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Deloitte launches creative digital consultancy in India

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Riding the wave of transformation in India, Digital, the creative consultancy within Touche Tomatsu LLP, has launched its operations in the country.

"Technology has become a part of the strategic priority of enterprises. New businesses are hinging on technology, and have to prioritise work with an eye on predicting the future. Technology has to be built into the plans, and will be in the forefront of CEOs and executives agendas," Rakesh Barik, partner, leader for technology at told here.

With a presence in 48 countries and global clients, intends to extend its expertise in transformation for businesses in the Indian market with studios in Mumbai, Hyderabad, and

Bill Briggs, the of Consulting pointed out that the next 18-24 months would be critical for enterprises where blockchain, cognitive and reality technologies being poised to redefine models.

"For years, IT has helped re-engineer the businesses, yet few shops have re-engineered themselves with the same vision, discipline and rigour. That's about to change. Over the next 18-24 months, we will see CIOs re-engineering not only their IT shops, but broadly, their approaches to technology. I call this Horizon 1.5," Briggs said.

Globally, Digital, which has grown its capabilities both organically and inorganically, will help organisations with a complete suite of core services covering strategy and transformation, activating a mindset, create solutions to enhance the experience, and create engagement platforms to support companies.

"combines its globally recognised strength in transformation and technology implementation with the creative and capabilities of its studios to advance the customer experience for businesses around the world," Ajit Kumar, leader, Digital, said.

"It is a combination of a agency and consultancy under one, integrated, global practice. It is the right time to set up shop in as brands here are eager to embrace With the Indian government's emphasis on initiatives, we would like to drive this mission home," he added.

From strategy to execution, aims to help Indian organisations imagine bigger and scale their operations through innovative solutions that increase the impact of for their customers, suppliers, employees and partners.

Sectors served by Digital's new offices include banking and insurance, manufacturing, and resources, and consumer goods, healthcare and life sciences, technology, media and telecom and the public sector, particularly the government's smart cities initiative.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 15:20 IST