Atos+Syntel recognized as a Disruptor in Avasant’s Intelligent Automation Services RadarView™ Report

Among endless service provider options, novel and disruptive mechanics in the innovation of Intelligent Automation brings recognition as a Disruptor for Intelligent Automation Services 2018.

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Integration will lead to strong consulting and automation capabilities coming together.

  • Disruptor 2018 Intelligent Automation Services RadarView™ Report

Avasant Analyst Insights

Practice Maturity

  • Once the formal integration takes place, Atos’ strong process improvement and automation advisory capabilities will be complemented with Syntel’s SyntBots and other proprietary automation solutions to deliver end-to-end intelligent automation solutions.
  • Syntel’s SyntBots have seen good adoption across multiple industries such as insurance, retail and financial services. On the retail side, they have been used in high-end retail stores and have delivered significant cost savings and availability improvements.
  • Atos also brings the Atos Virtual Assistant (AVA) solution that couple robotic and cognitive capabilities to enhance the digital customer experience across multiple European languages.
  • The combined entity will have a rich repository of use cases, which will allow faster time-to-market for RPA initiatives. While the commercial strategy will be shown later, both companies have a history of providing outcome-based commercial models to their client base, with SyntBots also providing a utilization-based pricing approach.
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Investments & Innovation

  • The acquisition itself is a significant investment, which helps Atos get access to Syntel’s digital and intelligent automation solutions and capabilities, apart from a wide set of clients in the North American finance, insurance and healthcare segments.
  • Atos has a vast intellectual property portfolio with over €300 million annual spend in research and development across fifteen R&D centers based out of nine countries. Atos has over 5000 active patents and files over 120 new patents annually.
  • Syntel recently invested in upgrading SyntBot capabilities with natural language processing and machine learning for next-generation services.

Industry Development

  • Atos has been supporting core technology research through the Atos Joseph Fourier Prize, where scientists that work on cutting-edge research around artificial intelligence, quantum and high-performance computing are honored
  • This year, they will host an international technology event for students to develop innovative ideas centered around AI and other emerging technologies.
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