IBA Group Profile

IBA Group, a powerful IT service provider, offers a wide range of innovative software services including consulting, development, testing, migration, maintenance, and 24X7 support with major specializations in mainframe systems and applications, web-based applications, enterprise solutions, SAP solutions and other ERP systems, Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure services and solutions, IBM Notes technologies, IBM Content Foundation workflow solutions, mobile applications, Business Analytics, and Big Data. With custom software development as our principal line of business, we are capable of covering the entire project lifecycle, from concept and implementation to maintenance, support, and upgrade. IBA Group holds DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 and ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009 Certificates, and is at SEI CMMI Level 4 as judged by Gartner and TeraQuest.

IBA Group is recognized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as one of The Global Outsourcing 100  in the Leaders Category. In addition, IBA Group ranks as one of the world's largest software companies in the Software Magazine's 'Software 500'. IBA Group won CEE Shared Services & Outsourcing Award 2017 in the category Top CSR initiative of the Year and was selected the winner of the Award for Corporate Social Responsibility in 2016 GSA Awards organized by Global Sourcing Association. In 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, and 2011, IBA Group won IT Europa's European IT & Software Excellence Awards.

Locations

IBA Group is one of the largest IT service providers in Eastern Europe performing onshore, near–shore and offshore projects with around 2,600 professionals. Headquartered in Prague (Czech Republic), IBA Group's development centers are in Minsk and Gomel (Belarus), Prague, Brno, and Ostrava (Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovakia), Burgas (Bulgaria), and Astana (Kazakhstan), while its representative offices are in 12 countries, including the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Cyprus, Russia, Ukraine, and South Africa.

Background

IBA was founded in 1993 as a software development company by IBM Corp. and the two leading Belarusian IT enterprises: the Computer Research Institute (NIIEVM) and the Minsk Computer Production Association (MPOVT). In 1999, IBM withdrew as a part owner of IBA, however, remains a strategic business partner. The small company eventually evolved into an independent international group.

Mission

The IBA Group mission is to effect change and improve business performance for our clients through the use of advanced information technologies.

Team

IBA employs around 2,600 IT and business professionals. The IBA staff is composed of leading industry professionals who combine creative resourcefulness, strategic business thinking, and technical expertise. Our specialists are educated at the training centers of IBM, HP, SAP, Check Point, SAS, and Microsoft.

Customers

IBA serves customers in more than 40 countries across diverse markets and industries, including banking, transport, telecommunications, manufacturing, and public sectors.

Partners

Our partner base includes IBM, Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, Check Point, Philips, Diebold Nixdorf, Lenovo, PTC, OpenText, Liferay, HPE, and Red Hat. The IBA Group reputation is strengthened by a high level of business partnerships with IBM Corp. (Gold Business Partner; Business Partner authorized as Reseller, Solution Provider, Software Support Provider, IBM Developer/ISV Independent, IBM C&SI (Tivoli) Accredited Business Partner, Warranty Service Provider; and IBM Authorized Training Center), Microsoft (Training Partner and authorized Training Center — Silver Learning), SAP (SAP Service Partner, SAP Partner Center of Expertise; SAP Value Added Reseller), Oracle (Oracle Gold Partner), Liferay (Gold Service Partner), HPE (Business Partner), and Red Hat (Ready Level — Solution Provider).

Quality Management

Underscoring its commitment to the highest quality products and services, IBA was among the first in Europe to achieve SEI CMMI Level 4. IBA Group holds DIN EN ISO 9001:2015 certificates issued by TGA, a world known German appraisal agency, and ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009 certificate. IBA is certified to EMV™ Specifications, a global standard for credit and debit payment cards based on chip card technology. In 2011, IBA CZ certified its information security and IT services systems to ISO/IEC27001 and ISO/IEC20000, respectively. In addition, IBA became the first IT company in Belarus to certify its information security management system to the requirements of STB ISO/IEC 27001–2016 (ISO/IEC 27001:2013). IBA Kz certified its systems of quality management, environmental management, and management of occupational safety and health to the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007, respectively.

Competitive Advantages

  • 2,600 well–educated multilingual employees
  • 25–year experience of global outsourcing
  • Competitive prices
  • Offices in the Czech Republic, Belarus, the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Cyprus, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Slovakia, Bulgaria, and South Africa
  • Customers across 5 continents in more than 40 countries
  • Partnerships with leading IT providers
  • Strong relationships with relevant government organizations
  • DIN EN ISO 9001:2015
  • ČSN EN ISO 9001:2009
  • SEI CMMI Level 4 Maturity Rating
  • ISO/IEC 27001
  • ISO/IEC 20000
  • ISO 14001
  • EMVCo Certificate
  • Reliable security system
  • Capacity to deploy resources
  • Proximity to Western Europe with regular international connections
  • Multiple project management models
  • Flexible contract terms and payment methods.

With IBA Group, you will be able to attain higher margins, competitive costs, and increased flexibility to meet changing demand in the challenging market.

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