LTI leverages the domain experience of its parent company, L&T Group, in managing and operating large utilities. For example, L&T Group has a partnership with HIMA, a smart automation solution provider, which LTI leverages its services to its Utility customers.
It focuses on automation, analytics, and cloud. Approximately half of its utility revenue comes through digital services.
It has developed IP assets leveraging digital and emerging technologies. For instance, its IoT EarthWorX is a smart-connected asset solution providing insights on asset utilization and performance.
It has solutions around predictive asset management, video analytics, smart workforce management, AR, GIS-based solutions, smart portals for energy retailers and containerized energy storage. For automation-related services, it has created the Utility Business Assurance Framework.
It also has 5 testing labs in Asia and Middle East providing utilities-specific technology testing solutions.
Investments & Innovation
LTI’s IP development and acquisitions are primarily for operate-to-transform (automation), data-driven organization, experience transformation and digitizing the core.
It also has a major interest in solar and wind storage. In fact, it has invested in building solutions around robotic solar maintenance.
A strategic focus is expansion in South Africa. It opened a global delivery center there in 2018 with plans to leverage local talent and grow its utility business by delivering digital solutions involving big data, cloud, SaaS, and IoT.
Partnership & Ecosystem
For utilities, LTI leverages its enterprise-wide partnerships with technology companies such as Oracle, SAP and Microsoft to augment its solutions. For instance, it uses the Oracle Utilities Customer Care Billing solution to automate business processes.
It has specific partnerships with product companies such as OSIsoft, Siemens and Schneider Electric. For instance, it leverages OSIsoft’s process information systems to analyze real-time data from assets.
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