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Monthly Archive: February 2009

BearingPoint Wins DoD Thought Leadership And Change Management Agreement

BearingPoint Wins DoD “Thought Leadership & Change Management” Agreement

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint, one of the leading technology and management consulting companies in the world has been awarded IDIQ (indefinite delivery indefinite quantity) agreement by DoD (Department of Defense) Business Transformation Agency (BTA). The Company has been awarded this contract for its "Thought Leadership & Change Management" services. This agreement [...]


PwC: Emerging Economies Fall, May Still Surpass Developed Economies

PwC: Emerging Economies Fall, May Still Surpass Developed Economies

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent evaluation by economists at PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP), emerging countries may see a sharp fall in growth in the year 2009, but may still beat the highly developed countries in their share of world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2014.

Although all [...]


KPMG: Top Executives Believe Infrastructure Not Sufficient For Growth

KPMG: Top Executives Believe Infrastructure Not Sufficient For Growth 

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent KPMG International survey, “Bridging the Global Infrastructure Gap”, nearly 77 percent C-level executives believe that the present infrastructure investment is not enough to support long-standing growth of their business. Only 14% business leaders worldwide feel that the infrastructure presently available [...]


Accenture Awarded Application Outsourcing Contract by Outokumpu

Accenture Awarded Application Outsourcing Contract by Outokumpu

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Accenture, a global outsourcing and technology services company has recently been awarded a 5-year application outsourcing agreement by Outokumpu, a global stainless steel company. Accenture has been awarded this agreement in order to provide Outokumpu application management and application development services for its ERP (enterprise resource [...]


Capgemini Findings on Indian Telecom Market Opportunities

Capgemini’s Findings on Indian Telecom Market Opportunities

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Capgemini, one of the leading providers of outsourcing and technology services in the world, have recently released ‘Connecting Rural India: The Untapped Growth Opportunity’, a report related to the potential growth in telecommunication services in [...]


Deloitte Consumers Curtail Expenditure, Turn to Discounters

Deloitte: Consumers Curtail Expenditure, Turn to Discounters

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent study, “2009 Global Powers of Retail”, released by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu together with STORES Magazine, the modest downturn in early 2008 has made the consumers cut down on their expenditure and turn more and more to discount retailers.

This is revealed in the [...]


E&Y: New Asian Telecommunication Entrants Must Outsource

E&Y: New Asian Telecommunication Entrants Must Outsource

According to a recent report released by Ernst & Young Global Telecommunications Center, new entrants into Asian telecommunication markets may realize that they need to enter an outsourcing agreement in order to remain competitive.

“Asia Calling – Outsourcing for Cost Optimization”, a recent report that highlights the views of thirteen senior telecoms administrative in major [...]


Accenture And Van Lanschot Bankiers Develop Outsourcing Applications

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Accenture And Van Lanschot Bankiers Develop Outsourcing Applications

Accenture, a global outsourcing and IT consulting firm, and Van Lanschot Bankiers, the oldest autonomous bank in Netherlands, have signed a 7-year application outsourcing agreement to develop the entire core banking applications of the bank which also includes risk management, asset management and credit services.

This [...]