About This Constellation ShortList™

Constellation Research estimates a $1.3 billion market for innovation services and engineering by 2021. This category spans both physical and digital offerings and how clients can engage third-party service firms to innovate, design, develop, test, deploy and refresh an offering.

As monetization models evolve from product sales to subscription services, from paid to ad-funded and from all you can eat to smallest unit, innovation services and engineering providers also work with clients to develop both the revenue and monetization models.

Innovation services and engineering firms play a key role in accelerating concept to commercialization and also the continuous innovation process around the offering life cycle.

Threshold Criteria

Constellation considers the following criteria for these solutions:

  • Create overall offering strategy
  • Foster innovation, prototyping and ideation
  • Design monetization and business models
  • Deliver immersive user experiences
  • Conduct requirement analysis
  • Craft product design
  • Develop offering
  • Provide testing
  • Deliver quality assurance
  • Deploy offering
  • Support offering
  • Enable product re-engineering                         

The Constellation ShortList™

Constellation evaluates more than 50 solutions categorized in this market. This Constellation ShortList is determined by client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.

  • Accenture
  • AKKA Technologies
  • ALTEN Group
  • Capgemini (including Altran)
  • DXC Technology (Luxoft)
  • Harman, a Samsung Company
  • HCL Technologies
  • LTI
  • Persistent Systems
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Wipro

Frequency of Evaluation

Each Constellation ShortList will be updated at least once per year. There could be an update after six months, should the analyst deem it necessary.

Evaluation Services

Constellation clients can work with the analyst and research team to conduct a more thorough discussion of this Constellation ShortList. Constellation can also provide guidance in vendor selection and contract negotiation.

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