Archive - February 2019

ESG Reporting Is Now a Competitive Differentiator for Technology Firms

Historically, the technology industry has been all about speed, innovation and growth. The winning firms have been those that could rapidly invent and develop new products and services and bring them to market faster than their competitors. But the...

Podcast: Tech Firms Must Balance Innovation With Corporate Governance and Regulation

To get to where they are today, technology firms have always made innovation a priority, with little thought given to traditional compliance or governance activities. While this innovation drive has provided them with the leading positions they...

Pursuing Next-Gen Business Opportunities With Better Data Governance

In recent years, businesses have come to see improved data availability as a necessity for enhancing offerings, cutting costs and developing new models of business. For consumer products and services (CPS) companies, connected devices, online...

Top Risks 2019: CAEs Must Expand Their Risk View to Align With Expectations

Chief audit executives (CAEs) report to an audit committee of a public company’s board of directors, so it is critical that they are in tune with the concerns of board members and the C-suite. A recent analysis, however, reveals a divergence in risk...

Private Companies: Avoid Revenue Reckoning — Tackle Revenue Recognition Now

As of January 1, 2019, private companies are required to comply with new revenue recognition rules designed to make accounting more transparent and uniform across industries. This change is part of a broader initiative to align global accounting...

A Clear and Broad View of Digital Transformation Can Create Long-Term Value for Manufacturing Firms

From the back office to the factory floor to e-commerce operations, manufacturing companies have abundant opportunities to enhance their businesses digitally. But with so many options come decision and resource problems. This often results in...