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Deloitte Announces Alliance with the Konrad Group

Deloitte Digital alliance strengthens creative, user interface, HTML and mobile development capabilities

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- Today, Deloitte Digital and Konrad Group Canada announce a strategic alliance in the Canadian marketplace. This alliance builds on Deloitte's already eminent business and technology advisory practice, and in combination with Konrad Group's world class digital capabilities, will make Deloitte Digital in Canada a one-stop shop for digital strategy, user experience design, creative, mobile/web development and systems implementation.

"We have a long history with Konrad Group. Our strategic alliance capitalizes on our shared vision for technology innovation, and introduces a unique model into the marketplace," said Bruce Laco, National Leader of Technology Consulting. "Our combined capabilities and expertise will accelerate the innovation cycle, rapidly deliver solutions to the marketplace, and drive tremendous value for our clients."

As the paradigm continues to shift for how businesses transact and interact with their customers, digital becomes an increasingly critical element to commercial success. For Deloitte, under our successful global Digital brand, this alliance means we are able to meet this demand by addressing the growing mobile and emerging technology opportunities in all the industries we serve.

"Konrad Group's DNA is a blend of world class emerging technology delivery and compelling user experience design. While we have been successful to date in delivering transformative solutions to the marketplace, this alliance is all about innovation at scale," said Bill Konrad, Co-CEO, Konrad Group. "Through its deep relationships and role as a trusted thought leader, Deloitte is the ideal partner and in combination, we have set the bar very high for our competitors."

About Konrad Group - Konrad Group is a leading technology innovation firm with deep capabilities in both the enterprise and consumer technology spaces. We provide strategy, design, development and application management services, with an emphasis on building compelling user experiences. Our Design-Driven Technology™ approach has delivered solutions in use by over 25 million people in 50 countries around the globe.

About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.

Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.

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