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The PwC advisory services practice focuses on performance improvement, internal audit, crisis management and transactions. PwC advisory specialists can help your business move from strategy to implementation and focus on results.
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10Minutes10Minutes on organizational DNA
7/24/14 | Advisory services
Ever wonder why some companies consistently deliver while others disappoint? Faced with the same market, stocked with similar talent, one organization flourishes, while the other flounders. By understanding what makes your organization tick and where there might be breakdowns to address, you and your employees can truly deliver on your strategic intent.
- PwC Cash Investment Survey Report
7/10/14 | Advisory services
Survey results identified trends in corporate cash investment management practices and highlighted potential opportunities for improvement.
WebcastPwC and SAP 2014 Webcast Series - Globalizing Your Business with PLM, Six Lessons from the Field, - June 26, 2014
6/17/14 | Advisory services
In this webcast discussion we will review the important lessons on how Product Lifecyle Management (PLM) solutions can drive innovations to market, and how it should integrate with your current business model and infrastructure.
- Sustainable Supply Chains: Making value the priority
5/9/14 | Advisory services
Sustainability has been on the executive agenda for years and it’s now one of the fastest-growing supply chain management trends. More than two-thirds of 500 supply chain executives say it will play an important role in how they manage their supply chains through 2015. When PwC and APICS Foundation decided to explore what the people responsible for executing on these strategies would say about the topic, an interesting picture emerged. Thirty-nine percent of APICS members, the leading association for supply chain and operations, say company leadership is not providing the mandate, incentives, and resources to turn supply chain sustainability into action. Read this report to find out more.
- PwC's 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey
4/1/14 | Advisory services
Download our 2014 Global Digital IQ Survey and explore the wealth of data and PwC insights, gleaned from 1,100 companies around the world, and across industries.
10Minutes10Minutes on data privacy
2/26/14 | Advisory services
Data protection and privacy is an urgent issue for both consumers and businesses. As customers increasingly worry whether their personal information is secure and used appropriately, companies are also concerned about protecting data and their brand. This 10Minutes highlights the importance of viewing consumer privacy from more than just a compliance lens and developing a strategy and action plan that will help businesses lead on data privacy by building customer trust and enhancing their brand.
- Answering your cybersecurity questions
2/5/14 | Advisory services
There continues to be systematic security issues with retailers in the United States. A number of recent high-profile data breaches demonstrate that cyberattacks on retail and consumer organizations are increasing in number. This piece discusses what boards and management can do to better position their companies to handle cybersecurity events. It also covers threat actors who exploit retailers via cyberspace, and provides questions to consider in the early weeks of 2014.
- Putting the success in succession
12/9/13 | Advisory services
Succession planning done right sets the growth course. It aligns with talent processes, mends gaps and develops future leaders for success. But too often, it doesn’t get the attention it deserves unless a crisis forces it on the agenda. True planning for the workforce of the future, for the success of the future—means addressing succession planning today.
- Going beyond reshoring to right-shoring
10/31/13 | Advisory services
Many companies have experienced the downsides of an extended offshore supply chain, including political ramifications and supply chain shocks. This, along with ongoing structural shifts in low-cost regions, is prompting organizations to rethink their past sourcing decisions. Reshoring has recently become a hot topic in both the C-suite and in the operations organization. While reshoring has its challenges, the trend is very real. This paper addresses the strategic approach to reshoring some organizations are taking in order to improve margins.
- Defending yesterday: Key findings from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2014
10/21/13 | Advisory services
While organizations have made significant security improvements, they have not kept pace with today’s determined adversaries. As a result, many rely on yesterday’s security practices to combat today’s threats. The results of this survey show that executives are heeding the need to fund enhanced security activities and have substantially improved technology safeguards, processes, and strategies.
- Unlocking Potential: Finance effectiveness benchmark study 2013
10/15/13 | Advisory services
Providing more for less, streamlining and reducing transactional costs, providing an effective control framework, and helping the business make the right decisions to improve business performance — we know all this. The challenge is in execution. PwC’s fifth annual benchmark report, which outlines the latest findings of our analysis of more than 200 companies, confirms that the leading finance teams are achieving results that are very different from the norm.
- Transforming Treasury: Successfully executing a strategic transaction
10/14/13 | Advisory services
For strategic transactions, managing the risks typically associated with Corporate Treasury can be paramount to a deal’s success. This article explores how to navigate those risks and seize the inherent opportunities that effectively position Corporate Treasury and strategically transform the new organization.
10Minutes10Minutes on strategic supply chain management
10/2/13 | Advisory services
New research shows that high-performing supply chains can achieve sales and revenue growth while managing costs. That sounds like a tall order, but there are things you can do now to manage your supply chain as a strategic asset to boost performance and profitability. This 10Minutes highlights how the supply chain can move your business strategy forward and set you apart from the competition.
- Addressing corruption risk in M&A transactions: The international balancing act
9/12/13 | Advisory services
The current global economic environment has posed various challenges for US investors, including private equity firms, domestic corporations, and multi-nationals. However, we expect deal activity to intensify as companies look for new ways to grow and meet their strategic objectives. In particular, the pace of US deal activity may increase as companies seek to find value and expand through mergers and acquisitions with international targets.
- Finance transformation: A Lean approach to increase value
8/26/13 | Advisory services
Lean is an alternative approach that changes the way work is performed. Learn how Lean can help transform your back office to achieve and sustain process excellence.
- Innovation Champions: How CFOs can keep companies vital
7/31/13 | Advisory services
In today's fast paced and constantly changing market, continuous innovation is critical to any company's success. Timely innovation boosts market share, sharpens competitiveness, lifts earnings and propels careers. CFO's can play a critical role, but for them, supporting innovation presents a particular challenge—and opportunity. Hear what PwC and Wharton faculty have to say about the importance of the CFO leading the charge for innovation.