Top 3 questions to consider thinking when starting your car subscription
Subscription models, including car subscriptions, are growing in popularity and demand from consumers, retailers and businesses alike. With the market predicted to hit $100bn by 2032, it is clear that the industry is becoming increasingly prevalent as a way of living for many. It’s no wonder, given they avoid heavy upfront capital expenditure, offer flexibility of choice and support usage based pricing which is becoming more and more prevalent as the most effective way to outlay money. When beginning a car subscription or a business, it is essential to build a foundation of knowledge into the particular industry. Asking yourself questions will help you build what your firm will become and most importantly, what you want out of it.
Global technology firm Thoughtworks acquires top AWS consultancy Itoc
Thoughtworks, a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering, announced its acquisition of privately-held Itoc, a Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner and Cloud Managed Services Provider in Australia. The acquisition expands Thoughtworks’ capabilities to modernize and place digital at the heart of operations for clients on their journeys to the cloud. As one of the first Amazon Web Services partners in the Asia Pacific region, Itoc offers a full spectrum of consulting and implementation services on AWS with over 100 certifications, including security and SaaS.
SnapLogic announces winners of 2022 Enterprise Automation Awards
SnapLogic, an intelligent integration and enterprise automation provider, announced winners of its second Enterprise Automation Awards. The awards recognize clients and partners who have successfully deployed intelligent integration and automation to boost innovation, improve the customer experience, and drive operational excellence and business growth.
Andersen Global caps another year of growth with 11 new member firms
Andersen Global, the global tax and legal services firm, welcomes 11 member firms to its platform, increasing its ability to provide multidisciplinary and borderless service to its clients. Through its member and collaborating organisations, Andersen Global has over 13,000 professionals and a presence in over 390 locations in more than 170 countries on six continents, giving it one of the largest global footprints among multinational, multidisciplinary professional services firms.
Cindy Castellano to succeed John Clark as CEO at Cutter Associates
Cutter Associates, a provider of research and consultancy services for asset managers, asset owners, and other investment companies around the globe has appointed Cindy Castellano, CFA as CEO effective April 1, 2023. Castellano will replace current CEO, John Clark. John Clark, who has been CEO of Cutter since April 2019, has been with Cutter Associates since its inception in 1999. He will remain involved with Cutter helping to grow Cutter’s research membership and consultancy business in the European and US markets.
Rimkus taps Jonathan Higgins as its Chief Executive Officer and President
Rimkus, a provider of engineering and technical consulting services, announced strategic updates to the company’s senior leadership team. After more than 25 years at Rimkus, Robert “Bob” Kocher has retired as President and Chief Executive Officer and assumed a new role as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors. Succeeding Kocher as President and Chief Executive Officer is Jonathan E. Higgins, who previously served as Chief Operating Officer.
Open letter to Aussie PM calls for website to shame bad franchisors
Dear Prime Minister, I ask that you take action to protect Australian Franchisees, by establishing a public register of Franchisee feedback which scores Franchise businesses annually on their support and treatment of Franchisees, and also that you act to protect Franchisees against gross mistreatment, as in the G.J Gardener Homes case.
ISG announces 2023 finalists for its annual ISG ANZ Paragon Awards
Information Services Group (ISG), a global tech research and advisory firm, announced the finalists for the 2023 ISG Paragon Awards™ ANZ, which recognize innovative approaches that help enterprises leverage technology to make a lasting impact on their businesses. A total of 57 nominations were submitted for the annual ANZ program. Winners in each category will be selected by a panel of industry experts and announced at a gala awards dinner on March 2, 2023, at the Fullerton Hotel Sydney.
Five easy tips to follow for quality control in construction management
Construction project management can be challenging at times. Even if it stays on schedule and within budget, if the project doesn’t meet quality acceptance standards, it risks not just upsetting stakeholders but also triggering possible legal action. According to research, 12% of construction defects are the result of system and material failures, while over half (54%) of all errors may be linked to human factors like untrained labour or insufficient supervision.
BAI honors companies and rising star leaders in its annual global awards
BAI, a nonprofit independent organization that delivers the most actionable insights in financial services, has named ten organizational winners and one honorable mention for the 2022 BAI Global Innovation Awards. Ten individuals were also named BAI Rising Stars. The awards are the industry’s leading program celebrating achievements in innovation, such as pursuing bold solutions for improving customer experience; implementing advanced technologies; and improving the lives of employees, customers, and communities.
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