LTI drives PIH Group’s digital-first push with SAP solutions

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Qatar-based global conglomerate Power International Holding (PIH) Group of Companies has partnered with Mumbai-based Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI) to leverage an extensive array of SAP solutions for an intelligent enterprise. 

The solution framework implementation further strengthens and accelerates PIH’s vision to attain a digital-first, data-driven business approach.

PIH has more than 60,000 employees operating out of several countries across six sectors – general contracting, real estate development, industry and services, general services, agriculture and food industries, and hospitality and entertainment.

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As part of PIH’s and LTI’s partnership,  63 companies of the group spread across four business domains underwent transformation of more than 250 processes. 

This digital transformation leverages SAP S/4HANA, SAP SuccessFactors solutions, and SAP’s industry cloud solutions and extensions built on SAP Business Technology Platform (SAP BTP) that leverage several IP-based solutions from LTI designed for engineering and construction industry. It includes planning synchroniser, project pay chain, resource deployment tool, project management cockpit for performance forecasting, engineering cashflow and supplier portal.

This initiative has enabled PIH Group of companies to have a smooth flow of data to enable more accurate and timely decision making across varied business landscape and has also enabled them to have business playbooks for new acquisitions, mergers or de-mergers.

LTI president Sudhir Chaturvedi said the digital acceleration caused by the pandemic has brought the benefits of embracing disruptive technologies to the fore.0 

“At PIH, we have resolved to evolve, diversify and grow by adopting a digital-first approach,” said Jasim Abdul Rahman, PIH group CIO. “Toward this objective, we wanted a solution that not only encapsulates existing businesses under a single digital framework but also provides the flexibility to equip our foray into newer industries in future.”