Capgemini has launched its digital transformation unit in Australia and New Zealand, Capgemini Invent, which it says helps clients secure revenue streams, pave new ways to engage with customers and drive sustainable growth. 

Capgemini said its new business line is designed to help leaders find new sources of value. 

Capgemini Invent was unveiled globally in September, combining Capgemini Consulting and key expertise in technology and data science from the rest of the group with recent acquisitions of customer engagement firm LiquidHub, innovation consultancy Fahrenheit 212, and its three creative design agencies Idean, Adaptive Lab and Backelite.

The unit now comprises of a multi-disciplinary team of over 7,000 from more than 30 offices around the world and 25 studios globally, including three new studios in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.

Capgemini said Invent accelerates the process of turning ideas into prototypes and scalable real-world solutions, leveraging the full business and technology expertise of the Capgemini Group to implement at speed and scale.

Its new unit will advise clients on digital innovation and transformation, designing, building, operating and transferring expertise.

Volkmar Varnhagen, managing director, Capgemini Invent, Europe & APAC said, “Capgemini Invent offers its clients a new model for digital transformation delivery, bringing key sector expertise together with a broad cross-section of disciplines, from strategy and technology to data science and creative design. 

“We are excited to expand our footprint in Australia and New Zealand as it demonstrates our continuing investment to bring to life what’s next for our clients globally.”

Olaf Pietschner, managing director of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand said, “The launch of Capgemini Invent in Australia and New Zealand strengthens our transformation capabilities to orchestrate meaningful changes across every facet of our clients’ business in an agile way to drive continuous growth and innovation.

“In today’s experience-led economy, the combination of Capgemini’s global scale, coupled with local expertise, will further enhance our ability to help clients navigate the myriad of opportunities presented by digital technologies and to reinvent their business and customer experience models.” 

Capgemini Invent’s global business line has six integrated capabilities to help organisations to prototype, test and scale new products, services and business models, quickly and effectively.

These practices are innovation and strategy, customer engagement, future of technology, insight driven enterprise, operations transformation and finally, people and organisation. 

The company said these specialist capabilities, led by Susan Beeston, managing director of Capgemini Invent in Australia and New Zealand, provide clients with the ability to operate at the speed of digital; to ideate and design digital transformation strategy, tangible digital solution prototypes and transformation plans, while assessing the path for scaling and monitoring them by leveraging the full expertise of the group.

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