afb Application Services AG awarded with the 'CS Accredited' quality rating for its consulting services


Munich, 6th October, 2016 – afb Application Services AG (afb), European full-service provider for the optimisation of the financing business of banks and leasing companies, was awarded with the 'CS Accredited' seal of quality for its consulting services by consultingsearcher®, the leading portal for the procurement of consulting services.

The consulting services offered by afb were required to undergo a testing procedure as part of the 'CS Accreditation' process. The test was based on a matrix developed by consultingsearcher® whose quality has been assured in the evaluation of numerous consultancy companies. It comprises the service offers, core competencies and differentiation characteristics critical for success in this sector. In all evaluated fields of competence, including inter alia Application Management, Digital Transformation Financial Services and IT System Implementation Financial Services, afb fulfils the quality standards as attested by demonstrable solutions and competencies as well as convincing customer references.

The consulting services of afb are based on two decades of experience in optimising end-to-end processes in the financial industry. afb's wide-ranging consulting services have been helping its customers to find concrete solutions in numerous national and international projects. The offer comprises strategy and management consulting, business, process and project consulting as well as technology and system consulting. Strategy and management consulting includes the evaluation, initial or further development of objectives, concepts and measures as well as business models. Business, process and project consulting is aligned to core processes and corporate goals and scrutinises business processes under such aspects as throughput times, degree of automation or customer satisfaction, uncovers potential for optimisation and provides support in the transformation of business and IT architectures. Technology and System Consulting provides support for the design, implementation and operation of software, infrastructure and service management processes.

The consulting services of afb distinguish themselves particularly by the fact that the consultants do not only supply you with position papers, but support you in identifying, steering and specifying your fields of action as well as in implementing these. Customers receive direct evidence of afb's performance commitment in the form of future-oriented solutions based on afb business solution and services, clarity about the entire change process and are able to realistically assess the effects derived from this. Our consultants employ best practices and professional expertise combined with methodology and innovative approaches.

'afb fulfils all quality requirements for the 'CS Accreditation' and is awarded by consultingsearcher® with the 'CS Accredited' seal of quality for the fields of competence comprising Strategy, Process, Business and IT Consulting', underscores Dr. Christoph Treichler, Managing Partner of Cardea AG, operator of the consulting platform

'The seal of quality from consultingsearcher® shows that we are offering sound and comprehensive consulting services. Our constantly growing experience in numerous projects has led us to continuously develop our service offers and to adapt them to changing market and customer requirements.  In keeping with the age of digitalisation, we are currently experiencing a high demand for our Digital Capability Check-Up, designed to determine the degree of digital maturity' explains Enrico Moritz, Business Development and Consulting Manager at afb.

About consultingsearcher®

consultingsearcher® was the brainchild of Cardea AG. As an expert in mediating consultants, Cardea AG, since it was founded in 1999, has been endeavouring to bring about transparency into the consultancy market and to provide professional support to customers in selecting consultants. consultingsearcher® is the portal for the procurement of consulting services, providing customers with a wide range of services when it comes to selecting and managing consultants. The 'CS Accredited' seal of quality accredits the core competencies of consulting companies listed on the platform and structures these in a way in which customers need them when procuring consulting services.

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About afb Application Services AG

Based in Munich, afb Application Services AG has been optimising the financing operation of banks and leasing companies since 1995. A full-service provider, afb offers a customer- and project-specific mix of process, specialist and IT consulting, projects based on the afb Credit Management Solution, application and infrastructure management, business process management and outsourcing. Its innovative solutions enable companies to automate the entire credit process – from quotation to application with fully automated credit decisions and processing, through to contract management. Well-known companies from the financial services sector make use of the solutions offered by afb internationally to generate a significant percentage of their turnover.

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Sylvia Hengstler
Senior Marketing
Tel: +49 (89)78000-353