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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Mobile Banking A Catalyst For Improving Bank Performance

    Mobile banking is on the cusp of transformation from a niche service for the technologically elite to a mass-market service demanded by all customer segments. As banks develop their strategies for giving customers access to their accounts through cell phones and other mobile devices, they should also regard this emerging...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Post-Merger IT Integration: Custom Or Off-The-Rack?

    With eight deals valued at $1 billion or more announced during September 2010, it's clear that mergers and acquisitions have moved to the top of many executive agendas. A big chunk of the planned synergy savings and integration costs often depends on a well-executed IT systems integration, putting CIOs in...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    Mission-Oriented Leadership Development Leadership Is About Creating More Leaders, Not Followers

    The prevailing view in many organizations is that leadership development involves sending a rising star through a couple of rotations and training courses, and perhaps getting the person some coaching if necessary. While these activities may be helpful, they are hardly essential if such a limited picture is all that...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2010

    CIO: Revolutionary Or Steward?

    Is this the time for CIOs to make a move and lead the charge for innovation? Or should they stick to the considerable challenges they're already wrestling with? For CIOs who want a seat at the strategy table, today's business environment could be the wave they're looking for. With enterprise...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Product Development You Are What You Make

    Bring a big new idea to market. Reinvigorate existing products. And save time and cut costs getting there. No one's going to argue against that plan - but making it happen is another thing entirely. Global integration and heightened competition are leading many organizations to add complex product development capabilities,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Sales, Marketing And Customer Integration And Divestiture Remembering: Where The Money Comes From

    Bring a big new idea to market. Reinvigorate existing products. And save time and cut costs getting there. No one's going to argue against that plan - but making it happen is another thing entirely. Global integration and heightened competition are leading many organizations to add complex product development capabilities,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Finance Integration And Divestiture How Good Deals Deliver Measurable Value

    Historical data shows that more than 60 percent of Merger and Acquisition (M&A) transactions fail to create expected value. But if they're managed well, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and spin-offs remain powerful business strategies that can capture significant value. How can one turn a deal that looks very good into a...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Salesforce.com Enabled CRM Transformation: Make It Easy

    In many ways, adopting a cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software application is a no-brainer. For the sales team, CRM software application can provide an intuitive, easy-to-use tool that delivers an experience on par with polished consumer applications, plus a ton of powerful functionality. For the technology team, Web-based CRM...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Buying Into Change Recovering, Reacting, Redirecting In Oil And Gas

    The energy industry is getting back to normal, based on the healthy rise in deals so far this year. Based on the findings, mergers and acquisitions have bounced back from last year's lows, with 18 percent more transactions during the first half compared to the same time last year. Over...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    The Emerging Role Of The HR COO Empowering HR Leadership Teams To Deliver More Business Value

    Despite the proven benefits of HR transformation, business executives and HR leaders alike continue to voice frustration with HR's ability to deliver value. With no shortage of talented people doing great work, what is the problem? All signs point to the need to rethink how HR organizations deliver on the...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Workforce Planning: No More Flying Blind

    The chief executive officer tells investors to expect double-digit growth over the next three years. Your job is to make sure that goal is reachable - which could mean filling some big holes in your critical workforce segments. But which segments will be key for hitting the new growth targets?...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    A New Lease Of Life: Time To Take Action On Lease Accounting

    The lease liability will take account of the anticipated financial impact of rent reviews, options, break clauses, contingent rents and rent guarantees. As a result, it is likely the liabilities will need to be calculated on a lease by lease basis and a significant degree of judgment will be required....

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Integration And Divestiture Planning And Execution After You Make The Deal, Make It Deliver

    Companies that stayed on the deal-making sidelines during the downturn are finding new reasons to dive into M&A. For one thing, many companies find that their portfolios have fallen out of balance and are not correctly positioned for the upturn. And then there's the estimated $2 trillion in cash that...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    Temptation To Defraud

    Douglas Anderson, former corporate auditor for The Dow Chemical Co., has seen the alarming statistics on elevated fraud levels worldwide and is keenly aware that his own US $45 billion-a-year enterprise, with about 52,000 employees at 214 manufacturing sites in 37 countries across the globe, could be a tantalizing target...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    CFO Insights: Divestitures And Carve-Outs: Becoming A Prepared Seller

    Given the uncertainty and conflicting data around the economic recovery, one of the leading trends among CFOs today is evaluating and rebalancing the organization's business unit portfolio. And as CFOs review their portfolio of businesses, they should consider not only which businesses to grow, but also which businesses to shed....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Asset Intelligence: A Tactical Tool Or A Strategic Opportunity?

