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ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Section Name Executive Summary Executive EXECUTIVE Summary SUMMARY Digital Workplace of the Future Digital Workplace Consulting Personal digital secretaries for everyone: The enterprise workplace environment has Consulting is an integral part of digital workplace transformation: The majority seen significant changes and technology evolution in the most recent few years. Adopting of workplace transformation initiatives are increasingly beginning with a consultative digital technologies and corporate cultural change management have become key approach. Digital workplace consulting covers current workplace environment assessment elements for developing a digital workplace of the future. Enterprises aspire to upgrade and understanding digital technology gaps. Enterprises prefer vendor-agnostic, and transform the workplace environment to not only equip existing employees, but also to independent consulting services. Dedicated consulting should assess the current attract new talent. enterprise environment and advise on the viability of implementing different technologies. The rapid growth in disruptive technologies, like cognitive automation, robotics, machine Analytics and automation are used in persona segmentation: A key element in digital learning, artificial intelligence and virtual reality, has increased their applicability in workplace consulting and assessment is segregating end users into user personas and workplace ecosystems. These technologies have the potential to elevate the digital dexterity defining the requirements specific to each persona. Automation technology is increasingly of employees by taking over mundane and regular tasks. Employees now often have these being used in persona and workplace definition. Automated agents deployed on the newer technologies at their disposal to improve their abilities to work and their overall end user’s system can collect usage information that can be difficult to obtain through workplace experience. Newer and innovative technical approaches can provide a personal traditional methods like focus group discussions and interviews. digital secretary to every employee. Digital secretaries can help employees by automating repetitive tasks and providing data and analytics at the right moment to support decisions Design thinking is becoming a key approach for consulting: Consulting services with and perform more efficiently. a design-thinking approach define the parameters affecting the end-user experience. Digital workplace transformation initiatives can measure their effectiveness and return on investment based on these parameters. 1 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September Juni 2018 2018 Executive Summary The CIO is no longer the primary audience for consulting: The digital workplace information and analysis to handle them. ISG’s experience with enterprise clients indicate consulting services aim not just at cost reduction but also to help align the business vision that IT spending for end user computing, service desk and collaboration functions is with end users’ needs. Digital workplace consulting requires interaction with business approximately 19 percent of the IT budget. Increasing use of automation and analytics functions other than enterprise IT. Enterprises are increasingly involving business can lead not only to improved cost savings but also significant productivity gains. functions like human resources (HR) in their workplace transformation initiatives. An automation-enabled service desk can manage 46 percent more end users than a traditional one. Technology migrations need consulting expertise: Major transformation initiatives like migration to Windows 10, Office 365 or G-Suite or the adoption of new social collaboration Usage of AI-enabled virtual agents is increasing: AI-based virtual agents are becoming solutions require dedicated consulting and planning. Migration-specific consulting an integral part of managed workplace services. These chatbots aim to provide human-like provides assessment, prepares the migration and adoption blueprint and provides a support to end users. An intelligent chatbot can understand end users’ problems with roadmap to implementation. devices or applications and either self-heal or send an automated request to the help desk on the user’s behalf. Chatbot agents can include sentiment analysis to help them gauge Managed Digital Workplace Services end users’ feelings by their text entry. Sometimes these automated agents are integrated with other business processes and applications to trigger application output or a function Automation and analytics drive “shift-left” initiatives: Managed workplace services based on a user’s suggestion. It is like conversational commerce, where the system directs are adopting shift-left strategies that are intended to reduce overall incident tickets and end users to relevant applications based on the content of the conversation. associated service desk costs. Proactively monitoring systems, devices and applications enables predictive analytics that can prevent incidents from occurring. Automation AR/VR is being used for on-site and field support: Onsite and field support services also provides self-help and self-service features that let end users resolve their own have started using augmented reality and virtual reality technologies to enhance end-user issues without raising a service desk ticket. Tickets that are routed to the service desk experience. AR and VR can produce savings by reducing the need to deploy people for agents now are typically of higher complexity, and agents are better equipped with the on-site support. Enterprises are also adopting digital lockers and IT vending machines to enhance end-user self-service and the digital experience. 