DataSquare PLM experts will turn into innovation consultants: Since 1st of January 2014 the PLM House is a full affiliate of the American consulting company Kalypso. With this step DataSquare, is expanding its existing range of services in the product lifecycle management space with comprehensive innovation consultancy services.
Kalypso’s formal seat is in Beachwood, Ohio, USA. It offers it services globally and has an existing presence in Europe with a branch office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Kalypso is the world's premier innovation consulting firm exclusively focused on innovation, product development and product lifecycle management. Kalypso helps clients improve performance, drive profitability and create sustainable results by delivering on the promise of innovation. So it enables its clients build capabilities needed to become leading innovators in their industries.
The affiliation with Kalypso represents an attractive extension of DataSquare’s client offering. “With the access to Kalypso's consulting and system know-how as well as to their impressive accumulated experience, we are able to support our customers beyond PLM topics in the development, production and marketing of innovative products and services comprehensively”, says Joachim Misdorf, DataSquare CEO. “We offer full service: From tools and techniques for developing ideas to strategies for concrete implementation in the existing business and production processes to measurement of success of innovations. The demand for embedding PLM in a comprehensive innovation consulting is large–and our offer is unique in Germany.”
Also Mick Broekhof, Managing Partner from Kalypso in Europe sees significant benefits for his company: “We are delighted with the addition of DataSquare’s talented team. With this expansion of Kalypso’s European geographic presence and capabilities we will now be able to offer our clients a more comprehensive set of services.”
The executive board of the German Oracle user group (DOAG) has appointed Joachim Misdorf community leader for the area of PLM.
The DOAG is the network of the Oracle community in Germany. Under the motto “Advance in Knowledge for the Daily Work Routine" it has taken on the task of promoting the exchange between Oracle users. It informs its members competently about all Oracle issues and performs a constructive and critical dialog with Oracle itself.
Joachim Misdorf will lead the Enterprise PLM group as chairman as of now. He will advance the product lifecycle management topic within the DOAG. "There I see great potential, because with Agile PLM Oracle offers a compelling solution with an impressive range of functions and a high degree of maturity," says the DataSquare CEO concerning his new engagement. “I therefore like to make it my mission to provide this market and this product more visibility within the Oracle community.”
On the European Oracle PLM Summit DataSquare was honored with the Oracle Enterprise PLM Partner Excellence Award 2013.
With this award Oracle recognizes the great commitment of DataSquare to combine deep know-how in the execution of consultancy services relating to Oracle’s leading PLM applications and to implement it successfully in the interest of the customers. In the explanatory memorandum Oracle states that “DataSquare provides a decisive added value for customers primarily from the electronics and high tech industry as well as the medical device and the consumer packaged goods industry”
We have been very pleased about this recognition and congratulate our Oracle Enterprise PLM specialists for their excellent work. In addition, we thank Oracle for the good and fruitful partnership which makes it possible for us to offer our customers perfectly tailored solutions.