    More and more companies are using signals and sensors to drive operational performance and shorten the cycle between information and day-to-day business decisions. They're also driving productivity improvements by squeezing costs out of many kinds of transactions. Is this just another technology fad - or can organizations achieve higher-level strategic...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Does Cloud Computing Make Enterprise Architecture Irrelevant?

    The world of business technology is shifting to "Almost Enterprise" applications - a network of smaller, more agile applications that are often hosted remotely, as in cloud computing. With less reliance on massive, monolithic enterprise solutions, it's tempting to think that the hard work of creating sustainable Enterprise Architecture (EA)...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    How Diligent Is Your Due Diligence?: Anti-Fraud Programmes Are A Risk Management 'Must'

    Investor trust is important to the success of any investment vehicle, but is particularly key in hedge funds. Hedge funds depend heavily on investor trust, relying on referrals to gain investors and offering relatively limited transparency into their performance and operations. The overarching quest for better-than-market (alpha) returns tends to...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Corporate Governance Considerations In Initial Public Offerings

    Many private companies must undergo a dramatic revision of their corporate governance structure and practices before becoming a public company. As investors and regulators have increased their focus on corporate governance, they have come to expect companies to do the same. Recent governance reform has required companies to consider their...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Getting Fit For ERP Evaluating ERP Fitness With Gap/Fit Analysis

    One size doesn't fit all. That's particularly true with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation. Creating long-term business differentiation through ERP typically brings profound changes in the way work is done across the enterprise. Organizations that are able to implement ERP with minimal disruption to their operations are those that...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Integrated Performance Management Turning Mountains Of Data Into Nuggets Of Insight

    Good decisions require good information. Integrated Performance Management (IPM) can provide decision-makers with the information they need - a single version of the truth that is timely, accurate, readily accessible, and relevant to the decisions they face - along with the confidence and transparency they desire. Companies today are drowning...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Is User Engagement With Enterprise Software All That Important?

    Everybody knows that for customer-facing Web sites, user engagement is a big deal. But how important is it for internal users of enterprise software? Enterprise software does a lot of things very well. It can help companies in their efforts to achieve greater control over their processes, make sure orders...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Cloud Computing Storms on the Horizon

    Interest In cloud computing has been spurred by a confluence of changes in the business and information technology landscape. Today, it is generally viewed as a potentially attractive new form of low cost IT outsourcing, and cloud technology providers and users are focused on tackling the many limitations and challenges...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Realizing Value Through An ERP Center Of Excellence

    The case for an ERP center of excellence Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations over the last decade have generated significant value for companies. Yet only a portion of this value comes from the initial implementation; because of the magnitude and complexity of the effort and the immediate change that results,...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Filling In The blanks

    A large mortgage lender knew that it could boost profits by tailoring its prices more precisely to customer behavior in different marketplace segments. But how could it reliably anticipate how customers would react to price changes? This U.S.-based financial institution, one of the largest mortgage lenders in the country, had...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    The price Is Right Or Is It?