2 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Executive Summary Device-as-a-service model usage is increasing: More enterprises are opting for the ment (MDM), enterprise mobility management (EMM) and user experience management device-as-a-service model, where, unlike traditional engagements, hardware is not (UEM). Device management services include business policy implementation, device leased but is paid for as part of a monthly service fee. Service providers can handle the configuration and secured application access. entire procure-to-dispose-and-refresh device lifecycle while also offering associated managed services. Device- and application-level protection are necessary for security: Managing mobile enterprise services requires device- and application-level protection. Technologies like Measurable experience level drives new agreements: Digital workplace engagements application refactoring and containerization secure availability and deployment across are increasingly driven by end-user experience-level agreements (XLAs) rather than by mobile devices. Service providers are also offering enterprise app stores that provide traditional service-level agreements (SLA)s. Continuously monitoring systems, networks, policy-enabled, secured access to approved applications for mobile devices. devices and application performance can generate measurable information that can be used to provide overall end-user experience level. Mobility solutions are increasingly industry-specific: There is an increasing focus on verticalizing mobility solutions. Many service providers are offering managed mobile Managed Mobile Enterprise Services services for industries and environments with unique requirements like manufacturing shop floors, secured areas and construction sites. Service providers also offer reusable Workflow automation enables mobility: Enterprises are introducing mobility deeply dedicated managed mobility solutions for specific user needs in industries like retail, within their workplace ecosystem and are focusing on integrating workflows and backend health care and banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI). systems. Mobile enterprise programs continue to be a major contributor to business productivity beyond devices and communication. Enterprise clients are increasingly Analytics, AI-virtual agents: Analytics for telecom expense management and mobile looking to service providers as partners for workflow automation. strategy effectiveness measurement are becoming important aspects of managed services. Service providers are offering virtual agents that can be accessed via any device. Secured and managed access to devices: Different non-traditional mobile devices like Managed mobile enterprise services now also extend to smart IoT devices for predictive wearable smart IoT devices are permeating the end-user space. Enterprise are looking for analytics, proactive monitoring and secured access. ways to securely manage diverse devices through technologies like mobile device manage- 3 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September Juni 2018 2018 Executive Summary Unified Communication and Collaboration UCaaS is the preferred model as companies migrate to cloud: The movement toward Change management is key to success: A key element for deploying and managing cloud is inevitable, and many enterprises are now in the transitioning phase of migrating unified communication and collaboration services is enabling change management within existing unified communication infrastructure. Employees are demanding similar enterprise culture. Methodologies like gamification and crowdsourcing aim to promote experience in their unified communications and collaboration (UCC) technologies as with and enhance new technology adoption. their personal devices and platforms. Cloud-Based VDI Services Skype for Business and productivity suite usage has increased: Traditional telephony is increasingly being replaced by office productivity applications like Skype for Business Cloud-based VDI demand is increasing: Demand has consistently increased for and Google Hangouts. Modern communication and collaboration tools provide VoIP, video cloud-based desktop virtualization services. Banking and health-care organizations are and chat mediums with consistent experience across channels and devices. increasingly looking for cloud-based VDI services to enable secured access on devices of employees’ own choice. Social collaboration is taking center stage: Enterprises are overwhelmed by growth in the enterprise social collaboration market, where many team and content-centric Thin client use is growing: Enterprises are also considering using cost-effective thin collaboration tools continue to be introduced. Many social collaboration offerings can clients like Google Chrome to enable anytime, anywhere access with virtual desktops. provide complete solution packages that would otherwise require disparate UCC elements. Hyperconverged infrastructure eases out VDI hurdles: Growth in hyperconverged infrastructure has also led to increased desktop-as-a-service (DaaS) adoption. Smart offices and meeting rooms improve productivity: Services oriented to smart Hyperconverged infrastructure attempts to counter the storage cost hurdle in virtual offices and meeting rooms can enhance productivity and collaboration among employees. desktop infrastructures. With the growth in hyperconverged infrastructure vendors, Service providers are investing, and enterprises are increasingly looking for digitalizing cloud VDI is also gaining popularity. their office environment to promote a consistent collaborative experience. 4 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Executive Summary End-user analytics measure and monitor end-user performance: Service providers are Productized offerings are more common: Many service providers are moving toward a offering real-time analytics around end users’ usage for virtual desktops and can provision productized offering in digital workplace services. These cloud-based offerings are offered and deploy emergency and transient workloads in case of device failure. Device and app in a pay-as-you-go or pay-per-user model. Users get cloud-based “workspaces,” which can monitoring services can extend to cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructures and can be a single interface for the end user to access all their workplace data and applications. predict downtime situations. Other managed services for the workplace form the back-end support system. Many service providers are already offering a mobile version, most of which include a virtual DIY trial versions bring in users: Some service providers are offering trials of their assistant and service desk function at the minimum. cloud-based desktop virtualization solutions from their websites. These offerings are aimed at increasing adoption and providing do-it-yourself (DIY) functionality for potential Unified Endpoint Management users to experience the provider’s service quality. Culmination of many technologies necessitates management: