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Platformation

Platformation: Steering the Digital Agenda and accelerating Enterprise Transformation

While enterprises worldwide are struggling to create a meaningful approach to Digital transformation, modern ‘born digital’ businesses have been successful in create tremendous value and disrupting incumbent business models. It is also evident that ‘Platforms’ are the secret success sauce for Born digital companies. How can traditional enterprises imbibe platform thinking into their digital transformation journey? Can incumbent businesses think like a digital native as part of their digital transformation ?

Platformation is our unique approach to help incumbent businesses achieve their digital transformation mandates. We leverage the power of platforms to help clients create & implement platform based business models. By combining engineering excellence with industry experience, niche horizontal expertise, platform assets& IPs - Sonata helps build open, connected, intelligent and scalable platforms that form the core of modern digital businesses today.

Platformation facilitates interaction between enterprises, consumers andecosystem players thereby unlocking value. This enables swift response to changing customer demands through innovative services/ product propositions creating value to all stakeholders. Couple this with a innovativedesign thinking led approach from steering the digital agenda to execution by leveraging ‘born digital’ ,specialized assets & accelerators – clients can truly accelerate their enterprise transformation irrespective of where they are on their digital journey.

Platformation enables orchestrating the digital ecosystem and execution of digital business processes through a combination of platform characteristics.

As trendsetters in this concept, we believe that platforms are much more than just stacks of technology layers. Building a robust digital platform requires bringing together various technology platforms across Information Systems, Data & Analytics, IoT, ecosystem and customer experience platforms.

Digital platforms built using the Platformation framework embodies and delivers the following capabilities and functionalities:

  • The technology environment, application build approach, and the IT operations model work together as one system.
  • Integrated stacks to common standards on the cloud in a high secure environment, with auto scaling.
  • Applications are designed as micro-services, with multi-device and channel-reach capability, with Big Data, AI, IoT, and Telemetry-enabled functionalities for intelligent contextual transactions which can be easily integrated and orchestrated within this standard environment.
  • Operations approaches include full automation with continuous development, integration, and deployment capability for fast, flexible feature releases.
  • In-built operations analytics that help platform self-learning are used to measure, control and optimize system performance.

Execution

The Platformation way

In terms of execution approaches for Platformation, Sonata has identified three paths to delivery:

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Sonata Ready

Deploying industry-specific digital business platforms: An end-to-end business platform approach through industry-specific cloud platforms

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Sonata Acceleration

Deploying industry standard horizontal platforms with added functionality: Popular horizontal platforms on leading ISV stacks that a business is already invested into, can be deployed if time, cost, and risks need to be moderated in going platform, especially with specific business process areas

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Sonata Custom

Engineering custom digital platforms that are scalable: A unique set of business features and the willingness to invest time and money in setting up a differentiated platform may mandate an approach where a significant part of the platform is custom-built

Learn more about how we are helping customers differentiate / accelerate their digital transformation through Platformation

Where and how do you start your Platformation journey

While we believe that every customer's digital journey could be unique, a typical Platformation lifecycle could start with a well articulated digital agenda and a readiness assessment. This can lead to a shared vision to reimagine your business processes & a platform roadmap to create unique digital services / products propositions.

Please reach out to us at platformation@sonata-software.com to assess your Platform maturity and understand further how Platformation can accelerate your Digital Transformation journey.

$60 TRILLION

REDISTRIBUTION OF GLOBAL REVENUES

Projected by 2025 due to digital ecosystems

-Digital/McKinsey: Insights, Winning in Digital Ecosystems, Jan 2018

Digital Platform Strategy
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PLATFORMATION™ IS SONATA'S UNIQUE
APPROACH TO DIGITAL

Open

OPEN

Easily accessible for users, ecosystem partners, and businesses to participate in

Connected

CONNECTED

They are always-on,
always connected

Scalable

SCALABLE

It gives the business the power to scale the platform by number of users, segments, and geography, easily

Intelligent

INTELLIGENT

To use the data generated in the platform to enable more efficient and meaningful transactions

PLATFORMATION AT WORK

DIGITAL BUSINESS READINESS

Executing digital transformation programs require the right mix of business & technology to complement your digital platform strategy

Digital Business Readiness

Assess Your Digital Readiness

Assess your current digital maturity with our proven digital transformation framework. We will provide you with a complimentary custom report within 7 working days from taking the survey.

Take The Assessment Of Your Digital Readiness

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