KPMG LLP, an audit, tax, and advisory firm, and HP Enterprise Services recently announced that KPMG has joined the HP Agility Alliance.
The combination of KPMG's advisory capabilities with HP's technology experience is designed to help clients transform their organizations by streamlining business processes, improving regulatory compliance processes, and managing risk more effectively, enabling them to manage business uncertainties better while accelerating returns on technology investments.
"This alliance provides clients a strong combination of service offerings," said Gary Lord, a principal in KPMG's advisory practice and KPMG's global lead for the Hewlett-Packard relationship. "It brings together the experience of HP professionals in enabling technologies with KPMG's industry-specific advisory experience in business transformation, regulatory and public policy compliance, and risk management issues."
The alliance will provide HP Enterprise Services and KPMG clients with:
- Business process re-engineering to help enhance business and technology performance, as well as drive down costs
- Industry-specific offerings to assist clients in understanding the key drivers of business performance
- Industry-specific compliance activities to help manage and meet client requirements in a changing regulatory environment
"Organizations have come to rely on strong partners like HP and KPMG to achieve better technology performance," said Greg Robins, vice president, Global Alliances, HP Enterprise Services. "This alliance allows clients to benefit from a wide range of business transformation services, in many cases at a lower total cost than if they had to engage this kind of support separately."
While the relationship between HP and KPMG is designed to help customers in all industry segments, KPMG's significant strengths in the financial services and automotive sectors will provide an initial focus and allow the development of compelling approaches to meet clients' business challenges.
HP and KPMG also are collaborating to offer HP IT and information management software solutions to clients as part of KPMG's Advisory Services offerings. This combination helps customers drive business value in the areas of IT financial management, IT service management, IT asset management, and information governance/records management. The joint KPMG and HP Software offerings help clients innovate to enhance business outcomes and improve competitive advantage. HP and KPMG will develop additional solutions across HP's converged infrastructure and software portfolio to meet customer requirements.
KPMG LLP is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative (KPMG International). KPMG International's member firms have 140,000 professionals, including more than 7,900 partners in 146 countries.
HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services, and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems.