Cybersecurity, privacy, data and resilience dominate the top technology challenges for technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) organizations, according to the annual ISACA/Protiviti Global Survey of IT audit leaders and professionals. These issues, which already were top-of-mind risks for most organizations, have been fueled further by pandemic-driven times of remote work and new business processes, as well as increasing connectivity via the Internet of Things (IoT).
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Digital Dominance and Flexible Labor Models Major crises expose the true nature of things. In the face of extreme pressure, organizations discover just how digital, agile and resilient they really are. CFOs and ﬁnance leaders in Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) are leveraging hard-earned lessons from the worldwide pandemic to strengthen organizational agility and resilience, according to the results of Protiviti’s latest Global Finance Trends Survey. Read More Highlights
CFOs and finance executives are focused as much on strategic matters as operational issues. As new threats (e.g., cybersecurity and data breaches) and opportunities (e.g., the emergence of new talent management models and powerful new technologies) appear, organizations count on their CFOs and finance team to drive behavioral changes needed to execute more, and increasingly strategic, finance priorities while improving their service to internal customers. Download Infographic
Next-generation internal audit functions require a new mindset and a commitment to continual evolution. Technology, media and telecommunications companies already understand the importance of innovation and are addressing specific audit plan priorities to prove it. Read the full report and listen to the webinar Download Infographic
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are poised to help technology companies make dramatic shifts in performance, shareholder value and business development over the next two years. AI opens the door to analyze massive amounts of data and deliver critical insights that organizations in technology industry can use to improve processes, drive profitability, and increase their competitive advantage. To better understand how this game-changing technology is being applied to drive business success today and where it is headed in the near future, Protiviti and ESI ThoughtLab...
Companies in the TMT industry are pumping resources into robotic process automation (RPA). In as little as two years, RPA leaders — those companies we’ve identified as already ahead of the curve — will be using bots in virtually every function within their organizations. To help executives make the most of this fast-growing technology, Protiviti partnered with ESI ThoughtLab to survey 450 companies across various regions, industries and sizes to understand the differences between the practices of RPA leaders and organizations that are less advanced. Our research highlights the most effective...
Monthly blog and industry news round-up Reflections on London Tech Week AT&T-Time Warner Win Could Mean More Multimedia Megadeals For Emerging Tech Firms, More Action Today on Risks and Controls Means Less Pain Tomorrow Reflections on London Tech Week An estimated 55,000 attended London Tech Week, an annual series of conferences, held June 11-15 this year. That number alone says a lot about the vitality of the tech market in the UK, and London in particular. But that just scratches the surface of the potential we see in the burgeoning UK tech market. Protiviti was a Bronze sponsor...
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Your monthly blog and industry news round-up It Is Time to Bring Order to the M&D Lease Universe Disruptive Innovation Front and Center for Manufacturers and Distributors in 2018, According to Survey Check Your Blind Spot: GDPR Poses Veiled Risks for M&D Companies The New U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: A Precursor of What? It Is Time to Bring Order to the M&D Lease Universe Public company accounting departments closing the books on 2017 may find it difficult to take a breath. Fresh from filing their 10-K and finalizing their preparation for the FASB’s new revenue...
Your monthly blog and industry news round-up Changing Minds, Business Models: Can the Consumer Products and Services Industry Sell Its Vision to the Workforce? As Retail Consumers Embrace Mobile Payments, Digital Loyalty Programs Become a Priority The New U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs: A Precursor of What? Changing Minds, Business Models: Can the Consumer Products and Services Industry Sell Its Vision to the Workforce? Technology was, by far, the star of this year’s National Retail Federation “Big Show” conference in January – from smart shelves fitted with real-time inventory...