Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

Capgemini, Siemens develop Building Energy IoT platform

William Payne
June 2, 2016
 
French consulting and outsourcing specialist Capgemini is working with Germany's Siemens Building Technologies Division to implement a cloud based services platform featuring asset management and analytics technology.

Paris May 24, 2016 – Capgemini, one of the foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services announced today that it will work with the Siemens Building Technologies Division, to implement a cloud based

Siemens's web-based Energy & Sustainability Navigator platform will serve as the stepping off point for a new IoT Building Energy cloud based platform Siemens will develop with Capgemini.

At present, Siemens' customers save an estimated 10.5 million tons of CO2 per year using the Energy & Sustainability Navigator platform. Recognition of the achievements of the current platform include the award of the European Energy Service Reward 2015 for implementing an energy saving project in Sosnowiec, Poland, using the Siemens Navigator

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation unit of Capgemini, and the Siemens Building Technologies Division together developed the service and implementation strategy for the IoT management platform to connect the smart buildings and asset portfolios of large and global customers of Siemens Building Technologies.

Based on Siemens Navigator function set for monitoring and analysis, Capgemini’s IoT, data analytics, and cloud developers will work with teams from Siemens Building Technologies, to extend this digital transformation project in a phased approach.

The collaboration is designed to enable Siemens Building Technologies to expand its position by offering energy sustainability services specifically, and data driven services in general to building operators, campus owners and corporate real estate customers. The joint teams aim to continuously extend Navigator’s functionality.

“Our customers expect us to provide actionable insight from digitalisation and to implement ever more advanced ways of improving building performance,” says Matthias Rebellius, CEO of Siemens Building Technologies. “In this highly competitive environment, Capgemini is a strong partner for Siemens.”

“The Internet of Things is a massive accelerator for digital transformation. Building a consistent strategy and providing an innovative platform for IoT services is an asset that companies can leverage for the benefit of their clients. This cloud based data driven services project will make the widespread benefits of connected buildings a reality for Siemens Building Technologies’ real estate customers, helping them to make more informed business decisions and realise operating efficiencies. Capgemini will support this roll-out from strategy development through to implementation and integration,” said Olivier Sevillia, Member of the Group Management Board and responsible for Digital Services at Capgemini.