Welcome to the May edition of Corporate Vision Magazine, which is packed with an array of news and features from all across the world.

In recent research, Paessler AG reveals how decision makers (ITDMs) feel about cloud computing and how they are using it to meet the demands of today’s changing business climate. They surveyed more than 2,000 ITDMs globally, including Australia, and found that the majority are positive about cloud and are planning to expand the types of IT services they run in the cloud in the coming years.

British brands have suffered some dramatic falls in their dollar-denominated values this year according to leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. While Britain’s 150 most valuable brands are featured in the 2017 Brand Finance UK 150, from the 140 of the brands with data for both 2016 and 2017, 88 have declined in value. On average, the UK’s top brands lost 6% of their value last year. There are a number of reasons behind this, but the common factor is the devaluation of sterling in the wake of the Brexit vote.

I hope you enjoy reading this informative edition.

Jonathan Miles, Editor