Digital Disruption

December 11, 2020
diversity

Board Diversity

by SEAH GEK CHOO WHY IT MATTERS AT THIS TIME Studies have repeatedly shown that increasing diversity is not only the right thing to do for an organisation’s culture, it also leads to better business outcomes. In this article, we explore three key thrusts that are powering the boardroom diversity […]
November 9, 2020

Data Analytics Adoption

October 12, 2020

Gearing up to Reboot in a New World

These unprecedented times call for innovative ways to upkeep traditions, and ISCA endeavoured to provide a complete and rewarding experience for the more-than-1,000 registered attendees of its very first virtual PAIB Conference.
October 12, 2020

Technological Impact on Finance Functions and Job Redesign

The current economic fallout has caused much uncertainty for companies all over the world. To thrive in the “new normal”, companies need to accelerate their business transformation efforts to enhance their competitive capabilities as well as capture and deliver greater value. This will involve undertaking job redesign to better align roles with the changing business environment; at the same time, the workforce must also adapt quickly to stay competitive.
October 12, 2020

Using Data Analytics in a Financial Statements Audit

Technology leverage has been all the rage in recent times as businesses, and even entire industries, seek to fend off disruptors and/or chase growth. For the audit industry, data analytics has been touted as a potential game-changer as the profession seeks to innovate its way to more effective audits in the face of mounting expectations, business complexity and volume of transactions.
October 9, 2020
Keeping Economies Moving Part 2: Steering towards safety

Keeping Economies Moving Part 2: Steering towards safety

In this second article in the series, we focus on the impact CAW member institutes made across their economies, the businesses in their countries, and their members.
September 17, 2020
mergers and aquisitions

Forensic Data Analytics: No Longer Just a Supplementary Tool

While the current outlook in the region may seem grim, the trends that are emerging – and accelerating – give us a glimpse of different opportunities in different sectors that can lift businesses out of survival into recovery, and eventually to thrive post-Covid-19.
September 1, 2020

Old money, new thinking

Twenty-eight years into its fourth century, Coutts is a private bank and wealth manager with serious heritage. How does it remain relevant in the age of fintech disruption? Culture, innovation and a laser focus on customers experience, Chris Tilley CA tells Kitty Finstad
June 21, 2020

Why Named Ranges Are A Necessary Nuisance in Excel

When you get to the world of advanced financial modelling, you can find very strongly held views on big topics. Emotions run so high you start to understand why most financial modelling standards have been written by one person.
June 21, 2020

Managing Cyber Risk with Smart Cyber

In the digital age, artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are starting to have the same kind of game-changing impact that factories and assembly lines had on manufacturing at the dawn of the industrial age, dramatically improving efficiency and enabling new products, services, and business models that simply were not possible before.