Bangalore, India, and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA – March 10, 2016: Wipro Limited, (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced a strategic collaboration with Tableau, a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, to offer solution accelerators and innovative delivery models for Wipro’s and Tableau’s customers across the globe.
The overall BI and analytics market segment continues to expand and is expected to sustain its 2014 growth rate of 5.8% (adjusted for constant currency) through 2019 — as reflected in Gartner’s current estimate of the compound annual growth rate for the sector.
This partnership aims at cross leveraging business intelligence expertise between Wipro and Tableau to deliver holistic, future proof and ready-to-go advanced visualization solutions to their customers across the globe.
With this partnership, Wipro will focus on creating solutions primarily in the sectors of financial services, retail, consumer packaged goods (CPG) and pharmaceuticals. Innovative cloud-based delivery and business models such as subscription based pricing that will be enabled with this collaboration will widen the spectrum of the offering in terms of both scale and scope.
As a step to strengthen corporate ties, Wipro organized Tableau Innovation Day at its Bangalore campus and in collaboration with Tableau has set up a dedicated Tableau Academy to upskill and cross-skill their resource base to adopt to cutting-edge technologies faster.
Pallab Deb, Vice President & Global Head – Analytics, Wipro Limited said, “We have seen significant traction from the market for the robust visualization platform offered by Tableau. With this global alliance we aim to integrate Tableau in our solutions to help clients unlock the power of big data.”
“Wipro’s globally recognized innovative approach delivering business value coupled with Tableau’s disruptive software will allow us to help organizations empower their workforce to see and understand their data and quickly adapt to ever changing market needs” said Michael Hoff, Vice President, Americas Channel, Tableau.