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Stuck in the middle with you: Retailers ditch focus on Gen Z and Baby Boomers as times grow lean.

11/06/18 London

Shops are shifting focus away from shoppers of a certain age in a bid to woo younger spenders, new research has shown. According to Hitachi Consulting, 74% of stores are increasingly focusing their operations and service on 19 – 38-year-olds, potentially in a bid to capitalise on mobile and digital spending, as well as capturing the long-term loy

Hitachi Consulting and Oracle Team Present at Oracle OpenWorld 2018

10/22/18 San Francisco

Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and an Oracle Platinum Cloud Elite Partner level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it will be participating in Oracle OpenWorld, the annual Oracle conference for business decision-makers,

Six years to save the Great British high street!

10/17/18 London

Retailers failing to engage in digital transformation won’t be operating by 2024, according to ninety percent of senior decision makers within the retail industry.  In fact, a quarter believe that retailers steadfastly clinging to more traditional ways of doing business won’t exist three years from now.

The research, published by Hitachi Cons

Hitachi Consulting and Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Form a Strategic Alliance to Advance Digital Innovation

09/12/18 Dallas, TX, and Melville, NY

Hitachi Consulting Corporation (“Hitachi Consulting”), a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and a leading provider of digital and IoT business solutions, together with Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (“CIIS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced a new strategic alliance to deliver digital solutions to customers throughout the Americas.

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Hitachi Consulting and SyncHR Join Forces to Expand Reach of Cloud Human Capital Management Technology

09/05/18 Denver

SyncHR announced it has teamed with Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE 6501) and a leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, as it continues its rapidly growing sales success. The collaboration will accelerate the deployment of SyncHR’s Human Capital Management (HCM) software solution, giving companies advanced HR, payroll, and benefit management capabilitie

Retailers beware! Over two-thirds of millennials want tech in-store & will move shops for it

07/19/18 London

New research has revealed the impact innovative technology will have on where British consumers shop, coming as a stark warning to retailers. The research of 2,000 British consumers, published by Hitachi Consulting, exposes attitudes to technology of different generations and incomes – identifying millennials as the group retailers can target to boost sales and grow market share.

Over t

Hitachi Consulting Names Jason Durham Chief Financial Officer

07/11/18 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, has appointed Jason Durham to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Hitachi Consulting. In this capacity, he will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects and the company and will report directly to Hicham Abdessamad, president and CEO.  

Jason joined Hitac

Hitachi Consulting, Dispatchr launch first Digital Immune System to prevent wildfires, power outages

06/28/18 San Francisco

Dispatchr Inc. and Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today announced the limited availability of the industry’s first Digital Immune System (DIS) designed for electric utilities. This new system leverages advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and big data to create a breakthrough in preventing both wildfires and power outages caused by extreme weather or

Londoners lead the UK in mindset towards retail technology

06/20/18 London

Londoners are embracing the use of advanced technology in retail more than any other region in the UK, according to new research conducted by Hitachi Consulting. The survey of 2,000 consumers established that almost nine out of 10 Londoners (86%) would be happy to be monitored by innovative in-store technology if it means an improved experie

British consumers want innovative retail technology if it reduces theft and provides product discounts

06/20/18 London

Almost half of British consumers (44 percent) support innovative technology in supermarkets if it offers them discounts, and a third (33 percent) would approve its use if it reduces store theft, according to a survey by Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501).

