Sogeti Offers CoE Services for IBM WebSphere Commerce

Sogeti is offering a new suite of consulting services to help customers in the retail and manufacturing sector using IBM WebSphere Commerce create a Center of Excellence (CoE) to customers in the U.S. Ireland, Sweden, India and the Netherlands.

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Sogeti is offering a new suite of consulting services to help customers in the retail and manufacturing sector using IBM WebSphere Commerce create a Center of Excellence (CoE)

The Sogeti WebSphere Commerce Center of Excellence (CoE) will be used by Sogeti consultants throughout the US, Ireland, Sweden, India and the Netherlands.

"Sogeti is one of the only few global system integrators, able to deploy WebSphere Commerce resources around the world," said Sunil Talreja, vice president of Sogeti's IBM services, in a statement.

Sogeti consultants have a long tradition of deliveries based on IBM WebSphere Commerce, including project work around installation, migration and extension of existing web shops and the delivery of services regarding application management and support. All members have withstood rigorous training in public and IBM-specific courses, most recently completing an IBM ambassador program that included WebSphere Commerce as a specialty.

The Sogeti WebSphere Commerce CoE is comprised of six (6) key elements:

  • Standardized processing for complete project implementation. Sogeti's IBM team works with its clients to create repeatable, standardized processes for configuration management of WebSphere Commerce, putting in place rules and standards that teams should use for the development of commerce.

  • Knowledge management. The Sogeti team works to provide it clients with database training, session documentation, courseware on knowledge management, resolution of unique problems, and other processes so they can organize the knowledge into a database that can be easily referenced.

  • Delivery team support. Team members are the client's first line of contact.

  • Support for technologies integration. The team constantly works to help clients easily implement the technology.

  • Alliance with IBM. Sogeti's relationship with IBM gives clients access to information regarding all IBM software products.

  • Construction of accelerators and reusable components. Sogeti team members work on accelerators and reusable components so clients don't have to wait for the solutions they need.


  • "Sogeti has a mature and proven global delivery model that can provide a superior price-for-value proposition on services, combining on-shore and offshore resources," Sogeti's Talreja added. The company also capitalizes on the experience generated in the different competency centers, bringing more value, more quickly to our customers, he said.



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