KPMG Aquires Boxwood

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Claire Whiddett

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26th Aug 15

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KPMG Aquires Boxwood

KPMG has announced its acquisition of Boxwood, a management consultancy specialising in the delivery of business and operational transformation. Boxwood is a London-based firm operating across several industries but with a particular focus on retail and consumer, life sciences, TMT and ...read more

How Big Data is Being Used to Prevent Financial Crime

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Claire Whiddett

Date

26th Aug 15

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How Big Data is Being Used to Prevent Financial Crime

Fighting all types of financial crime is one of the biggest challenges facing financial institutions, says Mike Urban, the Director of Financial Crime Risk Management Solutions, Fiserv. And Big Data is changing the game. Preventing financial crime and money laundering is both challenging and ...read more

Unleashing the Diverse Talents of Women for Organisational Success

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Claire Whiddett

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25th Aug 15

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Unleashing the Diverse Talents of Women for Organisational Success

The need for greater gender diversity in middle management and corporate boards is a growing concern both globally and in Singapore. While women constitute half of the world’s population, only a handful makes it to the upper echelons of the corporate world. As women move up the corporate ...read more

Readying a Business for Big Data

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Claire Whiddett

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25th Aug 15

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Readying a Business for Big Data

Any business within the IT, media or telecoms industry is aware that nothing stands still, and those that do will be left behind. Deloitte reported that technology, media and telecoms businesses will continue to face pressure from increasing competition, further ‘digital disruption’ and ...read more

Consulting market of Germany grows to 25 billion

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Claire Whiddett

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25th Aug 15

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Consulting market of Germany grows to 25 billion

The German consulting market has grown by 6% last year to a value of €25.2 billion, reveals recent research form the German association of management consulting firms. For 2015 the outlook is even better, with a growth of 7% forecasted on the back of growing demand for advisory services and a ...read more

CIOs Reveal Their Worst Nightmares

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Administrator

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25th Aug 15

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CIOs Reveal Their Worst Nightmares

Of all the workplace issues keeping CIOs up at night, three in particular are worrisome for IT executives: security, downtime and talent acquisition, according to a December 2014 study of 276 U.S. CIOs and executive IT professionals commissioned by Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS). ...read more

The Evolution of the CFO

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Claire Whiddett

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25th Aug 15

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The Evolution of the CFO

As the finance function model evolves, businesses are having to come up with new ways to develop talent. The trend for global organisations to restructure the function by setting up shared service centres, or outsourcing to third parties, is changing the traditional pathway to top finance roles. ...read more

Digitisation replaces regulation as top concern for retail banks

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Claire Whiddett

Date

25th Aug 15

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Digitisation replaces regulation as top concern for retail banks

The need for a digital strategy has leapt to the top of retail banks’ agendas over the past year, replacing regulatory issues, as they look to fend off competition from tech and e-commerce rivals. Sponsored for the second year by financial software specialist Temenos, the EIU canvassed 208 ...read more

The Most Important Nation You Have Never Heard Of

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Claire Whiddett

Date

25th Aug 15

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The Most Important Nation You Have Never Heard Of

It’s the fifth-biggest population in the world, and its wealthy and high-achieving population is hugely important for business, politics, travel and education. Yet we know very little about this group of 232 million people, whose influence and power are often overlooked. This is the nation of ...read more

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