According to findings from Protiviti’s 2014 IT Security and Privacy Survey , organizations still struggle to manage data securely, prepare for possible crisis scenarios, and defend against hacking and other cyber threats. Cal Slemp, managing director and global leader, security and privacy solutions, Protiviti, walked Big4.com through the survey’s highpoints.
In what might be a sign of better things to come in the future, The Deloitte Consumer Spending Index recuperated in August with a notable decrease in initial unemployment insurance claims as one of the drivers. Daniel Bachman, Deloitte’s senior U.S. economist, answered some questions about what the uptick means.
With a doctorate from Columbia University in Adult Learning and thirty years experience applying behavioral sciences to both individuals and organizations, Dr. Dennis J. O’Neill is different than the average executive coach.
PwC’s latest thought leadership piece : “Big Data: Big benefits and imperiled privacy; How data analytics is transforming how we live and work—and impacting personal privacy,” took a detailed look at the security and privacy aspects of two recent White House studies on this topic to understand strategic steps organizations need to take and Big Data’s impacts on privacy and cybersecurity as well [...]
Vince Dell’Anno, managing director and global information management lead, Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, leads us through the highpoints of the survey of chief information officers, chief operating officers, chief data officers, chief analytics officers, chief marketing officers, chief financial officers and other senior technology, data and analytics leaders from companies in 19 countries [...]
A client of mine was promoted to a very senior position in a large, Fortune-100 company. She had been the deputy in her area, and was now at the top. She told me that the day her promotion was announced in the newspapers, she got dozens of calls from suppliers wanting to do [...]
With over 35 years of experience in C-level positions at health care organizations, including major hospitals in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the addition of Liebhaber will be instrumental in expanding the strategic planning, operations improvement and turnaround services practice. He recently took the time to answer a few questions for Big4.com via email.
Orlan Boston, a Principal with Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services (EY), has been invited to serve on the USO Board of Governors. He is an experienced mergers & acquisitions consultant for EY and has served on several diversity boards throughout his career.
1. How will your previous work experience help you with your new position at the [...]
On the morning of 9/11/2001 leaders at all levels around the world needed to respond to a situation unlike any before
On the morning of September 11, 2001 and the days that followed leaders at all levels of business and government faced a situation unlike anything experienced before. During a crisis people turn to their leaders, formal and informal, [...]
EY Principals Woody Driggs and Kristen Vennum recently returned from The CRM Evolution Conference held in New York last month where they shared on subjects like the benefits of consolidating sales and marketing responsibilities under a single leader and the ways companies can navigate the road to customer-centricity in today’s markets.
Deloitte’s recently released Business Trends 2014 Report, a collection of nine trends that are shaping the future of business, says the next wave of globalization is here and reports the tables are turning and economic might is shifting. Eamonn Kelly, a director with Deloitte Consulting LLP in the US strategy service line Monitor Deloitte, [...]
Seamless purchasing processes that are supported by a cloud-based infrastructure and promise quick response to market and customer demands. In a nutshell, that’s the premise behind Capgemini’s new inPACE solution that also leverages NetSuite’s SuiteCloud Development Platform. Vikrant Karnik, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales, Enterprise Cloud Services, Capgemini North America, recently helped us [...]
For many people, starting out to pursue a career with the Big4 is a jumping off point to different paths that are both planned moves and serendipitous opportunities that can’t be ignored. Regardless of their final destination, [...]
Peter Drucker had an unparalleled ability to capture the essence of what’s important in management. In 1973, he wrote: “Because the purpose of business is to create and keep a customer, the business enterprise has two–and only two–basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs.”
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