Altran buys data science firm Tessella, adds 230 experts

3 December 2015 Consultancy.uk Technology and engineering consultancy Altran has acquired Tessella, an analytics and data science advisory with over 230 professionals across offices in the UK, the USA and the Netherlands. Tessella will be integrated into Altran’s network of World Class Centers and complement the firm’s existing VueForge offering. Last week Monday, Altran’s CEO Dominique Cerutti unveiled the firm’s new ambitious strategic plan, dubbed ‘Altran 2020. Ignition’, which aims at nearly doubling its revenue in the coming five years, from €1.8 billion today to over €3 billion in 2020. The Big Data and data analytics domain is earmarked as one of the key growth drivers of the strategy, and in line with the goals, Cerutti has moved quickly. Yesterday the French-origin consulting services giant – Altran employs nearly 25,000 employees…


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