Venture West Consulting and StratusPartner Announce a Company Merger

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Venture West Consulting and StratusPartner Announce a Company Merger

Venture West Consulting (Venture West) and StratusPartner today announced a definitive merger agreement in which Venture West will remain the surviving corporate entity. The merger combines a wealth of experience, complementary capabilities, and a shared commitment to excellence on a much broader platform. This merger enables Venture West to expand its service offerings to new and existing customers in strategy, program and change management, technology implementation, and product innovation.

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Bain fights back in the battle for MBA hires

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Bain fights back in the battle for MBA hires

Keith Bevans has spent every week in a different country for the past six months, hunting for the best hires from business school campuses.

“It’s not my job to reach every student,” says the head of MBA recruitment for Bain & Company, who is currently wrapping up the firm’s summer internship recruitment drive.

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Accenture and Genpact Making Big Plays In Supply Chain Digital Transformation

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Accenture and Genpact Making Big Plays In Supply Chain Digital Transformation

The supply chain function is an area crying out for a digital platform or utility. In fact, I believe it’s ripe for digital disruption. Digital technologies such as automation, advanced analytics, AI, cloud and the IoT can make a huge contribution to rationalising and managing the supply chain for companies in the North American market and globally, so it’s a prime candidate for transformation.

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London no longer attracting graduates, warns PwC chairman

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London no longer attracting graduates, warns PwC chairman

University leavers are turning their back on London, the chairman of one of the UK’s biggest graduate employers has been reported as saying.

Consultancy giant PwC has revealed it expects to hire more university and school leavers outside the capital because of concerns about the city’s high living costs and student debts.

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The truths you need to know about management consulting jobs

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The truths you need to know about management consulting jobs

The popularity of consulting firms among top students has perhaps never been higher. Why all the recent love? The reason most often cited is that top consulting firms can offer that middle ground of strong compensation without the brutal hours associated with investment banking, though there has been some debate about the latter point.

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Boyden Formalises Leadership Consulting Partnership in Support of Global Growth

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Boyden Formalises Leadership Consulting Partnership in Support of Global Growth

Boyden, a premier talent advisory and leadership solutions firm with more than 65 offices in over 40 countries, today announced a new partnership with London-based Nicholson McBride to support client needs and continued growth in its leadership consulting businesses.

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New division to help emerging biotech firms

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New division to help emerging biotech firms

Parexel, a leading innovator of global bio-pharmaceutical services, has introduced a new, dedicated division to support emerging biotech companies in reaching their drug development and commercialisation goals quickly and cost-effectively.

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Grant Thornton LLP expands Management Consulting portfolio by joining with GrowthPoint Advisory Services

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Grant Thornton LLP expands Management Consulting portfolio by joining with GrowthPoint Advisory Services

Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) proudly welcomes GrowthPoint Advisory Services Inc. (GrowthPoint), a management consulting firm that focuses on establishing harmonious sales and marketing functions for companies to improve business performance and accelerate growth. Founded in 2014, the firm's areas of specialization include; digital transformation, innovation, go-to-market strategy and customer experience.

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TCS eyes US retirement market with BridgePoint buy

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TCS eyes US retirement market with BridgePoint buy

India's Tata Consultancy Services has acquired BridgePoint Group in a move it says will boost its financial services and insurance domain knowledge, specifically, in the US retirement market.

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UK Business leaders say Digital and technology challenges will be the number one priority in the future

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UK Business leaders say Digital and technology challenges will be the number one priority in the future

Digital and technology advice, business transformation and strategy are the key priorities UK business leaders say they will need most help from consultants on in the future according to a new survey conducted by the MCA, the Management Consultancies Association.

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Accenture acquires Enaxis Consulting

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Accenture acquires Enaxis Consulting

Accenture has acquired Enaxis Consulting, a Houston-based management consulting firm with deep experience in digital capabilities, data science and agile project delivery focused on the upstream oil and gas and oilfield services sectors and the airline industry. Enaxis’ advisory services enable clients to transform their organizations, improve operational efficiency and drive innovation.

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The Management Consulting Industry in 2019 and Beyond

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The Management Consulting Industry in 2019 and Beyond

The multi-billion dollar industry is growing at a steady rate, but analysts predict downhill for the maturing industry.

In 1995, former Boston Consulting Group consultant Clayton Christensen coined the term “disruptive innovation” directed at the industry. He noted the phenomenon was in the early stage and “alarms won’t sound until it’s already too late in the game.”

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DXC Technology to Acquire Leading Digital Innovator Luxoft

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DXC Technology to Acquire Leading Digital Innovator Luxoft

DXC Technology  and Luxoft Holding, Inc today announced a definitive agreement for DXC to acquire Luxoft, a global-scale digital innovator with differentiated offerings, deep vertical industry expertise and world-class digital talent.

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BCG Is Ranked a Top Leader of Talent and Leadership Consulting Worldwide

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BCG Is Ranked a Top Leader of Talent and Leadership Consulting Worldwide

ALM Intelligence has named Boston Consulting Group (BCG) a top leader among the world’s premier consulting firms for its depth of ability to get results and overall client impact. The ALM Vanguard: Talent & Leadership Consulting, an annual report that assesses the capabilities of the world’s major consultancies, ranks consultants on a relative basis according to their ability to create impact for their clients. BCG was ranked the highest among both strategy and HR consultancies

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How consulting leaders can tackle the retention problem of juniors

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How consulting leaders can tackle the retention problem of juniors

Consultancies have long been an attractive career path for younger people looking to learn fast and get a variety of experiences. However, consultancies whose culture hasn’t kept pace with the times are finding it harder to retain great consultants a few years into their careers. Often these talented young people will be lured away to greener pastures by better career growth opportunities, cooler offices and perkier benefits

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Bell and Howell Debuts Fully-Automated Prescription Pickup Solution for Pharmacies

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Bell and Howell Debuts Fully-Automated Prescription Pickup Solution for Pharmacies

Bell and Howell, the leader in retail click-and-collect solutions, announced the debut in New York City of a next-generation self-service technology, designed to automate the prescription pickup process. BH QuickRx, a turn-key pickup kiosk, frees pharmacy staff to more effectively assist customers while simultaneously decreasing customer wait times.

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Alvarez & Marsal opens Manchester office to cover UK's North West

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Alvarez & Marsal opens Manchester office to cover UK's North West

Global consultancy Alvarez & Marsal has announced the launch of a regional office for the UK’s North West, based in Manchester. The new locale is the second regional office the firm has opened in the UK in as many months, as it looks to meet the specialised needs of clients across the country ahead of a year of uncertainty.

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Secoo Holding (SECO) Announces Strategic Partnership with Oracle (ORCL) in China

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Secoo Holding (SECO) Announces Strategic Partnership with Oracle (ORCL) in China

Secoo (SECO) announced a strategic partnership with Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) in China to launch a new office automation system, improving Secoo's strategy development and upgrading their technology.

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UK Partners of KPMG see bumper payouts despite scandal-stricken year

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UK Partners of KPMG see bumper payouts despite scandal-stricken year

Despite a tumultuous year, Big Four auditing and advisory giant KPMG has reported a leap in profits in the UK. The result will see the average pay of its Partners rise to more than £600,000 each, even after the company’s role in the collapse of Carillion, and a host of other accounting debacles.

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Accenture buys Australian Oracle reseller PrimeQ for $31 million

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Accenture buys Australian Oracle reseller PrimeQ for $31 million

US consulting giant Accenture has acquired local Oracle reseller and managed services provider PrimeQ for $31 million, in a rapid rise for the Adelaide-based company that was only founded three years ago.

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