Persistent has more than 1,000 engineers dedicated to the IBM Watson IoT Platform and IBM IoT Continuous Engineering solutions, and the new specialized services around engineering, software development and data analytics will provide clients with the necessary skills and steps to adopt more agile practices for engineering.
The alliance combines IBM Watson IoT Platform with Persistent Systems’ expertise around continuous engineering, analytics and enterprise digital transformation. IBM Watson IoT Platform is a set of capabilities that learn from, and infuse intelligence into, the physical world and is a response to how to capture the real-time opportunity presented by the Internet of Things. IBM IoT Continuous Engineering solutions are designed to help manufacturers create smart, connected devices, while addressing the cost, time and quality challenges in delivering complex, connected products for the IoT.
“IBM’s work with Persistent demonstrates our company’s commitment to providing organizations with the tools and services they need to boost operational performance, transform customer experience and drive industry disruption in the Internet of Things -- which requires a new approach to solution development,” said Chris O’Connor, general manager, IBM Watson IoT Offerings. “Through continuous engineering, we can help customers to more quickly adapt to the huge amounts of data available to make strategic decisions and innovate more seamlessly. From improving the customer experience and offering new services to boosting operational performance, continuous engineering is key to the success of IoT.”
“Our alliance with IBM drives the vision of software-driven everything as the next step in the digital transformation of enterprises,” said Anand Deshpande, Persistent Systems founder and CEO. “Our work builds on our strengths at Persistent Systems to build software-driven businesses for our customers as IoT and the actionable insights derived from it become integral to new software-driven experiences and business models.”