How companies and industries have reacted to the covid-19 crisis?
The Coronavirus pandemic has tested the readiness of companies to manage crises. While the level of readiness has differed significantly across businesses and industries, financial services and technology companies have led in response effectiveness.
In this article, Homaira Akbari (President and CEO of Aknowledge Partners and independent director at Banco Santander) and Derek Vadala (CEO of Cyber Assessments) explain why these two sectors have been able to respond with greatest speed and resilience. They also share their thoughts on where companies should focus IT investment going forward “to ensure that when the unforeseen occurs, they are ready to respond with resilience and agility”.