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Friday, July 19, 2024

Features

Travel Trends 2024: Luxury and Spontaneity Define Market

Simon-Kucher’s latest Travel Trends report for 2024 reveals significant shifts in the global travel landscape, driven by diverse traveler preferences and economic conditions. The survey shows a divided market with disparate travel expenditures and behaviors...

Technology

KPMG Enhances Audit Quality with Databricks Integration

KPMG LLP has integrated the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform into its global smart audit platform, KPMG Clara. By analyzing billions of financial transactions throughout thousands of audits, this partnership greatly improves audit quality and offers deeper insights into risks associated with audits for KPMG auditors...

Healthcare

Navigating Rising Drug Costs and AI in Healthcare

As prescription drug spending surges, it has become a critical focus for self-insured employers and benefits consultants. The 2024 Benefit Consultant Sentiment Index reveals that 61% of consultants are increasingly advising on drug costs. Spending is notably driven by the popularity of GLP-1 medications like Ozempic and Wegovy, initially for diabet

Government

Karnataka Enlists BCG to Revamp Fiscal Strategy

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has been hired by the Karnataka government to improve its financial health. The BCG's goals include increasing tax and non-tax revenues, cutting costs, looking into new funding sources, encouraging public-private partnerships, using technology to seal financial leaks and monetizing state assets...

Popular Articles

Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Discusses Company Strategy

Booz Allen Hamilton has evolved from its humble beginnings 107 years ago when it was started by Edwin G. Booz as a service offering impartial advice to then-nascent organizations such as Goodyear, Canadian Pacific Railway, and the like. Now, with a 2020 $113 million government...

Underrepresentation In Female Leadership Sounds An Alarm In The Healthcare Industry

The gender gap in the healthcare industry has always been a looming indicator of societal inequalities for women in the workplace. Despite the fact that women make up 70% of nurses and a large share of clinical care providers, there is an alarming gap in leadership positions filled by women...

Teneo Announces New Chairwoman, Ursula Burns

Management consulting and advisory company, Teneo, has recently announced a new addition to the top tier of its team. Ursula Burns, the former CEO of Xerox, has been chosen as the chairwoman of the company with the departure of Declan Kelly, the former CEO and chairman of the company, and also co-founder...

Why Cybersecurity Success Depends On Public-Private Partnership

As highlighted by the widespread SolarWinds security breach, the public and private sector can no longer afford to act separately when it comes to cybersecurity. Supported by a network of similar hardware and software vendors and interconnected through the course of daily business...

The Top 100 IT Consulting and Services Companies of 2021

The Consulting Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 IT Consulting and Services Companies of 2021. These are the companies leading some of...

Deloitte Expands Cloud-Services Portfolio With Acquisition Of CloudQuest

In a recent press release, Big Four accounting and professional services firm Deloitte announced the acquisition of Cupertino, California-based cloud security posture management provider CloudQuest. The startup, which offers cloud-native security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) services specialized for InfoSec and SecDevOps teams...

Accenture’s History With Healthcare.gov Factors Into Current CMS Contract

The battle for a healthcare.gov contract with The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has endured a long series of bid protests. In what has amounted to a protracted game of contractual hot potato, Accenture Federal Services has beat out its competitor, Deloitte, for the moment...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity IT Services of 2021

The IT Services Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity IT Services of 2021. These women leaders represent some of the most prominent IT organizations that provide clients across the public and private sectors with ongoing cybersecurity services...

Kaiser Permanente To Partner With Accenture, Microsoft For Cloud Expansion

Microsoft recently announced a multi-year collaboration with IT services company Accenture and healthcare industry leader Kaiser Permanente to enhance its hosted cloud environment infrastructure that supports its 12.4 million members and more than 85,000 care providers. The collective effort to improve Kaiser Permanente’s cloud capabilities will ultimately enable them to better serve their members by delivering personalized digital experiences and more data-informed decision making...

The Evolution Of Banking Security

The rapid, widespread embrace of remote work policies driven by the COVID-19 pandemic has placed cybersecurity as a focal point of business success. Cybercriminals have, in turn, adapted accordingly and their crooked campaigns constitute a major threat for individuals, companies, and entire governments in the age of digitalization...