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Accounting News Roundup: Deloitte’s Hoteling; BDO’s New Partners; PwC’s Counting Engagement | 01.15.15

In "hoteling" concept, Deloitte says it has sufficient space for huge workforce [SA]
The firm's senior manager for ops describes it thusly: "A lot of people are in for only a couple of hours a day. They'll come in, they'll touch down in a conference room or a bench for two hours, get some work done, collaborate with a colleague, and then go back to their client … We can't fit all 1,300 (people) at once."

BDO USA, LLP, Admits Three New Partners [BDO]
Katie Ferris and Stephen Maniaci in Grand Rapids, MI; Jennifer Core in Woodbridge, NJ.

PwC Names Sigal Zarmi Network CIO [CIOJournal]
He's the former CIO of GE Capital Americas.

Have Obamacare? You May Need It to Navigate Tax-Filing Headache [Bloomberg]
H&R Block to the rescue! "There’s going to be tons of questions and confusion and uncertainty and complexity," said Kathy Pickering, executive director of the Tax Institute, the research and analysis division of H&R Block Inc. (HRB) "We still have a lot of questions."

Oscar Nominations: ‘Birdman,’ ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ Lead With 9 [Speakeasy/WSJ]
The first part of PwC's favorite counting engagement is complete.

How the e-Commerce Gag "Ship Your Enemies Glitter" Became a Viral Hit–AndThen a Nightmare [FC]
Literally an overnight success story.