These days, with waning demand for generalist management consulting, some larger global consultancies have been scrambling to acquire more specialist know-how in terms of industry, business process outsourcing (BPO), regional reach, etc. Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are seen as a growth engine. Most recently, Accenture announced the acquisition of the industrial/embedded software development and services operations of a Hungarian software development and engineering services firm evopro group.
the country’s strong business outlook and talented and well-educated workforce. In April 2013, Hitachi Solutions opened a Canadian subsidiary to be more responsive to existing Canadian clients and to enhance its ability to win new business in Canada. With this acquisition, Ideaca will become part of Hitachi Solutions Canada, Ltd. and will be operating under the Business Solutions Group. Given Microsoft’s incentives for partners that have strong global and industry capabilities, its intra-partner