The global outlook series on IT Consulting provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report briefly analyzes the impact of global financial crisis and contracting IT budgets on the industry. The report also recapitulates recent noteworthy mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic developments. Regional markets briefly abstracted include the United States, Europe, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, Asia-Pacific, China and India. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 306 companies worldwide.