Transformations –
Fast & Flexible

We combine deep industry know-how with hands-on
technological expertise to solve our clients’ most complex
challenges.

Our Customers’ Most Complex Problems are our Business

BCG Platinion’s competencies cover a broad range of industry specializations across IT issues and customer constellations. We recognize that even within related industries – such as banking and insurance – seemingly minor differences in technological requirements may vary in impact and must be considered thoughtfully to achieve digital ambitions. By applying industry-specific insights, we turn every engagement into a success.

  • Consumer Products

    Digital technologies are revolutionizing business models in the consumer products sector. We impart and strengthen the skills required for digital transformation, in areas including mobile communication, supplier networks, and mass personalization.

    We work across all segments of the consumer goods sector, from packaged goods to hospitality, solving challenges in IT architectures, applications, processes, and more.

    Project examples

    Our project work in Consumer Products includes:

    • Cybersecurity Transformation

      At a consumer goods and pet health company, provided technical expertise and operational knowledge to drive 30+ cybersecurity initiatives across the enterprise, identifying redundancies and establishing a governance body to standardize processes and requirements, resulting in several million dollars of savings

    • Agile@Scale

      Stood-up a large scale Agile organization with expert teams and a common service platform at a global fashion retailer, providing support in triaging technical and organizational complexity, aligning with leadership on scope and strategy and reconciling the transformation journey to define a desired target state

    • Integrated Digital Platform

      Conceiving a digital sales and service platform for an international airline, including architectural design and implementation planning

    • Cross-Channel Digital Architecture

      Development of a cross-channel digital architecture for personalized customer care for a European railway company

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    • Financial Institutions

      In financial services, technology is leading the sector’s transformation by optimizing efficiencies, reducing costs and revolutionizing business models through innovation in blockchain, AI and big data.

      BCG Platinion supports financial institutions to overcome their most difficult and pressing technical challenges on the road to digital modernization. We align IT systems, migrate from legacy systems, integrate AI, manage risk, and realize commercial opportunities by enhancing the customer experience in banking and finance.

      Project examples

      Our work with financial institutions:

      • Customer Journey

        Reimagining the customer journey for a multinational financial services firm based in Africa

      • Next Generation Technology Function

        Setting up a “Next Generation Technology Function” (NGTF) at an Indian bank

      • Architecture and cloud strategy

        Prototyping of technology architecture and cloud strategy for a global bank in London

      • Agile@Scale

        Establishing Agile across personal investment business for a leading US financial institution

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      • Industrial Goods

        Technology is creating exceptional value for the Industrial Goods industry with IoT investments at the top of its digital agenda. We define and support implementation of IoT systems and analytics, applying human-centered methodologies to ensure user and customer acceptance across the supply chain.

        We use technology to help our clients gain competitive advantage with our deep expertise across all Industrial Goods sectors – from automotive to mechanical engineering and mining to transportation.

        Project examples

        Our work in the Industrial Goods industry includes:

        • Reimagined platform

          Reimagined end-to-end employee recruitment and onboarding experience for multinational mining, metals and petroleum

        • IT cost reduction

          We defined how to reduce 20% of the IT-cost in the coming 18 months with a worldwide team of IT and organization experts that know where to find hidden cost drivers and how to turn the organization into a world class IT function

        • HR transformation

          Management of a large-scale HR transformation at a renowned German industrial company

        • ERP implementation

          Designing architecture and sourcing strategies to support an ERP implementation for a global manufacturer

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        • Insurance

          As the insurance industry races to modernize itself, harnessing the power of technology to seek new opportunities, it must also remain relevant and secure to customers.

          We help insurance companies navigate from cumbersome and traditional legacy structures to resilient data driven, secure platforms. And we work with clients to select fit-for-purpose technology platforms and standards that will exceed business standards and future-proof their operation.

          Project examples

          Our work within the Insurance industry includes:

          • Projected Incremental Revenue

            Defined program to unlock value through a legacy modernization and rationalized data landscape at a large Australian insurer

          • Cybersecurity

            Boosted C-level suite’s cybersecurity preparedness through interactive table top exercises and review of incident response plans for a global reinsurance provider

          • Digital transformation

            Defined program to unlock value through a legacy modernization at a large Australian insurer

          • IT assessment and strategy

            Outlined IT future readiness for a global insurance group to create holistic IT transparency and to design the target model and roadmap

          • Principal Investors & Private Equity

            More so than ever, technology is driving business growth and must be a top consideration in M&A decision making. Assessing technological capabilities in the due diligence phase requires specific knowledge across IT architecture, enterprise systems and cybersecurity.

            Our teams bring tailored, technology focused offerings across the full value chain, from pre-deal due diligence, to value creating during holding period, to support for divestiture, turning our PIPE clients into digital champions.

            Project examples

            Our work with Principal Investors & Private Equity includes:

            • Technology Diligence Assessment

              Technology diligence assessment on the buy-side for private equity firm looking to acquire an experience platform to deliver holistic, end-to-end solution enabling best in class guest experience for a major cruise line

            • Security Control Framework

              Defined security control framework and operating model, including vendor selection of outsourced security provider for a private equity firm’s purchase of a global consumer goods company

            • Architecture Assessment

              “Outside in” analysis for a private equity firm to evaluate portfolio of software development tools, leveraging an architecture assessment framework to pinpoint strengths and risks of each

            • Post-Merger Integration

              Post-merger integration plan development, leveraging target company’s state-of-the-art front-end with existing cost efficient back-end fulfillment platform for a private equity owned security technology provider

            • Principal Investors & Private Equity

              More so than ever, technology is driving business growth and must be a top consideration in M&A decision making. Assessing technological capabilities in the due diligence phase requires specific knowledge across IT architecture, enterprise systems and cybersecurity.

              Our teams bring tailored, technology focused offerings across the full value chain, from pre-deal due diligence, to value creating during holding period, to support for divestiture, turning our PIPE clients into digital champions.

              Project examples

              Our work with Principal Investors & Private Equity includes:

              • Technology Diligence Assessment

                Technology diligence assessment on the buy-side for private equity firm looking to acquire an experience platform to deliver holistic, end-to-end solution enabling best in class guest experience for a major cruise line

              • Security Control Framework

                Defined security control framework and operating model, including vendor selection of outsourced security provider for a private equity firm’s purchase of a global consumer goods company

              • Architecture Assessment

                “Outside in” analysis for a private equity firm to evaluate portfolio of software development tools, leveraging an architecture assessment framework to pinpoint strengths and risks of each

              • Post-Merger Integration

                Post-merger integration plan development, leveraging target company’s state-of-the-art front-end with existing cost efficient back-end fulfillment platform for a private equity owned security technology provider

              • Public Sector

                The public sector is not immune to the disruption instigated by new digital technologies and the unique structural and regulatory challenges inherent to the sector often drives industry innovation that pushes it forward.

                We work around the globe to drive transformational change for public sector clients by stabilizing critical applications, modernizing architectures and introducing Agile ways of working.

                Project examples

                Our work in the public sector includes:

                • IT Architecture Assessment

                  Assessment of IT architecture with a focus on stabilization of application inventory for a US federal agency

                • IT Model Transformation

                  Transformation of an IT operating model – from diversification to coordination – enabling common services and increasing value for a European public sector client

                • Digital Transformation

                  Development of target architecture definition and staged roadmap to guide a UK public body responsible for managing loans and grants to kick-start a digital transformation

                • IT optimization

                  Optimized IT operating costs through comprehensive roadmap incorporating new technology and processes (cloud, outsourcing, remote access, etc..) to reduce infrastructure, software, and personnel costs for a US public sector transportation agency