The U.S. advanced chip design and manufacturing for global leadership is in the tank. Semiconductors are in just about every product made-from autos to missiles! Today, the CHIPS and Science ACT of 2022 – a $252.4B bill – may offer significant SME Board and CEOs’ future innovation earnings and ROI upside!
Board-CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter; May 2022: Reshaping Board’s CEO Playbook for Pay and Governance Trends
May 2022 Board-CXO newsletter offers Corporate Boards actionable advice for CEO Compensation, Independence, Transparency, and ESG Reporting.
Today, over 90% of the SME workforces won the in-office debate for new hybrid-flexible work models. Last year, almost 50 million US workers walked off the job to do something else, aka over-hyped “Great Resignation.”
It’s a perfect storm for workforce turnover! In February’s US labor marketplace had over 3 million open jobs. Thus, the labor shortage should continue throughout 2022.
CEOs/CXOs continue to have stressful workforce conversations on too many open skilled positions and “innovation delivery risks.”
From now on, CXOs must understand that the workforce is redefining their relationship with employment for a better work-life balance. Here are five CXO actions to the Great Hiring Reset.
CXO Research Insights + Vision© Newsletter; Feb. 2022: AI Hype Time Capsules, SME AI Strategy, Supply Chain GeoPolitical Risks
2022 AI More Hype or Planning Time Capsules from 3 to 30 years – separates today’s top mega-cap firms AI hype $B+solutions to focus on SME’s practical AI advice for a three-year strategy. File away the rest of AI efforts in your 30-year time capsules.
CXO 2022 AI Innovation Strategy – SME’s ML Playbook for Fewer Risks – provides SME corporate boards and CXO AI Innovation Strategic Playbook applying ML / MLOps platforms for the board intent and CXO alignment goals workforce AI-culture.
2022 CXO Supply Chain Management GeoPolicial Risks – it’s a not technology way out, but CXOs must navigate global supply chain geopolitical dynamics risks for a challenging year ahead.
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.
“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.
Post-Covid Employee Strategy: C-Suite Should Reset Empathy, Work-life Flexibility, and Wellness for Returning Workforce
With Covid cases on the decline, many organizations are planning to bring remote workers back into the workplace. CEOs are well-advised to demonstrate empathy as employees make their return-to-work journeys. C-suite should improve employee work-life flexibility and wellness playbook. These four key actions will address and rightsize employee work-life and work-family balance now.
As employees return to onsite work, transformative opportunities abound. A Hybrid Dynamic-Workforce Productivity (HDWP) Model can enable greater flexibility for businesses and achieve better workforce productivity. C-suite must engage the workforce for new remote work support strategies.
There are five critical post-COVID CEO and C-suite workforce takeaways for back-to-work readiness.
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!
The COVID-19 crisis wave is now in the U.S. phase 2 of the Board of Directors pandemic planning, governance, and management. The CEO’s pandemic planning playbook continues into crisis management action for safer financial positions with the Board. The Board is in the perfect spot to assist in reshaping a pandemic crisis management playbook. Boards…