MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 7, 2016) - Alithya, Quebec's largest privately-held strategic consulting and IT services firm, is proud to announce a major joint project with Desjardins Group, Canada's largest cooperative financial institution, to modernize its automated banking machines and service counters.

Alithya will add a remote development centre to its FinTech International Excellence Centre as part of this mandate, including a lab with ten automated banking machines. Well over a hundred Desjardins and Alithya experts will collaborate to complete this strategic project by the end of 2018.

"This agreement reflects Alithya's strategy to develop leading-edge FinTech expertise to address the specific needs of clients in the financial industry. The recognized operational excellence, advanced banking industry knowledge and mutual confidence that characterizes our 25-year relationship with Desjardins, were all determining factors in winning this major contract," stated Paul Raymond, President and Chief Executive Officer of Alithya.

About Alithya

Alithya is Quebec's largest privately-held strategic consulting and IT services firm, with a presence across North America and in France. Founded in 1992, we have grown by partnering with our clients to provide high-quality strategy and IT consulting services that help them achieve their business objectives. We serve clients mainly in the financial services, telecommunications, transportation, healthcare and government sectors. With 10 offices in Canada and France, our consulting team is now over 1,200 strong. To find out more, visit

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