Ernst & Young - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • The wrong skills for the wrong century

    CeBIT was held in Sydney this week and for the first time – in the midst of the celebration of technology innovation – there was a specific session focused on what only can be described as an economic emergency – skills.

    Written by Marie Johnson08 May 15 16:15
  • Australia second worst in world for illegal downloads

    Delays in gaining access to new content is the main reason why Australia has the second highest rate of illegal downloading activity behind Russia, a new study has found.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett11 March 15 15:51
  • Ernst & Young accused by Canadian used computer dealer of data breach

    A used computer dealer in Canada claims he discovered a trove of Ernst & Young customer business data on Dell servers bought back in 2006 -- and he wants the global consultancy to pay him to return the data. But is the breach for real or just a hoax?

    Written by Ellen Messmer10 Sept. 14 22:40
  • The lost CIOs of oil and gas

    A recent Ernst & Young study discovered that CIOs in the oil and gas industry feel more excluded in their organisations than tech bosses in other industries.

    Written by Marco van Staden27 June 14 14:42
  • NAB appoints David Boyle as CIO

    NAB has appointed former Ernst & Young partner David Boyle as its new CIO. He replaces David McGee, who resigned in late August.

    Written by Byron Connolly10 Dec. 13 09:32
  • Mining companies caught flat-footed by cyberattacks

    Mining companies increasingly are being targeted by hackers trying to steal information and disrupt operations, as the metals industry expands its dependence on Internet-connected systems to reduce costs, according to an Ernst & Young survey.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk21 Nov. 13 00:40
  • Good privacy builds brand trust: Ernst & Young

    With less than 12 months to go before the introduction of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, Australian enterprises are being encouraged to see the changes as a way to build customer trust through good privacy practices.

    Written by Hamish Barwick30 April 13 14:07
  • Leading from the front: CFO as the ‘voice of risk’

    As more and more companies come to terms with the unknown factor that is the length of this downturn they fundamentally reposition themselves. Many do this to merely survive the storm. Some, however, see this as an opportunity to thrive by pushing their boat out.

    Written by Ashish Singh18 April 13 11:37
  • Toolkit for the perfect CFO

    Ever wondered whether your mix of skills is actually right for the CFO’s post? Or what makes a truly successful CFO today?

    Written by CFO World Staff03 April 13 11:54
  • CFOs: Start driving strategy and business value

    Today’s CFO has evolved from financial controller to corporate stakeholder driving strategy and business value, industry commentators claim.

    Written by Nadia Cameron18 March 13 09:12
  • Cloud, SaaS are bright spots in tech's weak M&A market

    The total value of technology mergers and acquisitions (M&A) fell 35 per cent in 2012 compared to 2011 on concerns of sluggish macroeconomic conditions, but Cloud computing represented a bright spot, with software as a service (SaaS) companies specifically being a hot target for activity, according accounting firm Ernst & Young.

    Written by Brandon Butler13 Feb. 13 18:08