From smart city to a secure and integrated ecosystem

There has been a lot of buzz around smart cities in India ever since the Narendra Modi Government announced an investment of $1.2 billion to create 100 of them. For the common man, a smart city is a settlement which overcomes day-to-day challenges, bridges the gaps between people’s needs and civic realities and enhances the … More From smart city to a secure and integrated ecosystem

CSR regulation in India: The way forward

India has come a long way since its independence in terms of social, political and economic development. However, it continues to grapple with issues of inclusiveness, equity and sustainable growth; this has a strong underlying impact on the country’s business environment. In light of this, the Indian Government amended the Companies Act to mandate companies to … More CSR regulation in India: The way forward

Enhancing your existing contract management framework

Optimizing contract value and mitigating your legal, financial, governance and operational risks through effective contract management Exponential rise in outsourcing of non-core/ core services, globalization and new business models over last 5 years have led to a significant increase in the complexity and volume of third party contracts (viz. customer, vendor, JVs, franchisee, outsourcing, off-shoring contracts). … More Enhancing your existing contract management framework

The evolution of Bring your own device (BYOD) to BYO’X’

Today’s workforce believes in working their way and so the work done matters and not the place. The liberty to do the work their way is backed by BYOX phenomena and hence it has become the “Buzzronym” of the season. In this blog post Jaspreet Singh, Associate Director, IT Risk and Assurance highlights the evolution … More The evolution of Bring your own device (BYOD) to BYO’X’

Managing governance and risk issues in a VUCA world

The modern day enterprise is increasingly facing a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world. Organisational reputations and indeed futures will be made or more likely destroyed by their response to managing their GRC (governance, risk and compliance) processes. In this blog post  Samiron Ghoshal, Partner and National Leader IT Advisory Services, EY, India, shares … More Managing governance and risk issues in a VUCA world