Demand for digitization to support European economies drives IT services vendor investment

Dramatic need to shift to contactless payments Prior to the pandemic, demand for digitization services and deals in the European financial, public and retail verticals grew at a generous rate. Europe-focused vendors covered by TBR, including Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Atos (Nasdaq: ATOS), Capgemini, Deloitte and T-Systems, consistently expanded services and contracts surrounding related capabilities, such […]

Know your consultancy: EY’s FinCrime practice and the future of compliance

Be the frictionless provider of FinCrime services Ron Giammarco, leader of EY Global FinCrime Managed Services, described EY’s foundational principles for the financial crime practice in both technology and business model terms, noting that the firm has been committed to making every new offering cloud-native, but still deployable on premises. EY’s FinCrime practice, which was […]

TCS Will No Longer Be World’s 3rd Biggest IT Firm Because Of This Surprise Reason!

“The Atos-DXC transaction could form the world’s second-largest global IT services vendor, closer to the size of Accenture ($45 billion revenue in 2020) and larger than TCS ($22 billion revenue in 2020), according to Elitsa Bakalova, Senior Analyst at research firm Technology Business Research, Inc. … This is something the company has been pursuing in […]

Atos firing on all cylinders as it overcomes COVID-19 headwinds and expands in North America

Building industry-specialized expertise increases Atos’ value proposition around delivering business outcomes to clients While Atos’ (Nasdaq: ATOS) revenue growth and profitability in 2020 were negatively affected by the pandemic, the crisis pushed the company to strengthen its focus on clients and industries. Atos is working with clients to enable business continuity, such as by facilitating […]

PwC unleashed: A professional services firm adopts Netflix-like business models

From Products to Digital on Demand and ProEdge We reported this time last year that PwC Products completely shifted from being an old-school, white-shoe, tax- and audit-focused professional services firm from the previous age of the Big Eight to being a business solutions provider, with those “solutions” including SaaS, managed services and platforms. Now the […]

Capgemini’s CornerShop: Redefining physical retail shopping in the post-pandemic environment

Evolving the customer experience In February Capgemini, in partnership with connected experience platform SharpEnd and global media platform The Drum announced the CornerShop. Physically located in London, the CornerShop is a retail innovation store designed to transform shopping and customer engagement post-pandemic. CornerShop works as a live testing environment for brands, retailers and shoppers to […]

Complexity and trust: EY’s evolving approach to risk

Internal risk professionals may have the best internal intelligence Setting the stage for changes at EY and in the broader market, Frank Leenders, EY’s Digital & Innovation lead based in the Netherlands, explained that the firm helps clients “reframe the future” and focus on “trusted transformation,” which comes through six different lenses: Investor Trust, Organizational […]