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Monthly Archive: July 2009

KPMG Shows Finance Function Critical To Managing Credit Crisis

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

A survey by CFO Research Services for KPMG International describes that in the wake of credit crisis, several companies realized the importance of their companies’ financial functions to develop their capability to support and challenge their businesses.

More than 80% of the 516 respondents of the survey realized that a response which transforms into [...]


PwC Finds Mining Industry Strong in 2008 Despite Economic Downturn

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The 6th edition of Mine, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PWC) annual report reviewing the international movement in mining industry, cites that, in spite of the impact of economic recession, the review results for the year 2008 were quite strong. It also says that the operating expenses continue eroding the profit margins which implies a tough [...]


Deloitte Advises Clients On Climate Change

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

All global businesses should be ready to handle any upsides and downsides from Japan’s plans to issue its 2020 objective for greenhouse gas emissions. At the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Annual World Meeting, in Tokyo, the main concern of the Deloitte member firm heads was how to assume responsibility of the work. The [...]


Avanade and Accenture Recognized As Microsoft 2009 Enterprise Alliance Partners

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Microsoft has named Avanade and Accenture as the 2009 Enterprise Alliance Partner of the Year. These two companies also have been recognized as the finalists for the Information Worker Solutions, Portals and Collaboration Partner of the Year Award and the Advanced Infrastructure Solutions, Systems Management Partner of the Year Award. In both [...]


Bob Moritz Is New PricewaterhouseCoopers US Chairman And Senior Partner

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

On 10th June, 2009, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC) declared that Robert Moritz has been designated as US Chairman and Senior Partner of the Company, for a four-year period starting from 1st July, 2009. Robert E. Moritz will take the position of Dennis M. Nally, who will start four-year tenure as the Global Chairman [...]


Sale Of Commercial Services Business To PricewaterhouseCoopers Closed By BearingPoint

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

BearingPoint, Inc., a technology and management consulting service provider around the world declared on 16th June, 2009, that the sale of almost all of the Company’s North America Commercial Services dealing to PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) has been fulfilled.

BearingPoint, Inc. is recognized as a technology and management consulting company that provides services to [...]


Capgemini Recognized As Leading Infrastructure Outsourcing Provider

Christina Broder, Big4.com Staff Reporter

Capgemini, one of the leading consulting and outsourcing service provider in the world has recently declared that the company has been cited as a leading provider in infrastructure outsourcing in a report by the Forrester Research, Inc. Capgemini was invited by the Forrester Research, Inc to participate in the report of Forrester [...]


Capgemini Norway Receives Green Beacon Certification

Capgemini Norway will receive the certificate as the Miljøfyrtårn, in the ceremony organized in Oslo Town Hall, on World Environment Day. The award will be presented to the Company by Mrs. Aud Kvalbein, the Deputy Mayor of Oslo. Miljøfyrtårn is recognized as a national certification scheme, which is intended for both the public and private sector companies. Capgemini is the [...]


Accenture Gains Highest Rating For Insurance P and C Claims Administration

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

On 11th June, 2009, Accenture declared that the Company’s claims management system named Accenture Claim Components Solution, has awarded a “Strong Positive” rating, i.e. the highest possible rating, in the Gartner’s latest “MarketScope for North American Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Administration Systems.”

Gartner’s MarketScope offers a relative evaluation of the claims administration [...]


Sompo Japan Selects Accenture To Administer Insurance Claims

Erica deVry, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The Sompo Japan Insurance, Inc. has selected Accenture and the newly improved version of Accenture Claim Components Solution to administer its automobile division’s first insurance claims notice program. The Accenture Claim Components Solution is basically designed to assist insurers in improving their efficiency and lessening the claims-handling operation expenses whilst increasing customer [...]


Deloitte Celebrates Its Global Commitment To IMPACT Day

Ethan Strassfield, Big4.com Staff Reporter

The members of the Deloitte member firms will offer skills-based volunteering throughout the world and will provide a helping hand to a large number of non-profit seeking organizations as one of the part of the IMPACT Day. On this day, the professionals of Deloitte member firm will support the non-profit seeking organizations [...]


KPMG Finds Insurance Executives Expecting Growth Next 12 Months

According to the latest survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit and KPMG International, insurance executives are quite optimistic about experiencing growth in the next 12 months. In March and April, 2009, KPMG carried out their Insurance survey named ‘A glimmer of hope: Growth prospects in the global insurance industry and the escalation of risk and capital management,’ of 315 business [...]