip our employees with an all-purpose skill set – one

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5 strategies for CISOs during a time of rapid business transformation

A survey of business leaders by PwC finds the pandemic is causing rapid changes in the roles CISOs play, and offers five tips for ensuring that security remains stable as we enter a new normal.

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A study of business leaders by PwC has found that the role of chief information security officers (CISOs) have grown considerably due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with 40% saying they’re now having to fill both an operational role and the role of a digital transformation leader.

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One of the major reasons CISOs are being pushed so hard could be because PwC found 40% of businesses have sped up digital transformation efforts due to pandemic shutdowns, with many having already advanced to year two or three of their five-year transformation plans.

All of these changes call for new modes

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Using Digital Transformation To Combat Business Growth Stagnation

Business coach, Inspiring Insights. Helping CEOs & founders increase cash-flow, reduce cost to serve and improve conversion using digital

The world has gone through a massive overhaul, with Covid-19 taking the reins of how things work. The current market has forced several industries to transform for good. The remnants of traditional sales and marketing have evaporated, and it has forced businesses to adapt.

The need to change every aspect of growth has become inevitable. Businesses may want to rethink their strategic plans to extract growth from existing budgets or, in most cases, reduced budgets. Businesses must also face the challenge of achieving growth targets amid crisis. They have to keep the lights on for existing customers.

Digital transformation and its components, such as process automation and business optimization, can help. Businesses can reduce the cost to serve, automate sales/marketing processes and hyper-personalize the customer journey using machine learning.

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All Nippon Airways Advances Digital Transformation Strategy with PROS


PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a provider of AI-powered solutions that optimize selling in the digital economy, today announced All Nippon Airways (ANA) has selected and implemented SaaS-based Pros Revenue Management Essentials (RM Essentials) to better forecast passenger demand and deliver revenue-optimal offers as a next step in its comprehensive digital transformation strategy. With PROS, ANA will utilize this next-generation AI-driven system designed to drive revenue uplift within a scalable solution as it restores its expansive domestic and international networks.


ANA is the largest commercial airline in Japan and a Skytrax 5-Star airline for eight consecutive years. Headquartered in Tokyo, ANA has comprehensive flight networks that include 118 domestic and 82 international routes across Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America (as of December 2019).


“As our networks come back online, RM Essentials will help us to better anticipate changes in passenger demand, adjust pricing, and ultimately maximize revenue,”

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Don’t Underestimate The Cultural Shift In A Digital Business Transformation

Chief Commercial Officer/SVP Global Sales at relayr overseeing the company’s sales, business development efforts.

In the last few months, I’ve heard dozens of chief experience officers highlight the need for business transformation and how it can come with a high upside. With that said, it’s important to remember it’s a journey and not a quick fix. A boost in revenue, better performance and optimized operations are advantages you could gain, but any success comes with fundamental changes to your organization’s structure and function.

Today, business transformations have digital capabilities as a cornerstone: internet of things, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, customer intimacy with digital — the list goes on. A transformation study conducted by Boston Consulting Group found that the number of companies reporting breakthrough or strong financial performance was five times greater (90% vs. 17%) among those that focused on culture compared to those that neglected culture.

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Finance Transformation Expert Stephen Denman Joins MorganFranklin Consulting

Experienced finance leader joins firm’s Atlanta, GA office as Managing Director

MorganFranklin Consulting, a leading finance and technology advisory firm that specializes in solving complex transformational challenges for its clients, today announced the addition of Stephen Denman as a Managing Director.

Denman is an expert in solving complex transformational challenges facing today’s CFOs, CAOs, and CIOs. For more than 25 years, he has led high-performing teams through transformative finance and operational initiatives, including target operating model implementations, organization redesigns, service delivery model optimizations, ERP implementations, financial close acceleration, and re-engineering processes such as Procure to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to Report, and Plan to Perform. Stephen brings depth of knowledge from performed roles as a CFO and finance leader in combination with perspectives from over 15 years working for global consulting organizations.

“Steve’s client-focused approach and experiences leading large scale finance transformations and driving strategic initiatives at his clients

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