Tag: PwC

“How CIOs Can Build Business Value Using Social Media” PwC

This paper explains the difference between social media and social collaboration, describes the social media challenges that include quantifying ROI, integrating social media, managing employee access, learning what works by experimenting, and why CIOs and CTOs should become social media role models for their organization. [Click on Pic to learn more]

Aug 10, 2011
02:39 PM

“Striking The Innovation Balance: Six Tensions That Most Affect A Company’s Ability to Innovate” by John J. Sviokla, PwC

Samurai Miyamoto Musashi was a great innovator. His two-sword (nitojutsu) style of fighting made him victorious in many battles, including 60 duels. He was also an accomplished calligrapher, sculptor, and part-time architect. Historians wonder whether this samurai’s ability to balance hard fighting skills and artistic intellect enabled him to be a dominant force in the clan wars that characterized the tumultuous world of his time. Fast forward to today. Successful leaders in the post-crisis economy also will need to strike a balance by simultaneously innovating for long-term differentiation and short-term efficiency. [Click on Pic to learn more]

Jul 20, 2011
12:19 PM

PwC Announces Ambitious Growth Strategy for Africa, Including a US$100 Million Investment

Dennis Nally, Chairman of PwC International while in Nairobi, Kenya to announce the strategy and meet with clients, partners and staff said: “Africa is an important frontier for economic growth. We believe the regional economy could double by 2020 to nearly US$3 trillion and we are getting a clear signal from our international clients that Africa is an increasingly important market for them.” [Click on Pic to learn more]

Jul 19, 2011
09:24 AM

“Canada an ‘Underachiever’ In Emerging BRIC Market Deal-Making” PwC Report

Since 2000, Canadian entities have completed 188 acquisitions in the BRIC nations, well below the UK (408), the US (1,504) and Germany (244). Canada outpaced only Australia, which made 106 deals in the same period. With only nine Canadian acquisitions in the BRIC regions year-to-date May 31, 2011, there are no signs of this trend improving. [Click on Logo to learn more]

Jun 24, 2011
08:16 AM

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