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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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- Navigating cloud management
5/15/13 | Advisory services
IT organizations that are serious about leveraging the cloud to deliver IT services should build robust management capabilities, which are critical to success in a cloud delivery model.
- Experience Radar 2013: Lessons from the U.S. Enterprise Software industry
4/28/13 | Advisory services
PwC's Experience Radar helps businesses find the often hidden sources of value that drive exceptional, differentiated customer experience. By helping Enterprise Software leaders rank their product and service features, Experience Radar locates opportunities to create value and thereby bolster top-line growth and bottom-line results.
- Digital IQ Snapshot: In the midst of the mobile revolution
4/28/13 | Advisory services
The latest piece in the Digital IQ Snapshot series explores why business leaders need to pay attention to current trends in emerging technologies, such as the consumerization of technology, “bring your own device” (BYOD), and the growing pressure to enable instant contact, collaboration and feedback with stakeholders. Organizations that are not paying attention may soon lag competitors in efficiency and profitability.
10Minutes10Minutes on harnessing customer demand to drive growth
4/19/13 | Advisory services
Consumer-packaged goods (CPG) companies, retailers, and their business partners often tout the ways they put customers at the center of their strategies. But while many companies do a good job of understanding their customers, perhaps not as many create demand by coordinating across marketing, sales, and innovation—functions and activities that now encompass the demand chain. This 10Minutes explores ways companies can capitalize on knowing their customer with demand functions pulling in the same direction.
10Minutes10Minutes on the stark realities of cybersecurity
4/11/13 | Advisory services
This 10Minutes discusses why cybersecurity is more than an IT challenge—it’s a business imperative. New technologies, well-funded and determined adversaries, and interconnected business ecosystems have combined to increase your company’s exposure to cyberattacks. Critical digital assets are being targeted and the potential impact to your business has never been greater. In order to sufficiently protect the business, future cash flows, and shareholder value, your approach to cybersecurity must keep pace.
- PwC's 5th Annual Digital IQ Survey: Digital Conversations and the C-suite
2/14/13 | Advisory services
How well do you weave technology into your organization? PwC's Digital IQ survey of 1,100 respondents from 12 countries can help you measure, innovate and create value.
- Capitalizing on the promise of Big Data
2/7/13 | Advisory services
This PwC paper focuses on how and why companies must get started exploring Big Data. Organizations that delay starting the Big Data journey risk being leapfrogged by more data-savvy competitors.
10Minutes10Minutes on supply chain flexibility
1/23/13 | Advisory services
This 10Minutes explores strategies companies can deploy to make their supply chains more agile and adaptable.
10Minutes10Minutes on creating value from Global Business Services
1/7/13 | Advisory services
In 2013, company leaders are looking for value creation from their operations. To achieve this goal, organizations are moving beyond shared services and outsourcing to a Global Business Services (GBS) model. GBS helps provide those intangibles by focusing on customer needs and business strategy first and foremost.
- Experience radar: 2013, US Retail Banking
11/15/12 | Advisory services
Despite many threats to profitability, retail banks have rich opportunities for growth. Customers will pay for banking experiences they value. The challenge lies in delighting customers through experiences they value rather than exhausting resources on offerings they ignore.
- Changing the game - Key findings from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2013
11/1/12 | Advisory services
The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2013, a study by PwC, CIO Magazine and CSO Magazine examines recent developments and key issues in the world of information security.
- People Performance: How CFOs can build the bench strength they need today . . . and tomorrow
8/1/12 | Advisory services
People Performance: How CFOs can build the bench strength they need today . . . and tomorrow
10Minutes10Minutes on the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis
7/30/12 | Advisory services
As Europe continues to grapple with sovereign debt problems, austerity measures, and recession, the Eurozone is changing and will likely emerge from the ongoing crisis looking quite different from the one we know today. Because the world is so interconnected, virtually every company will be affected and needs to figure out the impact on their companies worldwide - from strategy and operations to execution - and start preparing now.
- Brand enhancement: The ‘hidden’ benefit of implementing food chain visibility
7/23/12 | Advisory services
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is broad, upon full implementation, it will effectively require food companies to possess the capability to track ingredients and to verify production processes as items pass through the value chain from field and farm to final consumer. FSMA, the bill expands the FDA’s focus from responding to outbreaks after-the-fact to preventing them before they happen. It allows the FDA oversight on how foods are grown, harvested, and processed and grants the agency new authority to issue mandatory recalls when outbreaks of food-borne illness are suspected.
