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Monthly Archive: January 2009

PricewaterhouseCoopers Shows What New Generation Workers Seek from Work

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

 

According to a recent global report by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the perception that the ‘millennials’ – the new generation of workers are untrustworthy, and will refuse traditional work practice, is in fact, a myth. ‘Millennials at Work’ study is basically a part of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ ‘Managing Tomorrow’s People’ series. It is prepared on the basis [...]


Capgemini Appointed Aiman Ezzat CEO of Financial Services Business Unit

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Capgemini, one of the leading providers of consulting and outsourcing services in the world, has recently appointed Aiman Ezzat as CEO of FS GBU (Financial Services Global Business Unit). Previously, Aiman served the position of COO (Chief Operating Officer) of FS GBU, and worked along with Raymond Spencer – the CEO of [...]


BearingPoint Signs New Go-To-Market Contract with SAP America, Inc.

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

 

BearingPoint, one of the leading technology and management consulting companies in the world, has recently signed a new go-to-market contract with SAP America. This new agreement will mainly focus on assisting clients in managing business enterprise performance and also to diminish risk.

Per the new contract, both SAP America, Inc. and BearingPoint have [...]


Ernst & Young Recognized as Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Ernst & Young, a leader in tax, assurance and advisory services in the world, has been acknowledged as a MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprise) for the 11th consecutive year. The company also ranked first in ‘Creating a learning organization’ category.

Mala Garg, Ernst & Young s Chief Communications and Knowledge Officer said that [...]


FY 2008 KPMG Revenues Increase 14.5 Percent to US$22.7 billion

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

 

KPMG, a leading provider of audit, advisory and tax services in the world, declared that the company’s combined revenue raised to US$22.7 billion, for fiscal year ending 30th September, 2008. Member firm collective revenues were US$19.81 billion for prior fiscal year, which represents growth of nearly 8.4% in terms of local currency, [...]


Capgemini Group Ranked in FinTech 25

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent report released by American Banker and Financial Insights, Capgemini Group, one of the leading providers of outsourcing, consulting and technology services in the world, was ranked in FinTech 25. Capgemini provides its customers with capabilities that enhance their freedom to obtain better results through an innovative way of [...]


Deloitte Expects Tourism in UAE To Slow Down Due To Global Recession

 

According to a recent report by Deloitte, tourism volume in U.A.E (United Arab Emirates) will slow down due to present economic condition that faces the European outbound market. The analysis, presented by Deloitte to the hospitality leaders in Middle East, was shared during Deloitte Global Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure industry gathering and lunch.

 


Charles Giancarlo Appointed to Accenture Board of Directors

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

 

Charles Giancarlo, a Managing Director of Silver Lake Partners, has recently been appointed to Accenture’s board of directors with immediate effect. Silver Lake is a private investment company that concentrates mainly on technology and related industries. Mr. Giancarlo is also the CEO and interim president of Avaya, Inc. With the recent appointment, [...]


KPMG Says: Get Discipline Back Into IT Project Management

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

As businesses adjust themselves to the present economic crisis, it seems that everyone is talking about value for money, efficiencies and trimming down costs. One mistake is frequently made when corporations are asked to calculate how much money they spend usually on IT. The response that generally comes back is an [...]


Ernst & Young Finds Global IPO Activity Halved Since 2007

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to ‘Global IPO Update’, a recent report by Ernst & Young, Global IPO (initial public offering) activity has fallen by more than half since 2007. During the first eleven months of the year 2008, 745 IPOs all over the world sought US$95.3 billion in capital. This compares with almost 1,790 IPOs [...]


Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Winners Set New Growth Records

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent report by Deloitte, CEO survey highlights that focus on the Asia Pacific market may increase as the world economy decelerates. Deloitte recently declared that the winners of the company’s “Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2008 Awards” had the highest growth level, while most markets and industries have been [...]


Accenture Implements New Taxation System for State of Maryland

 

The State of Maryland has awarded Accenture an $87 million agreement to set up a new integrated taxation system for the state. This new taxation system has been designed to improve its customer service and enhance revenue collections.

 

It is expected that this new system will considerably increase the collection of taxation revenues of [...]


PricewaterhouseCoopers Wins Prestigious Global Knowledge Award

Kenneth Guillame, Big4.com Staff Reporter

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a leading provider of advisory and tax services in the world, has once again being named winner in the 2008 Global Knowledge Awards. Senior executives from leading global companies in the world had chosen PricewaterhouseCoopers as a leader in the MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises) study.

As one of twenty-four companies [...]


BearingPoint Ranked 11th in 2008 InformationWeek China Top 100

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint, one of the leading technology and management consulting companies in the world, announced that it has secured the 11th position in this year’s “InformationWeek China Top 100” ranking. BearingPoint provides its services to more that 2,000 government organizations and companies in over 60 countries worldwide.

The company is positioned in McLean, Va., [...]