Companies shall use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to develop joint solutions to optimize operations for clients in manufacturing, logistics and provide chain.
Atos and IBM today announced the expansion of a strategic global alliance to assist companies to accelerate their digital transformation and optimize business processes. The expanded alliance includes an intended specialise in the event of joint offerings built on Atos’ vertical decarbonized solution and repair delivery assets, powered by IBM.
As a result of the alliance, clients can expect to possess access to industry-specific automation solutions using AI and hybrid cloud technologies to enable digital acceleration and increase productivity and reduce costs. Atos and IBM will work together to deal with business challenges to serve the Manufacturing, Energy and Utilities, Oil and Gas, Retail and Transportation sectors.
The expected areas of focus will include:
- Asset Lifecycle Management Solutions – will leverage IBM Maximo to assist enterprises optimize assets to further accelerate digital transformation and address risk. Benefits for clients will include the power to spot areas for improvement within and across plants, real-time operations visibility and KPI(s) to make sure business continuity.
- Asset Monitoring and Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) Optimization Solutions – will leverage IBM Maximo to extend asset optimization and reduce capital expenses. Benefits for clients will include a predictive approach to MRO with decreased unplanned downtimes and increased asset lifetimes, leading to the reduction of capital expenses.
- Packaging, Transportation and Logistics Optimization Solutions – will optimize product packaging, transportation and logistics while reducing expenses.
- SMART Waste/Energy Monitoring and Optimization Solutions – will leverage IBM Watson and Red Hat OpenShift to assist manufacturers and waste management companies optimize energy consumption.