KPMG Partners with Microsoft to Deliver New Suite of Solutions

By CIOReview | Monday, March 30, 2015
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NEW YORK, NY: KPMG announces an expansion of its strategic relationship with Microsoft to which in turn deliver new suites of innovative solutions and services in data and analytics (D&A), cloud compliance and transformation, and business solutions.

Microsoft and KPMG member firms will now work together to deploy solutions and services that address the disruptive challenges topping the Board agenda. Challenges include realizing the business potential of one global, scalable platform which can deliver cloud-based solutions for Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Data and Analytics, which will collectively help transform the business while maintaining regulatory and compliance requirements.

This collaboration facilitates the development and selling new solutions and services in three key areas:

  • Data and Analytics:  An increased performance and productivity with a new, integrated data and analytics platform within the cloud, and existing environment using tools from Microsoft Office over Power BI, to machine learning and predictive analytics is gained.
  • Cloud Compliance and Transformation:  Clients will be privileged with new cloud compliance and cloud transformation offerings. KPMG will work with clients to help ensure compliance requirements, supply expert know-how and change management expertise. Building on decades of experience with technology disruption and transformation, KPMG and Microsoft will help clients make the journey to the cloud safer and more secure.
  • Business Solutions: KPMG will use Microsoft’s Dynamics Enterprise Resource Planning and CRM Solutions to further its technology-enabled transformation and customer and growth engines. KPMG will focus on developing industry-specific solutions and services to serve the needs of companies in key industries.

“This collaboration will allow us to develop a new generation of business solutions, underpinned by Microsoft’s Dynamics technology. In conjunction with Microsoft, our clients now have a global partner they can trust to help them solve their key challenges such as improvements to productivity, customer engagement and competitiveness. The recent acquisition of Crimsonwing is further evidence of KPMG’s commitment to invest to be a leading global provider” says Bryan Cruickshank, KPMG’s Global Head of IT Advisory.