If your internal auditors are spending too much of their time collecting, sorting and storing evidence, you’re not alone. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) recently found that up to 40% of resources are spent on manual processes instead of high-value tasks like improving the quality of findings.
The world’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution has shown the strengths and weaknesses of today’s supply chains. Healthcare companies pioneering cell and gene therapies—which rely on human cellular material—need to pay particular attention to lessons learned as they face unique supply chain challenges of their own. It all starts with planning.
Healthcare lease accounting deadlines were moved in the wake of the global pandemic but the new deadline is fast approaching. Healthcare CFOs and industry financial professionals need to plan today for a deadline that might as well be tomorrow from a management standpoint.
RGP CEO Kate Duchene was named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 10th annual Staffing 100 List of influencers for 2021. It’s Duchene’s first time on the Staffing 100 List—with other industry influencers who’ve demonstrated positive impact on the workforce ecosystem—and follows her inclusion on SIA’s Global Power 150 Women in Staffing List for 2020.
If your company has a December 31 fiscal year-end, you’re likely in the throes of completing SOX year-end testing and documentation. But before you call it done, and the team moves on to other things, take time to conduct a post-mortem: What went well? What didn’t? And how can you make it better?
When COVID-19 swept across the globe in 2020, it also exposed businesses to an epidemic of cybersecurity and data privacy threats, with criminals taking advantage of the chaos to attack vulnerable targets. These once-in-a-generation developments have major implications for audit executives charged with protecting corporate assets.
Private companies and nonprofit organizations might have heaved a sigh of relief when, thanks to COVID-19, the deadline for the new ASC 842 lease accounting standard was extended (again). But if you haven’t already done so, it’s now time to shift back into higher gear.
Early in the global pandemic, executive searches slowed down significantly with the exception of the tech sector, which remained active. With 2021 already begun, hiring is already back to pre-pandemic levels. In this Q&A, RGP Head of Executive Search Maria Martindale outlines what she sees ahead.
If there was ever a year to be “agile” it was 2020. Fortunately, Agile and developing an agile mindset is not a new concept—it’s been around for decades. However, the importance of taking the concepts of business agility and applying them in a pragmatic way has never been more relevant.
Supply chains are helping distribute life-saving vaccines, but they’re also needed to help get the economy back to normal. We need to do both, but it won’t be easy.
Unprecedented. New normal. Uncharted territory. Even our vocabulary has stretched to the limit in 2020, as we’ve struggled to describe the COVID-19 reality that suddenly confronted us. As we near the end of this year like none other, we look back on what we’ve experienced—and on what we’ve learned.
RGP’s SVP for Asia Pacific, Anthony Gutierrez and RGP’s VP of Advisory Services, Simon Kong, discuss how companies are better handling complex change management projects by adopting new digital “e-PM” platforms including RGP’s LaunchPM product.