With the Cloud Workspaces – WaaS proliferation of different devices and applications, device management has evolved from being device-centric to encompassing enterprise mobility management. UEM offers a WaaS is the next wave in cloud workspaces: Cloud-based desktops are gaining traction. culmination of PC device management, MDM and EMM. Many EMM and MDM solution However, more comprehensive resources are available in workplace-as-a-service (WaaS) vendors are focusing on offering a holistic, unified endpoint management solution. Many cloud offerings. WaaS provides a complete workspace with associated applications, security service providers are also providing unified solutions to manage the different security provisions and device and application controls with managed services. WaaS endpoints used to access the workplace environment. implementation can significantly reduce enterprise capital spending because complete desktops, including applications and operating systems, can be managed and upgraded Unified Device management is now in demand: A unified approach to manage different from the cloud. devices and endpoints is in demand. It requires centralized solutions for all devices, including smartphones, tablets, PCs, MACs and smart IoT devices. 5 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Executive Summary A one-stop shop for enterprise IT, end users and mobility is expected: Because of enterprise IT’s requirement to manage all devices from one solution and end users’ expectations for self-service, UEM solutions are expected to provide end-user self-service, desktop and PC lifecycle management and endpoint mobility management. Machine learning and AI usage has increased: Technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning can monitor traffic at each endpoint and recognize threats in the device ecosystem. Only issues that are not being automatically resolved will be escalated to human agents. 6 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Introduction Definition Digital workplace is the defining model for how end users access and collaborate Simplified illustration on their work-related data and applications. It is the conceptualized view of a Digital Workplace Services – Horizontals connected, always-on, collaborative, secured workplace that is device and platform independent and built on cognitive, digital and smart technologies. Digital workplace Digital Digital Digital Enterprise Unified Workplace and Workplace Workplace Managed Mobility Communication services cover consulting and managed services related to mobility, service desk, Mobility Managed Consulting Managed Services Services (Large & Collaboration Services unified communication and collaboration. Services (Large Enterprises) Enterprises) Services (Mid-market) Our research studies the investigation efforts and buying decisions of typical Digital Workplace Services – Verticals enterprise clients. When contemplating a significant strategy transformation, such as implementing agile practices or incorporating automation into its environment, Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Digital Workplace an enterprise client will benefit from a study that examines an entire ecosystem Services for HCLS Services for BFSI Services for Retail for an individual service line. Each focus area is typically made up of four key areas: consulting and advisory services, system integration, development and support. Source: ISG 2018 Therefore, the ISG studies are comprised of an analysis of multiple quadrants that cover a variety of services. Vendors are classified into one of four areas, but there are multiple quadrant areas included in this report. 7 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Definition (cont.) This study on digital workplace services includes six quadrants that represent key Managed Mobile Enterprise Services – Large Market: This quadrant evaluates providers services in this space. It includes one quadrant on consulting services and three that deliver managed services for mobile device management, enterprise mobility and quadrants on managed services, covering managed workplace services, managed related activities. mobile services and combined services for midmarket clients. There is also a quadrant Managed Digital Workplace and Mobile Enterprise Services – Midmarket: This quadrant for unified communication and collaboration services. The digital workplace services assesses providers that deliver managed mobility services to midmarket clients with a user base – verticals quadrants cover leading service providers serving healthcare life sciences, of less than 2,000. banking financial services and retail industries in the U.S. These quadrants are further defined as follows: Unified Communication and Collaboration Services: This quadrant assess providers that deliver managed services for UCC. It includes collaboration, enterprise telephony and communication, social media-style community building, enterprise content management, Scope of the Report crowdsourcing and productivity suites. Digital Workplace Consulting: This quadrant assesses firms that provide consulting Digital Workplace Services for Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI): This services for analyzing the workplace environment and defining a roadmap to quadrant assesses service providers delivering digital workplace services for U.S. clients in the transform it. BFSI industries. Managed Workplace Services – Large Market: This quadrant assesses providers Digital Workplace Services for Health Care and Life Sciences (HCLS): This quadrant assesses that deliver managed services for install, move and change (IMAC), service desk and service providers delivering digital workplace services for U.S. clients in the HCLS sector. desktop management. Digital Workplace Services for Retail: This quadrant assesses service providers delivering digital workplace services for U.S. clients in the retail industry. 8 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Definition (cont.) Other Global Digital Workplace Services and Solutions Some of the service providers evaluated also offer the following services, which are not included in this report but are evaluated at a global level in the ISG Provider Lens™ Digital Workplace of the Future report: Cloud-based VDI Services: This quadrant assesses providers offering managed services around private and hybrid cloud-based virtual desktops. It involves hosting clients’ desktops in the providers’ data centers or in a public cloud. Cloud Workspaces-WaaS: This quadrant assesses providers and vendors offering a complete public cloud-based software solution or having an offering that provides virtual desktops along with device and application management. Unified Endpoint Management: This quadrant assesses key solution vendors offer- ing unified solutions to manage different endpoints in the workplace environment. 