Global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have been a topic of concern as the world has seen the rise of new industrial powers in new regions. Consulting recently caught up with Florian Haslauer, A.T. Kearney’s Global Head of Utilities, who has put together a plan of attack to facilitate this much-needed energy transition.
Consulting caught up with Bill Stewart, Commercial Cyber Security Business lead for Booz Allen Hamilton, who offered his insight on the state of current cybersecurity threats, the emerging threat of the Internet of Things, and the continued importance of a human touch to help at-risk organizations stay one step ahead of the bad guys.
What makes a good leader? It’s a difficult question to answer but it’s a code Deloitte has been working hard to crack. Consulting caught up with Deloitte Principal Jason Geller, National Managing Director of Deloitte's Human Capital Practice, to talk about the dire need for leadership development at all levels.
Every firm talks a good game about their culture, but when you have the stats to back it up like Infinitive does, culture is much more than a buzzword. In the second half of 2015 alone, the Ashburn, Va.-based firm has racked up considerable recognition as a top employer.
Over the last few years, Alvarez & Marsal has greatly expanded its roster and borders to encompass most regions of the globe. Today it has more than 1,000 operating professionals around the world, making it the largest global tax firm outside of the Big 4, according to Paul Aversano, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader of A&M’s Transaction Advisory Group.
Technology researcher Gartner projects there will be 25 billion “connected things” by the end of the decade. Tata Consulting Services’ 2015 Global Trend Study focused in on this new wave of transformative tech, the Internet of Things (IoT). We spoke to Dr. Satya Ramaswamy, VP and global head of TCS Digital Enterprise.
It’s been a big couple of years for Point B. The firm is celebrating its 20th anniversary and just last year completed its transition to 100 percent employee ownership. Since then its stock price has risen 69 percent and earnings 111 percent, so it’s safe to say firm morale is high, which Chuck Ritter, President of Consulting for Point B, attributes to the quality of its people.
A changing of the guard is underway in corporate America as Baby Boomers begin to reach retirement age in droves. The resulting generational difference is just one force disrupting longstanding perceptions of what work and employment are. Consulting spoke with CEO, North America, and Managing Partner with BPI Group’s international business unit, Juan-Luis Goujon, about some of those changes as well as the changing definitions of work and consulting itself.
It’s been an active two years since C.E. Andrews took the reins as CEO of MorganFranklin Consulting. The company started its employee-ownership program in earnest and has tirelessly worked to attract and retain a talented and diverse team.
The relentless pace of the digitization of the business world is only accelerating, but the break-neck speed of innovation has created a bevy of consulting opportunities for firms who are already fluent in digital. Dee Burger, newly minted North American CEO of Capgemini, says that digital is no longer simply a service offering or part of their business—it is their business.