- Talent Center of Excellence joins capabilities and technologies from EY and IBM
- AI and hybrid cloud solutions to be developed for the transformation of HR services
LONDON, May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EY and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announce the expansion of their alliance through a new initiative to help businesses around the world address some of the most pressing workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including employee recruitment, retention, development, and the need for rapid and large-scale HR systems technology transformation.
In an effort to help organizations navigate this new talent landscape through digital innovation and greater resilience, EY and IBM have created a new Talent Center of Excellence (COE). The COE will create data-driven artificial intelligence and hybrid cloud solutions that will deliver broad talent, HR, mobility and payroll transformation services. Bringing together EY Organization & Workforce, Mobility and HR Transformation business solutions with IBM Talent Transformation business and hybrid cloud and AI capabilities, it is the latest extension of the EY-IBM alliance and the second COE established last year.
Andy BaldwinEY Global Managing Partner – Client Service, says:
“The combination of technology and talent consulting solutions from EY and IBM can help clients transform their workforce by addressing some of the most significant talent challenges facing the market today. Through this expansion of the alliance, EY and IBM are better equipped to help bring value to customers by putting the human at the center of the experience and helping them overcome the urgent need to attract, retain and develop their workforce while transforming their HR function.”
John GrangerSenior Vice President – IBM Consulting, said:
“Clients are demanding broader, more integrated solutions across the talent landscape than any company can provide. The EY-IBM Alliance will deliver consulting and technology solutions that infuse AI and automation into the process talent to help customers simplify and streamline the experience The collaboration with EY is another example of IBM’s open ecosystem model designed to drive market share for partners, deliver value to customers and differentiate more EY and IBM in the talent industry, resetting the standard for talent solutions globally.
Further illustrating the depth of the EY-IBM alliance in this space, EY has invested in the Talent function of the organization. By leveraging IBM’s automation and intelligence technology, EY transforms talent from within to develop a best-in-class acquisition strategy, help deliver a streamlined user experience and enable better matching of skills and talents available to jobs.
This new COE follows the successful launch of the EY-IBM Center of Excellence for Financial Services, which has supported nearly 30 financial institutions with solutions including mainframe modernization, application modernization and cloud security. Both centers are enabled and supported by IBM [email protected]launched in April 2021, which has built hybrid cloud solutions for over 130 customers, including asset performance management, carbon accounting, workplace insights and other platforms. The IBM [email protected] also provided over 23,000 hours of continuing professional education to train and certify EY practitioners on IBM AI and hybrid cloud.
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