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Plunkett's Consulting Industry Almanac 2012: Consulting Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies
PLUNKETT'S CONSULTING INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2012
-Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
-Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
-Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
-In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
-Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
Pages: 412Statistical Tables Provided: 5Companies Profiled: 273Geographic Focus: Global
A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
-How is the industry evolving? -How is the industry being shaped by new technologies? -How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?-What is the size of the market now and in the future?-What are the financial results of the leading companies?-What are the names and titles of top executives?-What are the world's top 250 consulting companies and their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Consulting Industry1) Introduction to the Consulting Industry 2) Consulting Firms Accept Assignments with Contingency Fees 3) Accounting Firms Refocus/Clients Need Assistance with Regulatory Matters 4) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies 5) Major Corporations and Organizations Develop Internal Consultants and Seek Outside Clients 6) Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments 7) Federal Government Consulting Will Be Curtailed as Part of Budget Austerity 8) Consultancies Move Towards Globalization 9) Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting 10) BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Are Offshored to a Growing Extent 11) New MBAs Desire Consulting Jobs
Consulting Industry Statistics
1) Consulting Industry Overview 2) Consulting Industry Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2006-2010 3) Environmental Consulting Services Revenue, U.S.: 2007-2010 4) Management Consulting Services Revenue, U.S.: 2007-2010 5) Consulting Industry Employment, U.S.: 2005-2011
Table of Contents
PLUNKETT'S CONSULTING INDUSTRYALMANAC 2012CONTENTSA Short Consulting Industry Glossary ixIntroduction 1How to Use This Book 3Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Consulting Industry 71) Introduction to the Consulting Industry 72) Consulting Firms Accept Assignments with Contingency Fees 113) Accounting Firms Refocus/Clients Need Assistance with Regulatory Matters 114) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with PureConsultancies 135) Major Corporations and Organizations Develop Internal Consultants and Seek OutsideClients 146) Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments 157) Federal Government Consulting Will Be Curtailed as Part of Budget Austerity 168) Consultancies Move Towards Globalization 169) Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting 1710) BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Are Offshored to a Growing Extent 1911) New MBAs Desire Consulting Jobs 20Chapter 2: Consulting Industry Statistics 24Consulting Industry Overview 25Consulting Industry Revenue & Expenses, U.S.: 2006-2010 26Environmental Consulting Services Revenue, U.S.: 2007-2010 27Management Consulting Services Revenue, U.S.: 2007-2010 28Consulting Industry Employment, U.S.: 2005-2011 29Chapter 3: Important Consulting Industry Contacts 30(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)Chapter 4: THE CONSULTING 250:Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 61Industry List, With Codes 62Index of Companies Within Industry Groups 64Alphabetical Index 71Index of Headquarters Location by U.S. State 73Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country 76Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations 77Index of Firms with International Operations 85Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE CONSULTING 250 89Additional IndexesIndex of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities 363Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations 365
