Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 27, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- Cedar Management Consulting International (Cedar), global consulting, research and analytics firm announced that it has been awarded for the Best IT Consulting Project by the Asian Banker. The award has been conferred based on review of nominations from over 150 projects and over 50 financial institutions across Middle East and Africa.
Cedar was conferred with the Best IT Best Project award for the successful integration of Emirates NBD & BNP Paribas (Egypt), by Cedar’s Middle East practice. This was a landmark program where Cedar had helped integrating the IT portfolios of BNP Paribas (Egypt) with that of the group in the UAE with a seamless migration, with portfolio touch-points cutting across Paris, Egypt and Dubai. This program also set the foundation for post-merger IT integration capabilities of the bank, enabling further inorganic growth in the future.
Cedar’s Financial Technology practice team has been assisting clients in the area of IT Strategy formulation, Application Selection, PMO Setup and Implementation Program management, and has directly evaluated and implemented over 70 vendors and products in the banking and financial services domain.
The Asian Banker awards are based on independent research and a rigorous evaluation process vetted by leading practitioners, independent advisors and an international panel of industry experts. This award has been conferred after a detailed screening and shortlist of completed projects, supporting desk research, interviews and final evaluation by the board of advisors.
Cedar is a global consulting, research and analytics firm with 16 global network offices, 500 network professionals & over 1000 clients. Since 1985, its team has been assisting clients in the area of strategy, process, strategic human capital, & business technology. Formerly part of Renaissance Worldwide, a $1 Billion consulting firm, co-founded by the creators of the Balanced Scorecard, Cedar has significant capability in the area of Business and Technology transformation. Cedar, winner of the 2010 - 2015 Industry Awards for The Best Advisory Firm, is headquartered in the US and served over 200 financial and diversified clients in the MENA region.