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Internet of Things IoT

Our Approach

Our Approach is structured around the emergence of an Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem which has given rise to an asset
value chain comprising of connections of things, data, process and people.

Our Approach
Data Generation & Analysis using IoT
IoT Insights
IoT Insights

Our IoT Offering

Our ‘Define, Build, and Run’ offerings and IoT solutions cater to organizations at different IoT adoption levels.

  • RUN


Plan your IoT program customized to your business needs

We define the right IoT landscape for you to kick-start your IoT journey. A structured approach is taken to understand your business needs and offer a quick ramp-up to discover your IoT needs and solutions, thus accelerating your time to market with low risk and zero lock-ins.

  • Technology driven
    Technology driven

    Identifying pain points and specific needs of a unit or product line and defining prospective solutions

  • Technology driven
    Business Driven

    Identifying pain points and needs of multiple BUs, as well as defining integrated solutions across the business value chain

  • Strategy Driven
    Strategy Driven

    Identify pain points and needs across the corporate, and define multi-functional transformation initiatives with the IoT as the key enabler

What we deliver:
Identify business pain points that IoT services and solutions can resolve
Industry insights & benchmark
IoT technology roadmap in line with desired business outcomes
POC plan/technology roadmap
User-centric business process transformation


Implement your IoT program with secure ecosystem based solutions

As part of BUILD we offer off-the-shelf capabilities, solution frameworks and acceleration suites that allow rapid development and deployment of production version application.

  • IoT
    IoTize Assets

    Enabling devices to sense, communicate, network and produce information & secure communications between IoT devices and cloud

  • Data Platform
    IoT Data Platform

    Enabling secure data ingestion, management, and syndication. Enabling multi-tenant application and analytics platform & enabling exploratory data science

  • Apps & Analytics
    Apps & Analytics

    Enable customer defined business application or micro-service. Enterprise Integration & enable Analytical models to generate business insights

What we deliver:
IoTization – Device, Gateway, Connectivity, Security
IoT Platform – Data storage, Device management, Data Science workbench
IoT Applications and Analytics
Integration of IoT applications with rest of IT landscape


State of the art IT/OT support services to realize value of IoT

We ensure smooth running of IoT services in your company via integrated operations platform, enterprise information, process management and IoT platform support services.

  • IoT
    IoT device management & Platform

    IoTized devices – Upgrade, bug fixing and timely escalations to customers. Device replacement & security support. Remote IoT platform management

  • data Science & Analytics
    IoT data Science & Analytics

    Data pattern & performance analysis. Measuring accuracy of data models. Data cleaning & report generation

  • IT/OT Convergence
    IT/OT Convergence

    Migration of processes. Process automation and standardization. Service management. Executing IoT processes & workflows

What we deliver
Provisioning, Measuring & Monitoring
Orchestrate IT/OT
Platform hosting & micro services
High performance analytics & insight as-a-service
Uptime assurance : 24/7 support


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Our IoT Solutions

Our solution approach is aligned to core areas of the asset value chain, helping organizations accelerate time to market and increase cost savings. Our solution categories cater to the unique needs of connected users, connected products, connected infrastructure, and connected operations that we are calling FAST – Force, Asset, Site, and Transform.

Connected User

Real Time IoT Solutions

Aligning IoT solutions with the real-time flow of user information to offer new types of services based on innovative revenue models.

  • Transition of care
  • Worker safety
  • Remote maintenance assistance, remote patient monitoring

Connected Products

IoT-ized Products

Enable IoT-ized products to do more than their primary functions by providing access to real-time, accurate, ambient data, and even the product’s performance/health.

Connected Infrastructure

IoT Applications

By enabling IoT applications and solutions in specified environments, organizations can significantly optimize costs and other metrics involved in running those premises.

  • Predictive maintenance and CBM, OTA update management
  • On-premise track and trace

Connected Operations

IoT Transformation

Enable enterprises to smoothen their business/industrial operational flow, minimize wastage, the total cost of ownership, and make their operations lean.

Ecosystem of partners

Our strategic partnerships with key players across IoT platforms, IoT devices, connectivity, and advanced analytics help jointly develop enterprise IoT solutions to address our customers’ business challenges.


