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2014-02-18 08:41:37

FREIBURG, Germany, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading European business intelligence (BI) software provider Jedox has posted record sales growth for 2013. Preliminary year-end revenue was EUR8.8 million, which was an increase of 10.1% over 2012 and exceeded the company's own forecast for the year. 2013 also witnessed renewed investment in R&D and staffing at Jedox. Sector analyst Gartner estimates global BI market growth at 6-7% per annum,...

2014-02-03 12:25:21

AML Considered A High Risk Area For Majority Of Businesses: KPMG International NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Attention being paid by senior management to money laundering challenges is at an all time high according to findings from a new KPMG International report. Nine in ten of respondents (88 percent) said that AML issues are back at the top of the agenda for senior management rather than being squeezed by competing priorities as has been the case in similar studies over the past...

2014-01-28 12:32:54

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nicholas Percoco, a prominent cyber security professional, has joined KPMG LLP as a Director in the firm's Information Protection group. Percoco is known for his cyber security research on mobile devices and data breach statistics. Percoco is based in the firm's Chicago office and will be responsible for global corporate security program development, advanced threat defense, incident management and security research. "Nicholas brings nearly...

2014-01-22 23:23:34

vStream’s unique blend of post-production expertise and software development, infused with digital marketing experience. UK (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Film production company vStream has boosted its portfolio with an impressive range of videos created for KPMG, a world leader in the professional services area. With 150,000 employees worldwide, KPMG joins a roster of other big name clients including AXA, Dulux and Kellogg’s. The project, which took place in the second half of 2013, saw...

2014-01-17 08:24:44

Executives see value of data and analytics, but 85 percent face challenges in analyzing their existing data NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG Capital today announced findings from a recent data and analytics (D&A) report that reveal a stark disconnect between C-suite executives who realize the value of big data, but are unsure of how to effectively implement and manage their existing resources. Going beyond the data: Achieving actionable insights from data and analytics, which...

2014-01-06 12:25:33

Investigating White Collar Crime across the Globe: Tips, Strategies and Missteps NEW YORK, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that an inadequate or poorly conducted inquiry can cause a company to run afoul of the law, damage corporate reputations, or unravel a case, more than fifty percent of the executives surveyed in the new KPMG report, Cross Border Investigations - Are You Prepared for the Challenge?, stated they have limited protocols in place and insufficient resources to...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'