Maybe blockchain is misunderstood, maybe businesses are incorrectly zeroing-in on the technology that powers it, or perhaps organizations are apprehensive to become first adopters. Whatever the reasoning is, there seems to be both an air of uncertainty and the opportunity to present some clarity.
Today’s insurance brokerage industry is highly fragmented and ripe for consolidation. Potential acquirers have quite a few options to consider, depending on their overall business model, target operating model, and growth strategy.
It’s an altogether too common scenario. A company makes a major technology purchase and spends large amounts of time, effort, and money implementing the new system. But once it’s up and running, it fails to deliver the expected benefits.
The average person moves 11 times! Whether it’s off to a college dorm room, first apartment, third apartment, first house, fifth house or retirement community, no matter how much you plan, moving can be a stressful.
The 2018 Digital Supply Chain Executive Survey—a joint survey from JDA Software, Inc. and KPMG LLP—has revealed that while both retailers and manufacturers are investing in the supply chain, they are driven by different goals.
The latest trend in Procurement automation is the emergence of Intelligent Automation technology to further reduce the manual “swivel chair” work that remains when Procurement processes span multiple systems that are not fully integrated.
KPMG’s IFRS Perspectives gives an update on IFRS issues in the United States. Below, I summarize the critical changes and implications covered in our February 2018 IFRS Perspectives—from the impact of tax reform on financial reporting to the differences between IFRS and US GAAP.
Despite the majority of U.S. CEOs having not grown up as digital natives, the 2018 US CEO Outlook survey revealed that 91% are confident about their ability to lead their companies through radical transformations.
Our researchers concluded that CEOs need to be flexible and agile, while at the same time adopting a new mindset and mindfulness—to move fast and decisively. They identified five ideas at the foundation of the new mindset.
While passwords aren’t dead yet, companies will continue to move towards other methods of authentication which will incorporate biometrics, behavioral tendencies and device profiling as their main log-in methods in addition to the passwords in use today.
As the results of KPMG's 1Q18 Global Insights Pulse survey (focusing this quarter on the use of data and analytics and intelligent automation in the finance function) were presented via Webcast, polling questions were gathered from audience members. Explore the answers to those questions here.
Finance operations in the power industry has a lot of moving parts—especially for a business with nearly 2 million electric and natural gas customers. See how we helped one company roll out a new software platform that touched every process, from front office to back.
The clock is ticking. In just six months, public companies (with calendar year-end) are expected to comply with the new lease accounting standard, which represents the most significant change in lease accounting in decades.
It’s no secret that people are glued to their smartphones, ready and eager to consume content at all times. For many of us, these devices have become the center of the universe for media consumption, replacing traditional TV sets. This dynamic puts wireless carriers in strong position for the race for the platform.
Learn how KPMG's professionals helped a global pharmaceutical leader’s HR organization harmonize technologies, services and processes following a period of transformation in which the company had completed more than two dozen acquisitions and divestitures.
In a recent interview for Buzzfeed between sharing life lessons and entrepreneurial advice, I had the opportunity to discuss how technology is impacting the healthcare industry, including process improvement, quality outcomes and patient care.
Learn how, as Generation Z takes its place in the workforce, organizations must adapt their talent programs to accommodate the traits of these new workers so they can continue to attract and hire the best and the brightest among them.
Explore how the internet has given job seekers easy access to detailed information about companies through a variety of sources, which in turn allows candidates to act more like consumers, evaluating companies in the same way they can compare consumer goods online.