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Nigeria is fast rising star
: 21/10/2014

London: The African consulting market grew by 5 per cent to $1.477m in 2013, according to new research published today. With...

dubai
Accenture Tops GCC Thinking
: 20/10/2014

London, Dubai: Accenture has risen to the top of the White Space Thought Leadership Rankings in the GCC and other emerging...

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BCSocial
To a new consulting model
: 01/07/2014

Gerry Carr, CMO at BCSocial on a how to facilitate a new model of lean consulting, Our customers at BCSocial are telling us...

Desert oasis
Tougher days in GCC oasis
: 28/10/2013

Edward Haigh, Director of Source Information Services, talks about what's driving growth in the GCC consulting market. The...

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Ignacio Garcia-Alves
Arthur D. Little name 20 partners
: 28/05/2014

Brussels: Arthur D. Little, the global strategy and technology consultancy, has appointed 20 new Partners through a mix of...

Domenico Azzarello
Bain appoints Azzarello
: 24/01/2014

Paris: Bain & Company, the global business and management consultancy, has named Domenico Azzarello as managing director of its...

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3D Printing
KPMG sees disruptive trio
: 18/09/2014

London: 3D printing, Internet of Things (IoT), and biotech/ healthcare IT are amongst the top five disruptive technologies...

PwC London
PwC: End of the Office?
: 31/07/2014

London: The traditional nine to five office environment could soon become a thing of the past according to a new report by PwC:...

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Nigeria
Nigeria is fast rising star
: 21/10/2014

London: The African consulting market grew by 5 per cent to $1.477m in 2013, according to new research published today. With...

dubai
Accenture Tops GCC Thinking
: 20/10/2014

London, Dubai: Accenture has risen to the top of the White Space Thought Leadership Rankings in the GCC and other emerging...

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Sir Alex Ferguson
Fergie's management legacy
: 14/05/2013

Manchester: Half a million people on the streets of Manchester last night, and barely a dry eye. The City was painted red (its...

David Wetherill
Wetherill set sights on Rio
: 24/04/2013

Manchester: It is easy to be cynical about consulting firms and giving, so here is a straight up, generous, good news story of...

news in brief

IBM joins Twitter
31/10/14 10:47

San Francisco: Twitter and IBM have forged a "landmark partnership" that they claim will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends. The alliance gives IBM access to Twitter data, which it describes, without irony, as representing "the public pulse of the planet". The collaboration will focus on three areas: Integration of Twitter data with IBM analytics services on the cloud, new data-intensive capabilities for the enterprise, and significantly, specialized enterprise consulting. IBM Global Business Services professionals will have access to Twitter data to enrich consulting services for clients across business. The partnership will draw upon the skills of tens of thousands of IBM Global Business Services consultants and application professionals including consultants from IBM's integrated Strategy and Analytics practice, and IBM Interactive Experience, the world's largest digital agency.

MCA Awards deadline looms
30/10/14 09:23

London: The deadline for entries to the prestigious 2015 MCA Management Awards is just over a week away the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) reminds all UK based consulting firms today. Firms intending to enter an award must purchase an entry by Friday 31st October, and entries must be received by 7th November. This year will see a new award introduced for the Best Use of Thought Leadership by a consulting firm. In all there will be 23 categories: 14 project categories and six individual categories. A further three overall awards are - Project of the Year, Consultant of the Year and Best New Consultancy.

Atos launches 4th IT Challenge
29/10/14 09:33

Paris: Atos yesterday launched its fourth IT Challenge in partnership with EEBus. This year's challenge to students in 10 countries is to create the best concepts for connected living - the world where our homes, work, and city are all seamlessly connected through multiple smart devices that integrate video, voice, and data services, to provide access and ubiquitous connectivity any time and anywhere. The Atos IT Challenge was set up in 2012 to foster and encourage innovation in the future generation of IT professionals. This year's winning team will receive a trip to Barcelona including a visit to the Atos mobile competence centre, where they will discuss how their apps can be developed and commercialised.

PwC partners MarketInvoice
28/10/14 09:33

London: PwC and MarketInvoice, the peer-to-peer funding platform, have entered into an agreement to help small businesses across the UK access alternative finance. PwC will alert its clients about MarketInvoice's services and MarketInvoice will refer its clients to the PwC My Financepartner team.The arrangement will include a series of mentoring sessions for business owners, providing advice on finance and growth strategies.

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