9 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Provider Classifications The ISG Provider Lens™ quadrants were created using an evaluation matrix containing four segments, where the providers are positioned accordingly. Leader Product Market Contender Challenger Challenger The “leaders” among the vendors/ The “product challengers” offer a “Market challengers” are also “Contenders” are still lacking mature providers have a highly attractive product and service portfolio that very competitive, but there is still products and services or sufficient product and service offering and a provides an above-average cover- significant portfolio potential and depth and breadth of their offering, very strong market and competitive age of corporate requirements, but they clearly lag behind the “leaders”. while also showing some strengths position; they fulfill all requirements are not able to provide the same Often, the market challengers and improvement potentials in their for successful market cultivation. resources and strengths as the are established vendors that market cultivation efforts. These They can be regarded as opinion leaders regarding the individual are somewhat slow to address vendors are often generalists or leaders, providing strategic market cultivation categories. Often, new trends, due to their size and niche players. impulses to the market. They also this is due to the respective vendor’s company structure, and have ensure innovative strength size or their weak footprint within therefore still some potential to and stability. the respective target segment. optimize their portfolio and increase their attractiveness. 10 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Provider Classifications (cont.) Each ISG Provider Lens™ quadrant may include a service provider(s) who ISG believes has a strong potential to move into the leader’s quadrant. Rising Star Not In Rising Stars are mostly product challengers with high future potential. This service provider or vendor was not included in this When receiving the “Rising Star” award, such companies have a promis- quadrant as ISG could not obtain enough information to ing portfolio, including the required roadmap and an adequate focus on position them. This omission does not imply that the key market trends and customer requirements. Also, the “Rising Star” has service provider or vendor does not provide this service. an excellent management and understanding of the local market. This award is only given to vendors or service providers that have made ex- treme progress towards their goals within the last 12 months and are on a good way to reach the leader quadrant within the next 12-24 months, due to their above-average impact and innovative strength. 11 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Digital Workplace of the Future Cross-Quadrant Provider Listing 1 of 3 Enterprise Digital Workplace Unified Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Managed Mobility and Mobility Communication Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Consulting Managed Services Services (Large Managed Services & Collaboration Services for HCLS Services for BFSI Services for Retail Services (Large Enterprises) Enterprises) (Midmarket) Services Accenture 4 L 4 PC 4 L 4 Not in 4 L 4 PC 4 L 4 L Atos 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 Not in 4 L 4 RS 4 RS 4 RS Capgemini 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Cognizant 4 PC 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 PC 4 L 4 L 4 L Compucom 4 MC 4 MC 4 MC 4 MC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Dimension Data 4 PC 4 Not in 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in DWG 4 RS 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in DXC Technology 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 L 4 L 4 MC 4 L Fujitsu 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Genpact 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 L – Leader / 4 PC – Product Challenger / 4 C – Contender / 4 MC – Market Challenger / 4 RS – Rising Star 12 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Digital Workplace of the Future Cross-Quadrant Provider Listing 2 of 3 Enterprise Digital Workplace Unified Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Managed Mobility and Mobility Communication Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Consulting Managed Services Services (Large Managed Services & Collaboration Services for HCLS Services for BFSI Services for Retail Services (Large Enterprises) Enterprises) (Midmarket) Services Getronics (Pomeroy) 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 MC 4 MC 4 L HCL 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 PC Hexaware 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC IBM 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 PC 4 L 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Infinite Computer 4 C 4 C 4 Not in 4 C 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Solutions Infosys 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 PC 4 MC 4 PC ITC Infotech 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in KPIT 4 C 4 C 4 C 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in LTI 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 L 4 RS 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in Mphasis 4 Not in 4 PC 4 Not in 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 L – Leader / 4 PC – Product Challenger / 4 C – Contender / 4 MC – Market Challenger / 4 RS – Rising Star 13 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Introduction Digital Workplace of the Future Cross-Quadrant Provider Listing 3 of 3 Enterprise Digital Workplace Unified Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Managed Mobility and Mobility Communication Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Digital Workplace Consulting Managed Services Services (Large Managed Services & Collaboration Services for HCLS Services for BFSI Services for Retail Services (Large Enterprises) Enterprises) (Midmarket) Services