TOKYO, JAPAN and PLANO, TX – Oct.3, 2017 – NTT DATA, a recognized leader in global technology services, was named a “High Performer” in the recent HfS Blueprint: Energy Operations 2017 report, which is a comprehensive analysis of the combined innovation and execution of business process outsourcing (BPO), information technology outsourcing, and engineering services of 13 IT service providers in the oil and gas industry.
“Following our acquisition of Dell Services, we have strengthened our global capabilities in oil and gas, allow us to deliver insights and solutions that matter most for our clients,” said Kaz Nishihata, Senior Executive Vice President & Representative Director, NTT DATA Corporation. “This recognition from HfS is also a testament to the strength of NTT Group and our operating company partners Everis and Dimension Data, as well as our dedicated team members who work tirelessly to ensure our clients’ satisfaction.”
NTT DATA received recognition for the company’s vision of the oil and gas market evolution and services, depth of industry-specific capabilities, models for co-innovation and cooperation, and execution in the delivery of services. In addition, NTT DATA was highlighted for having mature capabilities, visions and strategies in multiple value chain areas, including upstream, midstream, downstream, BPO, engineering and information technology outsourcing.
“NTT DATA is a force to reckon with in Energy Operations, embracing As-a-Service delivery and particularly showcasing itself as an effective broker of capabilities – open to co-innovation, co-investment, and collaboration with clients and partners, for example in joint ventures,” said Derk Erbé, Research Vice President, Supply Chain, Procurement and Energy at HfS Research. “NTT DATA’s oil and gas practice added Dell Services’ abilities in oil and gas, has a clear vision for digital transformation and integration of information technology and operational technology and strong capabilities in digital, cloud, industry-specific consulting, industry-specific platforms, RPA and infrastructure services."
HfS advises oil and gas companies to build partnerships with industry-specific companies, technology vendors and equipment manufacturers who are a source of innovation and offer value in IT integration and broader business transformation. Meanwhile, the report states service providers should continue to invest in partnerships that produce joint go-to-market strategies to strengthen the oil and gas practices and solutions of the provider and partner.
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