51% of Australian organisations believe they don’t have the systems in place to detect a sophisticated cyber-attack. Learn how to anticipate cyber threats and risks.
Global Information Security Survey 2014
Internal Audit: harnessing the power of analytics
Voice of the customer is getting louder
Economic recovery will gain strength slowly
$44 billion IT spend not translating into expected productivity gains
Placing trust in the future of co-creation
Maximising the value of a data protection program
Building trust in the cloud
Productivity: it's on our agenda.
Is it on yours?
As the world evolves, so do your business issues. The catalysts vary: from geopolitical events to regulatory reform, from new technologies to emerging markets.
And their impact can be swift and far-reaching. Our approach — grounded in industry-specific experience and committed to delivering measurable, sustainable results — can help you adapt and succeed. Even in an uncertain environment.
We can help you with:
- Efficient global operating models and processes
We can assist in mapping, analysing and redesigning your organisational structure, design or operating model to ensure your business reaches optimal productivity levels. We are experienced in streamlining processes, removing delays and bottlenecks and identifying wasteful, non-value adding activities.
We take a structured, holistic approach that focuses simultaneously on reducing costs and improving performance of your value chain, driving long-term and significant savings and ongoing, sustainable success.
We can evaluate your entire cost base and examine working capital and revenue optimisation practices. Our teams can also assess your core processes, current risks and controls, as well as risk management policies.
- Effective deployment of technology and capital equipment
The connection between technology and productivity is obvious – it is an enabler that must be fully embraced to get an edge on your competition.
Technology has a significant influence on a business and it has evolved so quickly that many IT functions are still struggling with how to marry their technical expertise with a new business perspective.
That is why we help you align your IT operations to your overall business strategy - improving efficiency and assisting you measure and demonstrate ongoing value. Our professionals provide insights into organisational culture and help align technology with people and processes. They advise on designing and improving your IT function and operations to achieve strategic objectives, working with top management on this high-priority issue.
- Developing and utilising human capital
Attracting, utilising and retaining the right people is a key driver for long term growth and a major contributor in achieving productivity.
Forward-thinking organisations use innovative human resources management approaches to gain a competitive advantage against their competition, and create a strong platform for growth.
Our people and organisation professionals are skilled at measuring and monitoring staff performance, managing talent, planning succession, structuring organisations and defining roles and responsibilities. They draw on their knowledge of market leading practice to help with human resource management. Our teams focus on helping you to mobilise your employees to achieve your organisation’s potential and create a strong employer brand.
- Embedding a bold and audacious innovation agenda
Innovation is a key driver of productivity growth and competitiveness of companies around the globe.
To be innovative you have to take risks. Today’s leading organisations need to cultivate a culture of ‘intrepreneurship’ by empowering employees to be innovative and to take risks to create value, generate ideas and drive the company forward.
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Australia lagging behind in digital, despite being one of the most digitally connected countries in the world.
EY Global Innovation and Digital Strategy Leader, David Jensen, will participate in a panel discussion exploring successful corporate innovation models. We are also sponsoring the 'No Boundaries' award. Find out more.
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