NIIT Technologies 4 Not in 4 C 4 Not in 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in NTT DATA 4 L 4 L 4 MC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 MC 4 MC 4 MC Stafanini 4 MC 4 MC 4 MC 4 MC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in TCS 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 L 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Tech Mahindra 4 Not in 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in 4 Not in Unisys 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 PC 4 L 4 PC 4 PC UST Global 4 C 4 PC 4 C 4 PC 4 C 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC Wipro 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 Not in 4 L 4 L 4 L 4 L Zensar 4 PC 4 RS 4 RS 4 L 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 PC 4 L – Leader / 4 PC – Product Challenger / 4 C – Contender / 4 MC – Market Challenger / 4 RS – Rising Star 14 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Digital Workplace of the Future Quadrants
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DIGITAL WORKPLACE NET- CONSULTING Digital Workplace Consulting Services WORKING SERVICES SUITES Definition Digital workplace consulting centers on workplace optimization strategies. Modules include support for defining a workplace strategy, designing the architecture and creating the roadmap, and for validating the business case for transformation. These advisory services are specific to workplace digital transformation. The service typically includes assessing the current workplace environment, designing end-user-focused workplace transformation, defining the business case and return on investment (ROI) and providing a roadmap for implementation. 16 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services DIGITAL WORKPLACE CONSULTING SERVICES Observations Digital workplace consulting has gained prominence in recent years. DXC Technology benefits from its strong Microsoft alliance and dedicated consulting framework for Previously, workplace transformation targeted cost reduction in Microsoft technology-based transformation initiatives. end-user computing as its main goal, and consulting was confined to IBM differentiates by using cognitive automation for user persona segmentation and its wide coverage fit end users into uniform, enterprise-defined personas. The advent in digital workplace-related transformation. and popularity of digital technologies are affecting end users’ personal preferences, behaviors and expectations in the workplace. Digital TCS takes a consultative and participative approach to clients through its Reimagination Studio. Its workplace consulting services aim to assess the latest cutting-edge consulting services also cover measurable parameters for end-user experience level. technologies and their impact on end users. It also includes assessing the viability of adopting smart automation and analytics technologies NTT DATA offers digital workplace consulting services that leverage knowledge through strong partner and segmenting end users’ needs according to their effect on ecosystem. productivity and experience enhancement. HCL’s Kaleidoscope™ approach aims at segmenting end users by hardware software requirements. It In the U.S., the number of digital workplace engagements with also utilizes gamification and change management as part of its consulting services. consulting focus has increased by 26 percent in the last three years; Wipro recently enhanced its consulting capabilities through its wAssess™ methodology and design- 56 percent of digital workplace contracts signed in the U.S. last year thinking approach. included significant consulting services. Unisys leverages big data, analytics and partnerships to provide consulting-led engagements for digital Accenture leads this market with its strong expertise and experience workplace transformation. in business management consulting and strategy development. Digital Workplace Group (DWG) provides a consulting services portfolio that is vendor agnostic and benchmarking oriented. It is strongly gaining traction in the market and has been identified as a Rising Star. 17 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services ACCENTURE Overview Caution Accenture provides consulting as an integral part of its strategy and advisory services in its digital workplace Although Accenture offers a vendor-agnostic approach, its strong ties with Microsoft transformation portfolio. Accenture’s consulting services strategize key digital workplace transformation through Avanade may be challenging for the company to convince clients with initiatives and provide actionable insights, not only for the CIO organization, but also for other key business non-Microsoft environments that it is objective. functions. Accenture is one of the world’s leading consulting firms. Its advisory services leverage its benchmark-driven process consulting capabilities based on best-in-class and industry-peer comparison. Strengths Leveraging global partnerships in the U.S.: Accenture leverages its partnerships with technology vendors at the global level while providing consulting services in the U.S. Apart from its Avanade joint venture with Microsoft, Accenture also has partnered with leading security, enterprise mobility and collaboration vendors. Accenture’s digital workplace consulting services in the U.S. are vendor agnostic. Winning key U.S. contracts: Accenture has recently won key digital workplace contracts in the U.S. that involve significant consulting elements. It has signed contracts in the financial, health-care and energy industries to provide consulting-led implementations of mobility and Office 365 solutions. 