Do Forbes’ consulting firm rankings actually help anyone?

23-Apr-2018

Earlier this week, Forbes, in partnership with Statista, published its top management consulting firms in the US (link is external). As with similar studies in the Financial Times in the UK, or Capital in France, it’s based on a survey of both senior executives in industry and management consultants themselves, and covers 32 sectors and functional areas. The top-ranked firms are the ones with the highest number of recommendations across different categories. The big firms dominate, with Bain & Company and Deloitte topping the ranking with nominations in all 32 categories. In total, 229 firms make the list of top firms, writes Alison Huntington of Source Global Research...

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PA takes a different approach to growth

05-Feb-2018

Forbes contributor and business leadership journalist Roger Trapp interviews Andrew Hooke, who is the head of consulting sectors at PA Consulting Group and has also recently taken over as head of the firm in the U.S...

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NewVoiceMedia appoints Dennis Fois as new CEO

10-Jan-2018

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, announced today that its Board of Directors have appointed Dennis Fois as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Fois will lead NewVoiceMedia through its next growth phase, aimed at doubling turnover by 2020.

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NewVoiceMedia wins Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award

12-Dec-2017

NewVoiceMedia, a leading global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, has won a Frost & Sullivan Excellence Award in the Cloud Contact Centre Services Growth Excellence Leadership category. read more

Forbes: 51 Artificial Intelligence Predictions For 2018

11-Dec-2017

It is somewhat safe to predict that AI will continue to be at the top of the hype cycle in 2018. But the following 51 predictions also envision it becoming more practical and useful, automating some jobs and augmenting many others, combining machine learning and big data for fresh insights, with chatbots proliferating in the enterprise.read more

IBM: "IBM leaps to 3rd place in Cloud Wars," says Forbes

08-Nov-2017

CLOUD WARS -- As businesses move beyond cloud experiments to deeply strategic deployments, the balance of power in the Cloud Wars Top 10 is shifting toward those tech providers that can move those business customers past the infrastructure phase and into the high-value realm of AI-driven competitive advantage.read more

Cognizant Business Consulting: Forbes India: Cognizant’s CEO Says the Future of IT Services Companies Remains Bright and the Best Days are Still Ahead

02-Oct-2017

“The overriding thought that comes to mind [about the current phase of change in technology] is just how much innovation we have seen,” says Francisco D’Souza. “About 24 years ago, when we started Cognizant, technology was largely a back-office function. It’s gone from there to becoming the very basis of competitive advantage for many of the businesses we serve; and because of this evolution, the best days are still ahead of us.”read more

Marco Barbosa; in Forbes 2016 list of “30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs”

17-Aug-2016

At only 28, entrepreneur Marco Barbosa is definitely one to watch. He has ambitious and clear goals for the future, not only of his fast growing company eSolidar but for the whole world. In fact, he’s hoping to change the way business and charity have been viewed as two different aspects of the world’s economy. No wonder he’s on Forbes’ 2016 list of “30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs”.

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Securing your ideal management consultancy candidate requires the same application as the candidate search.

26-Feb-2016

"Your ideal management consultancy candidate is out there. Working with a specialist management consultancy recruiter you will find great candidates but can you secure them?" asks Chris Sale of Prism. In order to optimise the recruitment process to secure the perfect candidate it’s important to prepare before advertising, otherwise you risk failing to attract your ideal candidate or losing them at the offer stage.read more

Analytics trends that might surprise you - Chris Mazzei, Chief Analytics Officer, EY

22-Jan-2016

Over the past few months, we met with top-level, C-suite executives around the world to learn more about the challenges, opportunities, and behavioural and social impacts of running a business in a digital world. When the conversations turned to data and analytics, we started to uncover some trends that go way beyond the “usual suspects” of trends related to the volume, speed, and variety of data, and what to do with it. Here are some trends we believe will – and deserve to - capture more attention over the next year:read more