ABB LtdAbelica GlobalABT Associates IncAccenture plcAcorn Energy IncAcquis Consulting GroupACS Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SAAdecco SAAdvisory Board Company (The)Affiliated Computer Services IncAgility Solutions LLCAlbany Molecular Research IncAlixPartners LLPAlpha Financial Markets Consulting LtdAltran Technologies SAAlvarez & Marsal Holdings LLCAmeresco IncAmey plcAnalysis Group IncAnalysts International CorpAon HewittArcadis NVArgon ST IncAriba IncArQule IncArthur D LittleAT Kearney IncAtento Brasil SAAtos Origin SAAvanade IncBain & Company IncBalfour Beatty plcBand Digital IncBaran Telecom IncBDO InternationalBDO USA LLPBechtel Group IncBioanalytical Systems IncBioReliance CorpBombardier IncBooz & CompanyBooz Allen Hamilton Holding CorpBoston Consulting Group Inc (The, BCG)Brinks Company (The)Brooker Group PCL (The)BT Global ServicesBureau VeritasCACI International IncCambridge Group (The)Cangene bioPharma IncCapcoCapgeminiCDC CorporationCDM Smith IncCegedim SACelera CorporationCelerant ConsultingCentric Consulting LLCCFI GroupCGI Group IncCH2M HILL Companies LtdCharles River Laboratories International IncChiyoda CorporationCIBER IncCisco Systems IncCobalt Group (The)Cognizant Technology Solutions CorpComputer Sciences Corporation (CSC)Computer Task Group IncConvergys CorporationCornerstone ResearchCorporate Directions IncCorporate Executive Board Company (The)Covance IncCRA International Inc (Charles River Associates)Crawford & CompanyCrowe Horwath InternationalCumberland Consulting Group LLCDean & CompanyDeloitte Consulting LLPDeloitte LLPDeloitte Touche Tohmatsu LtdDiamond Advisory ServicesDisney Institute (The)DNV KEMA Energy & SustainabilityEMC CorpEncorium Group IncENGlobal CorpEnzo Biochem IncErnst & Young InternationalErnst & Young LLPExelixis IncExponent IncFair Isaac CorporationFidelity National Information Services IncFirst Annapolis Consulting IncFirst Manhattan Consulting GroupFitzgerald Analytics IncFluor CorpForrester Research IncFour Soft LtdFrost & Sullivan IncFTI Consulting IncFujitsu AmericaFujitsu LimitedG4S Secure Solutions (USA) IncGallup Organization (The)Gartner IncGE Energy InfrastructureGeneral Dynamics CorpGeneral Electric Co (GE)Genpact LimitedGEO Group IncGeorg Fischer LtdGetronics NVGiuliani Partners LLCGrant Thornton InternationalGrant Thornton LLPGreenwich AssociatesHackett Group Inc (The)Halliburton CompanyHarris Interactive IncHay GroupHays plcHCL Technologies LtdHealth Advances LLCHeidrick & Struggles International IncHelios & Matheson Information Technology IncHewlett-Packard Co (HP)Hitachi ConsultingHoneywell International IncHuron Consulting Group IncIBM Global Business Services (GBS)ICF CorporationICF International IncICON plciGATE CorporationImpact Advisors LLCIMS Health IncIMS Health IncInfinitiveInfosys Technologies LtdInteractive Broadband Consulting Group LLCInternational Business Machines Corp (IBM)Interpublic Group of Companies IncinVentiv Health IncInvictus Consulting Group LLCIpsos SAITT CorporationJacobs Engineering Group IncJudge Group Inc (The)KBR IncKeane IncKelly Services IncKeynote Systems IncKEYW Holding CorpKPMG InternationalKPMG LLPKroll IncKurt Salmon AssociatesLCC International IncLEK Consulting LLCLexicon Pharmaceuticals IncLionbridge Technologies IncLockheed Martin CorpLogica plcManagement Network Group Inc (The)Manhattan Associates IncManpower IncMarakon AssociatesMars & CoMarshall-Teichert Group Ltd (The)MAXIMUS IncMaxygen IncMcDermott International IncMcKinsey & Company IncMercer LLCMesirow Financial Holdings IncMilliman IncMitchell Madison GroupMonitor GroupNavigant Consulting IncNERA Economic ConsultingNexant IncNielsen Company NV (The)North HighlandNorthrop Grumman CorpNovell IncNTT DATA CorpOC&C Strategy ConsultantsOliver Wyman GroupOmnicom Group IncOpinion Research CorpOracle CorpOrchid Cellmark IncOre Holdings IncPA Consulting GroupPacific Biomarkers IncPAREXEL International CorpParsons Brinckerhoff IncParthenon Group (The)Perficient IncPharmaceutical Product Development IncPlaut AGPlus Consulting IncPoint BPomeroy IT SolutionsPricewaterhouseCoopersProtiviti IncPRTMPublicis Groupe SAPutnam AssociatesQuantum Associates IncQuintiles Transnational CorpRandstad Holding NVRaytheon CoReis IncResources Connection IncRobert Half International IncRoland Berger Strategy ConsultantsRolls-Royce plcRSM McGladreyRWD Technologies IncSAIC IncSangamo BioSciences IncSAP AGSapient CorporationSatyam Computer Services Ltd (Mahindra Satyam)Schlumberger LimitedSCSK CorporationSecuritas ABSegal Company (The)Sequenom IncShaw Group Inc (The)Siemens AGSiemens HealthcareSitel CorporationSkidmore Owings & Merrill LLPSkillstorm IncSlalom ConsultingSM&ASociete Air FranceSOURCEHOVSRA International IncStaffmarkStern Stewart & CompanyStrategic Decisions GroupStroud Consulting LLCSTV Group IncSykes Enterprises IncSymphonyIRI GroupSyntel IncTata Consultancy Services (TCS)Tata Strategic Management GroupTech Mahindra LimitedTechnipTelcordia TechnologiesTeleTech Holdings IncTetra Tech IncTNS UK LtdTowers Watson & CoTrevi-Finanziaria Industriale SpA (Trevi Group)Unisys CorpUnited American Healthcare CorpUnited Technologies CorporationURS CorporationUS Interactive IncValue Partners GroupVHA IncVINCIVSE CorpWest Monroe Partners LLCWipro LtdWood MackenzieWPP plcWS Atkins plcYip In Tsoi & Co LtdZS Associates
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WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data?
