CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter: January 2022: Supply Chains Reset, ESG Actions, Delaware Legal Outsourcing Losses

January’s 2022 issue, CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter, offers executives actionable insights for three short 2/3-minute topics:

1. New Supply Chain Model: Apply a new Post-Covid global supply chain model now for resilience; 
2. ESG Reporting Making Sense: Navigating the complex and confusing ESG frameworks and standards to make reporting compliance practical;
3. Delaware M& Law: Why outsourcing to elite top mega-law firms for corporate Delaware lawsuits often fail – here’s a better course of action.

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How SOM Market Sizing Defines Competitive Needs

If you’ve ever tried to figure out what, and how much, your firm can sell over the next quarter or year, then you’ve dealt with the concept of Serviceable Obtainable Markets (SOM). But you may not have seen how directly it translates to your firm’s competitive enablement and positioning. This post briefly examines key aspects…

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Reset 2022 Cryptocurrency Strategy, as Bitcoin Shows Renewed Risks/Volatility

“Big Crypto”- Bitcoin, others will be under a lot more EU, US lawmakers, FTC, and SEC scrutiny and regulations, including consumer protections over the next 12 months. In 2021, Bitcoin’s exuberance is exposing investors to a high level of volatility and risks. Bitcoin’s technology is obsolete, uses too much miner energy consumption, and does not scale for global high-volume transactions. Investors and crypto corporations must reset their cryptocurrency strategy now for 2022. A 2022 cryptocurrency strategic playbook calls for a transition to the second-generation (2nd Gen) Proof-of-Stake (POS) blockchain coins, such as an Ethereum 2.0 POS platform, in mid-2022. US megabank forecasts predict new financial staking services to be valued at $9B. When Ethereum 2.0/EHT goes online, then staking services jump to $20B. Ethereum 2.0 should be a game-changer as well as the leader in the cryptocurrency space.

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What Market Sizing Really Delivers in Business Value

“New business applications jumped 24 percent in 2020, the biggest surge in history, and they remain at a much higher level then precrisis.” – Washington Post, 24June2021 Launching – or rethinking – a business, especially tech-related in any way? You need to adequately size your market(s) in order to have any chance at success. This…

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Being screwed by big tech? The regulators won’t save you

  It’s in the news all the time – regulators are looking at big tech.  The European Commission threatens big tech with violations of competition law.  In the US, the FTC and DoJ are conducting anti-trust investigations. It’s time to break up big tech, right?  Wrong – it ain’t gonna happen. Now why is that…

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Fintech Blockchain Prediction: 2023 – Global Adoption Exceeds 70%

CEO’s top technology priority in 2021 is blockchain, especially in the fintech sector. Five blockchain opportunities revolutionize banking and financial services for business and central banks’ adoption. As more emerging/new fintech blockchain services are available for adoption, existing financial services will require refresh/retro-fit upgrades. Banks, credit unions, and financial services must revolutionize their traditional services to be relevant within five years!

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The Odd Couple of the Digital Age

It used to be that IT market research could be segmented into tidy categories of technology types written for technology professionals. Analysts looked at technology through the lens of IT and the distinct categories it served. Working with Human Resources (HR) or other business-aligned professionals for advice and perspective was not needed, as the focus…

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