    The financial services industry is under extreme competitive pressure with retail banking and other high-volume transaction businesses facing a particularly tough challenge to grow profitability. Expenses have been pared, weak competitors eliminated and most markets and products are mature - growing profitability is increasingly difficult. Yet, enhancing profit growth remains...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Green IT Services The Fast-Track To Enterprise Sustainability

    Sustainability and being carbon neutral are high on the agenda of businesses. Corporate Social Responsibility CRS is today's main driver for Green IT. One of Green IT's outcomes, consuming less electricity results in lower carbon emissions. This, in combination with optimizing sourcing, disposal, development and other processes significantly contributes to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Tax Operations And Divestiture Planning: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

    Corporate divestitures usually are beyond the tax departments complete control, yet they can be extremely time-consuming and disruptive to departmental resources. Not only do divestitures involve many technical tax details, they also present a variety of operational issues throughout the transition and require careful planning to ensure both the selling...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Illustrative Financial Statements 2009

    For the purposes of presenting the statement of comprehensive income, and cash flow statement/statement of cash flows, the various alternatives allowed under FRSs for those statements have been illustrated. Preparers of financial statements should select the alternatives most appropriate to their circumstances. The illustrative financial statements contains general information and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    IT Optimization: All About Cost Reduction? Or Also Enabling Business Value?

    Everybody thinks IT optimization is a good idea. They just don't agree on what it's supposed to accomplish. Ask a dozen people what IT optimization really means and to get a dozen answers - especially when one focus on how it should be used. Some say it's all about minimizing...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cloud Computing: A Collection of Working Papers

    Cloud Computing frequently is taken to be a term that simply renames common technologies and techniques that one has come to know in IT. It may be interpreted to mean data center hosting and then subsequently dismissed without catching the improvements to hosting called utility computing that permit near realtime,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Cloud Computing - A Collection of Working Papers

    Cloud computing frequently is taken to be a term that simply renames common technologies and techniques that people have come to know in IT. It may be interpreted to mean data center hosting and then subsequently dismissed without catching the improvements to hosting called utility computing that permit near realtime,...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Beyond The Green IT Hype Practical Steps For Enabling Enterprise Sustainability

    The greening of information technology has stepped into the spotlight as more and more organizations tackle the opportunities and challenges arising from sustainability. But is there substance beyond the hype? Are there concrete initiatives that CIOs and CXOs can implement to propel their organization toward a sustainable future? And can...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Generation Y: A Highly Productive Resource For Oil And Gas Companies

    The economic downturn is a good time to prepare and develop this powerhouse of the global economy. In many ways, Gen Yers in the oil and gas sector are like their counterparts in other industries. They are enthusiastic, engaged, and eager to make a meaningful contribution. Oil and gas companies...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Balancing Talent Strategies In Difficult Times

    After years of exceptional growth and expansion, the Tourism, Hospitality, and Leisure (THL) industry is experiencing a slowdown along with the rest of the economy. Sharp declines in consumer spending have led to a significant rise in excess inventory. Many THL companies are responding by slashing their workforce costs and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    International Financial Reporting Standards: What It Means For Private Company Reporting

    This paper discusses the movement toward International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and its implications for private company financial reporting in the United States. It also discusses some financial reporting issues which may be unique to private companies, and the efforts of the International Accounting Standards Board to develop a set...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Managing Talent In A Turbulent Economy: Navigating A Course Through Rough Waters

    Reducing employee headcount remains the top talent priority and, over the last quarter, surveyed talent managers have shifted the criteria being used to determine workforce reductions. As layoffs get deeper and more difficult, even employees with critical skills filling key roles are at risk of losing their jobs. While layoffs...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Transforming The Automotive Industry: The Road To Recovery

    Today's depression in the auto industry is being driven by broader economic problems, including a lack of consumer confidence. When consumer confidence and the economy come back, so will car buyers. North America is still the largest automotive marketplace in the world having enjoyed annual sales of as much as...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Addressing The Complexities Of IFRS: Considerations For The People Related Challenges Of Conversion

    International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) represents a sweeping change in accounting and reporting standards and although making the transition from U.S. GAAP to IFRS may not completely meet the definition of a transformation, many organizations are beginning to realize it comes pretty close. These accounting and reporting standards have an...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Life After Loss Mitigation: Foreclosure And REO Operations - Strategies For Mortgage Servicers

    The U.S. mortgage industry has experienced a tremendous amount of turbulence in recent years, and because of the depth of the current financial crisis, the situation is only expected to get worse. The rapid devaluation of home values across the United States has exposed mortgage lenders and servicers to previously...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For Energy Companies

