sedApta Group and Elisa have announced a strategic alliance. As a part of the agreement the Finnish based telco and digital services company Elisa will become a minority shareholder in sedApta Group, an industrial software provider specialized in innovative IT solutions for Digital Supply Chain and Smart Manufacturing.
The companies’ primary joint offering, sedApta Demand Driven Manufacturing Suite combined with Elisa’s Smart Factory 3D visualisation and AI/Machine Learning analytics creates a unique digital transformation software suite that offers fully integrated Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), Sales & Operations Execution (S&OE) and Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM) for manufacturers.
With this powerful combination, customers can make more informed decisions, improve demand forecasts, risk management and overall efficiency.
The strategic alliance will streamline commercial efforts to extend a comprehensive digital thread solution leveraging latest technological innovations of both companies.
Elisa’s Industrial Software offering with its proven AI/ML powered data analytics, visualisation and data integration capabilities will complement sedApta’s offering. Both organizations will utilize each other’s resources, technologies, industry expertise, and market presence to seamlessly serve their customers.
“We are very pleased with this agreement, which will enable us to accelerate our growth in the global market and bring strong synergies to our solutions, expanding our operational potential” said Giorgio Cuttica, CEO of sedApta Group. “This strategic alliance will accelerate the opportunity of digitalization for our customers, leveraging on new technologies like AI (Artificial Intelligence) and ML (Machine Learning). Today more than 30% of organizations are looking to define their AI strategies for the next 5 years and, with this alliance, sedApta and Elisa aim to become a worldwide reference for AI-based Supply Chain Planning Solutions.
“Smart manufacturing is a fast-growing market, where Elisa has been delivering Smart Factory solutions for several years. Collaboration with sedApta speeds up Elisa’s industrial software business growth creating even more value for our customers” adds Lasse Nordlund, VP of Elisa Industrial Software Business. “With our investment in sedApta, we are taking an important step towards creating an intelligent software suite for manufacturers across several industry verticals”.