PARIS, France, Jun 7, 2021 – Alstom has chosen Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) to develop a new cloud platform for product lifecycle management (PLM) that is designed to increase the company’s competitiveness and support its growth.
The new cloud PLM platform will optimize collaboration among Alstom’s design offices, as well as better integrate and standardize the company’s engineering, manufacturing and maintenance processes. Accenture will draw on its deep expertise in large PLM and cloud solution deployments and build on Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop the new cloud platform. Alstom will roll out the new platform to selected sites in 2021 and to sites worldwide in 2022.
Alexandre Domingues, Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Alstom, said: “PLM is the backbone of our digital transformation journey and essential to our growth in an ultra-competitive global market. The new cloud-first system will allow us to work more efficiently and collaboratively, which perfectly meets our growth objectives.”
Flavien Parrel, Managing Director for Industry X at Accenture in France, stated: “We are combining leading cloud-first and PLM technologies to enable Alstom and its ecosystem partners to collaborate simultaneously across the full lifecycle of projects, from engineering to manufacturing to servicing. The system will bring value to Alstom in a range of areas and serve as a testament to our Industry X and cloud-first capabilities in France, which are designed to accelerate innovation and competitiveness for industrial champions.”
Florence Verzelen, Executive Vice President, Industry & Marketing, Sustainability at Dassault Systèmes, added: “Automation and digitization are transforming every aspect of industrial business, including how value is created. Our 3DEXPERIENCE platform offers Alstom the opportunity to be at the forefront of this Industry Renaissance with powerful, digital technologies that connect all disciplines in a value network. Alstom can strengthen its business processes and further consolidate its position as a European leader in the transport sector.”
Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Alstom’s products portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, trams and e-buses to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. With Bombardier Transportation joining Alstom on January 29, 2021, the new Group’s combined revenue amounted to €15.7 billion for the 12-month period ended March 31, 2020(¹). Headquartered in France, Alstom is now present in 70 countries and employs 75,000 people. For more information, visit www.alstom.com.
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About Dassault Systèmes
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, is a catalyst for human progress. We provide business and people with collaborative virtual environments to imagine sustainable innovations. By creating ‘virtual twin experiences’ of the real world with our 3DEXPERIENCE platform and applications, our customers push the boundaries of innovation, learning and production.
Dassault Systèmes’ 20,000 employees are bringing value to more than 290,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries. For more information, visit https://www.3ds.com.