Deloitte is bolstering its Oracle prowess with the acquisition of information and data management consultant NeoData Australia for an undisclosed sum.
NeoData offers information services consulting, specialising in reporting, analytics and business modelling solutions, specifically Oracle-enabled analytics services. NeoData is the only company to have won the Oracle APAC specialised partner of the year four years in a row.
The company works with customers in a range of industries such as financial services, higher education, technology, media and telco and all levels of government, with “deep functional knowledge” in finance, HR and procurement, customer experience and supply chain systems.
NeoData’s CEO Dr. Tas Osianlis and COO Robert Loughnane will join Deloitte’s consulting enterprise technology practice as partners, and CTO Gergo Bacskai as principle, along with 20 staff that will join Deloitte’s offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Deloitte’s APAC business already includes more than 3500 Oracle cloud experts.
“NeoData is Oracle’s strongest and most experienced business intelligence and analytics implementation partner in the ANZ region,” said Deloitte’s Oracle lead Peter Nikandrow.
“We’ve worked with Tas and his team for over a year on multiple projects; so we’ve been courting for a while and it’s great to be able to take our relationship to the next level and have the team join as part of the Deloitte family.”
Osianlis added: “We’ve always seen data as a valuable asset, if it's used in the context of the best business practices. Planning, operational management and innovation are all vastly different processes with different data requirements. There is great value in data, if business processes are great. We see Deloitte's enormous depth in these areas to be highly complementary.
“We are all passionate about our customers, their success, and the technologies that can be applied to realise great outcomes - we are very excited to be joining Deloitte."
Deloitte last acquired an Oracle specialist in 2014 with Dataweave. Earlier this year, Deloitte also acquired Sydney Splunk partner Converging Data.