TOKYO – Nov. 30, 2021 – NTT DATA, a digital business and IT services leader, has been named a Leader in three IDC MarketScape reports* within life sciences Research and Development (R&D) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO). The reports identify companies achieving excellence in their delivery of strategic consulting, IT outsourcing and BPO for sales and marketing services to life sciences clients.
“The global pandemic has amplified the pressure on life sciences organizations to accelerate new treatments with greater cost efficiency,” said Kaz Nishihata, Senior Executive Vice President and Representative Director, NTT DATA Corporation. “They need partners with the industry experience and breadth of technological solutions to help them adapt to this difficult, changing environment.”
The IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) suppliers in a given market. The research utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market.
“Companies are investing in digital technologies across the business value chain and looking for partners with a deep understanding of their priorities, whether in digital manufacturing, supply chain visibility, AI in drug discovery, designing the laboratory of the future, or supporting omnichannel key opinion leader/patient engagement,” said Shashi Yadiki, President of Health Plan and Life Sciences, NTT DATA Services. “This recognition speaks to NTT DATA’s ongoing investments in automation, data analytics and compliance initiatives, and the responsive service that enables our clients to maximize business outcomes.”
The NTT DATA healthcare and life sciences practice serves more than 42,000 providers, 50 health plans, 40 pharmaceutical and medical supply companies, and 15 medical technology companies.
NTT DATA’s full complement of business consulting and systems integration offerings enable pharmaceutical organizations to reengineer processes, tap into new data sources and adopt sophisticated analytics – helping them launch more products in new markets. The company’s expertise in life sciences data integration, analysis, data management and cyber-infrastructure helps companies access the data they need to improve management of clinical trials and build the infrastructure to integrate, analyze and use data effectively.
* IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D Strategic Consulting Services Vendor Assessment (Doc # US48159321, August 2021) authored by IDC Life Sciences Research VP Nimita Limaye, focuses on issues relating to the selection of a strategic consulting partner to help provide guidance for strategic, operational, and tactical transformation issues within the R&D space.
* IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science R&D ITO Services 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US47455021, August 2021) also authored by Limaye, compares major IT service providers with each other, based on operational, business, and market-centric criteria that should be important to life science companies when considering the selection of an external service provider to take over noncore IT activities.
* IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Science Sales and Marketing BPO 2021 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US41433617, August 2021) authored by IDC Life Sciences Research Director Michael Townsend, assesses eight vendors’ capabilities and business process outsourcing solutions for sales and marketing processes in the life science industry.
About NTT DATA
NTT DATA – a part of NTT Group – is a trusted global innovator of IT and business services headquartered in Tokyo. We help clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, digital & IT modernization and managed services. NTT DATA enables them, as well as society, to move confidently into the digital future. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success and combine global reach with local client attention to serve them in over 50 countries around the globe. Visit us at nttdata.com.
About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
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