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HCL positioned in Winner’s Circle of HfS Blueprint Grid of Industry 4.0 2017
HCL has been positioned in Winner’s Circle for Industry 4.0 Services by Horses for Sources. To make it into the Winner’s Circle of an HfS Blueprint Market Guide, a vendor organization needs to demonstrate an ability to consistently deliver excellence in Execution and Innovation within the capability area covered.
According to the report, HCL has following strengths:
- HCL has made vertical-focused Industry 4.0 solutions offerings a strategic priority.The company invests in the development of vertical-specific tools and builds platform-based micro-vertical solutions for different business functions, such as operations, production, etc. HCL also utilizes engineering and manufacturing knowledge base for these verticalized solutions. HCL is also focusing on retrofit solutions for brownfield customer segments.
- HCL has a good partner ecosystem for Industry 4.0 encompassing all the major technologies related to it. HCL has also developed many tools and solutions for accelerating customers’ Industry 4.0 journey.
- HCL has developed a focused acquisition strategy to augment its existing Industry 4.0 offerings and is leveraging its acquisitions for Industry 4.0, such as Geometric for digital manufacturing, Volvo IT for Automotive Industry 4.0, etc. It is evaluating acquisition options for technologies instrumental to brownfield Industry 4.0 implementations.