|By Business Wire||
|March 13, 2014 08:00 PM EDT||
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company today announced that it has helped Westfield, one of the world’s largest shopping centre portfolios with 90 centres in Australia, New Zealand, USA and UK, to achieve its strategic vision of creating a future ready Human Resources (HR) platform.
Westfield began its journey to upgrade its Oracle PeopleSoft Human Capital Management platform and partnered with Wipro for this process. Wipro has successfully implemented the latest version of Oracle PeopleSoft HCM v9.2 platform, ensuring that Westfield leverages the benefits of the latest version of PeopleSoft HCM & reaffirms its leadership position within the real estate industry.
Wipro EasyU, an offshore upgrade lab and innovation tool, assisted Westfield in comprehensive impact analysis of their application landscape and accelerated the upgrade of custom components.
Throughout the implementation Westfield ensured that it standardizes its core people platform to provide scalability, improve employee experience and create an integrated recruitment process, while ensuring that the upgraded process reduces overall cost of management.
Peter Bourke, CIO at Westfield said, "A key component for growth is the people that form the core of Westfield. As we grow, we required a future-ready and scalable people platform and Wipro’s ability to deliver value, helped us standardise our process while working seamlessly with Westfield as one team. The successful go live is a testimony to our strategic planning and foresight in IT, as we continue our endeavours to become more efficient and scalable."
Biplab Adhya, Vice President, Oracle Applications, Wipro Ltd said, “We are delighted to partner with Westfield and go live with the first such implementation in the APAC region. Wipro’s expertise has helped Westfield automate and unify their HR business processes, leading to a consistent end user experience and an integrated PeopleSoft HCM system.”
The Real Estate sector is among the focus sectors for Wipro in the Asia Pacific region, specifically Australia, and Westfield is a key customer in this segment.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization-wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of 140,000 serving clients across 61 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.
Oracle PeopleSoft is registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates.
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