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  • Lynne Doughtie

    KPMG Strategy formed to address growing demand in the marketplace for integrated, end-to-end transformation solutions.

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

    Lynne Doughtie, KPMG LLP vice chair, Advisory, discusses the takeaways with us about the new approach that uses data and analytics to develop and execute new strategies.

     

    How did KPMG Strategy come about? What’s the brief history?

    When we think broadly about transformation and the emerging needs of our clients, it’s become more and more critical [...]


  • Daniel Bachman

    Deloitte Consumer Spending Index works through October dip

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    After two months of consecutive increases, the Deloitte Consumer Spending Index dipped slightly in October.  Daniel Bachman, Deloitte’s senior U.S. economist, shared some email responses to our questions about the large and small picture.

    How important is the decrease in the index this month in relation to the overall picture?

    The downward movement in the October Index [...]


  • Katherine M. Kimpel

    Class-Action Litigation Law Firm Taking On KPMG Gender Discrimination Case Talks With Big4.com

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com, Content Manager

    Sanford Heisler LLP is a public interest class-action litigation law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. They’ve become involved in a class action gender discrimination case against KPMG with claims related to pay, promotion and pregnancy discrimination.

    The action is in the 120 notice period now where approximately 9,000 women will [...]


  • Matthew Friend

    Accenture survey of 4,000 consumers in the U.S. and Canada shows mobile payments increasing

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

    Matthew Friend, managing director and head of Accenture Payment Services in North America, discusses the findings that include expectations that cash transactions will decline by 12 percentage points by 2020.

     

      According to the recent survey, how are digital payment technologies maturing?

    Advancements in payments and mobile technology have resulted in new payment form factors, functionalities [...]


  • Andrew Sobel New Headshot 2014

    The Powerful Tension Between Relationship Virtues and Commercial Virtues

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    I recently attended a conference where New York Times columnist David Brooks was the keynote speaker. One of the main themes of his speech was the tension between “resume virtues” and “eulogy virtues.” In our success-driven culture, he explained, we strive for resume virtues: achievement, recognition, wealth, and other material accomplishments that are admired [...]


  • Rob Fisher

    PwC’s Rob Fisher Discusses The Business Model Shift At The Heart Of Global Technology IPOs in Q3

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    The third quarter 2014 issue of PwC’s Global Technology IPO Review highlighted some interesting trends with China and Chinese exchanges making a strong showing and eighteen technology companies from six different countries completing their IPOs.

    “It’s a pretty exciting period for the industry. There’s a lot going on with the underlying technologies and the ways they’re [...]


  • Stephen Konstans

    Experienced veteran of the retained executive search business shares career development insights

    By Rob Starr, Content Manager Big4.com

    Stephen P. Konstans leads the accounting and finance practice and is the Vice President at Pearson Partners International, a global retained executive search firm, specializing in securing top talent for some of the most challenging positions, from CEOs and CFOs to CAOs, board members and senior executives. He has spent more than 25 years helping [...]


  • David Smith

    Accenture Research Shows U.S. Companies Expect Their Demand for Middle-Skills Jobs to Spike

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    New Accenture research shows seventy three percent of U.S. companies expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree. The demand is expected to rise over the next few years and 56 percent polled are struggling to find people to [...]


  • Carole Murphy

    The Virtual Company is Capgemini’s new scalable cloud-based BPO solution

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    Carole Murphy, Vice President and Head of BPO Business Transformation Services at Capgemini, recently took the time to answer a few questions about the complete outsourced service that enables companies to run their end-to-end accounting and finance processes through a BPO model while leveraging NetSuite’s unified cloud-based business management suite.

     

           What does The Virtual Company [...]


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