    Several FORTUNE 500 energy companies needed to develop and maintain new processes by transforming how they create and maintain tax-basis balance sheets and deferred tax balances. The FORTUNE 500 companies also sought to improve data integrity across their financial systems. The companies needed to address two pressing tax challenges. The...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For A Large Multinational High-Tech Company

    A large high-tech company needed to address urgent tax-related challenges. Due in large part to being understaffed, the company needed to complete FAS 109 provisions, overhaul its tax data Information Technology (IT) systems, fulfill significant tax compliance obligations, complete a number of transactions and resolve several outstanding tax controversies. From...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For A Large Insurance Company

    The insurance company had difficulty maintaining a tax function that could scale up or down, according to its business activities. Faced with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation and a potential spin-off that would require additional tax compliance and planning, the company needed more tax resources. Due to high turnover...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For An Energy Company

    After a U.S. electricity and gas company had been acquired by an international energy leader, it faced significant staffing issues in its tax department. The timing of its staff shortage could not have been worse: The organization had to address additional compliance requirements and needed immediate support to complete tax-provision...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2008

    Clinical Content: The Essential Currency Of Clinical Information Systems

    This generalized process - assess - treat - reassess - is itself based on the inter-relationship between the collection of evidence, the clinician's knowledge, and the clinician's reasoning. Given the exponential explosion of information with which clinicians are continuously inundated, it is no wonder that information scientists have tried for...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Taking The Reins: HR's Opportunity To Play A Leadership Role In Governance, Risk Management

    Governance, Risk management, and Compliance - "GRC" for short - are hot topics in boardrooms and executive suites around the world. And where they aren't, they should be. Accounting scandals and other corporate misdeeds have put companies under greater scrutiny than at any time since the 1930s. Moreover, as businesses...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Disease Management And Retail Pharmacies: A Convergence Opportunity

    The disease management market is large and growing, and it offers a global opportunity for numerous health care industry stakeholders. As currently delivered by independent vendors, information technologies are not used effectively, operating models are inefficient and non-scalable, margins are thin as payors shift to outcomes-based payments, and - as...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Opportunities For Health Care Providers In A Consumer-Driven Market

    As consumers assume more personal responsibility for covering their health care costs, and gain increased awareness of treatment options and differences in quality and price, they will want to take even greater control of their medical care decisions. Consumers will, of course, always rely to some extent on the expertise...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Medicaid Medical Management: A Complex Challenge For States

    The effective management of their Medicaid program is a burning platform issue for state governments. Left unchecked, rising Medicaid costs will likely divert investments in education, general services, infrastructure and employee compensation. It also is a politically charged issue - policymakers understand their obligations to the program and its recipients,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Global Economic Outlook: 1st Quarter 2009

    Now that the global economy is in a crisis of unknown depth and duration, governments the world over are taking unprecedented actions to spur recovery. The question arises as to what other bad things may happen as a consequence of this crisis. In response to the financial crisis, the U.S....

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    In Fighting Shape?: 2008 Survey Of Cost-Improvement Trends In The Fortune 500

    In a downturn, companies will need to take advantage of all the cost levers at their disposal. That means adopting a transformational approach to cost reduction that focuses greater attention on strategic, structural improvements such as streamlining the company's infrastructure, creating a scalable cost structure, and redesigning the business model....

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Achieving Excellence In Default Management

    The difference in effectiveness between a good default management operations and great one is substantial, particularly in these challenging economic times where hard-pressed consumers often are faced with the unfortunate situation of having to choose which of their many obligations to pay with the limited dollars they have available. Default...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2008

    The Ups And Downs Of Pricing: How To Improve Commodity Pricing In Good Times And Bad

    As a commodity producer, there isn't much you can do to stop overall market prices from declining. However, there are some things you can do to stay at the high end of the range and improve or sustain your profits for as long as possible. The four-step approach presented here...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Resizing A Business In A Downturn: Tactical Or Structural Cost Reduction?

    The recession and credit crisis are causing precipitous declines in consumer and business demand. In response to declining sales, many companies need to resize their business and reduce costs in order to maintain acceptable margins - or even just to stay afloat. The main question is how far to go....

