• Third Party Oversight

Supplier Risk Monitoring for Effective Third Party Oversight

Suppliers are seamlessly embedded and integrated into enterprise supply chains. Fortune 2000 enterprises alone work with thousands of third parties, large and small, cutting across multiple businesses and functions. Each of those third party relationships contributes to overall risk. In an earlier blog, we spoke about how global sourcing magnifies risk.

Essential to building a comprehensive Third Party Oversight program is […]

By |November 11th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Topsy-Turvy Indian Rupee: An Insight into the Intricacies of INR Depreciation

The Indian rupee declined to a then all-time low against the US dollar in June 2018 and snapped Rs 69 per US Dollar (USD). In September 2018, the exchange rate between the US Dollar and Indian Rupee had weakened further to Rs 72.51 for 1 USD.

The depreciating value of the INR in relation to the US Dollar has more than […]

By |November 6th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments
  • Third Party Oversight

Third Party Oversight is Not a Luxury

While companies across the business spectrum are embracing a host of digital technologies for all aspects of operation transformation, senior executives are rallying around the need to pick up the pace of transformation.

These challenges are not new and neither are some of the solutions as the industry has encountered and resolved similar problems in the past.The CIO’s office is becoming […]

By |October 17th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Dell Is Going Public Again [Without an IPO]! Does it Impact Supplier Risk?

In 2013, Dell Technologies decided to go private in a US$24 billion leveraged buyout led by private equity firm Silver Lake Partners and Dell Technology founder Michael Dell. During the last five years, post privatizing, the company’s stock price dropped 31%, resulting from falling personal computer sales, the upswing in mobile computing technology, and the onset of the cloud computing […]

By |October 12th, 2018|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Supplier Risk Monitoring Must Change for the Digital World

Digital transformation is inevitable. Enterprises across the industry spectrum are thinking digital. The successful enterprise will not rush headlong into digital, rather, it will adopt an organized and systematic approach to transformation.

A digital enterprise will enable the extended value chain – from suppliers to employees to customers – to seamlessly collaborate, react, and interact. Cost effective and efficient digital transformation […]

By |October 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
  • M&A: Supplier Risk Monitoring

Mergers & Acquisitions: Monitoring & Managing Supplier Risk

During the first half and the beginning of second half of 2018, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) were on the rise among suppliers with the end objective of acquiring new business models, increasing market share and plant size, geographic expansion, diversifying product and services, gaining market power, increasing talent pool and customer base, getting the know-how of new technologies, and to […]

By |September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Does NBN Continue to Pose Challenges for Australian Telcos?

Introduction to the NBN

Owned by the Australian Government, NBN (National Broadband Network) Co Limited was founded in 2009 to manage Australia’s National Broadband Network as a monopoly wholesale broadband provider.

Very recently, in order to substitute the prevailing broadband infrastructure with a digital, speedier, and more consistent broadband service, the NBN decided to roll-out fiber-optic, fixed wireless, and satellite infrastructure. Due […]

As H-1B Policy Changes Are Awaited, Can Companies Plan to Look Beyond the Struggle?

Over the years, several Indians have gone to the US on H-1B visas, but now Indian IT firms have reduced the number of their H-1B visa filings, a trend that started in 2017. Immigration experts believe that it could further decline in 2018, following the tough and unpredictable environment created by the US administration. This is quite different from the […]

US-China Trade War – A Real War or Merely One of Words?

In the 21st century, the responsibilities of incorporating economic development and sustainability are global affairs. The markets have opened up to an extent and exchange of goods, services, talent, and technologies on a worldwide scale have led to the integration of national economies. As a result, free trade policies and agreements are becoming common. In an age when most economists […]

The GDPR Regulation is Here – What Does It Mean for Businesses?

What is GDPR?

After nearly three years of discussion, in April 2016, the EU agreed to adopt the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) framework. This regulation is to replace an existing Data Protection Directive (with effect from 1995) and will bring in provisions to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens, who transact with businesses within or outside the […]