The study of 2,000 British consumers found that new

Hitachi Consulting participating in NHS England Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

04/16/18 London

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), in conjunction with Salford Royal Foundation NHS Trust and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group, has been awarded a pilot scheme by NHS England as part of Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme – digital stream.  The aim of the national pilot is to establish whether digital technology can help people at risk prevent th

Hitachi Consulting helps Wolseley with supply chain transformation

04/09/18 London

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services is delighted to announce a new relationship with Wolseley UK, the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist, and part of Ferguson plc, the world’s largest distributor of plumbing and heating products. The project sees Hitachi Consulting working closely wi

Hitachi Consulting Elevates Oracle Partnership to Cloud Elite Status

04/03/18 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, today announced it has been named an OPN Cloud Elite partner. Joining a small number of Oracle partners who have attained this designation, Hitachi Consulting earned the privileged status by achieving a measurable se

Hitachi Consulting Selected to Design 'Smart City' Services For One Bangkok

02/22/18 Bangkok, Thailand

Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and a leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, today announced that it has been retained by Frasers Property and TCC Group, to assist in the design of “smart city” services for One Bangkok. One Bangkok is Thailand’s first fully integrated district that is built on people-centric principles and a focus on

Hitachi Consulting Names Jordy Almgren Executive Vice President, Americas

02/15/18 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, has appointed Jordy Almgren as executive vice president, Americas. In this capacity, Almgren will lead all aspects of operations, including solutions, sales, and delivery for the U.S., Canada, and Brazil.

This appointment will fuel Hitachi Consulting’s efforts to

Hitachi Consulting and Google Cloud Form a Global Strategic Alliance to Advance Digital Solutions

02/02/18 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting Corporation, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and a leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, today announced a new global strategic alliance with Google Cloud, to deliver digital solutions to customers around the world. Through

Hitachi Consulting & South West Water Win IT Initiative of the Year Award

12/12/17 London

Hitachi Consulting won the ‘IT Initiative of the Year’ Award with South West Water at the Utility Week Awards 2017 in London.
The award recognizes the use of modern IT systems to help a business achieve its aims. The effective use of information technology (IT) by utilities is essential to providing the high service levels customers have come to expect while containing costs.

Hitachi Consulting Highlights Proactive Water Management Solutions at the American Water Summit 2017

11/27/17 Dallas

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and leading provider of consulting-led solutions and services, will highlight the proactive Hitachi Water Solutions at the American Water Summit November 28-30, 2017 in Austin, Texas. Hitachi delivers a full spectrum of water management solutions—from water quality, usage reduction, treatment and distribution to wastewater management

The Battle Against Diabetes and Obesity Goes Digital

11/14/17 England, UK

NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK have teamed up with leading companies from the tech sector as the battle against obesity and Type 2 diabetes goes digital.

More than 5,000 people are expected to benefit from a pi

Hitachi Consulting wins prestigious UK Oracle User Group Partner of the Year Awards 2017 for expertise in delivering Oracle Applications

10/13/17 *****

Hitachi Consulting wins prestigious UK Oracle User Group Partner of the Year Awards 2017 for expertise in delivering Oracle Applications.

At their 10th Anniversary UKOUG awarded Hitachi with 3 Gold and 2 Silver 2017 UK Oracle User Group Partner of the Year Awards in different categories:

• UKOUG SME Partner of the Year Award: Gold
• UKOUG HCM Cloud Partner of the Year: Go

Meat & Livestock Australia Named Winner of the Hitachi Transformation Award

09/20/17 Las Vegas

Hitachi Vantara and Hitachi Consulting, wholly owned subsidiaries of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) as the winner of the first annual Hitachi Transformation Award. The announcement was made public today at NEXT 2017, which Hitachi is hosting at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las

Hitachi Consulting and Powershelf<sup>®</sup> to Deliver Digital Technology Solution to Retail

01/13/17 ANNAPOLIS, MD

Hitachi Consulting and Powershelf® are accelerating the deployment of smart shelves and software to U.S. retail stores by announcing Powershelf as a Service—a breakthrough in shelf automation, data management and measurement that combines software, sensors and services into one turnkey solution. The solution, which uses Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Power BI, will expedite retailers'

AT&T Smart Cities: Transforming Communities and Creating Value for Citizens

01/04/17 Las Vegas

AT&T* smart cities momentum continues since announcing our framework a year ago. Our Smart Cities framework uses a secure, holistic approach to helping cities improve functions like transportation, lighting, safety and sustainability.​ 

