Leading IT company to implement strategic business solutions for Qatar's premier academic institution -- Mahindra Satyam, the brand name of Satyam Computer Services Ltd., a leading global consulting and IT services provider, has revealed that it has been awarded a large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) contract from Qatar University, the largest academic institution in Qatar. The contract, which will be implemented over a nine-month period, will cover the end-to-end implementation of the Oracle E-Biz Suite R12, which would streamline the various business processes of the university's different departments and provide real time MIS abilities to give management better decision-making.
Qatar University engaged Mahindra Satyam as its partner, given the company's experience in Oracle ERP implementations in Qatar and across the world. The university faced key challenges in the automation and integration of various business functions, which acted as a main hindrance to increase productivity. The implementation of Oracle E-Biz Suite R12 is expected to integrate the different functional areas; ensure visibility and availability of real time MIS; help standardize business processes, create a smoother business work flow and enable better inventory control and optimization."This project complements the country's move towards developing smart cities and reinforcing the education sector's vital role in the development of the same. The implementation of Oracle's comprehensive product suite will help us strengthen financial management and control, supply chain management, customer service and HR functionalities," said Saeed Rashid Al-Athba, IT Director, Qatar University.
Mahindra Satyam's strategic partnership in the long run looks towards creating a hub of IT excellence that will provide best-of-class learning capabilities that reaches out not only within the confines of the university but also to other Gulf countries. This implementation will help Qatar University improve the daily management processes and operations of the university - enabling the management to focus on the core business and remain competitive.
"We are very proud to partner with Qatar University in this unique engagement. This strategic new partnership will allow us to create and integrate a smoother flow of information within the different departments of the university. Mahindra Satyam is committed to marking its presence in Qatar, one of the region's leading proponents in the development of center of excellence for sports, education, healthcare and e-Government," said Bobby Gupta, Vice President and Head of Middle East and North Africa, Mahindra Satyam.
Source: Press release distribution via India PRwire
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About Mahindra Satyam
Mahindra Satyam (OTC: SAYCY) is a leading global business and information technology services company that leverages deep industry and functional expertise, leading technology practices, and an advanced, global delivery model to help clients transform their highest-value business processes and improve their business performance.
The company's professionals excel in enterprise solutions, supply chain management, client relationship management, business intelligence, business process quality, engineering and product lifecycle management, and infrastructure services, among other key capabilities.
Mahindra Satyam is part of the $11.1 billion Mahindra Group, a global industrial federation of companies and one of the top 10 business houses based in India. The Group's interests span automotive products, aviation, components, farm equipment, financial services, hospitality, information technology, logistics, real estate and retail.
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