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Risk thought leadership by services

Addressing current, emerging and future risks

Thought leadership written by Deloitte's professionals on key topics across:

Contract risk compliance
Crisis management
Financial crime
Internal audit
Project risk
Risk transformation
Security
Work, health and safety

 

Contract risk compliance

Building a software asset management team Building a software asset management team
Eight critical oversight positions that can help CIOs be ready for the next round of software enterprise license agreements.
The Wall Street Journal article by Deloitte, April 2013
Moving to the cloud? Moving to the Cloud?
As cloud computing transitions from hype to reality, organisations are looking to quickly adopt cloud based technologies to unlock the promised benefits.
Article, 2012 | 2 pages
Anticipate change Anticipate change: Cloud privacy considerations, an Australian perspective
Privacy Considerations in the cloud - an Australian perspective.
Insights, 2012 | 8 pages
Pragmatic cloud computing Pragmatic cloud computing: Six keys to successfully using the cloud
Managing the risks associated with cloud requires means developing a clear cloud strategy that is based on facts.
POV, March 2012 | 8 pages
When channel incentives backfire: Strategies to help reduce gray market risks and improve profitability When channel incentives backfire
Channel incentives - designed to boost sales by increasing loyalty and motivating channel partners to sell products - are vulnerable to abuse which may cost high tech companies approx. $1.4 billion in lost profits each year.
Deloitte/Alliance for Gray Market and Counterfeit Abatement survey, 2011 | 24 pages

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Crisis management

Building our nation's resilience to natural disasters Building our nation's resilience to natural disasters
This paper presents the complex case for building natural disaster resilience to reduce the financial and emotional burden of extreme natural events in Australia.
Report, June 2013 | 92 pages
Weaving business continuity into the fabric of enterprise risk management Weaving business continuity into the fabric of enterprise risk management
Learn about key elements needed to develop effective programs for business continuity, and leading practices for weaving these programs into your enterprise risk management strategy.
Deloitte US insights video | 12.06 mins

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Financial crime

Cybercrime is not just a tech problem Cybercrime is not just a tech problem
Cybercrime is increasing in frequency, size and sophistication so technological defences alone are no longer sufficient.
Deloitte article, April 2014 | 1 page
Bribery and corruption survey 2012: Australia and New Zealand Bribery and corruption survey 2012: Australia and New Zealand
The findings confirm our experience that Australian and New Zealand organisations are encountering bribery and corruption events and challenges which many are ill-equipped to identify, manage and, most importantly, prevent.
Report, September 2012 | 32 pages
The internal audit fraud challenge The internal audit fraud challenge
The report seeks to uncover how the economic uncertainty and changes to the regulatory environment have influenced organisations' focus on fraud risk and understand what impact this is having on the role of internal audit.
Deloitte UK report, 2012

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Internal audit

2014 hot topics for internal audit in financial services
The role of internal auditors in the financial services sector continues to gain importance.
Point of View, February 2014 | 7 pages
The Deloitte CIO Survey: Applying the internal audit lens The Deloitte CIO Survey: Applying the internal audit lens
The results of Deloitte CIO Survey for 2013 are in, highlighting the opportunities and challenges faced by CIOs around the globe
Insights, January 2014 | 36 pages
2013 Internal Audit Benchmarking survey 2013 Internal Audit Benchmarking survey
Polling 120 heads of Internal Audit to help you answer how your internal audit function compares with their peers. Register to see the results.
Deloitte UK report, 2013
Financial services: Heads of IT risk survey 2013 Financial services: Heads of IT risk survey 2013
Get an inside view into the challenges facing IT Risk in the financial services industry as it navigates its way through testing times.
Report, July 2013 | 24 pages
Key questions for Audit Committees to ask about internal audit Key questions for Audit Committees to ask about internal audit
This questionnaire is designed to assist audit committees in their evaluation of Internal Audit and the CAE.
Deloitte US whitepaper, June 2013 | 4 pages
Planning ahead: Hot topics facing organisations in IT internal audit Planning ahead: Hot topics facing organisations in IT internal audit
Deloitte's UK practice performed a survey of 22 global Financial Services organisations to identify key themes and topics which they see as their top IT risks for 2013.
Deloitte UK report, April 2013 | 8 pages
Tech Trends 2013: Elements of postdigital Tech Trends 2013: Elements of postdigital
Technology Trends that that we believe have the most potential to impact business over the next 18 to 24 months.
Annual report, February 2013 | 96 pages
Improving the relationship between internal audit, management, and the audit committee Improving the relationship between internal audit, management, and the audit committee
Examines the underlying factors that lead to a disconnect between the members of corporate triangle, and provides practical advice for repairing the relationships to work together more effectively to protect and propel the organization.
Deloitte US report, 2013
The internal audit fraud challenge The internal audit fraud challenge
The report seeks to uncover how the economic uncertainty and changes to the regulatory environment have influenced organisations' focus on fraud risk and understand what impact this is having on the role of internal audit.
Deloitte UK report, 2012

