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CI&T Partners with Kony Inc. to Provide Integrated Mobile Multi-Platform Solutions
Kony will be CI&T'’s strategic arm to accelerate the development of solutions aimed at mobile multi-platform integration, especially for the retail and banking sectors.
Paulo Camara, head of digital at CI&T, says that over the next few years the financial and retail sectors will need to reinvent themselves in order to increase their presence in new digital channels., especially in mobility. "Kony will add a level of productivity and control, which will help us to accelerate development of mobile multi-platform solutions. CI&T is a company with a broad set of skills and sees mobility as essential for an end-to-end strategy" highlighted Camara.
According to Camara, the current market's solutions are too fragmented to meet the different needs of an enterprise mobility strategy. "In addition to having a set of mobile application development tools, enterprises require an integrated platform that enables application integration to any back-end system, a robust analytics and reporting dashboard and comprehensive mobile device and application management. We partnered with Kony to deliver an integrated solution that will empower enterprises to quickly define, design, build, test, deploy and manage multi-channel app experiences."
"The CI&T and Kony partnership is a global one. In Latin America, especially in Brazil, we seek to build customer value proposition for multiple industry sectors. Along with Kony, we will provide complete solutions, particularly to the financial sector, which will generate higher demands", stated Mauro Oliveira, vice president of business development for Latin America at CI&T. "The financial market is one of the most demanding for secure, mobile applications. Moreover, Kony has exclusive features to deliver the robust layer of analytics resources this segment requires."
Oliveira emphasized that about two years ago companies did not consider enterprise mobility as a high priority. "Today, enterprises realize the real need for a more organized mobility strategy that supports business processes on any mobile platform, whether they're legacy or not," Also according to Oliveira, CI&T has been heavily investing in the financial sector, offering a portfolio of solutions and platforms capable of providing quick transformation and expansion for banks and financial institutions' businesses.
CI&T recently announced its new division focused on the integration of digital technologies such as mobile, cloud computing, analytics and social. Named CI&T Digital, the new area has allowed the company to serve customers' growing demand for innovative digital services that are data-driven and based on user experiences to personalize and optimize interactions.
About Kony is the fastest growing cloud-based mobile application development platform (MADP) in the industry with over 600 live multi-channel apps, serving over 20 million end users across 45 countries. The Kony Experience Platform is an integrated software development lifecycle (SDLC) platform to define, design, develop, test, deploy, and manage multi-channel applications from a single codebase. With Kony, you can deliver stunning user-first experiences, get to market faster, and lower your application TCO. Kony also offers ready-to-run B2E and B2C apps that enable customers to quickly extend their business. In August 2013, Gartner placed Kony in the “Leaders” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Application Development Platforms (http://www.gartner.com/
CI&T builds smart applications that add a layer of intelligence to business. By using web, mobile, social, cloud and predictive models, the company's teams are relentless in their approach to create competitive advantages that drive business forward. A global company established in 1995, CI&T is headquartered in Campinas, Brazil (a prominent tech center considered the Brazilian Silicon Valley) with strategic locations across Latin America, North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Some of its clients are: Alpargatas, Banco Votorantim, Bayer, BTG Pactual, Cielo, Coca-Cola, Grupo Pão de Açúcar, GVT, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Makro, McDonalds, MetLife, Mitsui, Natura, NSK, Pfizer, Roche, SulAmérica, TV Globo, Vale and Walmart. Founded in 1995, it has headquartered in Campinas (São Paulo state), and is also present in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte Brazilian cities, besides United States, Europe, China and Japan countries. For more information, visit: www.ciandt.com or write to firstname.lastname@example.org