BENGALURU, India and BERLIN, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Strengthens global digital transformation capabilities for next-generation, enhanced customer-centric experiences
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced the expansion of its digital capabilities with the opening of a new Digital Studio in the heart of Berlin. Powered by Brilliant Basics, an Infosys company known for its world-class design thinking-led approach and experience in executing global customer experience programs, the Digital Studio in Berlin will provide clients comprehensive and continued digital transformation solutions. The studio will combine Brilliant Basics' product design and customer experience capabilities with Infosys' worldwide connected network of Digital Studios, technology capabilities, talent and cross-industry experience.
Adding to an ever-expanding network of Infosys Digital Studios spanning the globe - from Bengaluru and Pune to New York, Seattle, LA, London and Melbourne - the new facility in Berlin further strengthens Infosys' digital offerings for European clients. The studios are aimed at helping global clients navigate their next digital opportunity and accelerate business outcomes.
The Digital Studio in Berlin is strategically positioned to support clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH), specifically focusing on key industries such as telecom and communications, oil and gas, technology, fintech, automotive, engineering and manufacturing.
Aimed at attracting and developing talent with capabilities in UX, visual design, strategy, and technology through partnerships with local design schools, the Digital Studio will provide agile workspaces and digital skills. The studio will enable the creation of experiences leveraging concepts from co-location to co-creation using design thinking, agile sprints, rapid prototyping and seamless collaboration with globally connected studios.
Ravi Kumar S, President and Deputy COO, Infosys, said, "Our Technology and Innovation Hubs across the globe, along with a network of connected Digital Studios, bring together the best of design and technology, knowledge, innovation and experience, delivered in an agile way to drive the digital agenda for clients across the world. The opening of our Digital Studio in Berlin, is another step in taking Infosys' digital experience services ecosystem to clients with offerings ranging from strategy, design and user experience, to creative and digital marketing across the customer experience value chain."
Anand Verma, Founder and CEO, Brilliant Basics, an Infosys Company, said, "Berlin has an unmistakable vibe for entrepreneurship and innovation, wealth of local talent, and is a key hub for driving creativity and new ideas. We're thrilled to power Infosys Digital Studio in the heart of Berlin as part of Infosys' global network, helping to design next-generation experiences for clients drawing on our expertise in a diverse range of industries and digital technologies."
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
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