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Consultancies among recipients of training & development awards
ASTD’s fourth annual “BEST Awards” recognize organizations’ commitment to world-class learning and performance. read more
CSC wins $628 Million US Air Force task order
New award adds $378 million to CSC's quarterly announced wins. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton awarded ITES-2S contract
The US Army’s ITES-2S contract is a 9-year program with a ceiling of $20 Billion. read more
'Boot Camp' experience prepares incoming minority MBAs for corporate leadership
Citigroup Career Transition and Leadership Seminar provide real-life lessons in management. read more
CSC to develop case management system for US Department of Justice
The contract has a seven-month base period and the company values it at $42 million. read more
IBM is ranked top global outsourcing company
Two French firms, HP and Accenture complete the top five; industry revenue and employment soared 15% in 2005. read more
CSC to provide engineering, logistics and business operations support to US Army
CSC estimates the value of its portion of the award to be approximately $1.5 billion. read more
US Army selects Booz Allen-led team for strategic services sourcing program
With a total program funding ceiling value of $19.25 billion over a period of ten years, Booz Allen is one of seven prime contractors to be selected to provide support. read more
Lord Turnbull appointed as senior adviser to Booz Allen Hamilton
Lord Turnbull has been appointed Senior Adviser to Booz Allen Hamilton’s UK practice and a member of the firm’s European Advisory Board. read more
Four MDs named to lead Booz Allen Hamilton's Global business
Booz Allen Hamilton’s Board of Directors has approved the election of four Managing Directors to lead the firm's worldwide business operations effective April 1, 2006. read more
Satyam to launch corporate university
Satyam Computer Services has appointed Ed Cohen, the founder and strategic leader of Booz Allen Hamilton’s corporate university, as Senior Vice President for the Satyam School of Leadership (SSL). read more
Northrop Grumman selected by Va. for a potential $2 billion IT contract; Booz Allen Hamilton subcontractor
Northrop Grumman Corporation, together with Hewlett-Packard, Booz Allen Hamilton, Gateway and MCI, has been awarded an interim contract by the commonwealth of Virginia to help transform and improve the states IT infrastructure. read more
Most organisations cannot turn critical decisions into action, reports new Booz Allen Hamilton global survey
Most organisations exhibit “unhealthy” traits and behaviours that prevent them from turning decisions into action, according to new research by management consultants Booz Allen Hamilton. read more
Helios Consulting Group joins FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting said that the business economics and strategic marketing firm, Helios Consulting Group, has joined FTI in its economic consulting segment. read more
IBM Business Consulting – the view from within
Having integrated the consulting business of PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Business Consulting Services has recently launched a new marketing campaign to reposition the business in the eyes of its clients. read more
Mercer Oliver Wyman appoints Paul Mee director
Mercer Oliver Wyman has appointed Paul Mee as a director in the firm's rapidly growing European Strategic IT practice. read more
Staff turnover rockets – but what can consulting firms do to improve retention rates?
Management consultancy firms are being torn apart by surging levels of staff turnover, according to new research from Top-Consultant.com. read more
Strategy consulting rebound – myth or reality?
It’s funny – no matter how well the rest of the consulting industry is doing, for some reason people don’t truly believe the market can be doing well again unless strategy consulting work is going through the roof. read more
FDIC awards $550 million IT services contract
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has awarded a 10-year multiple-award contract for IT application services to Booz Allen Hamilton, IBM, Lockheed Martin and Pragmatics. read more
OC&C; elects new worldwide managing partner
Partners at OC&C; Strategy Consultants have elected Michael Jary as the firm’s Worldwide Managing Partner. read more
Consulting Magazine ranks best firms to work for
Consultants are rarely short of advice for others, but do they practice what they preach when it comes to creating healthy work cultures at their own organizations? Kennedy Information’s Consulting Magazine's annual Best Firms to Work For survey of thousands of consultants found several firms that were earning high praise from their toughest critics: their own employees. read more
Candidates flock to Top-Consultant.com as the Management Consultancy market emerges from the doldrums
With Management Consultancy recruitment showing no signs of letting up following a summer of strong growth, candidates are being attracted to the sector in record numbers. read more
Shrader given another term as Booz Allen chairman and CEO
The Board of Directors of global strategy and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton has voted unanimously to extend the term of office of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ralph Shrader for an additional four years. read more
Parson Consulting makes two senior appointments
Parson Consulting has made two new leadership appointments that will further enhance the firm's capability to serve its clients. read more
Major consulting brands reveal the race to recruit is once again top of their agendas
Two events have really set pulses racing in the world of Management Consultancy this last week. read more
Strategy Consulting showing signs of a rebound
Start popping those Champagne corks – for strategy consulting is showing signs of a rebound. After almost 4 years of subdued activity at the Bs & Ms of the consulting world, strategy consultancies are finally turning a corner… and turning the recruitment pipes back on again in the process.

