Document management - Beating the paperchase
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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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Dilemmas - Ethical role-playing
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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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BMT to keep Express on track
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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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CGS opens first office in Singapore
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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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IT strategy - Get real about warehousing
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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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Corporate fool - A little Fool
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Corporate fool - A little Fool

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Corporate fool - A little Fool

Dreadful old cynic that the Fool is paid to pretend he is, he already had in mind, when Mrs Fool fell pregnant, that at some point he would write a pi...

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Certification alliance
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Certification alliance

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Certification alliance

TRADA Certification (TCL) and BMT Quality Assessors (BMTQA), third party assessment and certification bodies, have been brought together in a strategi...

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Lorien buy takes P-E out of Cray
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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
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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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CSC launches service
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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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Outsourcing boom lifts firms' flotation prospects
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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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MCA sees drop in public-sector fees
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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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HR programme
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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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Letters - In the light of experience ...
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Letters - In the light of experience ...

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Letters - In the light of experience ...

Despite good vision, I agree with your two correspondents that in places Management Consultancy can be difficult to decipher. We have had considerable...

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Hoskyns offers
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Hoskyns offers

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Hoskyns offers

Hoskyns has launched a pilot computerised “deskshop” facility for its own staff, to test market demand for shopping from the office. An on...

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Parity for Northern Electric
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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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Research programme for Z/Yen
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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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Stand and deliver - Around the world
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Stand and deliver - Around the world

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Stand and deliver - Around the world

Osaka, Japan: Are you one of those people who attends a lot of meetings? Are you a believer that he or she who controls the flip chart controls the ro...

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AT Kearney acquisition leads into Russian market
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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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Top firms make sizeable gains in upbeat market
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Top firms make sizeable gains in upbeat market

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Top firms make sizeable gains in upbeat market

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

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BDO Stoy Hayward joins trend to open the books
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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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Andersen wins Exel deal
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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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Andersen backs PFI programme
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Andersen backs PFI programme

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Andersen backs PFI programme

Consultants have dismissed reports that the Government’s Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is about to collapse. “For over two years Anders...

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Origin wins rail franchise
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Origin wins rail franchise

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Origin wins rail franchise

Origin, whose SAP team was recently awarded the Partner Excellence Award for Services in the UK, has won a #900,000 contract to provide SAP support fo...

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Managing without management
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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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Practice management - change ends
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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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OSI focuses on
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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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