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Seven Secrets To Downturn Survival

    In a downturn, companies should capitalize on the cost levers at their disposal. For many, that means focusing a higher level of attention on strategic, structural improvements such as streamlining their infrastructure, adjusting their service delivery model, and redesigning their business model. These types of improvements can generally deliver cost...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    SG&a Cost Reduction: Six Steps To Sustainability

    No enterprise cost reduction or enterprise transformation effort is complete without some consideration of Selling, General, and Administrative (SG&A) expenses. Because SG&A touches every part of the enterprise, finding a way to lower SG&A costs goes a long way toward cutting overall spend. In fact, a number of high-performing companies...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2008

    Enterprise Cost Reduction As Part Of A Divestiture

    By utilizing the approach of setting goals top-down, defining functional operating models and defining implementation plans to achieve goals, companies can ensure shareholder value is maximized by keeping overhead costs in line with the overall financial model. This paper explains top ten things to keep in mind during a cost...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Technology Innovation: Top Down Or Bottom Up?

    When it comes to innovation around Asset Intelligence, should you drive change from the top, or let things bubble up from the front lines? Especially when it comes to sweeping new opportunities like Asset Intelligence - technologies that can transform a business model almost overnight. Should you rely on applications...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Crude Realities: The Era Of Cheap Energy Is Over

    Strong demand for oil over the past decade, fueled by the rise of emerging markets, has pushed world oil markets close to capacity. In 1985, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) had 10 million barrels of spare capacity per day; nowadays it has just two million. Market corrections work...

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Power Play: Resource Nationalism, The Global Scramble For Energy

    The convergence of international concern about climate change and energy security is the principal force behind the shakeup, buffeting the agendas of energy producers (companies and governments) and energy consumers (companies and governments). Climate change and energy security are forcing energy prices higher; driving resource nationalism; spurring competition for resources;...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    2009 Industry Outlook: Energy & Resources - Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities

    As the Energy & Resources industry entered 2008, common wisdom held that "As energy goes, so goes the economy." The sector's outlook for the year was positive: Crude oil prices were rising, boosted by constrained supply and increased energy demand among developed nations and emerging markets such as China and...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Cash Or People: Are People Really Your Most Important Asset?

    CEOs often say that "People are their company's most important asset," and that it is the strength of their workforce that will carry the company through tough times. On the other hand, executives are taught that "Cash is king" - especially in a business downturn. So what should business leaders...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Mass Career Customization: Building The Corporate Lattice Organization

    In fact, for a variety of reasons including better health, financial gains and personal preference, many Baby Boomers nearing retirement do not want to stop working completely, but they don't want to work in the same way they've been working either. What if an ingredient of the solution to the...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    The Chemistry Of Talent: (New Ways To Think About People And Work)

    Some of the world's most admired companies nowadays say they'll lose half of their key people over the next five years. And that's just the tip of a very big iceberg. A broader shortage of talent looms dark on the horizon, even as new generations of workers splash into the...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Retention Strategies During Difficult Economic Conditions

    Many companies are currently facing particular challenges retaining their valued employees: long-term incentives may have lost value due to the declining stock market; commodity prices have lowered company profitability, reducing the potential for payouts from annual incentive plans; consumers are purchasing fewer products and services, reducing opportunities for company growth....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    No Credit? Big Problem: Focus On Short-Term Cash Or Long-Term Growth?

    The credit crisis and economic downturn have already pushed some companies to the brink of bankruptcy. Credit is tight and there's no end in sight. Should you hunker down and focus on cash? Or should you use the downturn as an opportunity to grab market share and drive long-term growth?...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Gen Y - Or Gen Whine?

