UMT Consulting SA, a local project, programme and project portfolio management (PPPM) solutions provider, has announced that it has joined forces with TPG The Project Group (GmbH) in Germany, a provider of enterprise project management (EPM) solutions and services, and has been re-branded as TPG Africa.
Pieter Meyer (CEO)
The company's CEO, Pieter Meyer, says the deal is the culmination of close co-operation over several years between UMT Consulting SA and TPG Germany.
“Working together, the two companies boast numerous joint implementations and have offered integrated solutions to a large number of top South African organisations.”
He says TPG The Project Group is a leading global provider of products and services related to the Microsoft EPM solution and is the world leader in integration between Microsoft EPM and SAP.
“Now that the acquisition is concluded, the co-operation has become even more comprehensive, covering not only the SAP integration products, but also other TPG products, consulting, training and product development.”
Dries van der Colff (MD)
“The 'Africa' part of our new team signifies the intent of TPG Africa to significantly expand our footprint on the African continent,” he concludes.
The new Web site address is www.theprojectgroup.co.za. For more information, contact TPG Africa at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TPG Africa, formerly known as UMT Consulting SA, is the leading project, programme and project portfolio management solutions provider in Africa. The company has serviced more than 100 of the country's leading blue chip organisations with its offerings.
TPG Africa provides solutions in the mega, medium-sized and small projects delivery space and helps clients build capabilities that support effective business decision-making and enhance business delivery performance. Its objective is to assist its clients in ensuring the operational delivery of their strategies through effective project, programme and portfolio management.
TPG Africa has achieved two Microsoft Gold Competencies, the highest competency level obtainable in the Microsoft Partner Network for both project and project portfolio management, and Portals and Collaboration (SharePoint) TPG Africa was awarded Microsoft's “Partner of the Year Award” in Project Portfolio Management in October 2011.