Four Eyes Insight awarded

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Four Eyes Insight awarded

We are very pleased to announce that Four Eyes has been successfully awarded a place on two national framework contracts: Management Consultancy Framework 2 (MCF2) and G-Cloud 10.

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Wipro wins biggest contract of over $1.5 billion from Alight Solutions

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Wipro wins biggest contract of over $1.5 billion from Alight Solutions

Information technology (IT) services company Wipro has won its largest contract to date from US-based human resources (HR) and financial solutions company Alight Solutions LLC.The deal will fetch it around $1.6 billion in revenue over 10 years.

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Artificial Intelligence Likely to Add Supply Chain Jobs, not Eliminate Them

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Artificial Intelligence Likely to Add Supply Chain Jobs, not Eliminate Them

There is much concern in many quarters about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on jobs, as smarter and smarter software robots can do jobs better than humans, seemingly across almost every category.

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ESI Consulting rebrands to Stantec following successful integration

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ESI Consulting rebrands to Stantec following successful integration

Global design and infrastructure delivery firm Stantec has announced the formal integration of ESI Consulting, a leading scientific environmental consulting company, into the business.

As part of this process, ESI Consulting will fully rebrand to Stantec and will operate as part of Stantec UK’s environmental services business, which is now one of the largest players in the UK infrastructure market.

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Accenture tops in GCC client perception study

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Accenture tops in GCC client perception study

Accenture, a leading global professional services company, has been ranked first across eight key service categories in a new study in the GCC, surpassing other top consulting firms in the region for the quality of its business strategy offering.

Conducted by Source Global Research, the GCC Client Perception Study 2018 ranks the region’s leading consulting firms based on client perceptions.

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Companies place their bets on pre-placement offers to hire future managers

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Companies place their bets on pre-placement offers to hire future managers

If you join an MBA course at any of India’s top business schools, chances are you may land a job a little more than a year into the programme.

Companies are increasingly giving pre-placement offers (PPOs) to students of top B-schools based on their performance during summer internships. At this rate, the 30-minute final placement interview — the traditional method of campus recruitment — may soon become the second most-preferred way for hiring future managers.

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AlixPartners recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For”

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AlixPartners recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For”

AlixPartners, the global consulting firm, today announced that it has been named one of the 2018 “Best Firms to Work For” by Consulting magazine. Firms selected for the list were judged on a range of employee satisfaction criteria including career development, client engagement, compensation and benefits, organizational culture, work/life balance, and leadership.

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Xertica acquires Blein Consulting

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Xertica acquires Blein Consulting

Xertica, a Latin American technology consulting company leader in enabling digital transformation projects with cloud-based solutions, announced the acquisition of BLEIN Consulting, Platinum Partner of Salesforce, to consolidate its portfolio of Cloud solutions focused on knowledge and customer experience. With this acquisition, Xertica becomes Salesforce's Platinum partner and in addition to being the # 1 partner of Google Cloud in Latin America.

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QAD Partners with Tata Consultancy Services

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QAD Partners with Tata Consultancy Services

QAD Inc. , a leading provider of flexible, cloud-based enterprise software and services for global manufacturing companies, today announced it has signed a system integrator agreement with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, to provide functional consulting and implementation services on large engagements globally.

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Companies Wipro  healthcare division head Jeffrey Jalil resigns

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Companies Wipro  healthcare division head Jeffrey Jalil resigns

Wipro Ltd’s healthcare and life sciences division head Jeffrey Heenan Jalil has resigned, the second senior executive to exit the Bengaluru-based information technology (IT) outsourcing company since Abidali Neemuchwala took over as chief executive officer (CEO) in February 2016.

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Britain loses medicines contracts as EU body anticipates Brexit

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Britain loses medicines contracts as EU body anticipates Brexit

Britain’s leading role in evaluating new medicines for sale to patients across the EU has collapsed with no more work coming from Europe because of Brexit, it has emerged.

