Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Advanced Specialization

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Paris, August 23, 2011 - Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, announced it has earned an Oracle® Business Intelligence Foundation Advanced Specialization. This achievement expands upon Capgemini’s recent recognition as a Diamond level partner in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), and further cements Capgemini’s position as a leader in Oracle Business Intelligence.

In achieving Oracle’s Diamond level partner status and an Oracle Business Intelligence Foundation Advanced Specialization, Capgemini has reached the highest level of membership in the Oracle partner ecosystem. To achieve Specialized status, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customer and partner community. Oracle recognized Capgemini as achieving Oracle’s criteria for specialization in Oracle BI, based on its depth and breadth of implementation, offering Oracle BI Foundation specialists with deep industry and vertical expertise.

Oracle’s Business Intelligence (BI) Foundation is a complete, open, and integrated solution for enterprise BI needs, spanning reporting, ad hoc queries, OLAP, dashboards and scorecards. It supports both performance management applications and BI applications. The Oracle BI Foundation can also leverage Oracle Real-Time Decisions, a platform that combines both rules and predictive analytics to power solutions for real-time enterprise decision management. It enables real-time intelligence to be instilled into any type of business process or customer interaction.

We are delighted to be recognized by Oracle as a leader in Business Intelligence,” said Connie Cservenyak, Global Oracle Partner Executive” for the Capgemini Group. “We feel this is testament to our world-class consulting and leading-edge technology to transform customers’ information strategies through our Business Information Management (BIM) Global Service Line. Maximizing the benefit of business intelligence is integral to any organization, ensuring quicker decision making and the selection of strategic investment opportunities to gain a competitive edge. Our approach is business-driven, supported by a deep understanding of the key technologies through our key partners. Capgemini continues to be at the forefront of Oracle’s ever-growing technology portfolio and we look forward to continuing to collaborate with them.”

Capgemini was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant for Global Business Intelligence and Performance Management Service Provider*. Capgemini’s global Business Information Management (BIM) service line was established in 2009 with the aim of serving its global customers better, and brings together over 7,000 specialist consultants supporting a global BIM delivery model.

About Capgemini
With around 115,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2010 global revenues of EUR 8.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.
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