WGroup Clients Embrace Transformative Technologies and New Business Models

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Firm Grows in Strategy, Management and Execution to Accommodate Fundamental Shift in how IT is organized and delivered

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“As the corporate technology function continues to evolve, IT and business leaders are increasingly looking for strategic guidance to reduce cost, improve value, and protect the competitive leverage that IT can provide"

Disruptive technologies such as cloud computing and the “as-a-service” model for software, infrastructure and platforms has led to fundamental changes in how IT is organized, managed and delivered. WGroup, a boutique management consulting firm, announced an expansion today to accommodate this shift and fill the growing demand for WGroup services in this area. WGroup’s changes are the direct result of this disruptive transformation in IT, and the acceptance and demand on the part of business and IT leaders for guidance towards embracing this transformation.

“This is an unparalleled time of transformation,” said Harry Wallaesa, President and CEO, WGroup. “As the corporate technology function continues to evolve, IT and business leaders are increasingly looking for strategic guidance to reduce cost, improve value, and protect the competitive leverage that IT can provide. WGroup’s composition of highly experienced strategy experts and former CIOs are uniquely qualified to help both business and IT leaders understand how to capitalize on these new technology trends.”

The trend of technology delivered as a service has had an enormous impact on IT organizations in every industry. The reality that IT services can be delivered to anywhere in the globe via the “Cloud” has accelerated the commoditization of infrastructure. Ubiquitous access of IT services has lessened business dependency on internal IT and shifted the IT organization’s role from process excellence to innovation. As an example - in the battle for customer intimacy, analytics, real-time decision making, and agility become IT’s new priorities.

WGroup has responded to this new model by launching new thinking about IT governance, vendor management, IT strategic planning, outsourcing, and IT service management. “Our clients trust us to work collaboratively to create strategy, execute on new service delivery models and manage the extended enterprise of internal and external service providers,” said Wallaesa.

In conjunction with WGroup’s increased focus on the new services model, WGroup recently announced the launch of a new forward-thinking brand strategy, identity, website (thinkwgroup.com) and new tag line: Drive Your Business. The tag line captures the essence of the WGroup mission, vision and values to work side-by-side with clients and deliver solutions that focus progress, transformation and value creation. WGroup’s stated mission is to enable companies to drive their business forward by optimizing business performance, minimizing cost and creating value.

“Our fresh brand identity, emphasis on our people, and passion for our work as a strategic differentiator underline the confidence we have in our market position,” stated Maureen Barry, WGroup’s Chief Marketing Officer. “As we move into 2013, we expect continued growth in all areas of our business.”

“WGroup has consciously chosen the cultural benefits of positioning in the market as a boutique management consulting firm, which allows us to work on issues that drive our intellectual curiosity, and enables us to ensure that our clients always come first,” added Wallaesa.

About WGroup.

Founded in 1995, WGroup is a boutique management consulting firm that provides Strategy, Management, and Execution Services to optimize business performance, minimize cost, and create value. Our consultants have years of experience both as industry executives and trusted advisors to help clients think through complicated and pressing challenges to drive their business forward. For more information on WGroup, visit us at thinkwgroup.com.

Maureen Barry
Chief Marketing Officer

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