Capgemini Consulting: Advances in data centre and cloud sector


Data center typically holds racks of servers, storage arrays and switches. Traditionally, additional capacity would mean another rack of equipment. But, that is changing now. Information Technology Industry is going through a disruption caused by hybrid cloud. Hybrid cloud envisages use of private cloud for sensitive data and public cloud for the remaining more

Accenture: Blockchain could save banks $8 billion a year


Blockchain technology could reduce investment banks’ infrastructure costs by 30 per cent, according to new report from Accenture.The report, “Banking on Blockchain: A Value Analysis for Investment Banks,” argues the distributed ledger technology offers major savings in data reconciliation, by moving key operational, risk and finance systems to blockchain-based, shared data more

ISG Index: EMEA As-a-Service Sourcing Accelerates in 2016


Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, today released its Q4 2016 EMEA ISG Index, which reveals that growth in as-a-service sourcing accelerated across the region in 2016, driven by the increasing demand for digital solutions. read more

PA Consulting Group: UK infrastructure fuels surge in demand for environmental consulting


The UK environmental consultancy sector saw an 8.7% increase to reach £1.57 billion in 2015, according to Environment Analyst’s UK Market Assessment Final Data report published at the end of last year. The research affirms our recent global EC market study findings that the UK as part of the Western European region is one of the most buoyant markets for environmental consultancies worldwide at present (EA 06-Jan-16).read more

WNS to Acquire Denali Sourcing Services


WNS Limited, a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that on January 10, 2017, the company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Denali Sourcing Services, a leading provider of strategic procurement BPM solutions. read more

BearingPoint appoints three new regional leaders


Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint is entering an accelerated growth path to its target of €1 billion in revenue by 2020. Having established presences in China, the Czech Republic, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, the UAE and the US over the last three years, BearingPoint has reorganized its regional structure and appointed three new regional leaders to ensure sustainable growth and agility; it will also have a greater focus on innovation and globalization. read more

Celerant Consulting: SMEs not concerned by Brexit says report by RSA


Almost three-quarters of manufacturers say that Brexit is not a risk to their business, according to a report released today by commercial insurer RSA.The report, entitled ‘Future Impacts’, assesses the effects of economic events, including Brexit, on business growth, as well as looking at the risks facing businesses and how they are managing those more

CEB: Gartner to Acquire CEB


Gartner, Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, and CEB Inc., the industry leader in providing best practice and talent management insights, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Gartner will acquire all of the outstanding shares of CEB in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $2.6 more

Sparks Grove Expands to London


London – Today, experience design agency Sparks Grove, part of management consultancy North Highland, announced the addition of a London-based team, continuing to expand the agency’s presence outside the U.S. The diverse and multidisciplinary team in the U.S. will be augmented by 18 additional team members based in the UK market. read more

Transformation from without and from within


This isn’t my idea: it came from Simon Harris at Oliver Wyman (for my money, one of the best thinkers in the consulting industry), and it certainly got me thinking… - writes Fiona Czerniawska of Source. read more

Huthwaite International has a New Brand


Markets are changing. Our clients have continued to globalise and face new challenges every day and, while we have continued to evolve with them, our brand has remained unchanged for over a decade. read more

Deloitte: What a year! Let's #LookAgain at 2016


Our brand got a makeover. We took the Road to Rio. We partnered up with Apple, and more. Here's a look back at just a few of our highlights from 2016. Thirteen years. That's how long it's been since Deloitte refreshed its brand. It was 2003. Phones with cameras were a novelty. Apple introduced iTunes. Facebook didn't more

PwC: PwC's economic predictions for 2017


Following a turbulent 2016, PwC’s chief economist John Hawksworth and senior economist Barret Kupelian have made a number of predictions on the prospects for both the UK and global economy next more

WIPRO: 3 Key Qualities Wipro Seeks In Startups


Wipro has said it will work with startups in India, which are associated with Microsoft Accelerator, to help them scale their businesses and reach out to global customers. The partnership is part of Microsoft Accelerator's CoInnovate programme, under which it also joined hands with another IT major Tata Consultancy Services in more

Cognizant to Acquire Adaptra, an Insurance Consulting and Business Transformation Company in Australia


SYDNEY—Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Adaptra, a Sydney-based consulting, business transformation and IT services provider. Adaptra works with 5 of the top 10 insurers in Australia and New Zealand, helping them define their target business and operating models and providing platform advisory and implementation services. read more