Infosys Technologies – Company Background• Started in 1981 for $225• Built up in 1980s and 90s through customized software solutions, developed in offshore (Indian) development centers• Also develops and markets software products • Flagship product is ‘Finacle’, a modular banking solution for retail, corporate and banks• Grew mostly through new business contracts, acquisition of smaller IT service providers, and alliances with larger companies.
Infosys Technologies – SWOT AnalysisStrengths Weaknesses M • Operational excellence to L • Over-reliance on US deliver GDM economy H • Capability to attract & M • Limited position in value keep talents chain (i.e. No presence or L • Strong financial relationship with Significance • Strong relationship with consulting business) of Impact M Large Corporations H High M Medium H • More cost/speed H • Wage inflation due to L Low conscious customers competition on talents M • Market growth (15+% / year) M • Higher awareness on off- H • Newer disruptive business shore model models (i.e. web services, web 2.0)Opportunities Threats
Infosys – Company Background• Started in April 2004 with initial investment of $20M• Chose a wholly-owned subsidiary model• Led by former leadership of Deloitte Consulting India• Focused on the Global Delivery Model (GDM) and more cost- competitive consulting rates• Integrating the business consulting and technology implementation lifecycles• Engagements sourced from parent company and existing client base of Infosys Technologies
Infosys Consulting – SWOT AnalysisStrengths WeaknessesM • Unique blended model H • Low brand equityM • Access to Infosys clients H • Inexperience with consulting relationships Significance ofM • Strong in • Challenge attracting top Impact M operations consulting talent H High M Medium H • More cost/speed M • Easy replicability of L Low conscious customers modelM • Market growth M • Increasing IBM/ACNM • Open up new segment of presence in India market H • Culture clash with Infosys TechnologiesOpportunities Threats