Consulting and Systems integration business continues to be under pressure, as the market environment remains volatile. Consulting tends to fall in the discretionary budget category. In many instances, the offerings that consulting companies have are not critical to the survival of the business in the downturn. Thus, large ERP implementations, system and software upgrades, strategy consulting or ...
MMC, Inc. White Paper Series #2 Wall Street, Main Street & HR Outsourcing
“Profits and stock appreciation are not rights, but rewards for insight mixed with willingness to take risks.” Economist Arthur Laffer1
In today’s uncertain economic environment most organizations are less willing to take risks, and are exercising more insight by cutting expenses. As Congress attempts to revive a weak ...
Whether we agree with the science of Global Climate Change or not, the issues surrounding it and the role of the corporation deserves your attention. Now!
If for no other reason, Climate Change will have serious implications on how we business is conducted, and should be managed like any other strategic asset or liability on the corporation's balance sheet.
Throughout the economic downturn of 2008 and 2009, which dramatically impacted IT service spending, the Business Intelligence (BI) market remained a bright spot. In fact, many vendors experienced double-digit or even triple-digit growth of BI-related services in 2009, while experiencing revenue declines through the remainder of their portfolios.
Challenging economic times have created the need ...
Accenture’s 18% local currency growth in its fiscal 2Q11 brought revenue to $6.05 billion, significantly exceeding the company’s guidance range of $5.6 billion to $5.8 billion. Balanced growth across the company’s operating groups brought double-digit improvements in each of the five segments, while Europe was the only geography unable to post double-digit expansion during the quarter (9% local ...
The following is information compiled from recently published Technology Business Research reports.
Excerpts included in this release are:
· NetApp – Computer Business Quarterly
· Deloitte Consulting – Professional Services Business Quarterly
· Computer Sciences Corp. – Professional Services Business Quarterly
· Alcatel-Lucent – Network Business Quarterly
“We’ve used Empire SUITE for more than a year now and we’re very happy with the software. We have consultants and employees all over the U.S. and the cloud-based UI enables our team to get their time and expenses posted wherever they are. Our team especially likes the ability to attach a photo of the receipt to the expense report. No need to hold up expense reimbursement processing while receipts ...
All in the Execution: Keys to Superior Fee Income Performance
Heidi Hahn FIS Consulting and Professional Services
Keys to Superior Income Performance Keys to Superior Income Performance
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MMC, Inc. White Paper Series #3 The Law & HRM: An Ounce of Prevention is worth a Pound of Cure
The nature of human resources management (“HRM”) has become more challenging because of today’s complex legal environment. Increasingly, HR professionals have had to assume more front line responsibility for many legal compliance issues. As a result, the role of HRM is held to a higher standard, and a ...
MMC, Inc. White Paper Series #1 Improving Employee Retention by Developing Talent
The costs of recruiting and hiring employees, and low retention of valued employees, are major expenses for most organizations. It is possible to identify these general cost categories and to reach the undeniable conclusion that total costs associated with hiring employees to replace workers who leave an ...
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