PTC and Deloitte Netherlands Announce Plans to Accelerate Internet of Things Adoption and Innovation for Businesses
Alliance Will Help Enterprises Rapidly Build, Deploy, and Manage IoT Solutions
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) and Deloitte Netherlands today announced plans to accelerate Internet of Things (IoT) adoption and innovation for customers using the ThingWorx® industrial IoT platform from PTC. As part of a worldwide initiative, Deloitte Digital and PTC are co-creating industry-focused solutions to enable clients to further increase the value to be gained through the IoT.
May 9, 2017
The initial IoT solutions are designed to help transform industrial operations within manufacturing, oil and gas, and power and utilities, with the primary focus on the rapid deployment of condition-based monitoring, predictive maintenance, digital supply network, and connected factory solutions. Additional focus areas will include retail and consumer products, healthcare, life sciences, and smart cities.
Deloitte Digital’s industry issue-led and value-driven approach, along with its global network and service offering breadth, permits Deloitte to deliver on the promise of the IoT. “An industry-renowned platform, such as ThingWorx by PTC enables our teams to rapidly connect machines, devices and sensors to form insights and create actions that hold the potential to deliver value and ROI rapidly for our clients, We are pleased to be the first country in EMEA to take this relationship forward” said Stephen Ward, Managing Partner, Deloitte Digital Netherlands.
The alliance brings together Deloitte’s Digital Transformation Network, Digital Agility, with the enterprise-ready IoT development tools and capabilities of ThingWorx. Digital Agility leverages IoT technologies to address business transformation for any part of an organization.
“PTC ThingWorx is one of the leading IoT platform providers in our partner ecosystem,” said Helena Lisachuk, Director, Global IoT Deloitte Initiative Lead. “The intuitiveness of the ThingWorx platform, coupled with PTC’s experience in our focus industry segments enable us to work closely with our customers to develop rapid prototypes that illustrate value and potential of IoT. We view this as a strategic step in expanding our alliance initiated in US and taking it to broader customer base in EMEA”
“Systems Integrators are key in our Partner strategy and are instrumental in our market expansion,” said Mohamed Ennassiri, Director, Global Strategic Alliances EMEA, PTC. “With its scale and breadth of services, Deloitte is a valued contributor with strong thought leadership. We look forward to working together with a focus on developing innovative IoT solutions and bringing them to market for our customers.”
- Harvard Business Review: “How Smart, Connected Products are Transforming Companies,” authors PTC CEO Jim Heppelmann and Harvard Professor Michael Porter
- ThingWorx Industrial IoT Platform
About PTC (NASDAQ: PTC)
PTC has the most robust Internet of Things technology in the world. In 1986 we revolutionized digital 3D design, and in 1998 were first to market with Internet-based PLM. Now our leading IoT and AR platform and field-proven solutions bring together the physical and digital worlds to reinvent the way you create, operate, and service products. With PTC, global manufacturers and an ecosystem of partners and developers can capitalize on the promise of the IoT today and drive the future of innovation.
About Deloitte Digital
Deloitte Digital has created a new model for a new age — a creative digital consultancy. That means bringing together all the creative and technology capabilities, business acumen and industry insight needed to help transform our clients’ businesses with digital. With Deloitte Digital’s end-to-end capabilities, clients bring us their greatest ambitions, knowing we’ve got what it takes to bring new business visions to life. Visit www.deloitte.nl/digital or follow us on Twitter @DeloitteDigi_NL.