NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte announced today it has been awarded IBM's 2010 Global Alliance Excellence Award for Business Analytics. As a new era of information begins and companies start to consider analytics as a mainstream set of strategic business tools, this top honor distinguishes Deloitte's ability to assist clients in resolving business challenges and generating significant outcomes utilizing analytics technologies such as IBM Software.
"Deloitte brings the industry knowledge and functional depth to help our clients leverage analytics to drive real value," said Bob Dalton, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "We look forward to furthering our relationship with IBM as it continues to deliver leading integrated software capabilities to our clients."
Business analytics capabilities today are moving from the outer edge and into the heart of the business, producing uncommon insights that can help drive smarter and faster business decisions. Deep analytics is powered by three engines: deep sector knowledge, broad functional capabilities and technological sophistication. IBM Software complements Deloitte's capabilities on the technical front, with technology and tools that span the stack from data management and business intelligence to performance management and predictive modeling.
"Deep analytics becomes a way of life in a predictive enterprise, mining insights across a growing range of structured and unstructured data," said Dave Couture, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP. "Our alliance with IBM demonstrates a joint commitment to helping businesses turn that vision into value — and to the potential of business analytics."
With a track record of success that spans more than 10 years, the Deloitte and IBM alliance combines the strengths of both organizations to help global enterprises to address their toughest business issues. This win-win collaboration helps deliver better service and higher value for alliance clients. For more information about Deloitte's alliance with IBM, please visit: www.deloitte.com/us/ibm.
For more information on Deloitte Analytics, please visit: http://www.deloitte.com/us/businessanalytics.
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