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China: CIOs to Become a Hot Commodity

McKinsey opines in a recent article on ‘What could happen in China in 2014?” that the importance of the role of the CIO is growing. There is a paradox when it comes to technology in China. On the one hand, the country excels in consumer-oriented tech services and products, and it boasts the world’s largest e-commerce market and a very ... Read More »

Gartner Australian Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit 24-25 February 2014

24-25 February 2014 | Hilton Hotel, Sydney Australia The Gartner Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit being held in Sydney from 24-25 February 2014 is the must-attend event for BI, information management, and analytics professionals. This year’s agenda, built around the theme, “The Future of Your Business: Transparent, Decisive, Personalized,” explores how to apply new BI and analytics technologies to ... Read More »

Experian Launches Consulting Services for the Mobile Market at Money2020

Experian® is announcing the launch of its mobile consulting practice to help organizations acquire, grow and protect customers in this dynamic mobile space. Experian’s Global Consulting Practice in North America now has the unique expertise necessary to provide analysis, powerful insight and valuable recommendations to help organizations navigate the evolving mobile landscape.  The Global Consulting Practice will offer the following new consulting services ... Read More »

ISG Outsourcing Index: Global Market Declined 27% in Second Quarter 2013

Annual contract value at $3.6 billion, down 27 percent from the previous quarter, reflecting weakness in both new scope deals and large contracts.  Positive market signs suggest rebound for 2H13, according to a report by Information Services Group Stamford, Conn. The 2Q13 Global ISG Outsourcing Index, which measures commercial outsourcing contracts with an annual contract value (ACV) of $5 million ... Read More »

Information Services Group, Inc. Raises Full Year 2013 Revenue and EBITDA Guidance

Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), announced second quarter revenues of $55.6 million were an all-time record quarter, achieving 10% growth over the prior year, driven by double-digit growth in the Americas and more than 20% growth in Europe. ISG reported record first half 2013 revenues of $106.2 million, an increase of 10% in constant currency (10% on a reported basis) or up $9.4 million from $96.8 million in ... Read More »

Kroll Ontrack Transforms Ediscovery Pricing through the Elimination of Data Processing And Filtering Fees and the Introduction Of Reusable Capacity

Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of ediscovery, information management, and data recovery products and services, today announced three new, market-changing pricing models to meet customer demand for more ediscovery cost flexibility, transparency and predictability. From being able to choose a la carte software and services, to bundling what is needed for one flat fee, Kroll Ontrack is pricing its suite ... Read More »

Information Services Group: 2012 Revenues Up 7%

ISG reported fourth full year 2012 revenues of $192.7 million, an increase of 7% in constant currency (up 5% on a reported basis) or up $8.3 million from $184.4 million in 2011.  The strengthening dollar negatively impacted revenue by $4.2 million compared to the prior year. Revenues were $104.9 million in the Americas up 21% and $25.1 million in Asia ... Read More »

IHS Announces Strategic Alliance with Sinodata Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

IHS Inc. (NYSE: HIS) announced it has formed a strategic alliance with leading Chinese consultancy Sinodata Consulting (Beijing) Co. Ltd. This alliance will leverage the consulting expertise of IHS Chemical and the IHS downstream energy team with the local experience of Sinodata Consulting to deliver world-class business advisory services to clients in the global energy, refining and chemical industries across ... Read More »

Boutique Investment Banking and Strategic Advisory Firm Marlin & Associates is opening Hong Kong Office

Marlin & Associates (M&A) announced the opening of its new Hong Kong office along with the addition of Robert (“Rob”) Agnew, an international industry veteran, to lead its team in Asia.   Marlin & Associates Holding LLC is a boutique investment banking and strategic advisory firm specializing in acquisitions and divestitures of U.S. and international middle-market firms that provide technology, digital ... Read More »

Outsell Forecasts a $392 Billion Information Industry by 2013

The Outsell forecast report brings together our research and analysis of the entire information industry. It looks at the big picture and offers a forward-looking view that summarizes metrics and trends for all key vertical segments of the $366 billion industry and the key customer groups (end-users, enterprises, and advertisers) that drive its overall funding. This annual forecast is designed ... Read More »

A New Wave of Information Users Gathers Pace

The economic crisis caused by the credit crunch appears to have a profound impact on existing ways of acquiring and using information.   Unemployment has forced many aging workers from the workforce, leaving the field of information usage to younger workers who grew up in the computing and connected age.  These younger workers demand new tools and access to information the ... Read More »