SOURCE: GlobalLogic


March 04, 2009 09:00 ET

The Collinson Group Partners With GlobalLogic to Enhance Its Current Product Development Capability

GlobalLogic Will Assist in Developing Products for the Banking, Airline and Hospitality Sectors

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - Collinson Latitude™, the applications division of The Collinson Group, a global leader in integrated marketing, insurance and travel membership services, announced it is partnering with GlobalLogic, Inc., the leader in global product development services, to help develop software products for the banking, hospitality and airline industries.

Collinson Latitude™ will collaborate with GlobalLogic to bring its range of products to market with greater speed and efficiency. Software product developers from both companies will work together out of GlobalLogic's Product Engineering Lab in Pune, India. They will use GlobalLogic Velocity™, an award-winning platform for distributed Agile development and methodology for rapidly conceptualizing and launching new products.

"By partnering with GlobalLogic, Collinson Latitude is enhancing its product development capabilities," said Mike Finta, global director of applications development for Collinson Latitude™. "GlobalLogic has the expertise to get a lab up and running rapidly and efficiently. We expect our products to become an important new revenue stream for The Collinson Group, and it's essential that we have a leading specialist as a partner."

"We will be working with Collinson Latitude to enhance their current capability from infrastructure, set-up and support to full product lifecycle development, including testing and quality assurance, so they can stay focused on delivering superior products to market," said Peter Harrison, GlobalLogic's chief executive officer.

About GlobalLogic

The leading specialist in global software product development services, GlobalLogic, Inc., partners with emerging and established technology companies to help them bring great software products to market in less time and at less cost. GlobalLogic has ongoing partnerships with over 150 technology companies in product vertical markets that include Consumer, Telecom, Healthcare and Enterprise. Over the last eight years, GlobalLogic has helped its clients release 2,000 software products, including more than 300 major products in the last 12 months. Its clients include innovative technology companies such as Autodesk, BroadSoft, Electronic Arts, Intalio, Motorola, NextPoint, Oracle, Vertica and Yahoo! GlobalLogic, an Inc. 500 company, has been ranked as a top employer in India and Ukraine by IDC and Hewitt Associates respectively. GlobalLogic is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia and has European headquarters in London, UK with product engineering centers and offices throughout the US, India, Ukraine, China and Israel. GlobalLogic employs thousands of technology professionals worldwide.

About Collinson Latitude™

Collinson Latitude is the technological division of The Collinson Group. Through its range of innovative online products, Collinson Latitude enables organizations to add value to existing sales activity and to implement loyalty building initiatives that deliver new revenue streams, improved customer insight and a superior customer experience. For more information:

About The Collinson Group

The Collinson Group is a privately owned global organisation that uses data, customer insight and marketing expertise to the benefit of its companies, clients and their customers. The Collinson Group is a holding company with four core divisions: International Membership Clubs, Marketing Services, Insurance and Group R&D and operates from 24 global locations. Built on a history of success within the travel and financial services sectors, the Group builds value through ownership of brands that operate in these sectors and by leading and supporting client marketing activity. Increasingly, The Collinson Group is benefiting from its skills and assets being embraced by more sectors, which has contributed to its diversity & growth.

Contact Information

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    Liz Haas
    Atomic PR for GlobalLogic, Inc.
    liz (at)