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LTIMindtree, IBM partners to set up generative AI Centre of Excellence for India

Sumit Vishwakarma
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LTIMindtree, a global technology consulting and digital solutions company, has partnered with IBM to establish a global, joint Generative AI Center of Excellence (CoE) in India.

The co-innovation centre aims to accelerate clients' adoption journeys by combining the power of the IBM Watsonx AI and data platform with LTIMindtree's engineering expertise.

Comprehensive suite of services

The CoE will offer a comprehensive suite of services by combining LTIMindtree’s expertise in data and machine learning model customization with full-stack engineering, leveraging IBM watsonx technology.


This includes watsonx.ai, watsonx.data, watsonx.governance, and AI assistants. The CoE's key offerings include watsonx.governance integration, which provides seamless integration with the Canvas.ai platform, and a toolkit to help organizations incorporate AI governance frameworks throughout the AI lifecycle.

Additionally, LTIMindtree’s data modernization and warehouse augmentation services will enable businesses to enhance their existing data warehouse capabilities with IBM watsonx.data.

The CoE will also deliver watsonx.ai solutions to modernize full-stack applications across various use cases, including mainframe application modernization.

Leadership comments

“Open innovation is the cornerstone of progress in the digital era. By joining forces with IBM, LTIMindtree aims to be at the forefront of advancing AI technologies and empowering businesses to achieve unparalleled success with governance," said Nachiket Deshpande, COO and Whole-time Director of LTIMindtree.

"IBM Service Partners such as LTIMindtree play an integral role helping enterprises maximize the benefits of generative AI technology through all phases of their AI adoption journey. Our collaboration, distinguished by the Center of Excellence, is an opportunity for our companies to work closely together to help funnel the latest AI research and innovations into technologies solving real-world business challenges," said Kate Woolley, General Manager, IBM Ecosystem.

Driving generative AI adoption

The Center of Excellence aims to expand the scope of generative AI applications for clients' digital initiatives by leveraging the IBM watsonx platform, AI assistants, machine learning, natural language processing, and conversational AI to enhance the end-user experience.