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WomenCorporateDirectors Lists 10 Trends That Are Important for Corporate Boards

WomenCorporateDirectors (WCD) Foundation states in a press release, “Heading into fall with eyes on 2020, corporate boards should brace for the increasing impact of digital migration, artificial intelligence (AI), and cultural shifts on their companies—and what this means for their role as directors. …” WCD is sharing 10 trends that should be on board agendas:
  1. Increasing need for a “digital trust bank.”
  2. Persistence of demand for digital currency.
  3. Stronger need for boards to push management on technology advancement.
  4. Higher risk of anti-trust liability with AI.
  5. Rapid leaps in AI functionality creating need for guard rails.
  6. Broader application of artificial intelligence in cybersecurity.
  7. Less fear among employees about machine replacement of jobs.
  8. People risk continues to be as important as technology risk.
  9. Growing risk around the next level of #MeToo lawsuits.
  10. Oversight of culture now a permanent part of the board’s brief.

For more information and details about each trend, read the press release.

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