It’s been a lingering concern for both Partners and the City that the consulting recovery to date has been somewhat half-hearted. read more
London Careers event expected to attract 250 fast-track consulting candidates
With the UK management consultancy recruitment market having witnessed a dramatic turnaround in the last 6 months, managers at Top-Consultant have been addressing how the site can better meet the needs of both candidates and recruiters. read more
So how does McKinsey do it?
As we revealed last month, despite all the rebrandings, changes in ownership and new entrants that have hit the consulting market in the last two years, McKinsey remains the number one choice of consultancy employer. read more
Consulting Magazine announces Top 25 Consultants 2004
Consulting Magazine has announced The Top 25 Most Influential Consultants 2004, its annual listing of influential consultants as judged by the leaders of 14 leading consulting firms. read more
Booz Allen begins global IT initiative
Booz Allen Hamilton will begin building a collaboration infrastructure to support its staff worldwide and has awarded Internosis, a privately held IT services firm, the first phase of its Software Collaboration contract. read more
McKinsey retains #1 status as employer of choice
Despite all the rebrandings, changes in ownership and new entrants that have hit the consulting market in the last two years, McKinsey remains the number one choice of consultancy employer. read more
Forced departures of CEOs declined in 2003 but remained near record levels
Forced departures of CEOs declined last year, although involuntary turnover remains at near-record levels, according to the third annual survey of CEO turnover at the world's 2,500 largest publicly traded corporations conducted by Booz Allen Hamilton. read more
Booz Allen elects new vice president
Booz Allen Hamilton’s Board has elected a former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Defense as vice president of the firm. read more
US government offers many opportunities for management consulting firms
The public sector is a sideline for many management consulting firms oriented to the Fortune 500 and large multinationals. read more
Booz Allen: Reducing overhead costs still top priority for CFO’s
The pressure on corporate management to reduce overhead costs has intensified over the past two years, a new study by management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton found. read more
Online consultancy recruitment in the US – using the right channels and the human dimension
Activity in management consultancy recruitment in North America is slowly but assuredly gathering pace. read more
Booz Allen signs alliance to provide defence consulting in India
Booz Allen Hamilton has finalised a strategic alliance with Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) – a division of Indian auto major Mahindra & Mahindra – to carry out defence consulting in India. read more
IBM veteran named to AMS Board of Directors
American Management Systems has appointed the man widely known as the founder of IBM Corporation's consulting practice to its Board of Directors. read more
Dr. Klaus Mattern named new member of WCB Leadership team of Booz Allen Hamilton
Klaus Mattern has become the second German to move into the WCB Leadership team of the international management and technology consultation Booz Allen Hamilton. read more
Booz Allen names new vice president
Booz Allen Hamilton has announced that David Schneider has been elected a vice president in the firm and will lead the firm's Enterprise Resilience service offering, focusing on homeland security for government clients and helping corporations improve performance, generate growth, and enhance shareholder value. read more
Booz Allen Germany continues to grow public sector business
Booz Allen Hamilton continues to strengthen its public sector practice in Germany with the appointment of Matthias Machnig, 43, effective 1 January, 2004. read more
Booz Allen research reveals that customization is key to superior returns
The way a company responds to demands for customized products or services can make the difference between performance that leads a sector and performance that lags that of industry peers. read more
Offshore Consulting set to transform the consultancy landscape?
Could the best-known offshore firms (Wipro, Infosys, TPI) steal a march on the large-scale onshore firms such as Deloitte, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young or Booz Allen Hamilton? Dramatically gain market share at the expense of the established consulting brands?

