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McLaren Group
KPMG, McLaren team up
: 20/11/2014

London: KPMG and the McLaren Group have announced a strategic alliance which will apply McLaren Applied Technologies'...

China
Consulting in China worth $3.15bn
: 19/11/2014

London: While the Chinese economy has slowed from its headline growth of the past, the consulting market still grew at 7.4 per...

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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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Women
US projects miss women
: 12/11/2014

London: Despite women making up almost half of the US workforce, a new report has found them massively under-represented in...

Growth
Growth consulting worth $3bn
: 10/11/2014

The global growth consulting market is now worth $3bn, and is expected to increase by ten per cent during 2014/15, according to a...

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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

CGI posts solid 2014 figures
21/11/14 16:10

Montreal: Canadian IT consultancy CGI reported 2014 net earnings up 88% to CAN$859.4 million, on revenue up 4% to $10.5 billion in the year to September 30th. "I am very pleased with the strong performance delivered in the fourth quarter and throughout fiscal 2014," said Michael Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer. "After two years and an investment of $575 million, the Logica integration program is complete, yielding annual cost synergies in excess of $400 million. Since closing the acquisition, CGI earnings per share have grown by more than 85%. We remain focused on achieving further accretion by realizing incremental cost and revenue synergies. In summary, we begin fiscal 2015 in an excellent position strategically, operationally and financially."

Practicus joins MCA
18/11/14 10:34

London: Henley-based consultancy Practicus has joined the MCA (Management Consultancies Association); this is the Association's twelfth new member of 2014. Practicus, founded ten years ago, specialises in change management, transition and transformation. It says its mission is to challenge the traditional ways of delivering change - helping clients find better and straightforward ways of obtaining the outcomes they seek. Practicus has twice been named one of The Sunday Times Best Companies to Work for, and has a presence in Australia and Hong Kong.

KPMG acquires Germany's P3
17/11/14 09:28

Frankfurt: KPMG has acquired P3, a privately-owned German cyber-security firm for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of the Frankfurt based business brings KPMG's German Cyber Security practice up to four partners and 100 staff. The deal follows close on KPMG's acquisition of the UK, US and Indian assets of Qubera Solutions, an Identity and Access Management consultancy.

Cognizant buys Odecee
14/11/14 16:01

Melbourne: US-based Indian technology consultancy Cognizant has acquired Odecee, an Australian digital solutions firm. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2007, Odecee delivers enterprise mobility, web and cloud solutions to marquee clients in the financial services, insurance, healthcare, logistics, and communications industries. This acquisition strengthens Cognizant's digital business transformation expertise and expands its portfolio of tools and services. 150 Odecee staff will join Cognizant.

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