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  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Predictive Modeling To Allocate Marketing Spending

    A student education and tutoring company wanted to understand how well different media channels attracted students. What was the cost to acquire a new student through the Web? Which types of media were most efficient? Did spending on traditional media drive Web traffic? The company believed that better allocating marketing...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Medicaid Long-term Care: The Ticking Time Bomb

    Current health care reform efforts have been focused on controlling costs and increasing health care access for the uninsured, poor, elderly and disabled. The convergence of an aging population and health care reform's mandate for increased access to care will have far-reaching consequences for Medicaid. Not only will it force...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Security

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways states can address both cyber security threats and the increased role states must play in our overall national security efforts.

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Express Lane For Follow-On Biologics? Big Deal Or Big Yawn?

    The health care reform bill that was recently signed into law includes a mechanism to obtain FDA approval for FOBs - "Biosimilar" drugs that come to market after the patent expires on an original biopharmaceutical product and 12 years of data exclusivity have elapsed. In 1984, the Hatch-Waxman Act paved...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    M&A Deals: Do You Have The Horses?

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are cranking back up-even as the pressure to preserve capital and minimize costs in the wake of the downturn remains steady. As a result, the old discussion of whether it's worth bringing in outside help is picking up steam. Managing M&A is tough, but it's not...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Deloitte Consumer Pulse Survey: Post Health Care Reform Perceptions

    The Deloitte Center for Health Solutions (DCHS), part of Deloitte LLP, conducted a survey of consumers in May 2010, to gauge their opinion about the U.S. health care system after the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law. According to the survey, while the majority of...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Energy

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the important role states play in addressing energy and ways energy can actually help state governments resolve other issues facing the country today.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Health Care Reform

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about health care reform and the important role state governments will play in effectively implementing health care reform and the changes in health insurance.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Financial Transformation

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the importance of a strong financial system for the economy, what the financial reform bill might include and ways financial reform could potentially impact state governments.

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down Planning And executing A Series Of Divestitures In The Midst Of A Global Economic Crisis

    In the middle of the global economic crisis a large financial services firm had to sell off a large number of its assets and businesses to repay the bail-out loan from the government of U.S. This case study, discusses how Deloitte came to the rescue of this company and helped...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In Focus When Two Large Banks Merged, Getting Finance In Sync Was A Top Priority. Here's How They Did It

    The merger of two large banks with different methods of business practice results in countless challenges. This case history discusses how Deloitte helped the integration of two banks and the resultant finance function of the merged bank. Despite the similarity in industry, the challenges are many in such mergers with...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

    A large financial services company, facing a financial crisis, was looking to sell off multiple businesses in order to raise money and repay a bail-out loan from the U.S. government. It too suffered from the global credit crunch and was being pushed to the point it had no choice but...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Zero To Hero

    A bio tech company was looking to expand its operations internationally. It also had managed to acquire U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a promising antiviral. However, before it could foray into the international market, it needed a setup that would allow it to guarantee quick delivery of large...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Zero To Hero Helping A Pharma Company Start Up Global Operations To Deliver A Potentially Life-saving Antiviral

    A pharmaceutical company was looking to expand its operations internationally. It also had managed to acquire U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for a promising antiviral. However, before it could foray into the international market, it needed a setup that would allow it to guarantee quick delivery of large quantities...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Making The Leap After Making A Huge Acquisition To Expand Into Services, This Computer Company Needed To Completely Revise Its Playbook

    Following the footsteps of its competitors, a leading hardware company decided to diversify by venturing into the field of technology service industry. Earlier, due to their complete focus on the hardware aspect of business they faced various challenges. This case history discusses how Deloitte helped this company in this diversification...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In Focus

    When two large banks merged, the challenge for the resulting Finance function was to make sense of two very different ways of doing business in quick time so as to get its functioning in sync. This case study discusses about how this challenge was met and a solution was found...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In Retail

    With the intention of quickly boosting its sales and profits, the management of a large, publicly owned specialty retailer decided to focus primarily on pricing. Three key areas were identified for implementing this change in company's focus: optimizing pricing for regular and promotional goods, decreasing price overrides at the point...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Testing The Limits

    Having experienced rapid growth through a series of acquisitions, a global biotech firm found itself with a set of independent businesses each operating with a different set of systems and processes. This approach was proving to be ineffective and was adding to the company's costs. In addition, this approach prevented...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Hot Property