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Project risk

How fragile is your Agile? How fragile is your Agile?
Six common pitfalls facing Agile project teams.
Report, April 2014 | 2 pages
Reining in Project Risk: Predictive Project Analytics Reining in project risk: Predictive project analytics
How organizations increase the success rate of complex projects by predicting project performance.
Deloitte US white paper, 2013 | 12, 16 & 6 pages

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Risk transformation

Peter Matruglio Aligning risk and value: Five questions and answers
Peter Matruglio, national leader, Risk Transformation, and partner, Deloitte Australia, answers five questions about aligning risk and value.
Wall Street Journal article, March 2014
Risk appetite frameworks Risk appetite frameworks: How to spot the genuine article
What it actually means to establish and embedded an effective risk appetites framework. This paper is particularly focused on the banking sector
Article, December 2013 | 22 pages
Exploring strategic risk Exploring strategic risk
This new global survey report offers fresh insights into how companies view and manage the risks that affect their business strategy.
US report, November 2013
Aligning risk and the pursuit of shareholder value Aligning risk and the pursuit of shareholder value
This whitepaper presents the business case for achieving risk transformation and the need for an integrated approach to risk management, in the pursuit of shareholder value.
Report, November 2013 | 16 pages
Global risk management survey, eighth edition Global risk management survey, eighth edition
Financial institutions continue to have significant opportunities to strengthen their risk management processes and tools.
Annual survey, August 2013
Adjusting to the new world of risk management Adjusting to the new world of risk management
How are companies making sense of this new world of risk management? We have compiled some resources below to help tackle this issue.
Insights, quiz, reports & articles, 2013
Transformation from within: A breakthrough approach to workplace safety Transformation from within: A breakthrough approach to workplace safety
Over the program's six stages, Deloitte conducts workshops, facilitates employee collaboration and uncovers insights that help organisations understand and greatly improve workplace safety performance.
Insights, 2013 | 8 pages
CFOs: The catalyst for integrating strategy, risk and finance CFOs: The catalyst for integrating strategy, risk and finance
CFOs can play a critical role in helping their organisations make better, more risk-aware decisions, by working to formalise connections between the strategy, risk and finance functions.
Insights, June 2012 | 10 pages
Global risk management survey: sixth edition Global risk management survey: sixth edition
This survey provides an assessment of how financial services companies around the world are responding to these realities and the key risk management challenges they face.
Annual survey, June 2009 | 40 pages

