BackOffice Associates partners with Knowledge Integration Dynamics to extend delivery of its data management solutions in SA

Worldwide leader in information governance and data modernisation expands regional market presence in SA with future African market penetration plans.


Johannesburg, 04 Mar 2015
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Expanding its global reach into South Africa, BackOffice Associates, the worldwide leader in information governance and data modernisation solutions, today announced a key strategic partnership with Knowledge Integration Dynamics (KID), a data management consulting leader in South Africa.

Through the collaboration, KID will offer and provide delivery services for the SAP Data Services Migration Accelerator application by BackOffice Associates, and the SAPInformation Steward Accelerator application by BackOffice Associates. This partnership is part of BackOffice Associates' efforts to deliver its information governance and data migration solutions to a broader global audience, supporting its global reseller agreement with SAP.

"Africa is experiencing rapid business growth, and South Africa is a key region where many large enterprises are adopting and expanding their use of SAP solutions. The KID partnership is BackOffice Associates' first direct partnership in Africa and allows us to grow our global delivery capability on the continent, providing regional businesses access to information governance experience, commercially and culturally aligned with local market conditions," said Clive Bellmore, CEO, Europe & Africa, BackOffice Associates. "The synergy and passion that KID offers in helping customers meet their data management challenges is a perfect match with the values of BackOffice Associates. The partnership will help more organisations using SAP software in South Africa benefit from our information governance technology to support their business objectives."

The BackOffice Associates and KID partnership will expedite time-to-value for organisations seeking to improve data quality during implementation, migration or consolidation of SAP solutions through a critical data governance strategy.

"We are thrilled to partner with a global leader in helping customers manage data, one of their most critical assets," said Julian Field, director, Knowledge Integration Dynamics. "Based on our regional presence and expertise, and BackOffice Associates' powerhouse products, content methodology and expertise, this is a win-win for our respective clients."

Knowledge Integration Dynamics

Founded in 1999, KID is a comprehensive and successful data management business. Its expertise and skills provide leading-edge business and data solutions, ensuring a consistent and cohesive view of your business.

KID is a pioneer in data solutions - it is at the forefront of EIM development and implementation, with the objective of economising on all the necessary architectural components, processes and procedures. KID is a fully certified SAP Africa Special Expertise Service partner, with expertise in MDM and governance.

KID offers professional consulting and resource services, specialising in business intelligence solutions, data warehousing, data integration and data management. Its expertise and skills provide leading-edge business and data solutions. Since its inception, KID has delivered solutions and services to over 100 corporate clients and has by far the most experience in this industry, complemented by a reputable history of successful deliveries and implementations.

BackOffice Associates

BackOffice Associates is a worldwide leader in information governance and data modernisation solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets - data. The company's range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the data management and migration needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates' products and services enable organisations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies, including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Graybar. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts, with additional offices in the US, Australia, Canada, Dubai, India, Singapore and the UK. To learn more, please visit www.boaweb.com.

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