Encora Secures Top Rankings Across Ten ER&D Segments in Zinnov Zones Ratings for Second Consecutive Year

February 27, 2024

Zinnov also named Encora an established provider in Generative AI and for ER&D services in Europe 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 27, 2024 Encora, a leader in digital engineering services, announced today that it has been placed in the leadership zone in the 2023 Zinnov Zones ratings. For the second consecutive year, Encora secured a leadership position across ten Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) segments, including the Overall Rating category.  

Encora earned leadership zone ratings in ten ER&D categories in 2023: 

  • Overall Rating 
  • Digital Engineering Services 
  • Data and AI Engineering 
  • Experience Engineering 
  • Hyperscalers Services 
  • U.S. Client ER&D Services 
  • Consumer Software Engineering 
  • Enterprise Software Engineering 
  • Software Platform Engineering  
  • Telehealth Software Engineering 


Based on its unique experience, service offerings, and capabilities, Encora was recognized as a “noteworthy” provider in three areas: 

  • Enterprise Software Engineering: For displaying substantial movement in platforms and frameworks, demonstrating an innovative approach to developing and deploying software solutions. 
  • Experience Engineering: For having augmented the UI/UX portfolio to help customers create more engaging, user-friendly, and efficient user experiences. 
  • Telehealth Software Engineering: For being at the forefront of innovation in telehealth, developing new technologies and solutions to improve the delivery of telehealth care. 


The company was also named an established provider in Generative AI Engineering and for ER&D Services in Europe.   

"We are proud to be recognized by Zinnov as a leader across the ER&D service landscape for our unique technical expertise and delivery capabilities,'' said Anand Birje, CEO, Encora. "As we expand our global delivery footprint spanning the Americas, Europe, India and Asia, we are committed to accelerating clients’ modernization and innovation priorities through technology and our company’s cloud-first, data-first, AI-first capabilities."  

"Encora's breadth and depth of services haves helped it stand out as a leader in the Digital Engineering Services space,” said Sidhant Rastogi, Managing Partner at Zinnov. “The firm’s strategic partnerships with the likes of AWS, Azure, GCP, Snowflake, NVIDIA, and Appian, and its Centers of Excellence for 5G & Edge, Automotive technology, and AR/VR/XR Experience Design, have enabled it to offer differentiated offerings to its customers. This coupled with its focus on inorganic growth and its geographical delivery coverage across Europe, has been instrumental in anchoring Encora’s leadership position in the Zinnov Zones Digital Engineering and ER&D Services Ratings 2023.” 

Zinnov Zones ratings have become the industry standard for benchmarking service providers across capabilities such as ER&D services, Digital Services, IoT Services, and Media and Technology. The organization evaluates each company based on its ability to scale and effectiveness across core competencies. The key criteria for scalability include the number of sub-verticals that the company services and its clients across each of these sub-verticals. Competency is evaluated based on capabilities, innovation, ecosystem linkages, infrastructure, and service maturity.   

To learn more about Zinnov Zones' evaluation process and the list of top-rated ER&D companies across every category, please visit https://zinnovzones.com/ratings/e-r-and-d-and-digital-engineering-services/overall/2023. 


About Encora 

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and backed by renowned private equity firms Advent International and Warburg Pincus, Encora is the preferred technology modernization and innovation partner to some of the world’s leading enterprise companies.  It provides award-winning digital engineering services including Product Engineering & Development, Cloud Services, Quality Engineering, DevSecOps, Data & Analytics, Digital Experience, Cybersecurity, and AI & LLM Engineering. Encora has deep cluster vertical capabilities in HiTech, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Retail & CPG, Energy & Utilities, Banking Financial Services & Insurance, Travel Transportation & Logistics, Telecom & Media, Automotive, and other specialized industries.   

With over 9,000 associates in 47+ offices and delivery centers across the U.S., India, Europe, Canada, Latin America, Australia, and Southeast Asia, Encora’s Cloud-first, Data-first, AI-first, global delivery footprint, deep industry domain experience, and more, enable clients to modernize their enterprises through digital engineering innovation at scale.  For more information, please visit www.encora.comwww.encora.com. 


About Zinnov 

Founded in 2002, Zinnov is a global management consulting and strategy advisory firm in New York, Santa Clara, Seattle, Houston, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Paris, and Pune. With a team of experienced consultants, subject matter experts, and research professionals, Zinnov has partnered with global enterprises, Fortune 2000 companies, global system integrators, and private equity firms across their value creation journeys to develop actionable insights across revenue, talent, innovation, scale, and optimization. For more information, visit http://zinnov.com.