Amsterdam, September 22, 2021 – Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint has been recognized as a Major Player for Smart Manufacturing in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Smart Manufacturing Service Providers 2021 Vendor Assessment.

Patrick Kirchhof, Partner at BearingPoint

We are proud the IDC MarketScape has named us a Major Player in worldwide Smart Manufacturing because it confirms our success in transforming our clients’ facilities into truly smart factories and our commitment to innovation. Combining business consulting, technology expertise and our unique software products, BearingPoint provides innovative solutions within production and logistics to enable companies to lead in the digitalized economy. It also reflects our ability to deliver smart manufacturing solutions at scale in an industrialized approach. Our assets complement our smart manufacturing capabilities and enable our clients to move faster on their digital transformation journey.

Patrick Kirchhof, Partner at BearingPoint

As one of the most innovative players in the market, BearingPoint is delivering several major Smart Manufacturing projects with its clients. The firm provides services for automotive manufacturers’ digital production platforms and is pioneering the design, development and implementation of autonomous robot fleets for their smart logistics, leading the way to autonomous factories. The BearingPoint Smart Manufacturing Playbook is valued by clients for the structured approach to scale smart manufacturing solutions in an industrialized manner. The BearingPoint assets such as the cloud-based Navigator Solutions provide packaged solutions for predefined use cases with compelling returns.

Source: IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Smart Manufacturing Service Providers 2021 Vendor Assessment, doc #EUR148013421, June 2021

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About BearingPoint

BearingPoint is an independent management and technology consultancy with European roots and a global reach. The company operates in three business units: The first unit covers the advisory business with a clear focus on five key areas to drive growth across all regions. The second unit provides IP-driven managed services beyond SaaS and offers business-critical services to its clients, supporting their business success. The third unit provides the software for successful digital transformation. It is also designed to explore innovative business models with clients and partners by driving the financing and development of start-ups and leveraging ecosystems.

BearingPoint’s clients include many of the world’s leading companies and government organizations. In addition, the firm has a global consulting network with more than 10,000 people and supports clients in over 70 countries, engaging with them to achieve measurable and sustainable success.

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