Rebuilding India: ushering in a new era of reforms
By Elias George, Partner and Head, Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, KPMG in India
As lockdowns start to ease, policymakers face the challenge of resetting the economy while checking the spread of the virus. The pandemic, along with the recent geopolitics-driven disruptions in global trade and investment flows, could provide the ideal opportunity for India to become one of the key nodes of the global value chain.
COVID-19: the perfect storm for digital acceleration
By Sushant Rabra, Partner, Digital Transformation, KPMG in India
The virus outbreak has exposed a clear digital divide: those companies which had already invested in digital operating models/enablement have fared much better than those which had not. The question now is how soon can organisations shift to the new digital business and operating models.
Combatting fraud in the time of COVID-19: a consumer markets perspective
By Mustafa Surka, Partner, Forensic Services, KPMG in India
In these difficult times, companies in the consumer markets sector face a pernicious new threat from fraudsters who seek to prey on vulnerabilities to exploit the situation. Organisations need to take reactive and proactive steps to protect themselves against losses from such criminal activity.
Ramping up the supply chain post COVID-19
By Harsha Razdan, Partner and Head, Consumer Markets and Internet Business, KPMG in India; and Amit Kumar, Partner, Transformation, KPMG in India
As demand surges for essential products, companies across globe have been scrambling to streamline their supply chains to secure immediate operations. The volatility and stress offers businesses a chance to re-imagine their supply chains to cater to tomorrow’s needs.
Media and entertainment post COVID-19: ‘the best of times, the worst of times’
By Girish Menon, Partner and Head, Media and Entertainment, KPMG in India
With people confined to their homes, our social lives have moved online and entertainment consumption has risen notably within the at-home segments of television, online gaming and over-the-top (OTT). On the other hand, movie theatres, theme parks, museums, and other external consumption models are suffering, as physical distancing norms and lockdowns are enforced. As monetisation, particularly ad-spend, comes under pressure, cash management and profit protection with greater technology integration are likely to gain strategic significance for media and entertainment companies.