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Robotic process automation (RPA) has been gaining traction as an efficient way to automate labor-intensive and repetitive tasks across a variety of business functions, including finance, accounting...

How Finance Should Tackle Post-Merger Integration: Plan for the Expected! 

Whether organizations involved in merger and acquisition (M&A) activities have been fortunate to be among the 20 percent whose deal objectives for synergies were successfully met, or among the 80 percent...

Vendor Risk Management in Financial Services: A Closer Look

Third-party risk has been on the forefront of the minds of risk officers, compliance officers, information security officers, heads of procurement, and even CFOs of banks and other financial institutions for...

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The Responsible Technology Firm of the Future: Part 1 of 4

Emerging risks, evolving stakeholder expectations and increased scrutiny from governmental agencies are raising the complexity of the environment in which technology companies operate. In a four-part series, Protiviti examines the changing risk...