PRIORITIES FOR A DISRUPTIVE YEAR: Report says data and disruption should top board agenda.

AuthorSalierno, D.

Linking boardroom discussions on strategy, risk, and global disruption and approaching cybersecurity and data privacy holistically are key topics for boards to consider in 2020, says a report from KPMG's Board Leadership Center (BLC). Addressing these challenges, the BLC notes, demands a combination of "near-term focus, agility, and long-term thinking."

The center's On the 2020 Board Agenda report cites trade wars, Brexit, rising populism, and potential military conflict among expected sources of global disruption. Moreover, business models may be disrupted by technologies such as robotic process automation, artificial...

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