Infosys Leads the Pack: Named a Consulting Capability Leader by Independent Research Firm
Infosys Most Able to Compete with Former Big 5 Business Consulting Companies and Best Positioned Among All Indian I.T. Companies to Offer High-Value Management Consulting Expertise
BANGALORE, INDIA, 12 Jan 2006: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) announced today that it has been named a leader in consulting services. and expertise among Indian I.T. services companies and most able to compete with the former Big 5 consulting firms.
"Infosys.is best positioned to offer high-value management consulting skills," wrote Stephanie Moore of Forrester Research in the report "Forrester Wave: Indian Vendor Consulting Capabilities, Q4 2005, Forrester Research, Inc, December 1, 2005." "Of all the vendors profiled here, Infosys is most able to compete with both the former Big Five firms for business process consulting work and the tier-one Indian vendors for the follow-on technical work."
The study conducted by Forrester Research, entitled "Forrester Wave™: "Indian Vendor Consulting Capabilities, Q4 2005" was published in December. In the evaluation, Infosys' received the highest scores in three evaluation categories: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
"At Infosys we are reinventing the consulting profession to provide a new, better model for clients. Our model combines world class consultants working on site with clients and world class technology experts in India, China and other locations around the world. The result is more robust business ideas and higher quality implementations." said Stephen Pratt, CEO & Managing Director, Infosys Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, Ltd. "We are thrilled with our rankings in this Forrester Wave report and believe our position is proof positive that our dedication to helping our clients become stronger competitors is resonating in the market."
Founded in April 2004, Infosys Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys Technologies Limited, was created in response to clients' needs to receive greater value for their consulting investment. By utilizing the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered, Infosys Consulting delivers greater management consulting value at lower cost because client capital is freed up to pursue a better design of the business, thereby helping to make client companies fundamentally more competitive.
Infosys Technologies, with 200 business consultants and 1,900 technology consultants company-wide, offers a wide-variety of business and I.T. consulting services through its industry units, technology groups, and wholly-owned subsidiary, Infosys Consulting. These consulting services include such services as Strategic Business Consulting, IT Strategy, Enterprise Risk Management, Organizational Change Management, Compliance, Governance, Business Process Reengineering, Mergers and Acquisitions related to IT Systems, Customer Operations, Enterprise Solutions, Product Operations, Technical Architecture, Application Portfolio Analysis and many other services.