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader Consulting approaches: Accenture’s digital workplace consulting services focus on analyzing the as-is environment through different approaches, including “day-in-the-life.” It also covers human talent, human Accenture’s well-known consulting and advisory capital management and user-centric collaboration. services for organizational strategy and talent management make it a leader in digital workplace consulting services in the U.S. 18 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services DXC TECHNOLOGY Overview Caution DXC Technology’s consulting services for workplace and mobility cover key business- and technology-level DXC Technology’s consulting services are not vendor-independent. Its advisory transformation initiatives. Its digital workplace consulting service is part of workplace and mobility advisory services are geared toward the company’s own implementations and managed services. DXC Technology provides business process architecture consulting, as-is state analysis and to-be services. Although DXC Technology has strong digital workplace consulting organizational model development. capabilities, it has few engagement examples in the U.S. for change management and modern workplace adoption. The company has approximately 70 consultants worldwide for its workplace mobility practice and more than 30 industry experts delivering advisory and assessment services for diverse industry clients. Strengths Strong inherited consulting practice: DXC Technology’s parent company CSC is well known in the U.S. market for its consultative approach. DXC Technology has inherited the strong consulting practice. DXC Technology offers a continuous feedback program in which it engages with clients in a consultative manner and monitors satisfaction and experience levels. Leveraging global partnerships in the U.S: DXC Technology leverages its global partnerships for providing digital workplace consulting services in the U.S. DXC Technology partners with PwC to provide innovative business model approaches, end-user digital experience, business process transformation and mobile technologies adoption. DXC Technology also uses its strong relationship with Microsoft to provide consulting-led 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader Windows 10 and Office 365 migrations. Recent contract wins in the U.S.: DXC Technology has recently won key clients in the U.S. automotive, Enterprise clients in the U.S. favor DXC Technology manufacturing, health-care and media industries. It has client examples in equipment manufacturing for its strong consulting framework, wide partner and health-care industries in the U.S. for its consulting services for Office 365 migration and smart office network and diverse industry experience. deployment. 19 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services HCL TECHNOLOGIES Overview Caution HCL Technologies increased its digital workplace consultants globally by approximately 50 percent in the last HCL’s consulting services are a precursor to its own managed services. It offers three years. HCL’s proprietary framework for consulting and assessment services acts as the first step in its consulting services to prepare its clients for implementing HCL solutions and digital workplace services engagements. HCL’s consulting services through its Nano-personalization approach managed workplace services. It could showcase more examples of clients that use determine how end-user behavior affects business requirements. gamification and change management services in the U.S. Strengths Digital workplace consulting practice in the U.S.: HCL’s digital workplace consulting services revenue in the U.S. accounts for 44 percent of its global workplace consulting services. It has achieved a 25 percent client growth rate from workplace consulting in the U.S. in the last three years. It has 26 clients for consulting services in the U.S. with around 550,000 end users in scope. Branded consulting service portfolio: HCL uses its globally branded consulting services to serve U.S. clients. HCL’s Kaleidoscope™ approach objectively assesses end user’s digital dexterity and advises on required steps. HCL’s TITEN migration tool assesses hardware and software requirements for Windows 10 migration. HCL’s business process reengineering approach is called Spearhead and provides gamification services through the 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader Boost portal. Strong case study examples: HCL has strong workplace consulting services examples from manufacturing, HCL’s branded approach solidifies its strength consumer packaged goods, and oil and gas clients in the U.S. These examples include persona segmentation in its experience in managing different facets of and ascertaining device fit according to business requirements. workplace transformation. 20 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services IBM Overview Caution IBM’s digital workplace assessment services are core to its consulting offering. IBM focuses on end-user IBM offers vendor-independent consulting services, but clients are generally experience design and optimization based on persona identification and segmentation. The company’s digital overwhelmed by the sophistication of associated IBM solutions and end up workplace consulting leverages the best practices it developed through years of experience and its expertise contracting for the company’s managed services, which doesn’t make its workplace from diverse industries. services a stand-alone offering. IBM is targeting the midmarket segment, but its consulting and advisory services pricing could be a discouraging factor. However, with its new workplace-as-a-service offering, IBM aims to simplify its own service portfolio needs and reduce midmarket clients’ consulting needs significantly. Strengths Cognitive persona development: IBM leverages its global cognitive intelligence services to provide digital workplace consulting services to clients in the U.S. Cognitive technologies collect usage information from end users and help develop end-user personas. Business function interaction: IBM has experience interacting with different business functions other than enterprise IT for digital workplace consulting services. IBM consulting services can understand persona segmentation from non-IT business function viewpoints. Recent key contracts in the U.S.: IBM has recently signed contracts with significant consulting elements 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader with clients in the U.S. financial services and media industries. IBM is providing services related to talent management, change management and employee experience to these clients. IBM benefits from its well-known reputation in the market and experience with diverse industries. 