    One of the world's largest insurance businesses was looking to make a significant improvement in its Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE & FM) function. The largest division of this Fortune 50 company functions in more than 160 countries and spends over $1 billion annually on real estate and facilities...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Fast, Furious - And Focused Unilever Sells Two Major Shared Services Centers In The Blink Of An Eye And Refocuses On Its Core Business

    Unilever is among the largest consumer products companies across the world. With an intention of focusing on its core business activities in Latin America that were exhibiting exceptional growth and profitability, Unilever decided to sell off two of its shared service centers in Brazil and Chile. However, Unilever recognized that...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local. Helping A Global Bank In Its Efforts To Increase Competitive Advantage Through Improved Customer Service

    With registering a significant growth in its transaction services, a global bank found that its business had outgrown its customer service model and information systems. There was a need to improve the customer experience of clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. As the business evolved and clients expanded...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local.

    By employing unique, innovative methods, Deloitte was able to provide the required solution to a global bank, which wanted to improve the customer experience of its clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. This need arose out of realization by the bank that as the business evolved and clients...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    When David Acquires Goliath

    In one of the most surprising mergers of the highly competitive biotech industry, a small firm with the confidence of exceptional growth that it had seen in the recent past was able to buy out a company with a much larger operational fit than it had. Usually, combining a company...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Merger Integration For Global Technology Manufacturer

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) A global technological manufacturer was looking to have a successful merger integration after making its largest acquisition of another competing manufacturer. However, the buyer found out that the target company had a different pricing strategy, which added to the complexity in integrating the merger. The buyer...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Improving Automobile Product Offerings And Inventory Management

    One of the leading automobile companies was looking to improve the management of its inventory of high-end, complex product offerings along with making significant cost savings. Recognizing the need for identifying profitable opportunities and bettering high inventory levels and slow-moving products, this automobile company sought assistance from Deloitte to get...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Redrawing The Map How A Fortune 100 Technology Company Simplified Its Channel Strategy To Improve Profitability, Speed And Service

    A leading high technology company used a variety of routes including a huge network of distributors, wholesalers, retailers and other business partners to sell the same products around the world to move its products to market. While there was a suspicion within the company about their approach being inefficient, but...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Paper Profits

    A major global packaging systems and paper manufacturing company had merged to form a single large company, but were unable to fully utilize the benefits of the merger. The merged company wanted to solidify its competitive position and reduce costs, but were hampered by decades-old procurement and supply chain practices...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In A Fix

    Due to exceptionally high growth rate, a company managed to grow into one of the largest technology company across the world. However, this growth resulted in a irregularly grown finance function. This situation led the company to suffer from a variety of problems with basic accounting and reporting and been...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Making Innovation Work In Telecom

    The decline in print directories due to the growth of online options led a company to lose many of its local advertisers. To counter this, it decided to launch an innovative performance-based product to retain and win back local advertisers against traditional and online search competitors. However, this task faced...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    From The Ground Up - How A Fortune 500 Consumer Durable Goods Manufacturer Rebuilt Its Entire Product Strategy

    This case study discusses as to how Deloitte, a leading outsourced business management and consulting services provider, assisted a Fortune 500 company in re-shaping its product strategy. A large consumer durable goods manufacturer was faced with various problems in areas including pricing, brand, and sales force design. To get things...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Bringing Total Rewards In Line With Organizational Business Strategy

    A 400-bed not-for-profit hospital, during the implementation of its strategic plan, found that its total rewards programs were not doing well and in need of critical care. This hospital was among the oldest and largest hospitals in the region and also one of the largest local private employers with more...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Creating A Risk Intelligent Infrastructure Getting Risk Intelligence Done

    This paper, based on a Deloitte Dbriefs presentation titled "Creating a Risk Intelligent Infrastructure," gives our most current thinking on building effective risk management practices into the fabric of your organization. This paper presents information and polling data from Deloitte's Dbriefs for Financial Executives webcast series, creating a Risk Intelligent...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In The Chemicals Industry

    A large diversified chemical company was faced with increasing commoditization of its products and competitive pressure, which was affecting its profit margins. It was looking to improve margins by pricing products based on customer-specific costs to serve. To do this, the company needed to understand its customers' buying behavior better...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Aligning People, Processes And Technology To Drive Profitability In The Retail Sector

