NTT DATA Business Solutions announces Global Center of Excellence for Generative AI centered on IBM watsonx

NTT DATA Business Solutions announces Global Center of Excellence for Generative AI centered on IBM watsonx

NTT DATA Business Solutions uses IBM watsonx AI and data platform to create new customer solutions for application modernization, finance, hospitality and public sector.

January 25, 2024

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Bielefeld, Germany / Copenhagen, Denmark — January 24, 2024 NTT DATA Business Solutions and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced the creation of a Center of Excellence (CoE) for the watsonx generative artificial intelligence platform. The JV will focus on using the data platform with IBM watsonx AI and watsonx AI assistants to develop in-house generative artificial intelligence solutions for clients. The JV combines NTT DATA Business Solutions’ industry expertise with IBM technology to help NTT DATA Business Solutions customers scale and accelerate the impact of generative artificial intelligence.

“While currently anchored in Denmark, this initiative is a global effort that strengthens our customers worldwide,” explains Norbert Rotter, CEO of NTT DATA Business Solutions and EVP NTT DATA, Inc.

Co. is also instrumental in helping NTT DATA’s it.human platform expand new use cases for generative AI, which integrates IBM watsonx capabilities, machine learning, speech recognition, natural language processing and conversational AI to enhance the customer experience.

“As businesses move towards generative AI, they need the right customer and industry experience combined with the best open technology,” said Keith Woolley, General Manager, IBM Ecosystem. “IBM’s partnership with NTT DATA Business Solutions allows us to co-develop purpose-built solutions with flexibility, manageability and openness for clients.”

The collaboration also leverages IBM’s training, education and technology resources, including IBM Cloud, to create use cases and provide access to key models and best practices to assist client projects using the watsonx platform. NTT DATA Business Solutions provides the CO with sales resources to engage with customers, build use cases and implement AI products.

“We expect investment in AI on the customer side to increase this year,” says Nicolaj Vang Jessen, NTT DATA SAP TFA Global Innovation and Industry Consultant and Head of Region NEE at NTT DATA Business Solutions. “AEC aligns our resources, methodologies and industry expertise, enhanced with IBM’s exceptional expertise.”

Thomas Noermark, Global Head of Innovation at NTT DATA Business Solutions and Thor Hauberg, Director of Enterprise Lab and Digital Business Transformation at NTT DATA Business Solutions, will provide an overview of the work done at the IBM TechXchange EMEA Summit in Barcelona. they share their knowledge in several sessions.

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About NTT DATA Business Solutions

From consulting and implementation to managed services and beyond, NTT DATA Business Solutions drives innovation, continuously improving SAP solutions to work for companies and their employees. Aiming to help companies transform, grow and become more successful, NTT DATA Business Solutions connects individual and business-wide cutting-edge technologies for SAP solutions with deeper expertise in their clients’ business opportunities. As part of the NTT DATA group and as a global strategic partner of SAP with close relationships with other partners, NTT DATA Business Solutions provides customers and prospects with access to innovative solutions and developments, thereby making a significant contribution to innovation and long-term business. success. NTT DATA Business Solutions employs more than 15,000 people in more than 30 countries.


NTT DATA – part of the NTT Group – is a trusted global innovator of IT and business services headquartered in Tokyo. We help clients transform through consulting, industry solutions, business process services, digital and IT modernization and managed services. NTT DATA empowers them, as well as society, to move confidently into the digital future. We are committed to the long-term success of our clients and combine global reach with local client focus to serve them in more than 50 countries around the world. Visit us at

About IBM

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence and consulting expertise. We help customers in more than 175 countries leverage insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain a competitive edge in their industries. More than 4,000 government and enterprise organizations in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare use IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to effect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s cutting-edge innovations in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and consulting provide our clients with open and flexible options. All of this is backed by IBM’s long-standing commitment to trust, transparency, accountability, inclusion and service.

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