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Security

Transforming Cybersecurity Transforming Cybersecurity
An update on new approaches of ever evolving scene of threat landscape in the cyber world.
US report, March 2014 | 20 pages
Five questions on the evolution of cyber security Five questions on the evolution of cyber security
We tackles five questions on cyber security frequently voiced by clients. Then, take a closer look at how big data can be used for intelligent security.
Interview - Mike Maddison, Sid Maharaj & Tommy Viljoen, 2013 | 2 pages
IT risks and security challenges IT risks and security challenges
A series of Deloitte perspectives as published in the Wall Street Journal.
Deloitte US insights
Financial services: Heads of IT risk survey 2013 Financial services: Heads of IT risk survey 2013
Get an inside view into the challenges facing IT Risk in the financial services industry as it navigates its way through testing times.
Report, July 2013 | 24 pages
Tech Trends 2013: Elements of postdigital Tech Trends 2013: Elements of postdigital
Technology Trends that that we believe have the most potential to impact business over the next 18 to 24 months.
Annual report, February 2013 | 96 pages
Risk Intelligent governance in the age of cyber threats Risk Intelligent governance in the age of cyber threats
This describes how a company's approach to four specific "leading practices" in cybersecurity can give both executives and the board of directors valuable insights on its cyber risk management strengths and weaknesses.
Deloitte US report, 2013 | 16 pages
2013 TMT Global security study report: Blurring the lines 2013 TMT Global security study, sixth edition: Blurring the lines
TMT companies no longer focus on cyber security as just a compliance issue, now seeing it firmly as a top business priority.
Annual report, February 2013 | 22 pages
Pragmatic cloud computing Pragmatic cloud computing: Six keys to successfully using the cloud
Managing the risks associated with cloud requires means developing a clear cloud strategy that is based on facts.
POV, March 2012 | 8 pages
Cloud supply chain Cloud supply chain: Adapting to tomorrow's changing environment
Cloud based supply chains are a logical next step in the evolution of supply chain.
Report, 2012 | 8 pages
2012 Deloitte-NASCIO cyber security study 2012 Deloitte-NASCIO cyber security study
The study highlights the challenges that states and chief information officers (CIOs)/CISOs face in protecting states' critically important systems and data.
Deloitte US report, 2012 | 40 pages
Preparing for corporate cyberattacks Preparing for corporate cyberattacks
We explores the massive and growing threat of cybercrime and offers advice to boards and management for strengthening their company's cyber threat risk management practices.
Deloitte US Article September/October 2012 | 8 pages
2012 DTTL Global financial services industry security study: Breaking barriers 2012 Global financial services industry security study
The survey shows that Australia and APAC lead the world when it comes to prioritising governance on IT Security and believe their expenditure on information security is on or above plan.
Annual report, September 2012 | 64 pages
Risk and responsibility in a hyper-connected world Risk and responsibility in a hyper-connected world
The report offers a number of recommendations for the private and public sector, urging both to engage in a structured discussion on corporate responsibility and balanced policy to strengthen global cyber resilience
Deloitte/World Economic Forum report, June 2012 | 48 pages
Five questions about managing cyber risk Five questions about managing cyber risk
An interview with Rich Baich, principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP and Global Lead for Cyber Threat Management.
Newsletter, 2012 | 2 pages
2010 TMT Global security study, fourth edition: Bounce back 2010 TMT Global security study, fourth edition: Bounce back
The study is based on in-depth research and detailed interviews with nearly 150 TMT organisation around the world.
Annual report, February 2010 | 28 pages
2010 Financial Services Global Security Survey 2010 Financial Services Global Security Survey
Reveals that identity and access management has moved to the top of the security agenda at financial institutions – with over 60% of major institutions citing it as their top priority.
Annual report, 2010 | 40 pages

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Work health and safety

Health and safety risk Anticipating the sources of health and safety risk in construction
safety performance has plateaued as the impacts of health and safety interventions are not what they should be. Deloitte has identified the causal factors behind this plateau.
Report, May 2014 | 16 pages
Safety Transformation: a common purpose Safety Transformation: a common purpose
Details how excellence in safety creates competitive advantage and better business returns.
Report, April 2013 | 4 pages
Transformation from within: A breakthrough approach to workplace safety Transformation from within: A breakthrough approach to workplace safety
Deloitte has developed 45°- The business of safetyTM – a problem-solving methodology that involves all levels of an organisation, from the C-suite to front-line workers.
Insights, 2013 | 8 pages

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