In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, will look at different existing uses of peer-to-peer data sharing and how it can become useful in a live session to...
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NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley. The program, to be aired during the peak viewership season of the year, will have a major impac...
Oct. 7, 2015 04:45 PM EDT Reads: 186
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Oct. 7, 2015 04:13 PM EDT
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Oct. 7, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,063
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Oct. 7, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 201
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In their session at @ThingsExpo, Bramh Gupta, founder and CEO of robomq.io, and Fred Yatzeck, principal architect leading product development at robomq.io, discussed how choosing the right middleware and integration strategy from the get-go will enable IoT solution developers to adapt and grow with the industry, while at the same time reduce Time to Market (TTM) by using plug and play capabilities offered by a robust IoT ...
Oct. 7, 2015 04:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,131
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Oct. 7, 2015 03:30 PM EDT Reads: 7,417
SYS-CON Events announced today that Luxoft Holding, Inc., a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission-critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting.
Oct. 7, 2015 03:15 PM EDT Reads: 607
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Oct. 7, 2015 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 479
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting.
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, will show how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants will get the download information, scripts, and complete end-to-end walkthrough of the analysis from start to finish. Participants will also be given the pract...
Oct. 7, 2015 01:45 PM EDT Reads: 108
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In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Naveen Nimmu, CEO of Clouber, Inc., will advocate that making the inter-cloud migration as simple as changing airlines would help the entire industry to quickly adopt the cloud without worrying about any lock-in fears. In fact by having standard APIs for IaaS would help PaaS expl...
Oct. 7, 2015 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 608
SYS-CON Events announced today that ProfitBricks, the provider of painless cloud infrastructure, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
ProfitBricks is the IaaS provider that offers a painless cloud experience for all IT users, with no learning curve. ProfitBricks boasts flexible cloud servers and networking, an integrated Data Center Designer tool for visual control over the cloud and the best price/performance value available. ProfitBricks was named one of the coolest Clo...
Oct. 7, 2015 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 748
Organizations already struggle with the simple collection of data resulting from the proliferation of IoT, lacking the right infrastructure to manage it. They can't only rely on the cloud to collect and utilize this data because many applications still require dedicated infrastructure for security, redundancy, performance, etc.
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Oct. 7, 2015 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 454
Mobile messaging has been a popular communication channel for more than 20 years. Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen invented the idea for SMS (Short Message Service) in 1984, making his vision a reality on December 3, 1992 by sending the first message ("Happy Christmas") from a PC to a cell phone. Since then, the technology has evolved immensely, from both a technology standpoint, and in our everyday uses for it.
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Oct. 7, 2015 12:15 PM EDT Reads: 193
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM Cloud Data Services has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
IBM Cloud Data Services offers a portfolio of integrated, best-of-breed cloud data services for developers focused on mobile computing and analytics use cases.
Oct. 7, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 673
Scott Guthrie's keynote presentation "Journey to the intelligent cloud" is a must view video. This is from AzureCon 2015, September 29, 2015
I have reproduced some screen shots in case you are unable to view this long video for one reason or another. One of the highlights is 3 datacenters coming on line in India.
Oct. 7, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 256
Nowadays, a large number of sensors and devices are connected to the network. Leading-edge IoT technologies integrate various types of sensor data to create a new value for several business decision scenarios.
The transparent cloud is a model of a new IoT emergence service platform.
Many service providers store and access various types of sensor data in order to create and find out new business values by integrating such data.
Oct. 7, 2015 12:00 PM EDT Reads: 468
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In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Bradley Holt, Developer Advocate at IBM Cloud Data Services, will demonstrate techniques for replicating cloud databases with devices in order to build offline-first mobile or Internet of Things (IoT) apps that can provide a better, faster user experience, both offline and online. The focus of this talk will be on IBM Cloudant, Apa...
Oct. 7, 2015 11:45 AM EDT Reads: 491