21 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services NTT DATA Overview Caution NTT DATA provides digital workplace transformation consulting services with 250 consultants worldwide, helping NTT DATA should communicate its differentiation in technology pragmatism. Its clients develop their strategy for workplace modernization. It has a strong partner ecosystem and many years of consulting services are usually wrapped in its managed services offering. It can also experience in providing contextualized business focused consulting tied to its managed services. include elements of unified communications and collaboration in its consulting portfolio leveraging NTT Group’s other companies. Strengths Leveraging global partnerships: Being part of NTT Group, NTT DATA takes advantage of its global scale and partnerships for security, mobility and integration services to service clients in the U.S. Consulting approach and CFF: NTT DATA takes a pragmatic approach to assess technological opportunity against business viability. Its consulting vision is focused on saving the client from “shiny object syndrome” in the digital era. The company’s consulting services assess the practical viability of key digital workplace technologies like VDI and BYOD in the client’s environment. NTT DATA’s Customer Friction FactorSM (CFF) services determine the factors affecting end users’ experiences. Behavior is analyzed in five categories: engagement, knowledge sharing, process, technical and business ecosystem. NTT DATA uses a pragmatic focus 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader and CFF services to serve clients in the U.S. Strong contracts win in the U.S.: NTT DATA has won many new contracts in the U.S. recently that include NTT DATA’s business need oriented focus in significant consulting engagements. It is providing assessment and consulting services for health-care clients for consulting and pragmatic approach makes it a cloud-based desktop virtualization and has provided consulting-led migration for Windows 10 and Office 365. key transformation partner for clients. 22 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services TCS Overview Caution TCS’s digital workplace consulting services are part of its consulting and systems integration unit and include Although TCS has strong consulting capabilities, its consulting services are oriented its Digital Reimagination Studio and TCS Interactive. TCS’s digital reimagination approach involves client to its own implementation services. With workplace services increasingly becoming workshops about end-user experience that focused on digital workplace use cases. TCS Digital Reimagination commoditized, clients would prefer more stand-alone consulting in digital work- Studio assesses new business models leveraging mobile devices, social collaboration technologies, conversation place transformation initiatives. systems, augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR). Strengths U.S. digital workplace consulting practice growth: TCS digital workplace consulting services revenue in the U.S. accounts for 52 percent of its global workplace consulting services. TCS has 354 consultants in U.S. with a growth rate of 68 percent in the last three years. It provides consulting services to approximately 55 U.S. clients, which represents a CAGR of 34 percent over the last three years. Experience enabler identification: TCS’s consulting services identify influencers that affect end users’ productivity and work styles. These influencers identify the key enablers and experience level KPIs. TCS defines end-user experience-level agreements (XLAs) based on these KPIs. TCS’s 3A and 3C consulting methodology analyzes the end user’s as-is work style and advises on change enablers to provide a connected, collaborative 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader workplace environment. TCS is well known for its innovative and collaborative Change management and gamification: TCS has strong capabilities for enabling change management culture services. With TCS’s new Business 4.0 approach, the and gamification through its KARMA engine. TCS recently contracted with a U.S. bank for social collaboration platform adoption. company’s consulting services will become a key focus area in its service delivery. 23 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services UNISYS Overview Caution Unisys takes a consulting-led approach for digital workplace transformation. Its consulting service uses data Unisys has comparatively fewer examples of engagements with non-IT business analytics, key partnerships, usage analytics and the company’s extensive experience in workplace services. heads. It should also build up its capabilities addressing the human resources perspective of digital workplace, which includes gamification and crowdsourcing. Strengths Consulting practice in the U.S.: Unisys’s global consulting staff has grown by 62 percent in the last three years, 29 percent of which is based out of the U.S. The client base in the U.S. has grown by 55 percent in the last three years and makes up 29 percent of its global client base. Unisys also uses its global-level partnerships and alliances with partners like ServiceNow, Cylance, Microsoft and VMware when delivering consulting services to U.S. clients. Data analytics enabled persona segmentation: UMethod is Unisys’ consulting approach and includes segmenting end users based on their system and application usage. It analyzes usage patterns for different workplace elements like devices, applications, app deployment, geographic presence and support systems. 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader This approach uses big-data pattern recognition to identify different personas with similar usage categories in the workplace. Unisys’ consulting services leverages data analytics Case examples from U.S: Unisys has client examples from the U.S. in delivering digital workplace consulting and persona segmentation based on similar needs. services. It provided an IT governance model along with an improvement roadmap to a public sector client in Its strong U.S. presence makes it a leading provider. the U.S. 24 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services WIPRO Overview Caution Wipro offers consulting services as a precursor to its implementation and managed services. It has recently started Though Wipro has developed a dedicated workplace consulting practice and is providing stand-alone consulting services to its clients for key workplace transformation initiatives. Wipro’s digital providing consulting without providing managed services, it is still best known as workplace consulting practice involves design-led experience enhancement end-user persona definition and an implementor. It could invest in marketing its differentiator as an adviser and assesses gaps in achieving digital transformation for end-user working profile. consultant