Capgemini has a dedicated independent global practice for blockchain within its financial services line through which it provides blockchain offerings ranging from consulting to technology services.
Leveraging its robust partnership ecosystem, it was heavily involved in the projects that require the advanced understanding of the technology and in building the business scenarios and use cases across multiple industries. In 2017, Capgemini collaborated with Schneider Electric to create a PoC for using DLT in the supply chain. Other projects involved KYC solution, efficacy-based payments using Ethereum, vehicle ownership, and transfer tracking.
Its consulting services are strengthened by its blockchain evaluation framework that evaluates the applicability of a blockchain solution. In addition, its Capgemini Applied Innovation Exchange lets its clients co-innovate and test blockchain solutions in a controlled environment before piloting and deploying them.
Investments and Innovation
Capgemini is exploring applied blockchain technologies through the CoEs in its innovation labs across the globe. In early 2019, it has launched a new global Blockchain Center of Excellence in partnership with Swinburne University of Technology to support and innovate blockchain solutions for industry.
It is exploring and adding complementary technology capabilities in its solutions. It is currently working with IBM at its Watson IoT Center to create a smart container management system based on blockchain and IoT.
Capgemini has exhibited thought leadership in the forms of blog posts, PoVs, and white papers. Capgemini Research Institute, its in-house research center is quite active in doing surveys and analyses around emerging technologies, including blockchain.
To promote higher education and research in blockchain technology, it launched a “Blockchain and B2B Platforms” Chair with École Polytechnique and the École Polytechnique Foundation in April 2019.
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