Supply chain visibility is crucial to understanding the impact of disruption. Digitizing records will make supply chains more resilient to future shocks. Block-chain will help ensure data privacy for suppliers. In the wake of supply chain disruptions due to coronavirus, several experts have reiterated the need to obtain more visibility across the chain. Companies whoContinue reading “Supply chains have been upended. Here’s how to make them more resilient”
As many companies adopt work-from-home policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity is a growing issue. Cybercriminals are seeking to exploit coronavirus to target companies and individuals. Here’s how businesses and employees can protect themselves online. As we navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the need to halt the spread of this deadlyContinue reading “How to protect yourself from cyber-attacks when working from home during COVID-19”
Why both false positives and false negatives are bad for the COVID-19 tests. Why Bayes rule is important for these situations. What is a false positive/negative anyway? A disease-screening medical test, like the one used to detect whether you are infected with the dreaded COVID-19 virus, essentially gives you a YES/NO answer. But, here are some questions toContinue reading “False positives/negatives and Bayes rule for COVID-19 testing”
Latest developments: China’s factory output posts sharpest plunge in three decades in Jan-Feb. Unprecedented Federal Reserve move fails to calm markets. US share trading halted; market falls 9% on Monday. Spain, France follow Italy in imposing severe restrictions on movement. Previous headlines: UNCTAD warns of a $1 trillion cost to the world economy. Cryptocurrencies plunge. Italy’s entire populationContinue reading “The economic effects of COVID-19 around the world”
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