in this space. Wipro has more examples from its digital workplace consulting services in Europe compared to the U.S. It should showcase more examples in the region. Strengths Consulting practice in the U.S.: Wipro has 60 consultants in the U.S. delivering workplace assessment and advisory services. Its digital workplace services revenue in the U.S. accounts for 50 percent of its global workplace services revenue. Wipro can take advantage of global partnerships with technology vendors in ITSM, collaboration, enterprise mobility, virtual desktop and human capital management in providing consulting services in the U.S. Design-thinking and wAssess™: Wipro’s consulting services focus on creating a digital experience for users through design thinking. Wipro’s DesignIT subsidiary adds consulting services to enable innovation through disruptive technologies. Its digital workplace services portfolio provides solutions for virtualization, mobility and 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Leader user-experience management. With its strong digital workplace credentials, Client experience: Wipro has strong experience in providing digital workplace consulting services to clients in Wipro has carved out consulting capabilities that the U.S. It has provided design-thinking-led consulting for large multinational firms with profile-based, end-state architecture and transformation roadmaps. Wipro also helped a U.S. financial services firm with consulting for a address workplace transformation initiatives collaboration solution. with a design-thinking-led approach. 25 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Consulting Services RISING STAR: DIGITAL WORKPLACE GROUP Overview Caution Digital Workplace Group (DWG) is a privately held company providing consultancy around adopting digital DWG could enhance its consulting offering to cover emerging areas like robotic technologies in the workplace for effective collaboration. It serves approximately 200 clients worldwide with process automation (RPA), digital workforce, and AR/VR and their applicability in the 60 consultants. The North America region accounts for 55 percent of the firm’s total revenue, and DWG has 40 digital workplace. clients in the U.S. Strengths Dedicated consulting: DWG’s core business is digital workplace consulting. DWG evolved from the Intranet Benchmarking Forum and provides consulting on workplace collaboration, workplace change management, Office 365 and other cloud workspace adoption. Its consulting service goes beyond IT-centric workplace assessment and analysis. DWG has examples of drawing relevant stakeholders’ interest in enabling a collaborative workplace culture. Vendor agnostic consulting: DWG provides a complete vendor-agnostic consulting service. Since it does not offer its own managed services or technology solution, its consulting is not biased toward a particular vendor. 2019 ISG Provider Lens™ Rising Star Benchmarking-led approach: DWG’s consulting services are backed by its benchmarking and research offering. It offers 700 independent benchmarks for workplace collaboration. Through its digital workplace DWG’s vendor-agnostic and benchmarking-based map, DWG measures workplace maturity across seven parameters covering collaboration, services, workflow, consulting can enable organizations to make the business strategy and organization readiness. best use of technology to foster a digital culture within the workplace. 26 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DIGITAL WORKPLACE NET- MANAGED Digital Workplace Managed Services (Large Enterprises) WORKING SUITES SERVICES (LARGE ENTERPRISES) Definition Managed digital workplace services comprise all managed services related to the digital workplace. The quadrant includes operational services, such as service desk, install, move and change (IMAC), break-fix, self-help, device support, and on-site and field services. 27 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISG Provider Lens™ Quadrant Report | September 2018 Digital Workplace Managed Services (Large Enterprises) SOCIAL ENTERPRISE DIGITAL WORKPLACE NET- MANAGED WORKING SUITES SERVICES (LARGE ENTERPRISES) Observations While “shift-left” strategies for managing incidents are still gaining personas and workplace environment, scale-based parameters like device management and momentum, the managed services focus is shifting toward cognitive on-site presence also remain important criteria. Large enterprises form the next-generation automation and machine learning. Service providers are offering sourcing clients needing to align their workplace services with their business objectives to automation-enabled workplace support services to eliminate the need create a cost advantage and improve productivity. for human intervention for many tasks. The more tasks a provider can In the U.S., the number of digital workplace engagements involving managed services has automate with managed services, the greater it can differentiate itself increased by 11 percent in the last three years. In 2017, 84 percent of digital workplace from its competitors. contracts signed in the U.S. had significant managed services elements. Service providers usually brand their managed service offering under Compared to last year, a global shift in consulting services is getting deeply ingrained in a single IP set or name. Augmented and virtual reality services are follow-up managed and implementation services. With the end-user environment transition disrupting on-site field support and redefining the end-user experience. period getting longer, enterprises expect tangible business outcomes, not just at the end of Service providers are partnering with leading OEM vendors to offer transition but also during the journey. This expectation compels service providers to provide procure-to-retire device lifecycle management services in pay-as-you- consultative services across the workplace transformation services spectrum. go models, which may include offering device-as-a-service. Service providers are also focusing on delivering measurable KPIs on end-user experience management. Large enterprises often have complex workplace environments. Many are looking to reduce IT support costs and enhance the end-user experience via automation. Because of the complexity of their end-user 28 ISG Confidential © 2018 Information Services Group, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
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