30th Jan 2012. In response to the increased demand for SAP business intelligence design and implementation services, Deloitte Consulting has announced the joined by the team from the well regarded SAP BI services firm, Logro. Terms were not disclosed.
Five full time people will join Deloitte Consulting in Melbourne as well as three casual project contractors.
Logro designs and implement SAP business intelligence solutions with an emphasis on providing management with the right information to improve strategic and operational performance. Their expertise encompasses the development of business intelligence strategies, the design of organisation wide information architectures to support management decision making and the implementation of robust SAP based reporting and data warehouse solutions.
Robert Hillard, Deloitte Consulting technology lead partner, said: “The team from Logro are seen as a strategic provider by their existing clients and this team will form part of our growth strategy which is to ensure clients are offered focused and consistent technology implementation services worldwide.”
“Our clients now expect their solutions to be integrated with their business processes and decision making as a natural part of their activities rather than an afterthought. Deloitte is continuing to increase our enterprise applications and business reporting through transactions such as this one.”
“We were attracted to the team at Logro because of the reputation they have built working with some of Australia’s largest companies and they will complement our end-to-end service offering in the business intelligence domain with an emphasis on strategy, architecture and implementation work. This business transaction further enhances our ability to deliver a differentiated implementation service,” concluded Mr Hillard.
Commenting on the union of the two firms, Deloitte Consulting managing partner, Adam Powick said:
“We are seeing strong demand for SAP and business intelligence services from our clients and the addition of the Logro team will serve to further strengthen our capability to service these needs. This transaction supports the strong growth of the Deloitte Australia technology practice which now consists of over 800 specialists and continues to grow rapidly to meet very strong market demand.”
Logro Managing Partner, Links Chithiray said: “With the maturing of the market in this space, our clients expectations are geared towards larger firms so my team are looking forward to combining our expertise and experience with Deloitte to create Australia’s most eminent and successful Enterprise Information Management consulting practice.”