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2014-10-30 20:23:29

Healthcare organizations must think long-term to solve today's problems LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Challenges facing the healthcare sector are well known, yet governments and private sector organizations struggle with how to make meaningful change that will deliver sustainable healthcare - high quality care at an affordable cost. To create a foundation for meaningful change, KPMG International brought together 65 healthcare leaders, from 30 countries across six...

2014-10-30 12:25:58

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP has been named to CIO Review magazine's 2014 list of 20 Most Promising Compliance Tech Solution Providers, "an annual listing of the top 20 companies that are in the forefront of tackling technology challenges in the compliance space and impacting the marketplace," according to CIO Review. The audit, tax and advisory firm was selected from the hundreds of compliance technology providers evaluated by CIO Review's editorial staff. CIO...

2014-10-28 12:34:58

Study also finds that more technology industry business leaders consider market value best measurement of innovation value, though revenue growth still top metric SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a sign of expanding global opportunities, more technology industry business leaders in China, and less in the U.S., than a year ago said that capital is widely accessible at their company to foster technology innovation, according to the 2014 KPMG Global Technology...

2014-10-28 08:31:24

"KPMG Strategy" integrates new talent with existing strategy and advisory capabilities across the firm to address large-scale transformation demand NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced the formation of KPMG Strategy to address growing demand in the marketplace for integrated, end-to-end transformation solutions. KPMG Strategy helps organizations evolve, create long-term value, and gain competitive advantages through...

2014-10-27 12:24:43

Despite overall optimism, chief executives cite government regulation and geographic expansion as critical challenges over the next three years HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 Energy chief executives in the U.S. are optimistic about the possibilities for industry and organizational growth over the next three years, with nearly two-thirds expecting to record its greatest profits in 2016 and 2017, according to the results of a study by KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm....

2014-10-22 12:25:10

Bob Woodward and Top Speakers to Discuss Washington Outlook, Innovation and Financial Leadership NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Former ESPN Executive Chairman George Bodenheimer will serve as a keynote speaker at KPMG LLP's 24(th) Annual Accounting and Financial Reporting Symposium, an annual conference hosted by the audit, tax and advisory firm. This year's CPE-eligible Symposium will be held Dec. 4-5 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas. Bodenheimer, an influential media...

2014-10-21 23:11:58

In response to the growing IT Security threat landscape, SecTor (Security Education Conference Toronto) is bringing together some of Canada’s Fortune 500 CSOs for an exclusive CSO Summit, at the 8th annual SecTor Conference, taking place October 21st to 22nd, 2014. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 It didn’t take long for SecTor to become the largest IT Security conference in Canada, and with over 1,600 professionals in attendance this year, the timing is perfect for assembling the...

2014-10-21 12:24:00

KPMG committed to ensuring all major office renovations and new office constructions meet LEED energy and environmental standards NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm, today announced that its Short Hills, New Jersey office attained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) - the 25(th) KPMG office to do so. KPMG is committed to ensuring all of its major office renovations and...

2014-10-20 12:27:09

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amy Matsuo, principal in KPMG LLP's Regulatory Risk service network and National Leader of the firm's Financial Services Enterprise-wide Compliance and Consumer Regulatory group, has been named to Consulting magazine's 2014 list of Women Leaders in Consulting, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm announced today. Matsuo was recognized in the "Client Service" category and was one of only 12 women chosen from the more than 400 nominations that...

2014-10-07 12:37:23

Digital services seen as significant growth driver; Cyber security a key concern LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continued convergence within and between the media and telecommunications industries, and the impact of emerging technologies are just two of the several factors that will lead to transformational changes in core business over the next few years, according to KPMG's 2014 Media & Telecommunications Industry Outlook Survey. In surveying 100 senior executives...


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