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Monthly Archive: November 2008

Accenture Shows Biofuel Industry Development Not As Easy As Earlier Thought

  Accenture Shows Biofuel Industry Development Not As Easy As Earlier Thought

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

A recent study published by Accenture reveals that it will be much more difficult to develop a Biofuels industry at the global level than it was thought earlier. The study reveals that despite the uncertainty of the ultimate information on the biofuels [...]


PwC Appoints New Leaders to its Network Executive Team

 Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a leading assurance and advisory services providers in the world, recently appointed few new leaders to its NET (Network Executive Team). The NET reports to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Network Leadership Team. The names of the recruited persons were declared by Samuel A. DiPiazza, Jr. – Global CEO of PwC.

According to Mr. DiPiazza, the company has experienced [...]


KPMG Appoints John Griffith-Jones as Chairman of EMAI Region

 Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

KPMG, a leading audit and advisory services provider, has recently appointed two new leaders in its team. The company has appointed John Griffith-Jones in the Chairman’s position of KPMG’s Europe, Middle East, Africa and India (EMA) region.

Griffith-Jones said, “I am looking forward to the challenge of ensuring that KPMG continues to expand in a region that [...]


Ernst & Young: Global IPO Activity Reported At Lowest Levels Since 2003

 Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The quarterly Global IPO (Initial Public Offerings) from Ernst & Young reveals that Global IPO activity shows significant falls since the year 2003. It has fallen to the lowest level in terms of capital raised and number of deals. During the 3rd quarter of the year 2008, total of almost 159 IPOs all over the world [...]


Deloitte: Asia Pacific Tourism Industry Feels Economic Slowdown Impact

 Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The tourism industry of Asia Pacific has started to feel great pressure due to the impact of present economic crisis worldwide. A recent study by Deloitte reveals that even though hotels have undergone positive growth till August 2008, with revPAR (revenue per available room) up 13.2 percent, hoteliers have started feeling heavy pressure during the past [...]


Capgemini Released In-Detail Research of the Worldwide Automotive Industry

 Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Capgemini, a leading provider of consulting and outsourcing services in the world, released its recent report ‘Cars Online 08/09’, a detailed research of the worldwide automotive industry.

The study shows how the vehicle buying behavior of the customers across the emerging and mature markets has changed in the recent years. It also highlights how the dealers and [...]


BearingPoint Appoints Michael Kirby As Consultant for Government Business

 Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint, a leading management and consulting company in the world appointed Michael A. Kirby, a former Deputy Under Secretary of the Army in order to assist in its government business transformation. During his service at the Army Headquarters, Michael A. Kirby was mainly responsible for carrying out the business transformation initiatives of the Army.

According to Kirby, [...]


Accenture Opens Consulting Innovation Center In Singapore

 Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent report, Accenture will open a Management Consulting Innovation Center in Singapore in the beginning of 2009. This center will function as a regional focal point for developing and demonstrating new offerings and ideas in management consulting. The Management Consulting Innovation Center will also serve the growing business of the company in Asia [...]


Ernst & Young Finds China Surpasses UK In Renewable Energy Investing

 Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Ernst & Young Finds China Surpasses UK In Renewable Energy Investing

For the first time during the past five years, China has surpassed the UK in investing in renewable energy. This information was provided by Ernst & Young’s renewable energy country attractiveness indices which track and score global investments made in renewable energy in the initial six [...]


Capgemini Can Now Offer Cost Effective SOX Compliance to Its Clients

 Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Capgemini Can Now Offer Cost Effective SOX Compliance to Its Clients

CapGemini was the first company to market its exclusive model of offshore-based Compliance Centers of Excellence, a part of the Rightshore BPO network. The Rightshore Centre of Excellence model for MAS (Management Assurance Services) offers a number of benefits.
MAS is formulated to deliver SOX 404 [...]


BearingPoint Implements Oracle Demantra Demand Management At Kyocera Wireless

 Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint Implements Oracle® Demantra Demand Management At Kyocera Wireless

Recently BearingPoint indicated that it has set up Oracle® Demantra Demand Management in order to develop planning and functioning procedures of San Diego, California based Kyocera Wireless Corporation.
 

Kyocera Wireless is a chief producer of devices, wireless handsets and fixed machine-to-machine modules in the world. Oracle® Demantra Demand Management’s [...]


Deloitte: Beijing Tower W2 of Oriental Plaza Officially Named as

 Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Deloitte, a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services in the world, announced that the Tower W2 of Oriental Plaza would be formally recognized as "Deloitte Tower" from 20th October, 2008. This recent naming celebrates the company as member of local community in capital city of China. It also celebrates the ongoing commitment of Deloitte [...]