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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.
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.
The real estate industry seems to be on an accelerating disruption curve highlighted by rapid changes in tenant dynamics, customer demographic shifts, and ever-increasing needs for better and faster data access to allow improved service and amenities. Real estate companies could maximize value creation and growth by prioritizing four themes as they plan for the next 12 to 18 months. Participants will learn what is in store for the real estate and construction industry in the year ahead.
A new ecosystem has emerged in which financial services institutions are more likely to be investors, partners, and acquirers of fintech startups, rather than competitors. After an initial gold rush, banks, investment managers, insurers, and commercial real estate companies are reassessing fintech development and integration approaches. Participants will learn what each player in the growing fintech community should do to thrive in an increasingly collaborative fintech environment.
The tax landscape for insurance companies is constantly changing. In-house tax professionals often struggle to address numerous top-of-mind items, including the status and effects of US tax reform on the company, while trying to efficiently leverage their tax resources for other tax planning and compliance purposes. Participants will learn about current topics regarding insurance industry trends and relevant tax issues, and obtain up-to-date information and insights.