• Monday, November 26 2018

    Blog: WAP Warfare – Safeguarding Against Vulnerabilities in Connected Devices

    Every corporate device needs to be protected against the various mobile malware threats, says David Emm A virtual cyber war is taking place. With hackers constantly trying to outwit cybersecurity defences with ever-changing threats and tools, businesses are now forced to regularly review their security strategies – and if they do not do so, they risk becoming extremely vulnerable to cyber-threats. In this age...
    • Monday, November 26 2018

    Blog: Out of the office: Shanghai

    In a new series of articles for AMBITION, we ask business leaders to share their experiences of working and staying in cities abroad. To kick things off, Benoît-Etienne Domenget is CEO of Sommet Education, gives some insight on the Chinese city of Shanghai How do you get to Shanghai? Is there a hub airport nearby, good road and rail connections? I usually land from Zurich into Pudong International Airport after...
    • Friday, November 23 2018

    Blog: An MBA is great – but you’ll need those soft skills to make an impact

    They don’t teach you about soft skills and relationships at Business School, but these are what could make the vital difference to career success, says Kim Tasso Studying for an MBA is hard. Especially if you do so while holding down a full-time job and raising a family. I know because that’s how I studied mine. I remember poring over corporate finance text books while rocking my son’s cradle on a...
    • Friday, November 23 2018

    Blog: My MBA story: Gianluca Bisceglie

    Gianluca Bisceglie Founder and CEO of spreadsheet automation platform Visyond outlines how his MBA from London Business School, changed his career path and helped him set up his own business Explain your current role I am the Founder and CEO of Visyond, a cloud-based spreadsheet automation platform that I created to enhance the way people make decisions based on spreadsheet data. Prior to starting up the company...
    • Thursday, November 22 2018

    Blog: Seven lessons I’ve learned as an entrepreneur

    James Street, co-founder of Whalar, a marketing platform for social media influencers, shares his experiences in growing start-up businesses Keep your eye on the bottom line This is always my first bit of advice and something that I have learnt the hard way through the 10 start-ups with which I’ve been involved. My first start-up was a travel company that I started with my Whalar co-founder Neil Waller. We...