Cover story - All systems go?

Accounting Software Cover story - All systems go?

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Cover story - All systems go?

The scale of the Year 2000 problem threatens to be so large thatconsultancies are forming alliances in order to cope with the anticipatedsurge in dema...

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What's in a name?

Accounting Software What's in a name?

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What's in a name?

Latest victim of the curse of Andersen Consulting is … Andersen Consulting, as usual. Despite being in the seventh year of their decree nisi fro...

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News briefs

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News briefs

Louis Hall is joining OSI as assistant programme manager. He will be working with the Electricity Pool on the 1998 programme, reporting to the program...

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Andersen readies Via for take-off

Accounting Software Andersen readies Via for take-off

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Andersen readies Via for take-off

Andersen Consulting is planning to launch a new business in the US on the 1 November, called Via World Network. It is the third business to be set up ...

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Top firms make big financial gains

Accounting Software Top firms make big financial gains

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Top firms make big financial gains

Our annual survey shows that there has been substantial improvement in the fortunes of the largest consultancies. And, says Philip Abbott, they are co...

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Managing without management

Accounting Software Managing without management

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Managing without management

You’d have to be living in a water-filled hole in the Black Forest not to have noticed the recent backlash against downsizing, delayering, BPR a...

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OSI focuses on

Accounting Software OSI focuses on

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OSI focuses on

OSI, the management support company, has restyled itself and expanded its services in a bid to differentiate itself from mainstream consultancies. It ...

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Moving target

Accounting Software Moving target

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Moving target

The nature and culture of consultancy can make the headhunter's jobdifficult, says Jeremy Cox. He stresses the need for clear briefing,timely decision...

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Document management - Beating the paperchase

Accounting Software Document management - Beating the paperchase

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Document management - Beating the paperchase

The stage is set for an explosion in interest in document management,says Douglas Hayward, as organisations realise that, in order to survive,they mus...

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BMT to keep Express on track

Accounting Software BMT to keep Express on track

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BMT to keep Express on track

BMT Reliability Consultants, the engineering consultancy, has been contracted to provide reliability and maintainability consultancy for the new rolli...

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Practice management - change ends

Accounting Software Practice management - change ends

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Practice management - change ends

Suicidal students form a large part of the work of an Australian psychologist I know. They arrive in his campus office ready to end it all. The instin...

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Research programme for Z/Yen

Accounting Software Research programme for Z/Yen

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Research programme for Z/Yen

Z/Yen, part of the Financial Laboratory Club (F#C) consortium, has been awarded #750,000 from the Department of Trade & Industry’s Foresigh...

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Lorien buy takes P-E out of Cray

Accounting Software Lorien buy takes P-E out of Cray

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Lorien buy takes P-E out of Cray

Lorien, the Alternative Investment Market-quoted IT recruitment consultancy, has acquired P-E International for #11m cash. Lorien has funded the purch...

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Taking the initiative

Accounting Software Taking the initiative

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Taking the initiative

That the Government’s Private Finance Initiative has run into trouble should not, in itself, be surprising. An initiative that depends on the vo...

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AT Kearney acquisition leads into Russian market

Accounting Software AT Kearney acquisition leads into Russian market

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AT Kearney acquisition leads into Russian market

At Kearney is expanding its practice in new and emerging markets The firm, which has been working in Russia for five to six years, has. bought Canon A...

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HR programme

Accounting Software HR programme

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HR programme

Another one of the portfolio programmes launched by CSC Index recently is Index Beacon, an advisory service for senior human resource executives. The ...

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IT strategy - Get real about warehousing

Accounting Software IT strategy - Get real about warehousing

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IT strategy - Get real about warehousing

How many consultants does it take to create a data warehouse? There’s no amusing answer to this riddle, but there is a rather sad one – al...

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Unisys' ISG arm expects to profit from technical focus

Accounting Software Unisys' ISG arm expects to profit from technical focus

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Unisys' ISG arm expects to profit from technical f...

The European services arm of Unisys expects to be profitable on flat revenues during 1996, following a period of reorganisation and retrenchment which...

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Business models - Balancing act

Accounting Software Business models - Balancing act

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Business models - Balancing act

Traditional financial ratios should no longer act as the overridingyardstick in making key decisions, says Colin Bainbridge, but should bebalanced by ...

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CGS opens first office in Singapore

Accounting Software CGS opens first office in Singapore

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CGS opens first office in Singapore

Cap Gemini Sogeti (CGS) has opened a new office in Singapore. The firm, which has been working with clients in South East Asia on an ad hoc basis for ...

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Parity for Northern Electric

Accounting Software Parity for Northern Electric

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Parity for Northern Electric

Parity Solutions has been awarded a #750,000 contract by Northern Information Systems, a subsidiary of Northern Electric, to build a number of subsyst...

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Outsourcing boom lifts firms' flotation prospects

Accounting Software Outsourcing boom lifts firms' flotation prospects

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Outsourcing boom lifts firms' flotation prospects

City analysts believe that more consulting firms are planning to merge or seek stock market listings as IT outsourcing contracts come to dominate the ...

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CSC launches service

Accounting Software CSC launches service

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CSC launches service

International management consultancy CSC has launched Index Genesis, a research and advisory service, in Europe. Aimed at senior executives responsibl...

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Andersen wins Exel deal

Accounting Software Andersen wins Exel deal

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Andersen wins Exel deal

Andersen Consulting has won a 10-year outsourcing contract to supply finance and administration services to Exel Logistics, the supplier of logistics ...

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Dilemmas - Ethical role-playing

Accounting Software Dilemmas - Ethical role-playing

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Dilemmas - Ethical role-playing

Since the May issue of Management Consultancy, press reports of a “re-interpretation” of the Koran have been sighted. I understand that it...

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MCA sees drop in public-sector fees

Accounting Software MCA sees drop in public-sector fees

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MCA sees drop in public-sector fees

Public-sector spending on management consultancy has decreased in recent years, as government departments change their procurement policies. Income no...

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BDO Stoy Hayward joins trend to open the books

Accounting Software BDO Stoy Hayward joins trend to open the books

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BDO Stoy Hayward joins trend to open the books

BDO Stoy Hayward has joined the trend towards openness in the industry by publishing its maiden annual statement. “In broad terms this reflects ...

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