Chicago, IL – September 27, 2017 – West Monroe Partners, a business and technology consulting firm, and C3.ai, the platform as a service (PaaS) leader for rapidly developing and operating AI and IoT software applications, today announced their partnership to address the growing demand from CEOs across industries for digital transformation initiatives that leverage big data, predictive analytics, AI, and IoT.
Through this partnership, West Monroe will extend its system integration, application development, program management, and change management services to support enterprise companies across industries as they adopt the C3 Platform for digital transformation. West Monroe and C3.ai are building on a proven partnership, having delivered digital transformations at companies such as Con Edison. Con Edison standardized on the C3 Platform to power its digital transformation, which includes reducing operating costs, ensuring the optimal deployment and operational health of 5 million smart meters, and developing new products and services for improved customer engagement.
“West Monroe and C3.ai have developed a strong relationship that enables customers to maximize the benefits and speed of deployment of C3.ai’s deep enterprise software expertise,” says Tom Hulsebosch, senior managing director of the Energy & Utilities practice and a member of the executive team at West Monroe. “We look forward to repeating the early success we have had with C3.ai in the utility industry across several industry verticals.”
The West Monroe team has experience deploying the C3 Platform to solve complex data analytics challenges for companies, including integrating data, developing custom applications and reports, and creating APIs to embed insights in other enterprise applications. West Monroe will apply this experience to help companies in the utility, healthcare, financial services, energy, manufacturing, and other industries to integrate a modern digital platform with relevant data to drive business results.
“The C3.ai and West Monroe partnership defines the uncommon blend West Monroe brings to the market – deep technology expertise with a business perspective,” says West Monroe CEO Kevin McCarty. “We see incredible opportunities for our clients to adopt and sustain data-driven cultures while creating value from their data using the C3 Platform.”
C3.ai was recently named No. 19 and the highest ranked new entrant on the annual Forbes 2017 Global Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world.
“C3.ai chose West Monroe as a partner because of the firm’s unique combination of deep technical expertise, industry knowledge, and change management experience. We will build on our initial successes with West Monroe to continue delivering digital transformations across industries,” said Ed Abbo, President and CTO of C3.ai.