Altran Suffers from a Temporary Slowdown in Q4

Altran Suffers from a Temporary Slowdown in Q4

Altran’s organic growth slowed down to +3.3% yoy in Q4. The company suffered from two main effects: Brexit delaying decision-making in the UK and deteriorating market conditions in the German automotive market. As a result, Altran’s North Europe and Central Europe business units were down by respectively 9.6% and 8.4% yoy in Q4.

UPDATED: a few thoughts about Altran and its cyber-attack

UPDATED: a few thoughts about Altran and its cyber-attack

Altran provided some light on January 24, 2019, cyber attack that affected its operations in several countries in Europe. The company isolated malware and avoided its contamination and propagation to clients. Altran’s systems are now up and running.

Why onshore ER&D service vendors must pro-actively become India-centric

Why onshore ER&D service vendors must pro-actively become India-centric

It is striking to see how few onshore ER&D service vendors have built a significant Indian or nearshore presence. Onshore vendors do acknowledge that the Indian ER&D service vendors grow faster than they do but argue that most of the Indian vendors service U.S. clients or industries (mostly, ISVs, technology vendors and telecom equipment manufacturers) they do not quite address.