Sogeti

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Sogeti Group
Founded 2002 (as independent company)
Headquarters Paris, France
Key people
Hans van Waayenburg, CEO
Owner Capgemini Group
Website www.sogeti.com

Sogeti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capgemini Group.[1] The Sogeti Group is an information technology consulting company specializing in local professional services, with headquarters in Paris. The Sogeti Group employs around 20,000 people at around 300 branches in 15 countries.[2][3] The current CEO is Hans van Waayenburg,[4] and in 2011, the company turnover was 1.5 billion euros.[5]

History[edit]

Sogeti was the original name for the entire Capgemini Group. The name was an acronym for "Société de Gestion des Entreprises et de Traitement de l'Information" which, roughly means "Business Management and Information Processing Company".[6]

In 2002, the Cap Gemini Group founded a subsidiary called Sogeti in six countries to focus on the local IT market.[7] In 2008, Sogeti UK acquired software testing firm Vizuri with an aim to focus on software testing;[8][9] currently Sogeti UK has over 600 employees.[10]

In 2010, Capgemini integrated its software testing resources with Sogeti.[11] The Sogeti Graduate Scheme allows non-technical graduates into the technology sector.[12]

Sogeti USA has around 2,300 employees in 22 offices; in 2010, their revenue was about $375 million.[13] In 2013, Sogeti was voted the 10th best company to work for in Washington State.[14]

Services[edit]

The Sogeti Group is an information technology consulting company specializing in local professional services.[citation needed] At the 2014 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards, Sogeti was a finalist in the "Devices and Deployment Partner of the Year" category.[15]

Notable projects[edit]

In 2013, Sogeti built a bespoke data system for The Radiocommunications Agency, who are funded by the Dutch Government. The system was designed to improve business intelligence efficiency.[16]

In 2015, Sogeti helped a French mother create a universal language app.[17][18] In 2014, French researcher Jean-Marie Bourbon was suspended from Sogeti for publishing details of flaws in FireEye Malware Analysis System 6.4.[19][20][21]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Sogeti Group Acquires Vizuri and Expands UK Operations in Testing Market". Business Wire. 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2010-07-22. 
  3. ^ "Sogeti sees 'tremendous' demand for IT workers". Dayton Daily News. 2 December 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hans van Waayenburg appointed CEO of Sogeti and succeeds Luc-François Salvador now Executive Chairman for the new Asia-Pacific entity of the Capgemini Group". Capgemini Group. 25 March 2014. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Sogeti". Eurofound. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "Our History". Sogeti. Retrieved 24 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "OUR HISTORY". Sogeti. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "SOGETI GROUP ACQUIRES VIZURI AND EXPANDS UK". SourceWire News Distribution. 9 October 2008. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "Sogeti buys Vizuri – aims to emerge as global force in software testing". Silicon Republic. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "Sogeti UK reaches 600 employees, with organic growth coming from Onshore, Rightshore and a successful graduate training programme". SourceWire News Distribution. 10 October 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "Capgemini and Sogeti integrate software testing businesses". ComputerWeekly.com. 25 February 2010. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "Sogeti graduate scheme encourages non-technical candidates into sector". Computer Weekly. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "Sogeti to hire 25 employees in Dayton area". Business Journal. 4 March 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "100 Best Companies to Work For 2013". Seattle Business. July 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "Microsoft announces 2014 Partner of the Year winners and finalists". Market Watch. 27 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "Dutch government organisations innovate in the field of BI". Computer Weekly. October 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "French mum creates 'universal language' app". The Local. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "Sogeti dévoile une application mobile de langage universel" (in French). lejdc.fr/. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "ICYMI: British spies, security researchers & finding value from BYOD". SC Magazine. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "Researcher: I Was Suspended For Finding Flaws In FireEye Security Kit". Forbes. 9 September 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "FireEye caught up in responsible disclosure furore". IT News. 10 July 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2015. 

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