Arcadis Signals Commitment To Digital Strategy With E2 ManageTech Acquisition

Published 27 July 2017 by David Metcalfe &
EHS Services Environment, Health & Safety Market Insight

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Executive Summary

On July 27, 2017, Arcadis, the 27,000 employee design and consulting firm for natural and built assets announced that it had definitively acquired E2 ManageTech, the independent EHS technology services provider founded in 1998. The acquisition, for an undisclosed fee, gives Arcadis critical mass in its EHS and sustainability enterprise technology solutions practice with the addition of the 55 E2 ManageTech employees. The rationale for the acquisition goes beyond simply bulking up the EHS tech services practice which has traditionally implemented and maintained software from vendors like Enablon, Intelex, SAP and Sphera. Verdantix sees this as part of a bigger picture tied into the previously announced digital growth strategy. Arcadis has already made big commitments to using building information modelling (BIM) tools and has won an EHS innovation award for its use of drone technology provided by CyberHawk as part of remediation work for Total. 

Table of contents

Arcadis Signals Commitment To Digital Strategy With E2 ManageTech Acquisition
Digital Enablement Across All Service Lines Is A Core Strategic Objective For Arcadis
The Arcadis Commitment To Digital Has Implications For Competitors And Partners

Organisations mentioned

AbbVie, Accenture, Airsweb, Anthesis, Arcadis, BMS, BNSF Railway, Boeing, Cyberhawk, Delta, E2 ManageTech, eCompliance, Enablon, Enbridge, GreenRoad Technologies, Human Condition Safety, Intelex, Marathon, Oracle, Phillips 66, SAP, Sphera, Tenneco, Total.

About the author

David Metcalfe

CEO

David co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and leads the firm’s research and advisory work on the digitization of Operational Excellence which covers software, systems integration, wearables and drones. Prior to founding Verdantix, David was a Senior Vice President at Forrester Research and Head of Analysis and Forecasting for BT. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University in Game Theory and Decision Analysis and worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School.

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