Simple IT Restructuring Has Failed To Provide Cost Benefits June 25, 2010CIOs are now looking to reposition IT as a hub of innovation, driver of enterprise-wide collaboration and provider of more sophisticated, brand-differentiating technology products and services, according to PriceWaterhouseCoopers.
Complexities Make Boards WorryNovember 21, 2006The emerging popularity of complex financial instruments is of major concern to financial institutions, as they'll be forced to respond to this increased demand via new products, revamped infrastructure and, perhaps most importantly, regulatory compliance,
Reducing Market SpendSeptember 19, 2006As the global economy has expanded, the information requirements of the financial services industry and related markets have continued to grow.
Prioritizing E-DiscoveryJune 13, 2006E-mail records create a unique problem: Employees consider e-mail to be private and informal while investigators consider e-mail to be a formal business record and will hold a company accountable for e-mails' contents.
A Matter of ChanceJanuary 24, 2006Despite increased awareness of the threat of fraud and businesses' confidence in risk controls, more financial wrongdoing within businesses is uncovered by accident than by internal controls, according to a survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
May 19, 2005Linda Chatman Thomsen Named Director of the Division of Enforcement at SEC
FSIs Focus on GrowthMay 05, 2005According to survey results from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Economist Intelligence Unit, 65 percent of financial services senior execs agree that growth is higher on their agenda this year.
Worth the Effort?April 14, 2005SEC Roundtable Assesses Round One of SOX Section 404 Reports
Offshore Outsourcing: Is Your Data Safe? April 27, 2004Financial-services firms are taking extra security measures at their offshore outsourcing facilities. Are security-related fears valid, or are they hype?
A Full House of Data February 12, 2004Before laying their cards on the table, Wall Street firms are looking to get a better view of the data held in their hands.
Under Attack November 17, 2003Forget about locking the windows and the doors, financial-services firms now have far more to fear from worms, horses and bugs.