Technology

  • 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.

  • Doing more with more: How P&C insurers are creating an information advantage with 3rd party data

    3/25/14 | Insurance

    Look at how 3PD is dramatically altering the information management, analytics and decision-making landscape, as well as some leading practices on successfully integrating and exploiting 3PD.

  • Technology Forecast: The future of enterprise apps: Moving beyond workflows to mindflows

    1/28/14 | Center for technology and innovation

    This issue of the Technology Forecast examines the future of enterprise applications. Emerging technologies, including mobility, cloud, application programming interfaces (APIs), analytics and others are giving rise to the "mindful app".

  • Where have you been all my life? How the financial services industry can unlock the value in Big Data

    11/11/13 | Financial Services Institute

    Rapidly accessing and processing increasingly large volumes of data derived from various sources is a major challenge for financial institutions. What makes Big Data different from traditional data management?

  • The New Digital Ecosystem Reality: Nine trends rewriting the rules of business

    10/28/13 | Technology

    PwC's Technology Industry leader discusses technological, economic, and political trends that are important to CEOs and C-Suite executives while exploring the trends and challenges that businesses must consider to remain competitive.

  • Webcast
    Defending yesterday: Key findings from The Global State of Information Security Survey 2014 Webcast - October 24, 2013

    Results of this year’s survey – including responses from more than 9,600 executives across 115 countries, and virtually every industry – show that executives are heeding the need to fund enhanced security activities and have substantially improved technology safeguards, processes, and strategies. Budgets are rising and confidence continues to climb. But while many organizations have raised the bar on security, their adversaries have done better.

  • Tax technology: Creating a strategic asset

    9/19/13 | Industrial products

    How do manufacturing companies use technology in their tax functions? PwC and the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) surveyed more than 100 companies to uncover leading practices and challenges in applying technology to the tax function.

  • Digital IQ Snapshot: Talent Strategy, the missing link to the connected workforce

    8/26/13 | Advisory services

    The Digital IQ survey shows that within top performing companies, the CIO and other C-suite executives consistently talk about how technology can power strategic business goals. Ongoing “digital conversations” among the C-suite should also focus on the talent strategies needed to harness those technologies—and include the CHRO, who is often missing from these C-suite conversations.

  • Technology Forecast: DevOps: Solving the engineering productivity challenge

    8/1/13 | Center for technology and innovation

    This issue of the Technology Forecast quarterly investigates how web-based companies maintain continuity amid continuous changes to production systems and explores what large enterprises can learn from them.

  • Customer engagement: How digital technologies help private companies gain customer insights and build brand

    7/18/13 | Private Company Services

    This edition of Growing Your Business discusses how private companies are leading the charge in making entrepreneurial use of social media, mobile devices, big data, and other digital avenues to get closer to their customers.

  • Unleashing the power of innovation

    7/18/13 | Advisory services

    This PwC publication looks at what organizations need to address to become genuinely innovative and generate full value from their investment.

  • Clouds in the forecast: Cloud - necessary component of data center consolidation and IT agility

    7/11/13 | Financial Services Institute

    The cloud environment has the potential to propel IT agility to new heights and fulfil the role of technology as a strategic enabler.

  • Accelerating embedded software development via agile technologies

    6/27/13 | Advisory services

    Embedded software use is becoming omnipresent across multiple industries. Hardware-centric product industries require flexible and adaptable software with features and functionality to differentiate their products. PwC has developed an approach to help hardware companies adopt agile practices for their embedded software development.

  • Corporate Governance Series
    Corporate boardrooms – Navigating board priorities

    6/27/13 | Center for Board Governance

    Corporate boardrooms – Navigating board priorities focuses on today's critical issues, including building productive investor relationships, overseeing information technology and continuing the debate over tax reform. The report discusses the impact on directors and what they should be considering in the boardroom.

  • It takes two to tango: Managing technology risk is now a business priority

    6/13/13 | Financial Services Institute

    Putting technology risk management on the business agenda today can safeguard and potentially improve business value, brand, and reputation.

  • Top 10 mobility issues for Tax Directors to think about

    5/23/13 | International assignment services

    Human Resource (HR) departments are implementing global mobility programs designed to manage complex international relocations. However, the activities of individuals in foreign locations can create a variety of both individual and corporate level tax issues for the enterprise, depending upon the circumstances.

  • Global 100 software leaders

    5/16/13 | Technology

    The software industry is in the midst of significant change. Cloud, software-as-a-service (SaaS), mobile devices, and consumerization of IT, are changing how software vendors develop, market, sell, distribute and support their products. This report ranks leading software companies from key markets around the world, and shares insights into where the industry is going from executives from Adobe, BMC Software, CollabNet, Jive Software, NetSuite, Red Hat, SAP, SAS, Splunk, and TSIA.

  • 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.

  • IT Optimization: Navigating Fiscal Austerity

    3/7/13 | Public Sector Research Centre

    The Federal Government faces a situation similar to that of the private sector in the early 2000s. The question is whether Federal COOs, CFOs, and CIOs will wait for OMB to levy cuts on them or whether Federal executives will act to address the systemic drivers of IT expense so they are ready to respond to the inevitable round of forthcoming budget cuts.