Figure of the day: Application Services in Sweden

Posted on March 9, 2021

In Sweden application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €4.6bn market in 2021, making it the seventh largest market in Western Europe.

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Vendor ranking of the week: Leading providers of IT services - worldwide

Posted on March 9, 2021

Leading providers of IT services: PAC has just published the first preliminary rankings at global and EMEA level, taking into account 2020 revenue (fiscal year ending 2020).

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Avec la crise, l’optimisation des processus internes est passé devant l’amélioration de l’expérience client !

Posted on March 9, 2021

La dernière enquête PAC auprès de 350 CxO en France réalisée au quatrième trimestre 2020 montre, sans surprise, que le principal challenge des entreprises interrogées est la situation économique locale engendrée par la baisse des revenus liés à la crise sanitaire (pour plus de 50% des répondants). Arrive juste derrière la situation ...

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Met Police awards £600m deal to Capgemini

Posted on March 9, 2021

Capgemini has been named the winner of a fiercely-contested IT infrastructure outsourcing deal with the London Metropolitan Police.

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Figure of the day: Application Services in Spain

Posted on March 8, 2021

Application-related services like consulting, system integration, training and application management will generate a €4.9bn market in 2021 in Spain, building the sixth largest market in Europe.

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McKinsey snaps up sustainability specialists

Posted on March 8, 2021

Business consulting firm McKinsey has unveiled the acquisition of two sustainability specialists in the UK.

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Austria's IT market in 2020

Posted on March 8, 2021

The Austrian IT market has shown better resiliency to the COVID-19 pandemic than initially projected in PAC's early predictions at the beginning of the first wave in March/April 2020. Even though overall economic output in Austria experienced a sharp slump in 2020 (GDP shrank by 7.3%, according to the WIFO forecast), according to PAC's ...

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Figure of th day: Application Services in the Netherlands

Posted on March 5, 2021

In the Netherlands, application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €5bn market in 2021, building the fifth largest market in Europe.

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Infosys plans to open a new hub in Calgary and double Canadian workforce

Posted on March 5, 2021

Over the past few years, Infosys has focused on building out strong local delivery capabilities within its sprawling global business - tapping into enterprise demand for business-critical services to be delivered in-country or within particular geographic regions. This approach has seen notable investment in Europe; the firm recently ...

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Wipro spends €1.2bn on Capco to bolster BFSI credentials

Posted on March 4, 2021

Wipro has announced an agreement to acquire Capco, a management and technology consultancy geared towards the banking and financial services market. The deal will see Wipro spend approximately €1.2bn ($1.45bn) on the firm, which makes it the company’s largest acquisition to date.

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EU unveils winners on €440m framework deal

Posted on March 4, 2021

Everis, CANCOM and Sopra Steria were among the big winners named on a major new initiative with the European Union’s vehicle for managing IT projects in areas including security and justice.

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Figure of the day: Application Services in Italy

Posted on March 4, 2021

According to PAC, application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €6.1bn market in 2021 in Italy, building the fourth largest market in Europe.

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DXC's Modern Workplace ramps up for 'Virtual First'

Posted on March 4, 2021

We all know that the world of work has changed forever, but figuring out how to evolve towards sustainable working practices is an altogether more complex discussion. DXC is ramping up its Modern Workplace capabilities to help enterprises meet their 'virtual first' ambitions. 

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Figure of the day: Application Services in France

Posted on March 3, 2021

In France, application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €16.5bn market in 2021, building the third largest market in Europe just behind the UK.

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Figure of the day: Application Services in the UK

Posted on March 2, 2021

Application-related services will generate a £14.5bn (€16.5bn) market in 2021 in the UK, building the second largest market in Europe. 

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Accenture acquires Cirrus to round out talent development story

Posted on March 1, 2021

More than ever, enterprise leadership teams are required to embrace change and adopt new management approaches. Many recognize the need for support as they drive ambitious organizational transformation projects - when embedding best practices into remote working environments or upskilling leadership teams to tackle evolving markets, for ...

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Figure of the day: Application Services in Germany

Posted on March 1, 2021

Application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €17.4bn market in 2021 in Germany, building the largest market in Europe.

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Atos scoops up another Dutch-based IT provider

Posted on February 26, 2021

Atos continues its strong acquisition strategy. This time, the France-based IT provider has turned its attention to the Dutch market, scooping up Motiv, a cybersecurity consultancy, and Profit4SF, a Salesforce Platinum Partner. 

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Figure of the day: Application services in Western Europe

Posted on February 26, 2021

Application-related services (consulting, system integration, training and application management) will generate a €89bn market in 2021 in Western Europe.
Following a 9.5% decrease in 2020, as several segments collapsed,...

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Coronavirus impacts the arrival of foreign IT companies setting up shop in the Netherlands in 2020

Posted on February 25, 2021

The Netherlands attracted fewer foreign companies in 2020 than in 2019 as a direct result of COVID-19. However, there are still several foreign IT companies setting up shop in the country. 

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