Deloitte Accelerates Growth of ServiceNow Services, Buys Odysseus

Deloitte has acquired Netherlands-based ServiceNow specialist Odysseus. The acquired company specializes in the management of project portfolios. It is one of the largest implementing partners in Europe for ServiceNow services in this field.

The accounting and management consultancy expert helps numerous clients with their digital transformation challenges. In this context, as a strategic partner of Deloitte, ServiceNow, plays a significant role. This acquisition of Odysseus would reinforce the position of Deloitte in this fast-growing platform. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“Leading digital companies are harnessing digital to delight customers, spark new business models and reinvent their operations,” said Erik Nanninga, Consulting Leader Netherlands at Deloitte. “Together with Odysseus we are enhancing our commitment to help our clients achieve these outcomes.”

IT Management, DevOps

The team of Odysseus will join Deloitte. With its significant expertise in IT Management, Agile, DevOps and Project Portfolio Management, Odysseus will help expand Deloitte’s capabilities. Along with Deloitte’s current IT, Risk, Employee and Customer Workflow solutions offered from ServiceNow, the management consultancy expert expects to be better prepared to provide their customers the entire range of ServiceNow services.

“Joining Deloitte is a great move for our team,” said Sander Treur, owner of Odysseus (who founded the company in 1999), now partner at Deloitte. “Better together with the C-suite’s favorite technology ServiceNow we make impact on the transformation agenda of our customers.”

With its breadth and depth of industry and functional expertise in combination with their cloud capabilities, Deloitte is aiming at creating a unique IT consultancy position in the market. By acquiring Odysseus, the company is establishing the basis for an expedited growth potential in the ServiceNow consulting market.