Product design consultancy Argodesign acquired by DXC Technology

IT Intelligence Bulletin (HG Insights) — DXC Technology has announced the acquisition of Argodesign, a nationally known product design consultancy based in Austin, Texas.

With a team of experienced designers, expert technologists, strategic thinkers, and passionate makers, Argodesign will significantly enhance DXC’s capabilities in interface design and user experience – key elements in delivering digital transformation solutions at scale. Argodesign will continue to serve its clients worldwide as a growth partner to entrepreneurs and an incubator of new products and experiences. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Founded in 2014 by Mark Gauger and Mark Rolston, Argodesign set out on a mission to create products that hide their technological prowess, evoke delight, and demonstrate simplicity and value. The argo team injects fresh thinking into their process and lends expertise in the core competencies of product design and user experience.

Argodesign’s specific design disciplines include product strategy, design research, information architecture, software experience design, hardware industrial design and brand identity. Argodesign’s client mix varies a great deal in terms of size, market, and technology, but all share one common trait: the drive to create something innovative and valuable.

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“Having spent time with the Argodesign team, we are excited about welcoming world class design talent to DXC,” said Ed Ho, executive vice president & general manager, Offerings, at DXC Technology. “We believe that the combination of DXC’s focus on deep client relationships globally and Argodesign’s creativity in the UX space will offer a highly-differentiated value proposition and user experience in digital transformation for our clients. And we share in the commitment for Argodesign to grow into a globally-recognized design powerhouse with access to top-tier clients and new business opportunities.”

“Technology is changing everything around us, and great design is needed now more than ever,” said Mark Rolston, founder and chief creative at Argodesign. “Working closely with a technology leader like DXC and their incredible roster of clients is a perfect opportunity to expand the reach and impact of beautiful, meaningful product design.”

Argodesign’s expertise in seamless product design and client collaboration will add to DXC offerings portfolio. DXC Technology will apply Argodesign’s world-class design talent as part of its services portfolio to accelerate and lead client digital transformations.

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