SOURCE: Altimeter Group

Altimeter Group

October 20, 2014 10:00 ET

Altimeter Group Announces Global Partnership With Capgemini Consulting to Collaborate on Digital Transformation and Technology Disruption

Leading Firms Will Combine Thought Leadership, Research and Global Consulting Expertise to Help Companies Anticipate and React to New Market Changes in the Digital Era

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 20, 2014) - Altimeter Group, a research firm that helps companies understand and act on technology disruption, today announced a strategic partnership with Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, to deliver new research, thought leadership and solution offerings in the areas of technology disruption and digital transformation.

The partnership combines Altimeter Group's deep knowledge of disruptive technology trends such as Digital, Social, Mobile, Big Data, and Capgemini Consulting's cross-industry success in helping clients deliver better customer experience, products, services and business processes through digitization. The relationship will extend globally, with an initial focus on North America, in markets such as financial services, retail, consumer products, high technology and manufacturing, among others.

"We see this partnership as a big win for our clients and the industry at large," said Xavier Hochet, CEO Capgemini Consulting. "Altimeter Group brings its industry thought leadership and research-driven recommendations to bear, while our global consulting organization has the capabilities, experience and methodologies to design and deliver winning strategies that significantly improve the performance of our clients."

As part of the newly-formed partnership, Capgemini Consulting and Altimeter Group will work together on initiatives that will deliver new value to the market, including co-development of new research and other content in the areas of innovation, digital transformation and digital customer experience, as well as the sharing of each of the companies' proven methodologies, frameworks and tools.

Charlene Li, founder and CEO of Altimeter Group, said, "Together, Altimeter Group and Capgemini Consulting deliver a unique combined benefit when it comes to digital disruption and transformation initiatives. Altimeter understands what makes the digital customer tick and how companies can operate in an always-on era. With Capgemini Consulting's global reach and experience in making things happen on the ground, together we can help companies understand, and then quickly get on a path to success."

About Altimeter Group
Founded in 2008 by Charlene Li, Altimeter Group helps companies understand and act on technology disruption. The company provides independent research and strategy consulting services to help business leaders thrive in the face of change. Clients include 9 of the Dow Jones 30 and 16 of the Fortune 100. Altimeter Group was named by Fast Company as one of the "Five Most Creative Small Businesses." The firm is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., with offices in New York, Boston and Chicago. For more information, visit http://www.altimetergroup.com.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Shannon Latta
    COO
    Altimeter Group
    +1 (650) 212-2282
    slatta [at] altimetergroup [dot] com