TCS makes big play for Japan
: 22/04/2014

Mumbai, Tokyo: India's biggest IT consultancy Tata Consultancy Services, TCS, has created a big new IT services force in...

Rio Olympic Games
Atos shortlists entries
: 11/04/2014

Paris: Atos, the French IT services consultancy and Worldwide IT Partner for the International Olympic Committee and the...


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...

Richard Bacon MP
MP lambasts NHS IT "fiasco"
: 19/09/2013

London: Richard Bacon MP, member of the Committee of Public Accounts (PAC), says that the NHS's National Programme for IT...


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...

Roland Berger appoints partners
: 30/12/2013

Munich,Frankfurt: Europe's biggest strategy firm, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, has appointed three new Partners in...


Atos publishes Ascent Look Out
: 27/09/2013

Paris: French IT services consultancy Atos unveiled the fifth edition of its independent trends report this week. Ascent Look Out...

Globe of Flags
PwC sees global mobility rise
: 30/08/2013

London: PwC research predicts the number of workers taking on global assignments is set to increase by 50% in the next decade as...


Graduates in consulting paid best
: 05/11/2013

London: Graduates working in the Consulting industry are the highest paid graduate employees in Britain, according to the latest...

Energy sector
Source expects energy growth
: 30/10/2013

London: The use of management consultants in the global energy and resources market has risen by 3 per cent during 2011-2012 to...


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

MCA partners Raconteur
23/04/14 09:17

London: The MCA (Management Consultancies Association) is to work with Raconteur, a special interest publishing house and content marketing agency, to produce a series of special reports - which will be published in The Times. The first report, to be published on 3rd June 2014, will focus on the Digital Economy. Reports on Project Management and M&A will follow in September and December respectively.

Atos revenue slips
21/04/14 09:36

Paris: French IT services consultancy Atos saw revenue slip 1.8% in the first quarter of 2014 to €2,064 million. Revenue in both its consulting and outsourcing services operations was down, and sales fell in all its main geographical markets (Benelux was down 8%) with the exception of the UK where revenue was up 1.6%.

PwC buys GeoTraceability
18/04/14 15:44

London: PwC has acquired GeoTraceability, a company offering specialised tracking and data collection technology for natural resources including cocoa, coffee, cotton, nuts and minerals globally. Ian Powell, Chairman and Senior Partner, PwC said, "Resource scarcity and supply chain management are significant issues for our clients. The acquisition of GeoTraceability is another example of how we are investing in innovative technologies and services that enable our clients to make better business decisions, establish trust and reduce their risk."GeoTraceability is headquartered in the UK and will form part of PwC's UK Consulting business. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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