Wipro has been an early mover in artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics space (before 2013).
Its flagship AI-based enterprise platform HOLMES has been central to the AI/AA business and has helped to develop and deliver mature offerings to 300+ clients. Wipro has also created a HOLMES advisory board (~25 members composed of partners and customers) to showcase PoVs and develop use cases for enterprises.
Its industry focus is mainly on Banking, Retail & CPG, and High Tech using a combination of license- and outcome-based pricing models.
Wipro leverages a robust partnership ecosystem consisting of AI/analytics platform providers (Arago, IBM Watson), cloud service providers (Microsoft, AWS, GCP), and data platform providers (Feedzai, DataBricks).
It has fostered deep alliances with the academia (Tel Aviv University, Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Swinburne University) for research & development projects and GTM strategy.
Investments and Innovation
Wipro has focused on building AI/ML skill and has incubated the School of Decision Sciences with courses and certifications for multiple roles and Future Skills program (in partnership with NASSCOM).
It has invested ~$100 million funds in number of AI start-up companies like Vicarious, Moogsoft, and Avaamo through Wipro Ventures, their strategic investment arm. Additionally, it is incubating AI as a practice with a focus on building competency and enabling wide GTM messaging.
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