What the Companies on the Right Side of the Digital Business Divide Have in Common

Harvard Business

In just a few years digital technology has connected an ever-growing number of people, sensors, and devices. While some have invested significantly in technology, operational, and cultural changes, others are lagging behind. The best-performing companies stated they have technology budgets on par with digital laggards; the average IT spend as a percentage of revenue was 3.5% The broad deployment of digital technology requires rethinking both business and operating models.

Why CIOs Make Great Board Directors

Harvard Business

It’s no wonder CIOs are the fastest-growing addition to the boardroom: They can help address a host of issues of crucial importance to boards, including using technologies to create operational efficiencies and competitive advantage; identifying opportunities related to cloud computing, digitization, and data; addressing threats and risks associated with information security; and using their experience and judgment to oversee, question, and provide input on technology budgets.


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Management Consulting Salary Guide for 2019


Their emphasis on technology, cost-cutting, and effectively managing operations has led to better consultant pay over time. Some consulting firms recruit individuals quite early. Here are some of the top MBA programs that consulting firms recruit from, and the first-year consulting salary figures associated with these MBA programs. However, only students of top talent within these programs are recruited. Information Technology Consulting.

The Pentagon’s “Force of the Future” Reinvents Hiring


The revamped system will be characterized by greater flexibility, deeper interaction with the private sector, more individualized development plans, and the use of information technology and data analytics to match the right people with the right job, predict retention patterns, and improve recruiting efficiency. Article Thursday, September 15, 2016.

Has the MBA become Redundant for a Career in Consulting?

Tom Spencer

Through going to many different networking events and information nights with different firms, I have learned that this fact is quickly told by recruiters. Most firms have an established relationship with a “core” group of schools that they turn to every year to recruit fresh graduates (“Here’s How to Break Into the Management Consulting Industry,” 2016 ). “There was a doctor from Boston and a lawyer from Chicago, a philosopher from Australia and an engineer from France.

Top 10 Consulting Firms In New York

Management Consulted

If you are a New Yorker, just moved there with hope and zeal to conquer the consulting world, or are just looking for some world-class information on the top consulting firms in New York, here is what we have for you. In the New York office, the industries McKinsey caters to are financial services, health care services, advanced electronics, aerospace and defense, and TMT (technology, media and telecommunications).

5 Steps to becoming a Successful IT Consultant


In a nutshell, an IT consultant focuses on advising organizations on the best ways to use information technology (IT) to achieve their business goals. The capabilities meant to deliver these experiences are gradually improving through conversational interfaces, computer vision and auditory technologies. The mass amount of information created by the IoT has the power to revolutionize everything, allowing companies to work more efficiently and profitably than ever before.

Tackling the Case Interview

Tom Spencer

A common trademark in the consulting recruitment process is the case study interview. Interpretations of pictorial information: This could include analysing certain graphs or charts. Becoming familiar with how to read or pick out the important information in a case study will provide you with more time on the day to actually put an answer together. Public speaking is another useful skill, and one to start practising well before the recruitment process even begins.

Brews, News and Booz & Company: Interview and Culture Insights

Management Consulted

He began by helping firms recruit competent executives, acquire new customers, and establish conducive office space. After 2 years, he recruited 2 friends from Chicago and formed the Business Research and Development Company with $500 borrowed from the bank. Information Technology. Technology. The team is made up of the “best and brightest” individuals from top MBA and MPP programs, as well as recruits from all of the Ivies.

Abt Associates Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Their early work with the space agency was focused on using NASA technology in urban construction, science and technology as a tool to positively affect social and economic change. Information Technology Applications. Top 100 company – Washington Technology, a list ranking the largest companies serving the government market. ABT ASSOCIATES INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. ABT ASSOCIATES.

Oliver Wyman interview preparation: the inside story

Management Consulted

Communications, Media, and Technology. Strategic Information Technology and Operations. Operations and Technology - brings market-leading IT organization design and economics management as well as Lean Six Sigma and sourcing to improve profit and business performance. Oliver Wyman actively recruits for internships at target schools, and interns are typically in their junior/penultimate year of university studies. OLIVER WYMAN INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING.

A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

Kearney becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of EDS in September, nearly doubling in size and vastly expanding its industry expertise and information technology capabilities. 1997 – First Global Prize, an annual business school case study competition for potential recruits, awarded. Their focus is on: structure and governance, processes, technology enablement, resource configuration and capabilities and culture. Technology. KEARNEY INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING.

FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Originally founded in 1982 by Dan Luczak as “Forensic Technologies International Ltd., Luczak pioneered solutions at the intersection of law, communications and technology that affected not only the cases he was involved in, but the industry itself. 2000: FTI provided trial graphics and courtroom presentation technology for the highly publicized Bush vs. Gore case to resolve presidential election results. Litigation technology. Technology.

Tips for Case Interview Mastery


Basically I think of the recruiting process as a race against time. This whole idea of managing speed to competency is surprisingly important in recruiting because you are constantly working against the clock. In contrast, folks just starting their recruiting process almost always assume they have a lot of time to prepare as the recruiting process unfolds, so their initial efforts are fairly modest.

BearingPoint Interview Preparation – Mystery or History?

Management Consulted

However, today BearingPoint is emerging as a player in the operations and technology scene, especially in Europe, and has re-established an impressive growth trajectory. This consulting business unit focused on both technology and management. BearingPoint quickly became one of the world’s largest management and technology consulting firms with operations in more than 60 countries and employing more than 17,000 employees worldwide. Information Technology.

IBM Consulting Interviews: Navigating the IBM GBS Maze

Management Consulted

It should be no surprise since they have been the birthplace of many technological advances, were one of the founders of the entire personal computer industrial revolution, and now are leaders in new software platforms, hardware infrastructure and workplace equality. These services focused on business management and information technology. In 2002, many large accounting firms were selling off their management and technology consulting segments. Information Technology.

Advisory Board Company Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

The Advisory Board Company is perhaps best known for its membership platform which provides information, research and tools specifically targeted to companies pursuing operational and strategic organization improvement in the U.S. The Advisory Board Company also offers technology, management, and consulting services. But first, let’s start with some of the firm’s basic information. Performance Technology. THE ADVISORY BOARD COMPANY.

KPMG Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

In March 1992, KPMG began to reorganize itself, choosing six lines of business: financial services; government; health care & life sciences; information & communications; manufacturing, retailing, & distribution; and special markets & designated services. Technology Innovation. Information Technology. Technology Enablement. KPMG CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & RECRUITING. KPMG CONSULTING.

Preparing for the Future of Talent Acquisition - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM KORN FERRY

Harvard Business

With unemployment rates in most developed nations at the lowest levels since the Great Recession, and with new skill sets required to keep pace with head-spinning technological advances, it’s no surprise the talent acquisition environment is incredibly competitive. The same study found that identifying people with the right skills in a rapidly changing market is the top issue impacting recruiting. Image courtesy of Korn Ferry.

The Brattle Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

THE BRATTLE GROUP INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING. Professional Services: At Brattle group the professional services include Accounting, Legal, Human resources, Business support services, Marketing, Information Technology, Business Analysis etc. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. THE BRATTLE GROUP. Today we take a look at a boutique consulting firm you may not have heard of, The Brattle Group.

Booz Allen Hamilton Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

After the provision against competition expired, Booz Allen Hamilton has diversified its client base, moving into technology integration and cybersecurity programs. Information Technology. Technology. GPA, visit www.emerging-leaders.com for more information. Patrick Gorman – Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer – Bank of America. O’Hare – Chief Information Officer – U.S. Georgia Institute of Technology.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Management Consulted

Since the provision against competition expired, BAH have diversified their client base, moving into technology integration and cybersecurity programs. Information Technology. Technology. GPA, visit www.emerging-leaders.com for more information. Patrick Gorman – Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer – Bank of America. O’Hare – Chief Information Officer – U.S. BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON INTERVIEWS AND RECRUITING

Success with the Internet of Things Requires More Than Chasing the Cool Factor

Harvard Business

Sponsored by DXC Technology. This approach lets organizations aggregate best-of-breed technologies to develop cost-effective solutions that advance their goals. With data analytics provided by Microsoft Azure and an informational infrastructure developed collaboratively by Industrial Scientific and Cisco, operators now have a dashboard to remotely monitor the people, equipment, and air quality in the mine in real time. They Focus on the Business Challenge, Not the Technology.

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The One Type of Leader Who Can Turn Around a Failing School

Harvard Business

By background they are normally Information Technology or Chemistry teachers (95% in our study), who have often moved out of the classroom to manage support staff early in their career. Investment can’t be delayed any longer and new staff is recruited so the school can start to breathe again. The strength of a nation’s economy and the vitality of its society depend on the quality of its schools.

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The H-1B Visa Debate, Explained

Harvard Business

The H-1B Visa Process The H-1B visa was established, as part of the Immigration Act of 1990, to let companies recruit trained foreign workers (with at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent) to work in “specialty occupations” for which there are few qualified local candidates. Being able to recruit globally is supposed to help tech powerhouses like Facebook and Amazon find the talent they need. In computer and information science and in engineering, U.S.