We have committed to test our framew

Hitachi Consulting Joins Catalyst HTI to Accelerate Health-Tech Innovation

11/17/16 DENVER

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) and a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, today announced it will join the Catalyst Health-Tech Innovation (HTI) digital health hub in Denver. Catalyst HTI is the first facility of its kind in Colorado, design

South West Water leads wave of change in water industry, chooses Hitachi Consulting to control the flow of data in its networks

10/03/16 London, UK

Hitachi Consulting, a leading provider of IoT analytics solutions, technology consulting and managed services, is delighted to announce a new strategic supplier relationship with South West Water Limited, the provider of water and wastewater services to homes and businesses in Devon and Cornwall and p

Hitachi Consulting Introduces Cloud Migration for Oracle Cloud

09/19/16 Dallas

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), Oracle Diamond Partner and Oracle Cloud Premier Partner, today announced its Hitachi Consulting Cloud Migration solution, a comprehensive adoption roadmap for companies looking to migrate to a public, private or hybrid cloud. Hitachi Consulting Cloud Migration directly addresses and navigates the complexities of cloud adoption in tod

Hitachi Consulting Recognized With Prestigious Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – UKI in Integrated Cloud

03/17/16 London

Oracle today recognized Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services and a Diamond level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), with its 2016 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - UKI in Integrated Cloud.

The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of th

Hitachi Consulting Introduces New Enterprise Cloud for SAP for Industrial Machinery & Components Solutions

12/21/15 Dallas

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501) and a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services, today announced an agreement with SAP (NYSE: SAP) to deliver a fully integrated Hitachi Consulting Enterprise Cloud for SAP for Industrial Machinery & Components (SAP for IM&C) solutions. Hitachi Consulting will offer an affordable, ready

Hitachi Consulting Grande Sponsor at Oracle OpenWorld 2015

10/26/15 Dallas

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and a leading provider of IT consulting and management consulting solutions and services for the cloud, and Oracle Diamond Partner, today announced that it will be a Grande Sponsor of Oracle OpenWorld 2015 in San Francisco, CA, from October 25-29, 2015.

As a Grande Sponsor, Hitachi Consulting will present several impor

Hitachi Consulting Introduces a New Cloud Framework to Enable Clickable Enterprise Businesses

10/25/15 Dallas, TX

Hitachi Consulting, a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE: 6501), and a leading provider of IT and management consulting solutions and services, today announced that it will deliver a fully-integrated Hitachi Consulting Enterprise Cloud framework to enable companies to become “clickable enterprises” - nimble, fast-moving or

Hitachi Consulting announces planned retirement of CEO Philip Parr

09/01/15 Dallas

Hitachi Consulting, a leading provider of IT consulting and managed services, announced today that President and CEO Philip Parr will retire at the end of September 2015.  Hitachi Data Systems Executive Vice President of Global Services Hicham Abdessamad will assume the role, effective October 1, 2015.

Parr will retire after more than six years as CEO and 13 years with Hitachi Consultin

Hitachi Consulting and Domino’s Pizza collaborate for a slice of DevOps action

08/12/15 London, UK

Hitachi Consulting, a leading provider of IT consulting and managed services, is working with Domino’s Pizza as part of a DevOps strategy to increase the agility and scalability of its IT function. Hitachi Consulting will augment Domino’s Pizza software delivery team team and help with the design, build, testing and rollout of new applications, in addition to providing DevOps consultancy.

Hitachi Consulting and AT&T Partner Exchange Extend Alliance to Speed Enterprise Adoption of Cloud-Based IT Outsourcing Services

06/29/15 DALLAS

Hitachi Consulting has joined the AT&T* Partner ExchangeSM to bring customers innovative choices and to help facilitate deployments, enhance security and enable flexibility. Through this new relationship, AT&T will support the Hitachi Cloud Framework, powered by Hitachi Data Systems. This will support Hitachi Consulting delivering enterprise-class cloud computing for client applications