- Stability in volatile times
6/29/12 | Advisory services
This PwC paper looks at infrastructure investment activity and trends in the US in 2010 and 2011, as well as a look ahead to the prospects for deals in 2012 and beyond.
- Re-energizing Finance: The Organization Challenge
6/22/12 | Advisory services
In this series of white papers, PwC and faculty at Wharton focus on how CFOs can build topperforming finance teams. Topics include attracting and motivating the right talent; leveraging all parts of the finance organization; and what it means to be a high-performance CFO today.
- Strategic portfolio management
6/8/12 | Advisory services
As businesses gear up for growth, many find they are hobbled by inadequate portfolio management (PM) practices and resources. Some businesses, for instance, invest significant capital spending on programs and portfolios that do not directly align with strategic corporate objectives. Others struggle to balance risk with the opportunities required to achieve these objectives.
- The Southeast Asian tigers roar again: this time for real
5/30/12 | Advisory services
As advanced economies continue to limp out of the global recession, Southeast Asia is a rising star of the global market. The region is led by its five fastest-growing countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- Human Resources Transformation: Is it driving business performance?
5/14/12 | Advisory services
As companies embrace globalization, technology, and competitive pressures, local labor markets are rapidly evolving and changing—and the skill shortages are pushing human resources into the front lines of acquiring, developing, and retaining talent.
PodcastPodcast: Business continuity management in the Utilities industry
4/26/12 | Advisory services
Phil Samson and Todd Warren discuss the importance of a business continuity strategy with a specific focus on the Utilities industry in this PwC podcast.
PodcastPodcast: Business continuity management
4/26/12 | Advisory services
In this PwC podast, Phil Samson discusses the importance of a business continuity strategy and how an organization can prepare all aspects of the business - people, processes and technology - to withstand an unexpected business disruption.
- Seizing the mobility moment
4/10/12 | Advisory services
Businesses have a unique opportunity to stand out by discovering that mobile devices are not only tools to drive innovation but an ecosystem that can transform customer and employee experiences.
- Communicating change for M&A integration success
4/9/12 | Advisory services
Cultural integration and communication issues are top factors that challenge M&A success. Successful organizations see the strategic value in communicating with employees before, during and after and organizational transition.
- Investing in transportation: Doing more with less
3/19/12 | Advisory services
Allocating scarce public monies to the projects that yield the best return for taxpayer investment is especially critical today. A PwC survey of five countries illustrates how transportation investment frameworks can help prioritize projects and measure performance.
- Potential Impacts to the Industry from the GAO Study Regarding DCAA Access to Internal Audit Reports
3/12/12 | Advisory services
In its December 8, 2011 report to the US Senate Committee on Armed Services, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported findings and recommendations resulting from its audit of the use of internal audit reports and work papers by the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA).
- Experience Radar 2012: Customer insights for the US airlines industry
1/31/12 | Advisory services
Experience Radar 2012 customer insights, challenges, and opportunities for the US airline industry
- Operational footprint as a capability, not a liability
1/31/12 | Advisory services
Companies that have then taken the step to “rationalize” their operational footprints have managed to rein in excessive costs, but frequently have ended up unable to adapt quickly to changes in the business landscape. The existing operational footprint makes it difficult to respond in ways that will benefit the bottom line. As the business world becomes more interconnected, companies with intelligent and resilient operational footprint will be able to effectively compete.
- Why people integration continues to dominate M&A challenges
1/23/12 | Advisory services
PwC provides insights on how people and workforce factors impact successful deals and mergers. We surveyed senior management from large capital and middle market US companies that had completed a merger or acquisition in the previous three years.
PodcastPodcast: Becoming a risk resilient organization - the 5 continuous stages
8/10/11 | Advisory services
An integrated approach to managing risk and business performance can help companies systematically link risk and reward to avoid the pitfalls of operating in a volatile global economy. Listen to Joe Atkinson, Leader of PwC's US Risk practice, to learn about the 5 stages for truly integrating risk and performance to achieve risk resilience in your organization.