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Charles River Associates (CRA) Strengthens its Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:30pm

Charles River Associates (NASDAQ:CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services , today announced Laila Haider has joined CRA as a Vice President in its Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice in its Washington, DC office.

Key Points: 
  • Charles River Associates (NASDAQ:CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services , today announced Laila Haider has joined CRA as a Vice President in its Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice in its Washington, DC office.
  • We are delighted to have Laila choose CRA, said CRAs Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice Leader Margaret Sanderson .
  • Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm specializing in economic, financial, and management consulting services .
  • Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at www.crai.com .

ON Partners Experiences 44% Year-Over-Year Growth, Highest Organic Growth Rate Among Nation’s Top 20 Executive Search Firms

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:57pm

ON Partners , the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced the firm grew 44% over the past 12 months the highest organic growth rate among the nations top 20 executive search firms and outpacing the annual industry average.

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  • ON Partners , the experience-driven retained executive search firm, today announced the firm grew 44% over the past 12 months the highest organic growth rate among the nations top 20 executive search firms and outpacing the annual industry average.
  • ON has also once again been named by Forbes as one of Americas Best Executive Recruiting Firms .
  • With more than 20 years of experience in executive search, he focuses on CEO, C-level and board executive placements in engineering and operationally driven environments.
  • Founded in 2006 by like-minded consultants as a values-driven alternative to the multi-service global firms they were leaving behind, ON delivers a better executive search experience .

QAD and Quistem Help Automotive Customers with Operational Restart Readiness Checklist

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:10pm

In addition to offering the Operational Restart Readiness checklist, QAD and Quistem recorded a webinar in conjunction with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) outlining a three-step plan for automotive suppliers to follow when preparing to restart their operations.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to offering the Operational Restart Readiness checklist, QAD and Quistem recorded a webinar in conjunction with the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) outlining a three-step plan for automotive suppliers to follow when preparing to restart their operations.
  • Quistem helps global automotive manufacturers transform their management systems into Money-making Machines.
  • Quistem is at the forefront of standards development to support the transition of the automotive industry towards new mobility solutions.
  • QAD solutions help customers in the automotive, life sciences, packaging, consumer products, food and beverage, high tech and industrial manufacturing industries rapidly adapt to change and innovate for competitive advantage.

Home Prices Holding Steady Despite Initial Concerns: CoreLogic Reports Home Price Acceleration Continued in April, but a Decline is Looming

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

Looking ahead, the CoreLogic HPI Forecast predicts an annual price decline of 1.3% from April 2020 to April 2021.

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  • Looking ahead, the CoreLogic HPI Forecast predicts an annual price decline of 1.3% from April 2020 to April 2021.
  • In 2021, home prices are expected to decline for the first time in more than nine years.
  • CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), the leading provider of property insights and solutions, promotes a healthy housing market and thriving communities.
  • CORELOGIC, the CoreLogic logo, CoreLogic HPI and CoreLogic HPI Forecast are trademarks of CoreLogic, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries.

Nerdio Accelerates International Expansion with Strategic Product Partnership and Dynamic New EMEA CTO Bas van Kaam

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

The expansion is marked by Nerdios first-of-its-kind partnership with sepago , a leading IT management consultancy based in Germany, and the introduction of Microsoft MVP Bas van Kaam as Nerdios Field CTO, EMEA to support sales and technical ecosystem development in these geographies.

Key Points: 
  • The expansion is marked by Nerdios first-of-its-kind partnership with sepago , a leading IT management consultancy based in Germany, and the introduction of Microsoft MVP Bas van Kaam as Nerdios Field CTO, EMEA to support sales and technical ecosystem development in these geographies.
  • Having Bas on board as EMEA Field CTO, coupled with our new integration with the industry-leading sepago Azure Monitor product, puts Nerdio in a strong position to provide the best WVD experience possible to IT teams in EMEA and beyond.
  • Nerdio will play an integral role in supporting our existing customers with a compatible platform and scaling our respective businesses.
  • To learn more about Nerdios expanded presence in EMEA, join Nerdio's newest hire Bas van Kaam for a webinar today, June 2, at 9AM EDT.

Facebook Audience Network and AppsFlyer Launch First-to-Market Campaign-Level In-App Advertising Measurement

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

AppsFlyer , the global attribution leader, today announced a first-to-market partnership with Facebook Audience Network bringing campaign-level IAA ROAS (return on advertising spend) measurement solution to gaming app developers.

Key Points: 
  • AppsFlyer , the global attribution leader, today announced a first-to-market partnership with Facebook Audience Network bringing campaign-level IAA ROAS (return on advertising spend) measurement solution to gaming app developers.
  • AppsFlyer is able to make the connection between the monetization network, the user acquisition channel, and the mobile attribution data.
  • We are excited to roll out this collaboration with Facebook Audience Network to bring additional value to our mutual customers, said Elad Mashiach, Chief Partner Officer, AppsFlyer.
  • AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, empowers marketers to grow their business and innovate with a suite of comprehensive measurement and analytics solutions.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Appoints Thomas Kang as Head of Cyber in North America

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 1:10pm

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced today that Thomas Kang will join as Head of Cyber in North America effective June 15, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) announced today that Thomas Kang will join as Head of Cyber in North America effective June 15, 2020.
  • Based in New York, he will report to Paul Schiavone, North America Regional Head of Financial Lines, North America and Regional Head of Corporate Long Tail Lines and ART.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200602005086/en/
    Thomas Kang joins AGCS as Head of Cyber in North America (Photo: Business Wire)
    Tom joins AGCS from Willis Towers Watson, where he served as Global Cyber Product Leader since 2018.
  • Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group.

Global Information Security Services Industry (2020 to 2027) - Market Trajectory & Analytics - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:54pm

The "Information Security Services - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Information Security Services - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The global analysis and forecast periods covered are 2020-2027 (Current & Future Analysis) and 2012-2019 (Historic Review).
  • In Japan, the Implementation Services segment will reach a market size of US$1.9 Billion by the close of the analysis period.
  • Amid the growing push for decoupling and economic distancing, the changing relationship between China and the rest of the world will influence competition and opportunities in the Information Security Services market.

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Gekko

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:18pm

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Gekko, a leading French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company.

Key Points: 
  • Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Gekko, a leading French Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud services company.
  • Gekko has more than 100 trained cloud professionals, 100 AWS certifications and a deep relationship with AWS.
  • The AABG is built on more than 13 years of partnership and thousands of joint projects between Accenture and AWS.
  • Accenture has been recognized by AWS with more than 20 AWS-awarded competencies/service delivery designations.

Improving Agent Experience is Essential for Improving Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 11:30am

Sitting on the front lines of the customer experience strategy, agents have an outsized role in ensuring long-term sustainable growth driven by the contact center.

Key Points: 
  • Sitting on the front lines of the customer experience strategy, agents have an outsized role in ensuring long-term sustainable growth driven by the contact center.
  • Research firm Gartner has found that 86% of customer experience executives rank employee engagement as a top factor in delivering improvements in CX.
  • By easing key agent pain-points, eliminating skills gaps and handing agents the tools they need to succeed, contact centers can ensure consistent, engaging customer experiences that drive positive business outcomes.
  • CXone drives greater efficiency, satisfaction and retention among agents while improving customer acquisition and growth metrics.