    A leading discount retailer realized that they had a problem with turnover, but was unsure about how much turnover was really costing it beyond the typical "HR Costs." Also, the company was significantly underinvested in shrink (any unplanned loss of margin) resources, tools and prevention capabilities to combat internal and...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Engine Manufacturer Flies High With On-Time Delivery, Supplier Network Transformation And Aftermarket Plan

    Deloitte assisted a major aerospace manufacturer to achieve its goal of improving On Time Delivery (OTD), bringing in efficiency in the functioning of its supplier network, and lastly, of putting in place a well-thought aftermarket plan so as to keep growing. The senior management team at this aerospace manufacturer sought...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Battle Ready

    A large aerospace and defense company bagged a major military contract for delivering a key weapon system, which meant that the company needed to increase its throughput by a factor of 20 in less than four years so as to successfully fulfill the contract. Scale was not the only challenge...

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: State Budget Gaps

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways states can address state budget gaps.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Infrastructure

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the importance of states addressing infrastructure deficits and ways state leaders can create a legislative and business climate that is conducive to public-private partnerships.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Leadership

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about what it means to be a leader in today's world.

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  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Big Issues In Government: Technology

    This webcast is a part of Big Issues in Government series which talks about the ways technology helps drive the economic prosperity of states and the impact public policy has on attracting creative talent to grow cities and urban areas within a state.

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Testing The Limits

    Having experienced rapid growth through a series of acquisitions, a global biotech firm found itself with a set of independent businesses each operating with a different set of systems and processes. This approach was proving to be ineffective and was adding to the company's costs. In addition, this approach prevented...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Case Study Of An Inactive Mine: Assessing Risk Of An Inactive Mine Aids EHS And Fiscal Planning

    In initiating the process of managing an inactive mine, Deloitte shouldered multiple responsibilities with environmental, health and safety risks. A mine not in use equals a sleeping dragon as it, unlike the navy freighter, cannot be decommissioned, relocated, sold or closed. Short term compliance results into large scale, expensive problems...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down Planning And executing A Series Of Divestitures In The Midst Of A Global Economic Crisis

    In the middle of the global economic crisis a large financial services firm had to sell off a large number of its assets and businesses to repay the bail-out loan from the government of U.S. This case study, discusses how Deloitte came to the rescue of this company and helped...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Project Q Financial Crisis Moves Lender To Reorganize

    In the summer of 2001, a major Canadian bank contacted Deloitte for help with a problem account. The bank had loaned Project Q, a company based out of Richmond, BC, $48 US million and was now at risk for its loans. Project Q's main business was replicating CDs for major...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Hot Property

    One of the world's largest insurance businesses was looking to make a significant improvement in its Real Estate and Facilities Management (RE & FM) function. The largest division of this Fortune 50 company functions in more than 160 countries and spends over $1 billion annually on real estate and facilities...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Cosmetics Company Uncovers Hidden Cash

    Sometimes even the best-managed companies can overlook a hidden store of cash. Consider the case of Cosmetica Laboratories Inc., a highly successful, fast growing Toronto cosmetics manufacturer. Cosmetica, listed on Deloitte's Canada's 50 best managed companies over the past three years, is a vertically integrated company that develops and manufactures...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Finance In Focus When Two Large Banks Merged, Getting Finance In Sync Was A Top Priority. Here's How They Did It

    The merger of two large banks with different methods of business practice results in countless challenges. This case history discusses how Deloitte helped the integration of two banks and the resultant finance function of the merged bank. Despite the similarity in industry, the challenges are many in such mergers with...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Cott Outsources Internal Audit

    The reason for Voyy's turning to Deloitte was for cost effective internal audit options. Cott chose Deloitte on the promise of value. "We strove to exceed their expectations, so they would recognize the value of having us around to help with other challenges. Ultimately, we both benefit from continuity," says...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Grocery Gateway Acquisition Accelerates Longo's E-Business Strategy

    This case study looks at the example of a retail corporation and its business on the internet. With the internet, a number of retail companies have able to generate profitable e-business opportunities. This case study considers some pertinent questions related to retail business on the web. For instance, if the...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    The Economical Insurance Group: Internal Audit Now Part Of Business Strategy

    Turnover was high in the internal audit department of The Economical Insurance Group, one of Canada's largest property and casualty insurers. High performing employees migrated to other departments, while less successful ones left the organization. The department was looking for new staff - again. To the surprise of Economical's Waterloo,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Fast, Furious - And Focused Unilever Sells Two Major Shared Services Centers In The Blink Of An Eye And Refocuses On Its Core Business

