GFT Technologies: An innovative strategic IT partner to enterprises worldwide

How would GFT Technologies describe itself, a quarter of a century after it was founded? As an innovative thinker that focuses on solutions. Based in Stuttgart, GFT ranks among the world’s leading IT service providers for the financial sector. The IT company earned its laurels as a strategic IT partner through comprehensive technology expertise, extensive sector experience and a network spanning a variety of international development centres. GFT’s pioneering IT solutions are rooted in the groundbreaking ideas of its 1,300 employees, who have a clear focus: to translate ingenious ideas into superior, sustainable solutions.

GFT has a strong track record in complex, transnational IT projects. This record stems from a detailed understanding of the requirements of the financial sector. It is the IT company’s expertise that enables it to develop innovative business models, optimise banking processes and extend these into mobile applications. The GFT portfolio ranges from management consulting to application development, maintenance and acting as an outsourcing partner by managing IT departments. In Spain, GFT runs one of Europe’s largest IT banking competence centres. More than 800 IT and banking experts work for GFT – a wealth of experience in private, corporate and investment banking that helps fuel financial sector development through state-of-the-art technology. GFT also services companies in other sectors with flexible staffing arrangements for their technology projects.

International specialist placement
GFT provides international clients in all sectors with qualified, interim IT specialists and engineers – flexible, fast and focused. The company also provides complete project teams, even taking care of the management of external IT service providers for its clients. As a reliable IT resourcing partner, GFT works closely with customers on the implementation of a variety of global IT projects. This typically involves highly complex roll-outs of international business infrastructures.

IT for forward-looking banking applications
GFT develops platform-independent applications at its Mobile Finance Competence Centre in Barcelona. Emerging technology is making it possible for more and more banks to extend their web-based services to mobile devices. With its touch banking framework for financial consultants, which is also iPad-compatible, GFT enables banks to enhance the quality of financial consultations and comply fully with growing regulatory requirements.

GFT’s Global Delivery Model
GFT runs a network of international development centres. Through a variety of professional outsourcing services, these allow companies to cut costs and enhance efficiency.

The GFT Innovation Centre: creating
the IT solutions of tomorrow Apart from managing complex IT projects, another emphasis at GFT lies in early market monitoring and tracking technology trends. These are then translated into business solutions. GFT has introduced a variety of sustainable internal processes aimed at developing innovative applications. The Innovation Centre analyses technology trends, evaluates new applications and tests these under realistic conditions.

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Ulrich Dietz founded GFT in 1987 and is now CEO and principal shareholder of the Group

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GFT Corporate Centre


 

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