The decision by the European Medicines Agency to cut Britain out of its contracts seven months ahead of Brexit is a devastating blow to British pharmaceutical companies already reeling from the loss of the EMA’s HQ in London and with it 900 jobs.

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Tech company Capgemini bringing hundreds of jobs to Columbia's

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Tech company Capgemini bringing hundreds of jobs to Columbia's

A tech company that's already actively at work in Columbia's BullStreet District has announced it's bringing hundreds of jobs to Columbia. 

Global tech company Capgemini focuses on consulting, technology, and digital transformation, according to its website, and has been in business for 50 years. Their headquarters is in Paris with offices worldwide. 

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CM Invites Accenture to invest in Odisha

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CM Invites Accenture to invest in Odisha

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has invited the Accenture, a global management consulting company, to invest in Odisha.

He has also asked the company to participate in Make in Odisha Conclave, which is being organised here in November.

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Unbowed by Brexit, Swiss Bank Seeks Clients in ‘Red Hot’ North

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Unbowed by Brexit, Swiss Bank Seeks Clients in ‘Red Hot’ North

The offices of Julius Baer Group Ltd. in Leeds are just down the hall from a travel agency, overlooking train platforms. It’s a noisy, cluttered corner of this northern English city, with buses disgorging passengers at the station entrance and pubs serving up burger-and-a-pint specials. This isn’t exactly the place where you’d expect to find a 128-year-old Swiss bank that caters to the ultra-rich.

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The Role of Digital Consulting in the Connected World

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The Role of Digital Consulting in the Connected World

Digital consulting is a boosting market. According to Statista, it has been on the rise starting from 2011 and has grown by $7 billion since then.

In this context, large global consulting companies - McKinsey, YE, Deloitte, BGT, etc. - have been expanding their services to digital and managed a range of tactical  acquisitions to enhance their IT capabilities. These moves, in turn, relate to the ever-growing demand for the design, technology and analytics professionals in business. For more and more companies adopt digital transformation and address to the consultancies for this purpose.

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AlixPartners advises British Steel on a ground-breaking financing deal

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AlixPartners advises British Steel on a ground-breaking financing deal

AlixPartners, the global business advisory firm, announces that it has advised British Steel (“British Steel” or the “Group”), the £1.4bn turnover UK-based steel manufacturer, on the raising of £90 million of asset-backed financing from White Oak Global Advisors LLC, the San Francisco-based credit fund. The new senior secured facility is the first major FILO (“first-in, last-out”) facility in the European asset-backed debt markets.

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Robots in public service: onslaught or opportunity?

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Robots in public service: onslaught or opportunity?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are rarely out of the headlines. Autonomous vehicles are expected to be on British roads by the end of the year. AI has been found to be better than doctors at diagnosing conditions such as skin cancer. And just this month, IBM unveiled a machine that could effectively argue with a human on a subject it had not prepared beforehand.

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Accenture Appoints Adam Kerj

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Accenture Appoints Adam Kerj

Accenture announced that Accenture Interactivehas appointed ad industry veteran Adam Kerj as chief creative officer for the Nordic region. In this role, Kerj will focus on building Accenture Interactive's creative capabilities in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. The appointment is part of a strategic effort to strengthen Accenture Interactive's presence in the region.

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Syneos Health acquires Kinapse

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Syneos Health acquires Kinapse

Syneos Health, a leading biopharmaceutical solutions organization, today announced the acquisition of Kinapse, a market leading advisory and operational solutions provider to the global life sciences industry, from Hg, a specialist investor based in the U.K.

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Alibaba offers cloud computing

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Alibaba offers cloud computing

Alibaba Group Holding, the world’s largest e-commerce services provider, is making a push into Southeast Asia by offering a suite of cloud computing solutions to help retailers embrace digitalisation and provide the kind of online-offline shopping experience that is already commonplace in China.

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