We have three types of partners: consulting and implementation partners, software/hardware providers and industry associations that we both learn from and support. Here are some of them:
> Consulting/Implementation Partners
Holden Advisors Corp. is a pricing strategy consultancy and sales effectiveness firm that helps clients increase revenues and profits through a confident approach to pricing. Harnessing our thought leadership and uncovering the full potential of our clients' capability, Holden Advisors creates strategies that work beyond a conference room, driving real impact straight to the frontline of the customer buying experience. As cutting-edge thought leaders in the pricing space, our consultants create strategies that work beyond a conference room. We deliver pricing analysis, strategy, processes, and training that are field-tested, empowering sales to defend prices.
iGATE Patni (NYSE: PTI) provides full-spectrum consulting, technology, business process and product engineering outsourcing services on a Business Outcomes-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by the iTOPS (Integrated Technology and Operations) platform, iGATE Patni's multi-location global organization with a talent pool of 26,000+ people, consistently delivers effective solutions to over 360 Fortune 1000 clients spanning across verticals like: banking & financial services; insurance & healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution & logistics; media, entertainment, leisure & travel; communication, energy & utilities; public sector; and independent software vendors.
Pricing Solutions Ltd. is an international pricing strategy consultancy dedicated to helping clients achieve World Class Pricing competency. Since its inception in 1993, Pricing Solutions has built its pricing practice through long-term relationships with clients. We have grown to become one of the world’s leading pricing consulting firms, with offices in North America and Europe. Our pricing expertise is based on hundreds of engagements with the world’s leading companies in both B2C and B2B markets in a variety of industries.
Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public sector organizations. Operating in 23 U.S. locations, Sogeti’s business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise. Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Advisory Services, Application Development & Integration, Business Information Management, Engineering Services, Infrastructure Services and Testing Services.
TATA Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS) (SENSEX) is one of the world’s leading and largest systems integrators. With over 200,000 IT consultants serving clients in more than 42 countries, TCS delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty that no other firm can match. With annual revenues exceeding $8B, TCS delivers an integrated portfolio of IT-enabled services to clients from multiple global locations across Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.
> Hardware/Software Partners
Cisco (NASDAQ) is the worldwide leader in networking solutions that transform how people connect, communicate and collaborate. The company designs, manufactures and sells networking, voice, and communications technology and services to businesses and consumers around the globe.
Dell (NASDAQ) delivers innovative technology and services which customers trust and value. As a leading technology company, we offer a broad range of products and services that create optimal solutions for our customers, providing them with the power to do more. Our company was founded in 1984 to sell computer systems directly to customers. Over time the business has expanded to include a broader portfolio of products and services, and has added new distribution channels, such as retail, system integrators, value-added resellers, and distributors.
Hewlett Packard (HP) (NYSE) creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure at the convergence of the cloud and connectivity, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world.
Microsoft (NASDAQ) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. The company develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions.
Oracle/Sun (NYSE) provides the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe. Oracle's product strategy provides flexibility and choice to our customers across their IT infrastructure. Now, with Sun server, storage, operating-system, and virtualization technology, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is integrated to work together as a single system.
> Industry Associations
EPP (European Pricing Platform) is the leading knowledge sharing platform for European pricing decision makers, revenue managers and CxO’s, dedicated to develop and share pricing knowledge, best practices and resources via on- and offline media. The ePP is dedicated to the professional development of the individuals and companies involved in the process of pricing. Its knowledge sharing platform focuses on: putting pricing on the CEO’s agenda; brings together decision makers, experts, researchers and academics; and shares pricing knowledge through multiple on-and off-line media such as workshops, conferences, training, webinars, etc.
PPS (Professional Pricing Society) is the only member association in the world dedicated solely to the advancement of pricing professionals. PPS is involved with all aspects of pricing including hosting national and international conferences and certification workshops; organizing extensive educational resources and partnering with leaders in the world of pricing. In addition, the Society publishes an eight-page monthly newsletter and a 36-page quarterly journal to our worldwide membership.