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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

    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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Prescription For Change 'Filled': Tax provisions In The Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act

    After an often contentious national debate that played out over 15 months, Congress has approved and President Obama has signed comprehensive health care reform legislation that raises nearly $438 billion over 10 years through tax increases on high-income individuals, excise taxes on high-cost group health plans and new fees on...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Onshore Jobs, Offshore Compliance: Tax Provisions In The Hiring Incentives To Restore Employment Act

    Congress has approved and President Obama has signed into law a $17.6 billion jobs-creation package that offers tax incentives to employers who hire and retain workers, and extends the increased small-business expensing limits under section 179. The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act is paid for primarily through new...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Machines And Mortals: When It Happens Again... Surviving The Next Banking Crisis

    The industry is only just emerging from its searing experience in the recent turmoil. Yet, another banking crisis may likely come again at some point, leaving winners and losers in its wake. Banks should seize the opportunity provided by the current improved economic conditions to substantially upgrade their risk analytics...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Perspectives On Distressed Assets: Banking And Securities Outlook

    In December 2009, Deloitte's Center for Banking Solutions published its Outlook 2010, summarizing five trends that would dominate the banking and securities industry. Dealing with distressed assets was top of the list, and the report pointed out that 2010 represents something of a watershed moment, as banks in particular face...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Deloitte 8th Annual Fair Value Pricing Survey

    The Eighth Annual Fair Value Pricing Survey represents current thinking related to valuation practices, industry policies, and procedures used by asset managers. As valuation practices have evolved and matured over the last decade, investment companies continue to make adjustments to the valuation process enabling them to spring forward without losing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    There Is No Cloud

    Cloud is not a technology solution that comes shrink-wrapped in a box. It's something you build to get the capabilities you need to improve the performance of your business. For a term that was introduced by researchers at MIT nearly 15 years ago, there's an awful lot of hype around...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Health Care Reform Memo Library: A Weekly Update On Activities In The Administration

    The health care reform memos are issued on a weekly basis, highlighting news from the previous week's activities in the administration, and implications for the C-suite and various stakeholder groups. The purpose of these memos is to provide current news on various health care reform efforts and tease out how...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Working Together To Make A Difference: An Open Letter From Our Health Reform Leaders

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Reform will trigger sweeping change and disruption across the industry, but it will unfold over years, with many of the major provisions becoming effective in 2014. Industry leaders are asking, "What now?" Over the...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Health Care Reform: Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act And Implications For Health Care Providers - Things We Are Thinking About Now

    President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Senate version of health reform legislation. This bill passed the House along with the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, which is now pending in the Senate, where a floor vote is anticipated...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Health Care Reform: Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act And Implications For Health Plans - Things We Are Thinking About Now

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Senate version of health reform legislation. This bill passed the House along with the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, which is now pending in the Senate, where a...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Health Care Reform: Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act And Implications For The Life Sciences Industry - Things We Are Thinking About Now

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Senate version of health reform legislation. This bill passed the House along with the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, which is now pending in the Senate, where a...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Health Care Reform: Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act And Implications For State Governments - Things We Are Thinking About Now

    On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Senate version of health reform legislation. This bill passed the House along with the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010, which is now pending in the Senate, where a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Onshore Jobs, Offshore Compliance: Tax Provisions in the HIRE Act

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act imposes new information reporting requirements, withholding requirements and penalties to curb abuses of offshore financial accounts. Explore the implications for you and your business. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Disclosure Rules & Climate Change: Perspective on SEC Guidance

    Companies should take the Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) guidance as an opportunity to review the adequacy of their controls in terms of identifying, measuring, reporting and disclosing climate change risks. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path ?...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Compliance and Integrity Risk: Getting M&A Pricing Right

    Ongoing economic and business performance pressures increase the likelihood that fraud, corruption and related activity may pose heightened risk to realizing acceptable returns on merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path ? striking a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Statement 167: Insights for Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure (THL)

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently issued FASB Statement No. 167, Amendments to FASB Interpretation No. 46(R) (Statement 167), which significantly changes the consolidation determination for variable interest entities (VIEs). Learn about the implications for the THL industry In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Health Care Reform

    National health reform is here. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the House-passed reconciliation bill will trigger sweeping changes and disruptions ? some rather quickly and some over many years. What are the implications for you and your business? In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Perspectives On Real Estate: Uncovering Opportunity In A Distressed Market

    Declining real estate values, debt maturity and credit access, and stalled construction activity are some of the issues that challenged real estate owners and operators in 2009, and may continue to do so in 2010 as well. Consequently, these issues have led to the question, "Have real estate values bottomed...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    The Retail Talent Marketplace: An Executive Perspective On Growing People From Within

    To better understand ways companies are tackling today's talent challenges and positioning themselves for long-term success, Deloitte collaborated with the National Retail Federation (NRF) to conduct a comprehensive survey of the industry's talent management strategies and practices. The new report, The Retail Talent Marketplace: An executive perspective on growing people...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Traveling Through The Recovery: Ways THL Companies Should Consider Navigating The Upturn

    Over the last several years, Tourism, Hospitality, and Leisure (THL) companies have experienced a downturn of historical proportions. Companies were glad to see 2009 come to an end. The protracted U.S. recession that began in late 2007, and the global meltdown of financial markets that occurred a year later, led...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Broken Triangle?: Improving The Relationship Between Internal Audit, Management, And The Audit Committee

