Hitachi Consulting

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Yes: That Hitachi

Even those who know nothing about Hitachi Consulting should be capable of guessing a few key facts about the company: yes, it's a unit of Hitachi, Ltd., the Japanese electronics and engineering giant; and, yes, the firm offers IT and business consulting services to clients. 

As befits a firm with such a famous brand attached to it, Hitachi Consulting has offices in 24 countries, global delivery centers in India and China, and more than 4,000 employees-all while retaining the culture of a smaller, more entrepreneurial "boutique" firm.

 

Capabilities

The firm offers a range of services to clients in a variety of industries: aerospace and transport; chemicals; communications, media and entertainment; consumer products; energy and mining; financial services; high tech; manufacturing; healthcare and public sector.

Regardless of the industry, Hitachi has the capabilities-backstopped by the stability, size and reach afforded by its parent firm-to offer end-to-end solutions. Accordingly, everything from detailed analysis, problem identification and solution design through to building and maintaining solutions with outsourced services is available via Hitachi Consulting.

 

Management Consulting

On the management consulting side, the firm can assist business leaders at an organizational level. In addition to industry-specific solutions, the firm's offerings typically target key business areas looking for strategic and operational gains: customer and channel solutions; finance and accounting; supply chain; business process management; IT advisory, organization and transformation; change management; and business intelligence and performance management. Hitachi Consulting also offers environmental sustainability consulting solutions, and with the support of the Hitachi Ltd matrix of companies, is able to develop and deliver highly complex environmental infrastructure work.

 

Technology Solutions

As might be expected, tech solutions are a stronghold for the company. Hitachi Consulting is one of an elite group of Oracle Diamond Partners, deploys SAP and Microsoft Platform solutions, plus has its own outsourced product development division. Other offerings include: cloud computing; strategic technology solutions; outsourcing, quality assurance and testing, information and content management; enterprise application integration plus custom development services. Hitachi Consulting has also built a thriving business intelligence practice, leveraging the Hitachi Global Centers for Innovative Analytics to bring complex  'big data' analytics solutions to clients around the world.

 

IN THE NEWS 

May 2014 

Hitachi Consulting Named 2014 Americas' SAP Users' Group (ASUG) Infinity Award Winner

The ASUG Infinity Award celebrates outstanding contributions by ASUG Affiliate and Installation Members who have led demonstrated innovative use of SAP solutions and active engagement within the ASUG community.

"Hitachi Consulting is an exemplary ASUG Affiliate member," said Geoffrey Scott, CEO of ASUG. "The company was selected not only for its outstanding contributions to help customers adopt SAP HANA but also for its active engagement within the ASUG community at the national, Special Interest Group (SIG) and regional chapter levels."

 

April 2014

Hitachi Consulting Honored by AT&T with 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award

Hitachi Consulting was honored for its commitment to help AT&T minimize its environmental impact over the past year has earned the Dallas-based company recognition as a 2013 AT&T Supplier Sustainability Award winner. The award recognizes suppliers for their support of affiliates of AT&T*, one of the world's leading data, voice, wireless and Internet service providers. Hitachi Consulting was one of only six suppliers to receive the 2013 AT&T Sustainability Supplier Award for outstanding contributions that supported AT&T's supplier sustainability efforts during the past year. 

 

Hitachi Acquires IMGROUP 

The firm acquired IMGROUP, a specialist UK-based provider of Information Management and Business Intelligence solutions.  The group is a multiple award-winning analytics, data insight and information management consultancy combining industry thought-leadership with advanced technology to help blue-chip clients across the Financial Services, Media and Communications, Retail and Public sectors.  IMGROUP's expertise across Information Management, Business Intelligence, Advanced Data Analytics and Cloud Technologies strengthens Hitachi Consulting's ability to deliver solutions in the growing and rapidly evolving area of Big Data Analytics.  

 

Hitachi Consulting demonstrates business value from Internet of Things (IoT) at COLLABORATE 14

During the event, Hitachi Consulting demonstrated the IoT in Motion - Driving Business Value from Edge Device to Application solution, a seamless integration of sophisticated technology with strategic business consulting experience that illustrates the dramatic power of Internet of Things (IoT) and how businesses can extract value from device-generated data. The demonstration will highlight enhanced machine-to-machine communications in a device-to-datacenter scenario. Hitachi Consulting also presented sessions on a wide variety of topics such as Cloud Computing, IoT, BI and management strategies for the C-suite.

 

March 2014 

Hitachi Consulting Celebrates International Womens Day 

As part of its commitment to diversity in the workplace, Hitachi Consulting participated in a celebration in honor of the United Nations' International Women's Day across its global locations. The company designated the entire week of March 3-7 to increase the awareness of the importance of women in the workforce, to recognize the contributions and achievements of its outstanding female contributors, and to create networking and team-building opportunities. Some of the activities that Hitachi Consulting conducted included spotlighting the extraordinary achievements of its women throughout the week, hosting networking opportunities and events in its local offices. On March 7, a special virtual event was hosted by the Hitachi Women's Network on 'inspiring others' hosted by guest speaker, Shari Shink.

 

January 2013

Hitachi Acquires Celerant Consulting

The firm acquired Celerant Consulting, a worldwide leader in business operations consulting. The acquisition will further enable Hitachi Consulting to serve its clients throughout an entire business transformation life cycle, while continuing to focus on delivering successful, sustainable change for its clients. Additionally, the acquisition will expand Hitachi Consulting's European, North American and South American presence. By adding Celerant's vast expertise across the chemical, consumer, energy, industrial, life sciences, metals and mining sectors to its own unique skill set, the acquisition will provide Hitachi Consulting with a deeper level of industry-specific and associated process expertise. 

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Hitachi Consulting


14643 Dallas Parkway
Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75254
Phone: 214-665-7000
Fax: 214-665-7010
www.hitachiconsulting.com

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Major Office Locations

  • Dallas, TX (Global HQ)
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Denver, CO
  • Houston, TX
  • Irvine, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Markham, Canada
  • Newark, CA
  • New York, NY
  • Portland, OR
  • Redmond, WA
  • Reston, VA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Non Americas
  • Abu Dhabi
  • Bangalore
  • Barcelona
  • Beijing
  • Brussels
  • Copenhagen
  • Dubai
  • Dusseldorf
  • Guangzhou
  • Helsinki
  • Hyderabad
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Lisbon
  • London
  • Madrid
  • Manchester
  • Richmond, UK
  • Oman
  • Oslo
  • Paris
  • Pune
  • Riyadh
  • Schiphol, The Netherlands
  • Shanghai
  • Singapore
  • Stockholm
  • Tokyo
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