Sukamal Banerjee

Sukamal Banerjee

CVP & Global Head

Sukamal Banerjee

Sukamal Banerjee, the Global Head of IoT WoRKSTM, leads the P&L and customer satisfaction across all vertical markets. A multi-disciplinary business leader, Sukamal has been instrumental in establishing HCL’s market leadership in Engineering Services business. Credited for many firsts in HCL from creating HCL’s top accounts to large-scale partnership agreements, the global head leads efforts to improve the client experience by re-engineering the BU growth strategy. A frequent speaker at industry & technology forums, he has also authored various thought leading articles in over two decades of his distinguished career.
Sukant Acharya

Sukant Acharya

SVP, Global CoE & BD Head

Sukant Acharya

Sukant Acharya runs the IoT WoRKSTM business for HCL. This includes the charter of extending HCL’s thought leadership in IoT-led digital transformation, creating and nurturing the market space, establishing and driving the overall BU growth strategy, building the GTM plan with the alliance and partner ecosystems, launching products and solutions, and managing BU P&L across all verticals globally. With over two decades of experience in management consulting, outsourcing, and several core industry verticals, Sukant brings a 360-degree perspective to help global organizations navigate and lead the digital wave.
Sridhar Negamanthan

Sridhar Negamanthan

VP, CoE, Products & Partnerships Head

Sridhar Negamanthan

Sridhar Negamanthan, the CoE & Partnership Head at IoT WoRKSTM, is a high-performing and high energy individual (is a one man army, raising excellence benchmark with every deliverable). He excels at creating new business practices and leading professional services engagements through innovative design thinking and strategy. Sridhar’s primary focus rests on customers in the oil and gas, mining, chemicals and utility industry, and in his 28 years of leadership, he has inspired quite a few lives.
Siva Kotthapalli

Siva Kotthapalli

SVP & Global Delivery Head

Siva Kotthapalli

Siva Kotthapalli heads IoT led Transformational Journeys across customer organizations. Siva brings in over two decades of experience in building Engineering / R&D organizations, Technology Innovation Centres in Information and Communication Technologies domain; with deep expertise in Global Delivery, Product Life Cycle Management and Market Development for IoT-led and other emerging technology solutions. Siva is a member of various industry bodies and is a prolific speaker at technology forums.
Ashish Guttedar

Ashish Guttedar

Global Products Head

Ashish Guttedar

Ashish Guttedar is a global business leader with almost 20 years of experience in delivering value across multiple high-technology industries. An industry thought leader, his areas of expertise lie in conceptualizing business strategy and architecting solution propositions in context to business pain points and challenges identified. He is passionate about bringing innovations to market and has a proven track record of shepherding innovative products from concept to launch across verticals (Automotive, Lighting, Industrial Manufacturing) and Geographies (US, EU, & China).
Shane Engle

Shane Engle

VP & BD Head, HnC & Telco, NORAM

Shane Engle

Shane leads business development for HnC and Telco verticals in NORAM. He is instrumental in developing strategies that deeply impact organization level processes and business transformation. His deep insights and interpersonal skills have helped him develop services for clients that have brought change and produced results for over 20 years.
Ralf Schulze

Ralf Schulze

AVP & CoE, Manufacturing, Europe

Ralf Schulze

Ralf is a business leader who brings valuable insights to multiple industries, most importantly, enabling Business Model Transformation particularly for manufacturing organizations to leverage digital technologies and strategies and drive sustainable future growth. In addition, Ralf is a part time lecturer at the Northern Institute of Technology Management (NIT) in Hamburg, Germany on the topic of Digital Transformation.
Samrat Bera

Samrat Bera


Samrat Bera

Samrat Bera, Head of Business Development, IoT WoRKSTM brings in 25+ years of domain IT experience spread across systems integration, outsourcing, consulting, sales, transformational deals, alliances and M&As. Based out of Houston, Texas – he has worked with several Multinational SIs, driving multiple successful transformation deals in Applications, Infrastructure, and Security with both Client IT and Business stakeholders across the Americas – prior to joining HCL. With 17 years in the O&G sector and 8 years in Telecom – Samrat is now focusing on building customer value and nurturing client relationships as he charts the IoT WoRKSTM growth story in the E&U, O&G, A&D, T&T and RCPG markets in North America.
Justin Beltramo

Justin Beltramo

VP & CoE Head, Manufacturing

Justin Beltramo

Justin Beltramo is known to disrupt traditional thinking, especially in Manufacturing vertical. He leads both local and global transformations by shaping IoT strategy and solutions. A strategist and an inspirational leader with more than 20 years of experience, Justin designs and implements transformation stories with ease.
Rohit Ahlawat

Rohit Ahlawat

VP & BD Head, MFG, LSH & Emerging Verticals, NORAM

Rohit Ahlawat

Rohit Ahlawat leads business development for MFG,LSH, RCPG and emerging verticals in North America. He brings with him a rich experience of business development, program management & global delivery of IT consulting & software services. He incessantly drives collaborative business growth in the new IoT ecosystem opportunity. In his previous role as a head of the ERS product management team, his focus areas included ERS solutions in analytics, test, devices and platforms space. Rohit has more than 10 years of experience across sales, pre-sales, and product management.
Arifur Deepu

Arifur Deepu

VP & CoE Head, Life Sciences & Healthcare

Arifur Deepu

Arifur Deepu is a seasoned healthcare, IoT & technology strategist and thought leader with 22+ years of experience. His areas of expertise are in management of complex, corporate, cross-divisional product development & operations along with defining IoT strategy for healthcare & pharmaceutical organisations, helping them achieve IoT-led business transformation.