• 3D printing is moving into the mainstream

    3D printing’s perception as one of the most significant inventions ever is about to become more widespread. Find out more in the latest Performance journal.

  • Insights-driven digital innovation

    Find out how you can build your data analytics capability in order to find the crucial, meaningful information that keeps your business ahead of the game.

  • EY Asia-Pacific Centers of Excellence

    Providing leading capabilities in advisory, analytics, cyber security and manufacturing to help multinational companies with complex transformational projects in Asia-Pacific.

  • Can privacy really be protected anymore?

    Organizations need to take decisive action to develop and enhance privacy management. Look beyond ad hoc policies and toward fully-accountable, certified and trusted privacy programs.

  • Protecting and enabling your digital strategy

    Retrofitting cybersecurity is expensive and ineffective to protect and enable digital strategies. To succeed, financial services institutions need a holistic cybersecurity strategy at the outset.

  • How do you nurture innovation?

    Across geographies, sectors, start-ups and multinationals, can you increase your capabilities and unlock lucrative markets? Our latest Performance Journal shows how innovative companies can flourish.

  • Big data: helping patients and providers connect

    Life sciences companies are under increasing pressure to do more with less. See how digital strategies and accountability with analytics help bridge the communication gap.

  • Global Information Security Survey 2015

    Our annual survey finds that organizations still have a long journey toward cybersecurity protection. Learn how we help them create trust in the digital world.

  • EY and LinkedIn form strategic alliance

    Together with LinkedIn, we are bringing social selling technology and data analytics to the global marketplace to help companies accelerate growth. Learn more.

Advisory Services

Evolving your business. Globally.

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:

  • Cyber Security

    Organizations must be prepared to combat against, manage and mitigate cyber attacks that can occur anytime, anywhere.

    Our 16th annual global information security survey explores the actions organizations have taken to address current threats, how leading organizations are preparing for cyber risks that may be on the horizon, and how new technologies and an innovative approach can help organizations proactively prepare for the future.

    We found three levels of response to cyber risk in an environment where cyber attacks are numerous, constant and increasingly complex:

    • Improve — What organizations are doing to address the current threats and the challenges that still exist
    • Expand — Steps leading organizations are taking to address new threats more proactively
    • Innovate — Solutions organizations need to address new and upcoming technologies

    Go to ey.com/cybersecurity

  • Managing risk — for opportunities

    We know you’re concerned about the risks of regulation and compliance – especially if you’re in banking or health care.

    Meanwhile, as market volatility and pricing pressures unsettle the landscape, those forces are stimulating competition and creating opportunities.

    To strike that balance between risk and opportunity, our research suggests that many leading firms are developing an overarching strategy that balances both.

    Our work with clients reveals that there is a need to re-engineer the risk processes across the business, just as was done with finance, manufacturing, and supply chain processes.

    The goal is to get better coverage on the risks that matter.




  • Internal audit: enhancing and sustaining business performance

    Companies value the role Internal Audit plays. But they are looking for more.

    Executives want Internal Audit to not only see what has gone before, but also what comes next. They want Internal Audit to provide insights into strategic initiatives, and to share ideas that improve business performance. And they want it now

    Internal Audit as strategic advisor

    As a strategic advisor, Internal Audit can:

    • Identify company-wide cost improvements
    • Offer recommendations that improve business performance
    • Provide key insights that focus on risk

    We can help you:

    • Assess your Internal Audit function and identify areas of improvement
    • Identify opportunities to enhance the strategic value of Internal Audit
    • Accelerate improvements through cosourcing
  • A clearer vision for finance

    An effective Finance function that is best suited to the organisation can be a critical factor for growth.

    Yet 98% of companies feel there are opportunities to improve their Finance function.

    The challenge is in marrying conflicting priorities:

    • Driving the business forward
    • Protecting the organisation’s financial assets

    Our research suggests 80% of companies are planning to better align Finance with overall business strategies.

    To do that, we see three key priorities for finance which involve striking a balance between control, effectiveness and efficiency.

    1. Control: promote strong governance and control in the organisation.
    2. Effectiveness: drive the business forward, challenge the business and strengthen decision-making throughout the organisation.
    3. Efficiency: drive costs down, integrate acquired teams.

    See more about a clearer vision for Finance:

  • Getting information technology right

    Information technology functions need to strike a balance between risk and performance.

    But reality often falls short of this goal.

    That’s because IT’s influence on the business has evolved so quickly that many IT functions are still struggling with how to marry their technical expertise with a new business perspective.

    Top IT leaders are now facing broad challenges, including:

    • Increasingly complex IT and business operating models
    • Cost efficiency and transparency demands
    • New regulations and new forms of threat
    • Corporate responsibility expectations

    Our research suggests that successful firms are focusing on these key issues and formulating their response at the enterprise level.

    Learn more about getting IT right:

  • Shaping effective supply chains

    Responding to a business environment that’s more complex and fluid than ever, many companies are adapting their supply chains in two key ways:

    • They’re rapidly expanding to capitalise on the growing number of middle-class buyers in emerging markets.
    • They’re driving cost efficiencies to boost margins in their mature market operations.

    Our research suggests that either way, seven interconnected items come into play.


    In growth markets, considerations include:

    • Managing operational, tax and regulatory risk
    • Enabling new revenue sources
    • Establishing an effective supply chain model and infrastructure

    In mature markets, considerations include:

    • Reconfiguring the supply chain to create cost competitiveness
    • Optimising global spend
    • Improving operational agility and responsiveness

    In mature and emerging markets, environmental and sustainability matters emerge.

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