LTI has identified blockchain as a key to its growth strategy over the last few years. The practice has matured and caters to a diverse client base in BFSI, manufacturing, retail and CPG.
The company leverages its ready modules and reusable frameworks to fast-track PoC development. It has successfully supported its clients’ blockchain adoption journey from PoC to pilot and now, to production. It has one live engagement going on with a US multinational consumer goods corporation in which it has implemented a blockchain-based solution for increasing the latter’s supply chain efficiency.
Its delivery of solutions using blockchain technology to the clients is supported by its strong alliances with Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and SAP, in addition to the expertise it has built early on enterprise-ready platforms such as Ethereum, R3 Corda and Hyperledger. Many of its projects have leveraged Ethereum in the areas of trade finance, identity management, asset tracking, and supply chain management. It has also delivered projects using other platforms such as Stellar, Quorum, and Multichain.
Investments and Innovation
Focused on blockchain scalability, interoperability, and security, it has interests in start-ups and projects in these areas. It recently partnered with Orbs, the blockchain stack that provides scalability between virtual chains. Also, it is keen on integrating blockchain with other emerging technologies such as analytics and IoT and is designing proprietary solutions using RFID technologies such as NFC chips to guarantee the authenticity of goods. It is currently building an analytics engine.
Besides external hiring, it has plans to build robust training modules. To identify opportunities across geographies for blockchain-based implementation, it has introduced Blockchain Jedis who work with both existing clients and prospects.
Being an active member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and of several working groups, it is enhancing the platform by developing industry-specific solutions. In June 2018, it was awarded Microsoft Partner of the Year for creating a solution for a global contract manufacturer, besting 2600 nominations. It has been leading and contributing to blockchain market development initiatives through various competitions and challenges, one of which is Infiniti, a case study competition in which over 400 teams registered and designed over 120 solutions.
Since last year, it has been active in developing and disseminating its blockchain thought leadership content in multiple blogs, white papers, webinars, guidelines, and sessions.
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