28 posts categorised "Technology"
Mar 22, 2021 Why finance teams should embrace data to drive new business insights What is the role of data-driven insight in enabling finance to be a strategic business partner?
Feb 22, 2021 How automation and analytics enable new ways of measuring and mitigating risk The role of automation and analytics in providing a more efficient and effective way of measuring and mitigating risk in finance departments.
Jan 05, 2021 Reimagining a modern collaborative workplace for finance In a short space of time, the workplace changed remarkably. What will the finance business partner need to consider when shaping their future workplace?
Dec 16, 2020 Fostering the future: develop creative and digitally savvy accountants for a new finance function Using the right technology, the finance workforce of the future can embrace its creative side to uncover novel solutions and opportunities for the business.
Dec 09, 2020 The technology-led transformation driving a more strategic role for finance As the pandemic accelerates the adoption of technology, finance has an opportunity to become a more forward-looking business partner.
Sep 24, 2020 From profit to purpose: Changing the way finance measures value and performance In addition to core financial and accounting responsibilities, finance needs to recognise the role other forms of capital play in ensuring success.
Jun 04, 2019 How to really realise the benefits of moving to the cloud Several thousand organisations have now moved their back-office Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system into the Cloud. Reggie Kelley, Director in PwC’s Technology Risk practice, uses real-world examples to identify potential benefits and challenges for enterprises making this strategic move.
May 30, 2019 Why your IT audit plan should include a specialist CRM system review High business risks build a strong case for a specialist IT audit review.
Apr 16, 2019 Insights from MWC & 4YFN on what quantum computing needs to succeed Exploring the future potential of quantum computing.
Feb 22, 2019 Do you really have the change capability to transform? Matt Wimpenny explores why it's only a matter of time before more and more organisations understand the value they can get from a change management maturity assessment.
Nov 08, 2018 Why now is the time to evaluate your cloud service providers Krishna Iyer explores why, with the demand for cloud computing growing at a considerable pace and the number of companies providing cloud services - Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) - growing even faster, now is the time to evaluate your CSPs.
Oct 17, 2018 Reflections on Dreamforce I recently attended Dreamforce, which is Salesforce’s biggest event of the year. I thought I would put down a few reflections on it a week or two on.
Oct 11, 2018 Learning from startups, and achieving better board dynamics By David Lancefield, Partner in PwC's Strategy&. Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, President of techUK talks about how start-ups and large organisations can learn from each other when pursuing transformation, what it takes for boards to work well and the critical role diversity plays in creating high performing teams.
Sep 25, 2018 A reality check for organisational training – unlocking the power of VR/AR by Louise Liu VR/AR specialist Email +44 7701 297247 Transformation is a fact of daily life for business and organisations, not just a buzzword. It's...
Sep 20, 2018 Navigating the cloudy mist - part 2 by Krishna Iyer Director - Performance Assurance Email +44 (0)7841 566415 10 things to consider when working in the cloud - part 2 The world...
Sep 14, 2018 Navigating the cloudy mist - part 1 Cloud computing continues to evolve and is becoming the norm for organisations, including those operating in heavily regulated sectors. Based on recent experience of working with clients on cloud migration projects PwC's Krishna Iyer has compiled a list of ten things to consider. This week he looks at the first five steps to migrating to cloud.
Sep 11, 2018 Visibility and adaptability: the keys to predicting and managing demand in your supply chains By Tom Woodham, Digital Supply Chain Leader. Cast your mind back. Remember when people used to wander around shops getting ideas for what to buy? They’d spot something they liked, but find it wasn’t available in their size...
Sep 10, 2018 How to navigate the Retail & Consumer "tipping point" – where scale threatens agility By Neil Mctiffin, Regional Consulting Lead. Today’s Retail & Consumer (R&C) industry is renowned for many things – not least its strong track record of innovation around products and consumer experiences.
Jul 30, 2018 Simplifying the GDPR compliance journey with Privacy IQ By Matt Collinge. Organisations face greater complexity in the management of sensitive consumer data in the wake of GDPR, but Privacy IQ from PwC can make compliance a more straightforward process.
Jul 26, 2018 A new reality: Key considerations for growing UK VR/AR companies now By Jeremy Dalton Head of VR/AR. The UK virtual reality (VR) industry could be worth £1.2bn by 2022, but what are some of the challenges immersive businesses face in their strive for growth?
Jul 23, 2018 Disruption: Buckle up for the ride By Leo Johnson, Disruption lead. As exponential technologies are reshaping the world we live in, what does your future look like?
May 23, 2018 How can data analysis transform store performance? By Nadia Shchegrova & Stephanie Bloor. Today there is data for everything: what we’ve bought, at what time of day, what we’ve browsed online, which is the most visited part of a store, what we liked and disliked about a product, what our friends bought and the list goes on...
May 15, 2018 Putting corporate purpose into action: there's nothing artificial about AI's power to do good By Emma Cox, Head of Purpose and Sustainability and Climate Change. As a partner at PwC working three days a week, I know having a clear focus is crucial. Every minute quite literally counts. While financial performance is important to me, so too is the desire to make a positive difference.
May 11, 2018 Practical AI ethics consideration in the enterprise By Aldous Birchall. I recently presented evidence in Parliament to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on AI ( APPG AI) meeting on Ethics and Accountability. My evidence was focussed on what I'm seeing first hand in industry. I hope it can help bring some insight into the practical issues we’re seeing around AI accountability and ethics, and also help develop some practical solutions.
May 10, 2018 Time to Put Artificial Intelligence to Work for the Earth – AI for Good Summit By Dr Celine Herweijer. In 2018 everyone is starting to see the business value of AI. It is being added to more and more things every year, and the AI is getting smarter and smarter - accelerating human productivity and discovery.