    Unilever is among the largest consumer products companies across the world. With an intention of focusing on its core business activities in Latin America that were exhibiting exceptional growth and profitability, Unilever decided to sell off two of its shared service centers in Brazil and Chile. However, Unilever recognized that...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Consumer Product Company Puts Price Tag On A Brand

    When a consumer products company wanted to change the brand name of a food product from one of its subsidiaries to another, they wanted to value the brand for tax purposes. This task was given to Deloitte manager Guy Boutin and partner Nicolas Panagis. When it comes to a brand...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    A Canadian Technology Company Embarks On Expansion Strategy In China

    When a large and successful Canadian technology company needed to build its business in the lucrative Chinese market, it found the road to profitability was not a simple one. The company - a leader in its class, needed new growth strategies on the ground. It had already teamed up with...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Engineering Firm Needs A Billing System That Delivers

    When an organization relies on IT applications to manage the customer service, billing, and back-office processes that deliver revenue, it points directly towards mission-critical systems. An engineering firm recently found itself in a systems implementation dilemma that could have produced significant negative consequences to the operations if it was not...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Sony Canada Launches New High Velocity Supply Chain

    When Sony Canada wanted to improve its supply chain management capabilities in the consumer electronics marketing, sales and distribution division, they had a clear vision in mind. The enhancement of supply chain management was to be done while reducing inventory and increasing product velocity. All of this was to be...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local. Helping A Global Bank In Its Efforts To Increase Competitive Advantage Through Improved Customer Service

    With registering a significant growth in its transaction services, a global bank found that its business had outgrown its customer service model and information systems. There was a need to improve the customer experience of clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. As the business evolved and clients expanded...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Teaching Hospital Embraces Cutting-Edge Technology

    A large academic medical center in California wanted to implement a Web-based image distribution system to improve access to radiological information for its patients across the entire medical center. At the time, it was making use of film-based radiology system along with Picture Archive Communication System (PACS), which were presenting...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automaker Saves Money With A New Human Resources Service Delivery Model

    A large automaker was able to save money by bringing in the right kind of transformation in its human resources service delivery. This automobile manufacturer is renowned for its efficient functioning and the high margins that it has managed to maintain. However, it was facing challenges of inefficient functioning and...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    How An Actuarial Review Of Self Insurance Claims Turned The Ship Around For One Large Cruise Line

    A large cruise line self-insures for claims brought by crew and passengers. It needed to be sure it was holding adequate reserves to cover those claims. It was also seeking ways to reduce the number and cost of claims altogether. A routine audit revealed that the cruise line was not...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In The Chemicals Industry

    A large diversified chemical company was faced with increasing commoditization of its products and competitive pressure, which was affecting its profit margins. It was looking to improve margins by pricing products based on customer-specific costs to serve. To do this, the company needed to understand its customers' buying behavior better...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Breaking Up Without Breaking Down

    A large financial services company, facing a financial crisis, was looking to sell off multiple businesses in order to raise money and repay a bail-out loan from the U.S. government. It too suffered from the global credit crunch and was being pushed to the point it had no choice but...

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  • Case Studies // Jun 2008

    Finance Transformation In Financial Services

    A large insurance company wanted its finance function to provide strategic analysis and valuable business insights. However, it realized that its finance associates were spending around 75% of their time in transactional activities, which left little or no time for higher-level activities such as risk analysis and statistical modeling. Moreover,...

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  • Case Studies // Feb 2010

    Pricing And Profitability Management In Banking

    A large mortgage lender, a US based financial institution, was aware that it could boost profits by tailoring its prices more precisely to customer behavior in different marketplace segments. This step was a risk that the company wanted to take and hence wanted to have reliable information which would allow...

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  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Tax Management Services For A Large Multinational High-Tech Company

    A large multinational high-tech company was faced with staff shortage in the tax department at a time when Sarbanes-Oxley 404 was creating a need for additional resources. The company also needed to complete FAS 109 provisions, overhaul its tax data information technology (IT) systems, fulfill significant tax compliance obligations, complete...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Corporate Responsibility And Sustainability In Retail

    A large U.S. based consumer goods retailer realized that to offer goods at outlet prices, it needed to keep its own costs under tight control along with extracting total value for money with its operational investments. The company found that by recycling the boxes and plastic films used for shipping...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Aligning People, Processes And Technology To Drive Profitability In The Retail Sector

