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Monthly Archive: March 2009

Deloitte Finds Global Business Aircraft Outlook Fairly Strong

Deloitte Finds Global Business Aircraft Outlook Fairly Strong
 

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Although the present financial system is in a condition of uncertainty and change, the long-run prospects for global business aircraft industry are quite strong, even though not resistant to the economic recession. According to a recent release by Deloitte the outlook for worldwide business and [...]


PwC: CEO Confidence Falls to Record Low, Growth Prospects Poor

PwC: CEO Confidence Falls to Record Low, Growth Prospects Poor

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) 12th Annual Global CEO Survey reveals that the confidence of CEOs regarding future business prospect has fallen to a great extent, and the officers expect a slow recovery over the coming 3 years.

All over the world, only 21% CEOs have stated [...]


Deloitte: Middle East Hotels Slow Down at 2008 Year End

Deloitte: Middle East Hotels Slow Down at 2008 Year End
 

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Deloitte, a leading tax, audit and financial advisory services providers in the world, confirms a 5-year run of the double-digit revPAR (revenue per available room) growth for the hotels in Middle East. Such growth was kept up by strong performance of hotels towards [...]


Accenture: Telecom Customers Switch Away Due to Poor Billing

Accenture: Telecom Customers Switch Away Due to Poor Billing
 

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent survey by Accenture, one in ten telecomm enterprise consumers have changed providers due to bill related problems. Accenture questioned senior managers at 100 telecomm carriers involved with bill procedures at 100 countries across South America, North America and Europe to [...]


Capgemini And Lombardi Partner to Streamline Outsourcing

Capgemini And Lombardi Partner to Streamline Outsourcing
 

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Capgemini, one of the leading providers of technology, consulting and outsourcing services in the world, declared the availability of an innovative outsourcing suite that considerably develop efficiency and also streamline decisive BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) operations.

This new framework is a part of worldwide deployed BPOpen™ technology [...]


BearingPoint Reaches an Agreement with Senior Secured Lenders

BearingPoint Reaches an Agreement with Senior Secured Lenders
 

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint, one of the leading providers of management and consulting services in the world, recently announced that it has successfully achieved a fiscal restructuring contract with its secured lenders. This streamlining will help to diminish its debt considerably, and will further enhance its capital structure. [...]


Accenture Provide Program-Management for Risk MAP Program

Accenture Provide Program-Management for Risk MAP Program
 

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent release by Accenture, the company has been awarded a $58 million contract by The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency). Accenture has been awarded the contract to provide business-architecture and program-management services for the management agency’s “Risk MAP” [...]


PwC Sees Strong Solar and Wind M and A Activity and Growth

PwC Sees Strong Solar and Wind M and A Activity and Growth
 

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent release by PricewaterhouseCoopers, strong Merger & Acquisition growth in solar and wind power industry is adding to the renewable energy deal momentum. Renewables Deals* – the 1st edition of yearly review made by PricewaterhouseCoopers, reveals that hydro [...]


E&Y: Telecom Cos May Lose Clients to Non-Traditional Competitors

E&Y: Telecom Cos May Lose Clients to Non-Traditional Competitors
 

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

According to a recent report by Ernst & Young, entitled “The 2009 Ernst & Young Telecoms business risk report” – losing client ownership to non-traditional competitors is the greatest risk for telecommunication sector in this year.

The annual top 10 ranking by leading sector market [...]


Deloitte Shows How Businesses Can Use Finance In Tough Times

Deloitte Shows How Businesses Can Use Finance In Tough Times

Owing to the present global recession, companies are urgently looking for cost cutting initiatives combined with cash protection to carry on in these tough times. A recent study by Deloitte, “Mastering Finance in Business: The Role and Impact of Financial Management on Strategy, Operations and Business Performance,” shows how businesses can [...]


KPMG Highlights 31 New Cities as Next Outsourcing Frontiers

KPMG Highlights 31 New Cities as Next Outsourcing Frontiers
By Big4 Staff Writers

According to a recent report by KPMG’s Advisory practice, the credit crisis has set a new rush for the outsourcing services in the I.T. (Information technology) sector with many new locations globally emerging as viable BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) hubs.

While releasing their “Exploring Global Frontiers” report in India, KPMG [...]


Capgemini Achieved Certification from The Open Group

Capgemini Achieved Certification from The Open Group
By Big4 Staff Writers

Capgemini, one of the leading providers of technology, consulting and outsourcing services in the world, has received official recognition from ‘The Open Group’ in order to certify Open Group’s senior level Information technology specialists globally. Capgemini, as an Accredited Certification Partner, will provide Open Group’s ITSC (IT Specialist Certification) program to [...]