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Huge... EY inked a strategic alliance with Microsoft. How will this play out given the economic times?

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Really dipped into the archive for that one

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Those agreements are a bunch of bs. P Dubs has one with google that minted a nice $0 in revenue for the firm.

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How did you even manage to pull up a twenty year old press release.

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I feel like the article cited from 1997 isn’t super relevant anymore but that’s just me. I mean I was 13 and wearing stussy and no fear.

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I know. I wish I kept that cool stuff.

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I realize WFH makes all the days just blend together, but decades? Damn.

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Didn’t KPMG just do one with Microsoft too?

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Ya there’s nothing huge about this. Snooze.

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"Microsoft Corp. and Ernst & Young LLP (E & Y) today announced a strategic alliance to provide services in support of enterprise customers implementing large-scale, mission critical solutions based on Microsoft® technology."

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Will this help solve the Y2K bug?

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*nano a nano

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Everyone has one of those

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What is happening.

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Lol these things mean nothing. I think we have one as well.

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Yeah ACN did something like this, it was called Avenade 😝 not impressive EY, try again!

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Yeah, Microsoft is leveraging EY’s expertise to make Clippy successful.

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Everyone has a strategic alliance with Microsoft. And Google. And Amazon.

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I think all consulting companies do this....even the "little" guys.

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https://news.microsoft.com/1997/03/10/microsoft-and-ernst-young-form-alliance-to-serve-global-enterprise-customers/

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OP made SM in 1997

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"“This alliance provides enterprises with Ernst & Young’s complete life cycle of services, from strategic consulting to IT implementations and facilities management, based on Microsoft technology, thereby fully using the core competencies of both companies to deliver high-quality, cost-effective solutions.”"

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It’s all about their work for Microsoft Zune.

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