That’s the issue addressed in a new report to be published by consulting industry analysts Fiona Czerniawska and Tom Rodenhauser, entitled “Offshore Consulting: Benchmarking Future Success”. read more
Booz Allen study finds 75% of telecom executives consider outsourcing a key business lever
Telecommunications service providers facing a difficult business environment are pursuing outsourcing opportunities more aggressively than ever before. read more
Booz Allen ranked in 'Top 10' for working mothers
For five years running, Booz Allen Hamilton has been named to US magazine Working Mother's list of “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers” — the industry benchmark for family-friendly companies. read more
McKinsey still No. 1
The world’s most famous strategy consultancies have a bullet-proof appeal as employers of choice. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton contracts with Royal Saudi Navy
Booz Allen Hamilton has won a US Defense Department contract to provide support for the Royal Saudi Navy. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton becomes title sponsor of Washington, D.C. area's PGA TOUR tournament
Booz Allen Hamilton has signed a three-year agreement to serve as title sponsor of the PGA TOUR's Washington, D.C. read more
BearingPoint to reap rewards of consulting assignment in Iraq
BearingPoint is understood to have won a highly controversial US consulting contract to rebuild Iraq’s post-war economy. read more
Military Health System selects Booz Allen Hamilton-led team to support HIPPA compliance
Booz Allen Hamilton announced yesterday that the Military Health System has awarded the firm a multi-year contract that will support military compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). read more
Booz Allen Hamilton secures Saudi Arabia naval contract potentially worth $95.3 million
The US Navy, directed by the government of Saudi Arabia, awarded Booz Allen Hamilton with a sole-source contract for naval consulting work, worth $7.9 million with options that could take it to $95.3 million, the Navy News Week reports. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton study finds forced turnover of CEOs has reached a record high
Companies are setting higher standards of performance for chief executive officers than ever before, and CEOs are falling short in record numbers, according to the second annual survey of CEO turnover at the world's 2,500 largest publicly traded corporations released today by Booz Allen Hamilton. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton acquires Gemini Consulting in Japan
Strategy and Technology consultants Booz Allen Hamilton this week announced the acquisition of the general management consulting assets of the former Gemini Consulting Japan (GCJ). read more
Booz Allen Hamilton news study shows UK trails only US in e-environment
The UK comes second only to the United States in its environment for e-commerce, according to a report on the G7 countries, Sweden and Australia by Booz Allen Hamilton, supported by international business school, INSEAD.

The report, “International e-Economy Benchmarking – The World’s Most Effective Policies For The e-Economy” was commissioned in March 2002, when Booz Allen Hamilton were retained by the British Government’s Office of the E-Envoy and the Department of Trade and Industry

The project’s aims were:

1. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton Neil McArthur appointed European regional director of operations
Booz Allen Hamilton has appointed Neil McArthur as European regional director of operations, with responsibility for managing European resources and infrastructure. read more
IBM completes PwC deal
IBM has concluded its take-over of PwC Consulting for $3.5 billion with the new division, IBM Business Consulting Services, to comprise of 30,000 IBM staff and 30,000 transferring PwC Consulting employees. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton Study Reveals CEO Job Security Is Declining
A new study by Booz Allen Hamilton reveals CEO Job Security is declining throughout the World, with average CEO tenure declining 23% between 1995 and 2001.

The survey, conducted with the 2,500 largest publicly traded corporations, suggests growing shareholder impatience and board activism — not just in North America, but particularly in Europe, where the pace of forced CEO departure has greatly accelerated. read more
Booz Allen Hamilton firms disappointed by ROI on CRM initiatives
A new report from Booz Allen Hamilton shows that many sales & marketing executives at Fortune 1000 companies are disappointed by the ROI on their CRM initiatives.

The report suggests three problems that firms encounter when implementing CRM:

* plan is too technology-focused
* plan has only vague end-goals and customer segmentation
* companies fail to bring key organisational elements and processes to the CRM strategy

The entire report is available for download from:
http://extfile.bah.com/livelink/livelink/101260/?func=doc.Fetch&nodeid;=101260 read more
Booz Allen & Hamilton hi-tech companies to face crunch
The high tech industry could suffer a fate similar to that of Enron according to a report by Booz Allen & Hamilton. The consultancy has drawn attention to the fact that hi-tech product manufacturers often have purchasing commitments running into billions that could feasibly outstrip market demand for their products. read more
Booz Allen & Hamilton establishes new security practice
Booz Allen & Hamilton has established a new practice to help clients integrate security into their strategic business plans. read more
Hewlett Packard No vote makes Compaq merger unlikely
The HP / Compaq merger is looking increasingly uncertain with HP`s largest shareholder having decided to oppose the deal. read more
Booz Allen survey shows B2B exchanges a disappointment
Survey results from Giga Group and management consultancy Booz Allen & Hamilton have show that of firms using B2B exchanges, nearly half felt the exchanges had not met their expectations. read more
Booz Allen e-marketplaces did not address real business problems
Booz Allen & Hamilton has released a report entitled “B2B Benchmark: The State of Electronic Exchanges.” The report states the mid-market is most likely to benefit from participation in e-marketplaces as players can learn from the mistakes of the majors. read more
Booz Allen Redundancies in London office
Booz Allen & Hamilton has become the latest consultancy to reduce headcount in Europe, shedding a number of professional consulting staff. read more
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