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Staying ahead of the curve: analysis and trends from industry experts.

2020

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April 3, 2020

Key Strategies for Facilitating Effective Virtual Meetings

Strategies for leading effective virtual meetings to drive productivity, ensure accountability and collaboration, and maintain value creation across your remote workforce.

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April 2, 2020

From Laundromats to Coin-Mixers – New Technology, Old Problem?

As virtual or digital currencies (VCs), also known as cryptocurrencies, and their underlying blockchain technology comes of age, more companies are exploring the opportunities they offer. But with regulators also taking greater interest, financial services firms need to ensure they update compliance programs to account for the associated risks.

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April 1, 2020

Anticipating Trends in Loan Review and Credit Management

The late Yogi Berra was once quoted as saying, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” While the baseball Hall-of-Famer probably wasn’t addressing bank credit portfolios, he certainly could have been. Amid uncertain times to include low oil prices and a concurrent economic slowdown, the question becomes, “Where’s the risk?”

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April 1, 2020

Data Visualization: Investigating the Potential for a Seasonal Downturn in the COVID-9 Infection Rate

Can seasonal change slow COVID-19 infection rates? Ankura’s Visual Communications Practice evaluates the infection data of COVID-19 and other human coronaviruses to investigate the potential for a seasonal downturn in the rate of infection.

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March 31, 2020

A Strategic Response to Workforce Cost Reduction in Volatile Times

When world events plunge us into an economic downturn, many companies, as a matter of survival, must squeeze every non-essential cost out of business operations, as quickly as possible.

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March 30, 2020

Data Visualization: Timing and Travel Mechanisms of COVID-19 in the U.S.

Given our commitment to be a resource to our clientele, we continue to evaluate data associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Using data from agencies and news sources, we have compiled a view of the timing and travel mechanisms of COVID-19 in the U.S. Currently, more than 20 states have issued restrictions.This visualization represents how the virus spreads day-by-day.

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March 30, 2020

Telehealth: Prepare your Organization for Virtual Care Models with These Five Actions

On January 31, 2020, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared a public health emergency under…

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March 30, 2020

Cautionary Commentary for Financial Institutions with Credit Exposure in the Energy Sector

The U.S. energy sector is in a free fall. Oil and gas, oil field service, midstream, and manufacturing…

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March 26, 2020

Data Visualization: The Importance of Social Distancing

This graphic is a visual depiction of how limiting interactions between people can help us contain the COVID-19 viral outbreak.

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March 25, 2020

Data Visualization: China’s Containment Efforts and Their Economic Rebound

This graphic demonstrates the connection between China’s COVID-19 containment efforts and the rebound of their economy. It combines daily Shanghai stock market performance and Chinese internal economic measures with active case data and containment tracking to show that successful containment efforts appear to have immediate positive impact on economic performance.

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