Team Trade creates its “Calypso Center of Excellence” and consolidates its alliance with the vendor

Paris - 23 March 2016

Team Trade - A Synechron company has just launched its “Calypso Center of Excellence” for the purpose of gathering and improving consultants’ skills and competencies around Calypso and also to broaden and consolidate its technical and functional services offer. Its primary objective is to meet the increasing global demand for the Calypso technology.

The goal is to develop our pool of Calypso resources in order to improve our capacity to respond to tenders and to increase our Calypso visibility.

To meet these objectives, the “Calypso Center of Excellence” aims to create and provide in-house training, participate in the recruitment process, define the Calypso experiences and best practices, develop additional tools and services as well as organize and run forums, blogs and round table meetings. 

Pierre Charbonnel, Team Trade - A Synechron company, in charge of turnkey solutions for the BFSI’s and in particular on Calypso projects, affirms: “We are very pleased to announce that Team Trade, and furthermore Synechron as a Group, have continuously increased its investments on alliances and partnerships. We thus have now created a solid structure embracing a large team of consultants, all Calypso specialists. We have successfully developed our expertise of Calypso solution and has now gone a step further with the launch of its “Calypso Center of Excellence”, to accompany further our historical and strategical partner and its clients. Our partnership has helped both parties to extend their business to many parts of the world and spread recently to joint offers aiming to meet our clients’ needs even more efficiently than before.”

Jérôme Plainchault, Team Trade - A Synechron company, head of the “Calypso Center of Excellence”, graduated from Ecole Polytechique, has 15 years experience in the financial industry with over 10 years in Calypso, specifies: “I have accepted the responsibility for “Calypso Center of Excellence” in order to develop our market share of this software solutions. Our first objective is to build our “Calypso Campus” with the various training course materials that we have and then progress to include advanced training. Of course the “Calypso Campus” will evolve in step with the development of new Calypso versions and modules. Technological and functional innovations will also form part of our projects for 2016. Our second objective is to create new tools and services offerings around organization, teams and “smart-shoring” for our clients. Synechron’s strong “off-shore” presence and its advanced digital solutions will help us immensely. We can also count on our Serbian entity for its “near-shoring” services and geographical proximity. To have more than one hundred Calypso consultants working in our Center of excellence is our ambition for 2016.”

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