“Atos and NGDATA launch omni channel solution with cloud based Big Data services to enrich banks’ customer intelligence”

Paris, Boston, Sibos 2014, 25 September 2014

Banks to improve their competitive edge, and refocus on a user-centric online experience

Atos, an international information technology services company, and NGDATA™, the customer experience management solutions company, today launched a Big Data omni channel solution for banks worldwide With this omni-channel management offering built on Canopy's Data Platform and underpinned by big data machine learning capacities, banks can target their customers more effectively, enhance customer loyalty and strengthen their output. Atos integrates this new solution into its proven omni-channel customer experience solution already in place with major banks.

The growing importance of digital channels has impacted banks and how they deliver their services to Corporate and Retail banking customers. As mobile devices and behavior evolve, Atos and NGDATA can offer banks worldwide the opportunity to improve their competitive edge, and refocus on a user-centered online experience.

The agreement between Atos and NGDATA will bring NGDATA's customer experience management solution, Lily Enterprise, into the Atos portfolio of business technology solutions for financial services in order to provide its customers with actionable analytics and more effective marketing programs. Atos brings in-depth technology expertise, understanding of the banking industry and strong global and local expertise to assure complete and sustained support.

“The way consumers conduct their banking is changing, placing greater importance on interacting with the customer at the right time, via the right channel,” said Kuldip Chiheru, Financial Services, global head of strategy and business development at Atos. “NGDATA has a proven track record of delivering solutions that analyze big data and build individual Customer DNA to create personalized customer experiences. This agreement enables us to offer an automated and scalable big data solution to our global community, and we're excited to further develop this relationship with NGDATA.”

“Data is exploding—from company data to product and customer data—and as such, the need for machine learning and actionable analytics has spurred our growth at a rapid pace,” said Luc Burgelman, Chief Executive Officer at NGDATA. “As we continue to expand our global footprint, Atos will be instrumental in bringing our big data solution to its end-user community. Atos' clear understanding of its customers' needs and established global presence make them an ideal partner for NGDATA.”

NGDATA's Lily solution enables companies to listen to customer interactions across web, mobile, internal systems – including CRM, call centers, transactions - and social channels; learn from customers' behavior by continuously building intelligent Customer DNA; And, execute more effective programs for greater CLTV, loyalty and retention.

Atos will be showcasing its ‘Now Banking' solution with NGDATA for the first time at Sibos 2014, taking place September 29—October 2, 2014 in booth #G67. Times slots: 30 September at 3:30pm and 2 October at 11:00 am.