    A leading discount retailer realized that they had a problem with turnover, but was unsure about how much turnover was really costing it beyond the typical "HR Costs." Also, the company was significantly underinvested in shrink (any unplanned loss of margin) resources, tools and prevention capabilities to combat internal and...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Automobile Manufacturer Gets Help Developing A China Venture

    A leading global automobile manufacturer was looking to acquire a comprehensive review and assessment of the Chinese regulatory environment and its options for corporate structuring with the intention of studying the existing local market and establishing a low-cost export platform. This was in line with the company's plan of getting...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Enterprise Cost Reduction In The Medical Device Industry

    A Life Sciences company was facing a tough situation financially, with losses mounting in huge numbers. This company develops bone allografts for spinal column repair and processes tissues for other orthopedic procedures, as well as for urological and cardiovascular applications under a patented process. However, over time, as it diversified...

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  • Case Studies // Jan 2010

    Entertainment Network Implements Custom Internal Audit Solution

    A major entertainment network with regional programming offices was faced with issues of improper alignment of corporate goals and objectives at the regional level. Also, the issues at the regional level were not understood at the top level. It was looking for optimized integration of the local network offices within...

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  • Case Studies // Mar 2010

    Tax Management Services For A U.S.-based Multinational Company

    A U.S.-based multinational company was looking to bring about a transformation within its global finance processes, systems and information resources in order to become more efficient in the regions where it operates. At the same time, it recognized that its tax function is one of the largest end-users of the...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local.

    By employing unique, innovative methods, Deloitte was able to provide the required solution to a global bank, which wanted to improve the customer experience of its clients in its highly profitable "transaction services" business. This need arose out of realization by the bank that as the business evolved and clients...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // Apr 2010

    Goodwill: Protecting The Brand And Growing The Mission

    Goodwill Industries International (GII) is a global non-profit brand comprising of 166 independent community-based Goodwill member organizations in North America and 14 international affiliates, all of which operate under trademarks and membership standards managed by the GII Board of Directors and the GII Member Services Team (MST) located in Rockville,...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    When David Acquires Goliath

    In one of the most surprising mergers of the highly competitive biotech industry, a small firm with the confidence of exceptional growth that it had seen in the recent past was able to buy out a company with a much larger operational fit than it had. Usually, combining a company...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // Mar 2009

    World-Class Manufacturer Improves Its World-Class Supply Chain; Redefines Service Parts Management Excellence For Industry

    In the process of becoming one of the largest industrial equipment manufacturers in the world, this company accumulated a host of legacy supply chain management systems that were proving to be a deterrent for the company in gaining end-to-end visibility in its massive service parts business, making it hard to...

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  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Merger Integration For Global Technology Manufacturer

    Merger and acquisition (M&A) A global technological manufacturer was looking to have a successful merger integration after making its largest acquisition of another competing manufacturer. However, the buyer found out that the target company had a different pricing strategy, which added to the complexity in integrating the merger. The buyer...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Improving Automobile Product Offerings And Inventory Management

    One of the leading automobile companies was looking to improve the management of its inventory of high-end, complex product offerings along with making significant cost savings. Recognizing the need for identifying profitable opportunities and bettering high inventory levels and slow-moving products, this automobile company sought assistance from Deloitte to get...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Express Lane For Follow-On Biologics? Big Deal Or Big Yawn?

    The health care reform bill that was recently signed into law includes a mechanism to obtain FDA approval for FOBs - "Biosimilar" drugs that come to market after the patent expires on an original biopharmaceutical product and 12 years of data exclusivity have elapsed. In 1984, the Hatch-Waxman Act paved...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    M&A Deals: Do You Have The Horses?

    Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are cranking back up-even as the pressure to preserve capital and minimize costs in the wake of the downturn remains steady. As a result, the old discussion of whether it's worth bringing in outside help is picking up steam. Managing M&A is tough, but it's not...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // May 2010

    Think Global. Serve Local: Helping A Global Bank In Its Efforts To Increase Competitive Advantage

    A global bank needed to improve the customer experience of clients in its highly profitable "Transaction services" business. As the business evolved and clients expanded their global footprint, the bank's traditional country-specific approach to service needed to evolve. Although local business practices remained important, clients were increasingly demanding more consistent...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    Predictive Modeling To Allocate Marketing Spending

    A student education and tutoring company wanted to understand how well different media channels attracted students. What was the cost to acquire a new student through the Web? Which types of media were most efficient? Did spending on traditional media drive Web traffic? The company believed that better allocating marketing...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP