“Retailers need to rapidly re-evaluate their customer base, uncover the signals of permanent change and transform their business to meet customers where they are, in the new reality,” says Scott Rankin.
The Automotive Industry is undergoing rapid change with the emergence of electric and autonomous vehicles. Gary Silberg, KPMG's Automotive Leader, has been at the forefront of the self-driving car conversation for nearly a decade. Subscribe to Talk
Annalisa Barrett says Boards that include more women and directors with diverse backgrounds and experiences are more effective on a variety of measures, including financial performance, risk oversight and sustainability.
Linking conversations on strategy, risk and global disruption and understanding how stakeholder expectations are influencing long-term strategy will be critical for boards in the year ahead, according to the Board Leadership Center.
With the increased technological, analytical and regulatory demands in finance functions, Ron Walker says only future ready finance groups are equipped to deliver business solutions that successfully drive enterprise performance.
Gary Silberg says four “megatrends” — electrification, autonomy, connectivity and mobility as a service (MaaS) — are reshaping the auto industry and dramatically increasing the semiconductor content in vehicles.
KPMG's Public Investment Management practice leader will speak about the new American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Accounting and Valuation Guide at the organization’s Forensic & Valuation Services conference.
Conor Moore says the strength of the U.S. market is likely driving a lot of the VC investment in other regions, including Europe and Latin America, where investors can get better prices than they might get here.
Sean Sullivan says the volume of personal data consumers are trusting providers to maintain is increasing exponentially, and consumers remain concerned about how cyber breaches might affect them personally.
The race to market is already on, Scott Rankin says, so retailers need to understand how consumer preferences are shifting, how consumers will spend their money and how the digital and physical worlds merge.
“While oversight varies by company and industry, audit committee members should ask for regular updates on cyber strategy, preparedness and response plans,” says Jose R. Rodriguez, leader of KPMG’s Audit Committee Institute.
Blockchain can eliminate inefficiencies in supply chains, address the challenges of global trade and tariffs, improve product tracking and safety, help reduce fraud, automate tax processes, and better track and protect data.
Amid ever-changing technological, economic and regulatory challenges, businesses need effective supply chain management that will accelerate growth, increase efficiency and offer new and differentiated value for their customers.