    Until recently, companies all over the world have been wrestling with the challenge of attracting, managing, and retaining the next generation of workers. Members of Gen Y have an incredible amount of talent - but they also have incredibly high expectations about their work environment, growth opportunities, and rate of...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Reap What You Sow: Cultivating Progress By Getting To The Root Of The Talent Management Challenge

    Much has been written about the talent management challenge. Companies and HR executives understand the problem, and there seem to be many solutions and resources available to address it. However, meaningful progress at most companies has been elusive. For HR, winning the war for talent appears to first require winning...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: A Life Sciences Company Meets A Compliance Deadline & Improves Supply Chain Security

    One of the nation's largest cancer treatment and research networks faced a regulatory compliance deadline that required them to provide pedigree papers for the drugs they distribute. This law, called the Florida Pedigree Law, seeks to protect the prescription drug supply in Florida from counterfeit, diverted, adulterated or contraband substances.

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For A Global Agriculture Company

    A global agriculture company looked to Deloitte Tax LLP to help its tax function participate in a large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation. The company's tax leadership sought strategic direction on transforming the tax function from a good corporate steward to a value-added strategic partner that could act as a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Case Study: Tax Management Services For A Global Bank

    A global bank needed to migrate tax-related activities from the United States to a new, company-operated facility in an offshore site. While mapping out its strategy for the migration, the organization also recognized the need for more optimized systems and processes when the tax function began operating in the new...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Financial Fraud: Does An Economic Downturn Mean An Uptick?

    As economic conditions soften around the globe, fraud risks for businesses appear to be on the rise. A slowing economy may increase pressure on companies to meet - and often exceed - short-term performance goals (sometimes at the detriment to the organization in the long-term) or to demonstrate that shareholder...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Managing The Business Risk Of Fraud: A Practical Guide

    All organizations are subject to fraud risks. Large frauds have led to the downfall of entire organizations, massive investment losses, significant legal costs, incarceration of key individuals, and erosion of confidence in capital markets. Publicized fraudulent behavior by key executives has negatively impacted the reputations, brands, and images of many...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Infrastructure Asset Management Gains Critical Attention In Today's Environment

    As Corporate Real Estate and Workplace leaders, you are likely seeing the effects of the banking crisis and slowing economy regardless of your industry. These market conditions are affecting company spending dramatically and many are taking a more cautious stance on both Capital Expenditure (CapEx) and Operating Expense (OpEx) allocation....

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  • White Papers // May 2008

    Evolving Models Of Retail Banking Distribution: Capitalizing On Changes In Channel Usage

    Over the last decade, retail banks operating in the U.S. have generated significant revenue and profit growth; however, when their track record is examined in terms of cross-sell rates and customer retention, they continue to deliver inconsistent results. If these banks are essentially major retailers - after all, many banks...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2008

    Building Consumer Trust In Retail Payments: Laying A Solid Foundation

    This paper addresses the unique values and specific strategies for targeting consumer trust in payments as a bank customer. Trust provides the bedrock of a customer's relationship with the provider of any and all financial services. In the payments arena, consumers will rely on a financial institution (the most typical...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Risk Management In The Age Of Structured Products: Lessons Learned For Improving Risk Intelligence

    While it is tempting to lay blame on the structured credit products themselves, the causes of the current environment appear to be much more far-reaching. Key underlying issues in the recent credit crisis include: the prolonged maintenance of low short-term interest rates, a resulting housing price bubble and subsequent bust,...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    A New Breed: Opportunities For Wealth Managers To Connect With Gen X And Gen Y

    For a number of years now, wealth managers have focused their energy and resources predominantly on the accumulation and growth of retirement assets. To support this strategy, wealth managers commonly target prospects in their peak earning years and promote messages that talk about the need to save and invest for...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Private Equity, Hedge Fund & Mutual Fund Issues Briefing

    In recent years, coincident with the increasing use of participant-directed plans, complexities related to retirement plan servicing have arisen. In the past, decision-making related to operational matters in retirement plans primarily occurred at the plan sponsor. Nowadays, however, in an effort to control costs and leverage outside expertise, plan sponsors...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Profitable Growth In The Emerging Retail Marketplace: Implementing A Targeted Approach

    Health plans historically have focused on the employer-sponsored (group) market to drive revenue and enrollment. Over the last few years, however, many health plans have begun to shift their targeting of large/national accounts segments to mid-market and small-group segments. Yet in the face of relentless health care cost increases -...

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