    The disconnect between internal audit, executive management, and the audit committee is nothing new. The broken triangle has existed for decades at many organizations with varying degrees of severity. However, the dysfunction that was deemed tolerable in earlier decades is unacceptable today. Regulators, analysts, stakeholders, and even litigators have a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Problem With Pricing: Why CEOs Should Pay Closer Attention To Pricing

    With so much money at stake, it's hard to understand why so many companies neglect pricing, leave it to the sales force, or rely on lower level analysts instead of moving it onto the CEO's agenda. If your company's view of pricing isn't high-level and cross-functional, we believe it's wrong....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The People Side Of Risk Intelligence

    Almost all companies today maintain a dedicated team of professionals to manage talent, and many also employ at least a few full-time professionals to manage risk because both are major agenda items for boards and senior executives. But few organizations systematically encourage their talent and risk managers to work together...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Faster Revenue Recognition? Not So Fast.

    New accounting rules change the way companies will account for multiple element arrangements including certain arrangements that include products that contain both hardware and software. For example, in the past, businesses may have had to defer all revenue from an arrangement until every element of the bundle was delivered, which...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Does HR Outsourcing Really Work?

    It's easy to make a list of reasons why HR Outsourcing (HRO) should work, starting with the promise of substantial cost savings. But when it comes to actually diving in, a lot of organizations are getting cold feet. That's because they know that a number of big HRO projects have...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Should You Step Up To Value-Level Management In Applications Management Services?

    For years now, Applications Management Services (AMS) have been all about cost - driving down the expense base through offshore labor arbitrage. Further cost reductions, however, are getting hard to come by - as are needed innovations and process improvements. When applications are supported through a low-cost labor pool that's...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Social Media For Life Sciences: Trick Or Tweet?

    These days, it seems like everyone and his brother is talking about social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook and blogs. In health care, these types of applications are capturing the attention of consumers, patients and physicians alike. Should life sciences companies be using social media channels as a marketing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Alternatives To Paying Big Bonuses?

    In recent months there has been a lot of debate and controversy about bonuses in the financial services industry. But beneath all of the headlines is an even more fundamental question: do big bonuses actually work? Do they drive tangible improvements in performance, and enable financial services firms to retain...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Key Categories of Risk: Deconstruct the Landscape

    The recent credit and financial crisis highlighted the need for companies in all industries to take a broader view of risk. Read a perspective by Henry Ristuccia, partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and U.S. leader of Deloitte's Governance and Risk Management practice. In the wake of economic turmoil and...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast: Tax Risk - A Call to Action

    If you still think tax risk is only about avoiding penalties, assessments and over-payments, you're only getting a slice of the story. While the traditional view of tax matters has stopped at reporting and compliance, there is increasing interest in tax as a value contributor, playing a pivotal role in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Brave New World of Risk Confronts Financial Firms

    Risk managers in virtually every industry are getting more engaged with their boards and senior management, but nowhere is the focus on building this relationship more crucial than in financial services. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must choose its own path...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    A Risk Intelligent Approach to Data and Intellectual Property

    Lock it up or set it free? Most companies carefully guard their intellectual property with expensive layers of protection and through costly and time-consuming demand notices, injunctions and lawsuits. Yet we've found that many efforts are ineffectual or even counterproductive. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast: Bank Governance - Preparing for Greater Scrutiny & Oversight

    As companies face a tighter regulatory environment, boards have an increasingly important role to play in risk governance. In addition to being more active, board member roles are likely to become more visible. This is particularly important for banks that have the government as a shareholder or provider of funding....

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Contract Risk & Compliance For All (Economic) Seasons

    Many companies have become increasingly dependent on external business relationships for their business success and survival. Executives recognize that a contract cannot guarantee the success of a relationship or performance accountability, especially in the current economic climate. In short, you cannot outsource certain risks. In the wake of economic...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Cloud Services

    As with any big idea that rocks the technology world, there's a lot of confusion about cloud services and what they mean in business. We all see the potential for cheaper and faster, but that's just the beginning. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Podcast - Business in 2010 and Beyond

    Dwight Allen, director of Merger & Acquisition (M&A) Studies for Deloitte Research, Deloitte Services LP, discusses various scenarios that may come into play as the recovery unfolds, and how these might guide business leaders in their planning. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Deloitte's State of the Media Democracy Survey

    Do you know the top 10 media consumption habits that will affect companies in 2010? A "reality check" on how consumers are interacting with technology and purchasing products can help you identify opportunities for your organization. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound, every organization must...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Retail Global Expansion

    Despite a struggling economy and cautious consumers in the U.S. and abroad, global expansion opportunities do exist for those willing to move now. While there is no "one-size-fits-all" path to expansion, finding one's way should always start at home. In the wake of economic turmoil and anticipation of a rebound,...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Strategies for Going Public

    As the initial public offering (IPO) market gains momentum, more organizations are evaluating the option of becoming a publicly traded company, and the processes associated with an IPO. With all of its rewards, however, an IPO can be complicated, time-consuming, and involve a high degree of risk. In the wake...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Looking for Growth? Go Digital

    As more users continue to conduct commerce online, or have their purchases influenced by online media, it will be imperative to ensure a scalable e-commerce strategy is in place. Learn what questions chief financial officers (CFOs) should ask in order to realize the full potential of e-commerce investments. In the...

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