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As early adopters of cognitive and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies gain more experience, they see both continued significant potential and practical realities. What do they have to report so far? Participants will hear results of a recent Deloitte survey of cognitive-aware executives to gain insights on how leading companies are using cognitive today and how investing in these technologies can directly impact the bottom line.
What took place in 2017 with corporate and asset transactions in the oil and gas industry, and what can be expected in upstream, midstream, and downstream segments going forward in 2018? Participants will hear about the drivers, impediments, types of transactions, and key players involved in corporate and asset deals in 2017, as well as the prospects for activity in 2018.
With new tax legislation enacted, the immediate focus for many US companies is to account for and report on the financial statement impact of the changes. But longer term, the new tax law is likely to affect multiple aspects of business planning and should be a major consideration in your company’s growth strategy. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the tax considerations that affect strategic choices for businesses going forward.
Many companies have adopted a three-tier cyber defense structure—business and IT, risk management, and internal audit. How can these three lines of defense work more effectively together to improve organizationwide cybersecurity? Participants will learn how an organizationwide approach to cybersecurity can help stakeholders be better data stewards and more effectively protect the information for which they are responsible.
Psychologists and researchers often try to group and understand individuals based on personality traits. Can private company sales executives and relationship managers use similar techniques to understand decision makers’ work styles and subsequently influence client decisions? Participants will explore how understanding behavioral economics and Business Chemistry can support effective client relationships and meaningful solutions.
Important trends continue to shape the technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) industry. What developments should you anticipate in 2018? Participants will gain new insights into these and other important trends that are expected to impact the TMT industry and businesses in 2018.
Forces are changing the mobility landscape, resulting in shifts among consumers relative to their experiences and how those experiences influence their ultimate purchase decision. For automotive companies, these shifting consumer demands result in complex questions that may ultimately impact their product strategies and how they engage with customers. Participants will hear results of the Deloitte Global Automotive Consumer study and gain insights on ways automotive companies can adapt their business strategies in response to changing consumer expectations.
In today’s digital environment, the integration of automation to support and complement an organization’s testing programs can be a continuous struggle. How should organizations approach this challenge in a meaningful and practical way? Participants will learn new ways to elevate, engage, and prepare their organizations for the future of testing programs.
For many universities, data has historically been highly distributed, with only a portion under central administration control. Often, cyber risk is still relegated to IT and treated as a technology problem. Is it time for greater executive attention to and engagement on cybersecurity? Participants will learn results of a Deloitte Center for Higher Education Excellence and EDUCAUSE report about cyber governance maturity and executive engagement across higher education.
Because multinational companies face additional filing and reporting requirements, both domestically and abroad, tax departments are looking for ways to gain efficiencies through process changes and technology adoption. What are trends and effective practices around local tax provision preparation, including some different approaches to automation? Participants will learn how tax departments of multinational companies are addressing the challenges of their global tax provision responsibilities.
Adoption of the new revenue recognition standard under ASC 606 could result in many unexpected tax technical and technology implications for companies. What transfer pricing-specific impacts can you expect? Participants will gain insights on the transfer pricing issues arising from the new revenue recognition standard and ways to address them.
Blockchain, the technology underlying Bitcoin, is being adopted quickly in financial services and other industries. But what promise does it hold for health care? Participants will learn how blockchain could transform key areas of health care and why now is the time to identify use cases in their own organization.
With US tax reform now enacted, private companies are trying to understand its potential implications, challenges, and opportunities. What should you know as 2018 unfolds? Participants will learn about important opportunities and challenges potentially posed by the new tax law and considerations for addressing them.
An organization’s extended network of suppliers, service providers, alliances, and joint ventures represents significant value, but often that value is not fully realized. Effectively managing a complex extended enterprise requires a different approach where the board of directors and management have clearer sight lines and accountability. Participants will learn how resetting the lines to address cyber, reputation, and financial risks may accelerate the extended enterprise’s value.
Since the historic tax bill was passed and signed into law, taxpayers and other stakeholders have been scrambling to understand its potential impacts. What are important insights for investment managers? Participants will learn what changes might impact them and what they need to consider given a number of uncertainties that may take years to resolve.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions are not likely to be the first area you think of as affected by US tax reform, but the rules are changing. What are potential impacts on value, risks, and contracting associated with M&A transactions? Participants will gain an understanding of key provisions in Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 that are likely to impact decisions and evaluations around M&A transactions.
Digital influence is disrupting the grocery consumer path to purchase, from awareness to selection to loyalty. With grocery shoppers using digital throughout their journey and seamlessly moving between physical and digital channels, what new opportunities do consumer products (CP) companies have? Participants will learn results of a recent Deloitte Grocery Digital Divide survey and explore how companies can look beyond the in-store experience to deliver on the new digital imperative.
The 2018 operating environment for investment management firms is likely to be difficult with continued fee pressure and shifting customer preferences. What challenges do firms face that are impacting their operating models, what lies ahead, and what actions can they take to respond? Participants will explore how investment management firms may manage past challenges as they move forward in 2018.