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Helping clients make smart decisions that create lasting value is at the heart of everything we do. One of the most prevalent challenges for business leaders is how to ensure decision-making is efficient, effective and driving growth in what, for many, is an uncertain environment. Through The Art of Smart we share expert opinion from inside and outside of Crowe to provide vital and actionable insight to leaders, wherever they do business.

The success factors consistent in smart decision-making

No organization is immune to the impact of luck, but – chance aside – how a business fares in good times and bad will be dictated more by its decision-making approach than by anything else. Four factors we believe are vital to smart decision-making are those shown below. Click on an icon to find out more on each of these.

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Analyzing How The Coronavirus Crisis Has Affected Family Businesses
Leaders were forced to recalibrate their businesses in 2020, dialing up innovation and boldness – yet threats persist and diversity is lacking
Building Back Better: Resilience Lessons From Not-For-Profit Leaders
Organizations with solid community roots and devolved decision-making mechanisms who have used technology to improve communications have thrived.
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The all-electric racing series collaborates with teams and partners to counteract climate change
How To Manage Supply Chain Volatility: The Case For Airship Freight
Airships can be traced back to the 17th century, but until recently they have not been seriously considered for moving goods – is now their time?
The Rise Of Ransomware-As-A-Service: Prevention Is Better Than Cure
It is critical to firm up defenses by adding layers of security and air-locking data and other digital assets, but so is changing employee behaviors
Diversity And Inclusion Generate Lasting Business Value – Here's How …
Gender and race issues have moved to center stage during the pandemic – the organizations that listen and learn will reap the rewards of greater D&I
Password Reset: Exploring Bold Alternatives to Access Business Assets
Remote working increases vulnerability to breaches – step one to regain control is to reduce the chances of human error with innovative security
Supply-Chain Revolution: The Need For Visibility And Sustainability
To combat climate change and to benefit humanity, bold decision-makers are rethinking their end-to-end logistics – innovative technology is helping
Analyzing How The Coronavirus Crisis Has Affected Family Businesses
Leaders were forced to recalibrate their businesses in 2020, dialing up innovation and boldness – yet threats persist and diversity is lacking
Building Back Better: Resilience Lessons From Not-For-Profit Leaders
Organizations with solid community roots and devolved decision-making mechanisms who have used technology to improve communications have thrived.
Top Decision-Making Tips From The CEO Of Indian Hotels Company Limited
Puneet Chhatwal explains why a clear, holistic strategy is now business critical and how innovation, boldness, and diversity combine to drive growth
Six Steps To Create A Culture Of Sustainability: Tips From Formula E
The all-electric racing series collaborates with teams and partners to counteract climate change

Today's business-critical challenges

The Art of Smart's extensive research has identified six business-critical challenges that almost all organizations around the globe face in the short term. Challenges associated with business continuity as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, evolving investment, sustainability with profit, increasing cyberthreat, the future of workplace, and trust in technology.

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