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thesiliconreview-michael-boustridge-ceo-ciber-17Outpace your competitors. Make processes potent. Leverage enterprise data to improve organizational performance. Gain the technology that will empower your people and drive your business forward.

 For more than 40 years, Ciber has delivered the technical savvy and IT solutions that help businesses achieve strategic goals. A global IT consulting company with some 5,500 employees and offices across North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. At any one of them, you’ll find a team of top-tier technologists and business leaders who care deeply about delivering exceptional outcomes for your organization.

Right size. Right resources

Unlike mega-players in the IT consulting industry, the Ciber team will base solution recommendations on what you need, not the technology we’re trying to sell. Collaboration is a keystone of our delivery approach. We align with clients, turning engagements into long-term partnerships.Ciber applies proprietary methodologies and accelerators to increase the speed of projects and improve return on investment. These approaches can also reduce risk and increase functionality according to each client’s needs.

Compared to small niche companies, Ciber has a far greater scale, geographic reach and more access to exceptional expertise.

And, Ciber provides better communication than pure-play offshore providers because we speak your local language. As a client, you have unmatched access to our consultants. It’s open, secure, mobile and will adapt to your specific business needs. In fact, we often provide on-site account management and always have resources for you nearby.

Exceptional delivery of IT services

Ciber provides a comprehensive list of solutions

  • IT consulting and strategy to align information systems with your business objectives
  • ERP, CRM and HCM systems implementations to support best practices at your organization
  • Business intelligence, including performance and big data management, to turn data into insight
  • Quality assurance and testing to save time and money by preventing defects
  • Application development and management, including mobile solutions and modernization, as well as ongoing management and support
  • Managed services for application, operation and infrastructure support that optimize your IT investmentsLabor Transformation delivers an outcome-based plan that shifts the labor pyramid to be more competitive in talent, capabilities and cost. Talent services, bringing you top-level IT professionals and teams for on-site staff augmentation

Industry-specific expertise

With Ciber, you’ll get both technical expertise and industry knowledge. Most of our consultants are former practitioners in the industries they serve. We can bring you experts in the fields of communications, education, energy and utilities, finance, healthcare, hospitality, entertainment, manufacturing, public sector, as well as transportation and logistics. We understand your business, can help you benefit from industry-specific best-practices and have created templates to accelerate delivery and lower costs on your implementation.

Resource planning at its best!

ERP is the transformative force running through your business. Successfully integrated ERP systems can realize savings almost instantly, identify issues before they become catastrophes and improve the performance of virtually every process in your organization. They can save you time and expense and enable decisions to be made faster with less risk. The modern ERP implementation integrates mobile devices and reaches beyond the shop floor to encompass supplier and customer behavior. Not only does it cover internal resources, commitments and supply chains, but it also has added functionality, enabling collaboration and transparency, compliance and security.

Finding the right vendor is crucial

The ultimate performance of your ERP implementation relies on the quality of your vendor’s best practices. Ciber has been a trusted ERP partner for decades, and you can take full advantage of our experience and profit from hundreds of completed implementations and millions of man-hours. Utilizing repeatable processes that have been perfected and tested in the field will cut your deployment time and reduce errors. We have an experienced and innovative consulting team who align with your goals and follow a proven road map:

Initiation: Identify objectives, assess risk and establish deliverablesPlanning: Design the appropriate solution and create an overall project plan

Execution: Establish a change-control process, a communication strategy and an issue-management process

Closure: Ensure a complete transition plan is in place from our team to yours.

Meet the mastermind

Michael Boustridge, CEO: Boustridge is the president and chief executive officer of Ciber as well as a member of the board of directors. Prior to joining the company, he served as chief executive officer of Contact Solutions, a provider of voice and mobility customer self-service solutions and business intelligence offerings. Before that, he was president of BT Global Services, where his team served the needs of some 7,000 clients in more than 170 countries worldwide. He joined BT after an 11-year career with Electronic Data Systems, also known as HP Enterprise Services. There, he was vice president of sales and chief marketing officer. Mr. Boustridge started his career in New Zealand, where he worked for Hitachi and IBM.

A well-known technology executive with deep expertise in the IT services and telecom industries, Mr. Boustridge served on Ciber’s Board of Directors for two years before being named CEO. He is also a board member for several other firms, including Riverbed Technology, a leader in application performance infrastructure and Cyan, a SaaS solution provider.

Boustridge’s charitable efforts include serving as a board member for the Xprize Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on bringing about radical breakthroughs to benefit humanity through prize competitions that stimulate research.

 "We believe the most inspired, innovative and industrious companies should win, regardless of size or legacy. Ciber’s leadership team drives our mission to help customers outperform their competition by applying technology and talent with unique insight, global scale and a powerful network of aligned strategic partners."