News 29/05/2018 Artificial Intelligence: the era of Digital Transformation It is common thought of the main market analysts that Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents the main driver of change and innovation that the world of IT and society will experience in the next decade. The transversality of technologies, processes, markets and services impacted by the AI is the indicator that best provides the idea of the pervasiveness and potential of this movement. The trend of investments in AI, tripled in the three-year period 2013-2016 up to 40B $, confirms the moment of growth of the sector led by the Digital Giants (Google, Apple, Baidu) and more generally by those who made the Digital Tansformation the the driving force behind its business (see McKinsey Global Institute - Artificial Intelligence, The Next Digital Frontier). During the last 3 years in Lutech we have dealt with the theme of artificial intelligence aware of the context and in particular of: Variety and dynamism of the available technological resources and the interlocutors with which to collaborate (universities, research teams, SW Open Source, start-ups, incubators, Solutions Providers). Multiplicity of the "classic" IT sectors and Business Processes that can benefit from the introduction of a "cognitive" engine and transversality of the impacted commodity sectors. Peculiarity and uniqueness of the individual project initiatives, even when similar Use Houses are faced. Relative youth of the use of AI solutions at the Enterprise level and consequent need to sensitize the user to the correct contextualization, method of approach and the definition of the expectations of a project in this field We responded to this complexity by creating a practice dedicated to artificial intelligence, guided by the belief that an open and "interdisciplinary" approach was the only one possible to grow and establish itself as a reference player in the market. Development and enhancement of knowledge: our AI practice aims to develop and enhance resources and knowledge through collaboration with research institutes, market analysts, companies, Enterprise solution providers, and through a process monitoring the market and collaborating with the most promising start-ups on the European scene. The continuous growth of the work team - which today has about 20 resources - is achieved through the integration of research profiles, the training of new graduates with a background in Machine Learning / AI on Open Source technologies, participation in thematic university masters, the official training programs of the most successful international Solution Vendors on the AI scene. In the process of constructing offerings in the field of Cognitive and Big Data & Analytics, we completed the acquisition of a start-up in 2016, Teia Technologies, which contributed to enriching the company's experience and know-how in this sector. On the basis of this positive experience we are continuing to analyze and evaluate the growth opportunities that the market offers us. We act as promoters and disseminators of knowledge within AI through the organization of events aimed at top companies in the Italian market, such as the Cognitech event in collaboration with The Innovation Group, participation in national and international thematic events, such as the Campus Party Italia or the Young Leadership Forum in London, as sponsors, members of the jury or contributor. The opening to the exchange of know-how and collaboration in various forms with all the interlocutors of this sector is the basis on which today is based the creation of value and knowledge of our AI group. Value producers: the AI world requires a new design approach and a re-examination of the role of providing consulting services and System Integration to customers. We have created a "cross-cutting" AI practice not only with respect to the markets but also with respect to the Business Platforms (Customer Engagement, Cyber Security, etc.) on which it operates in order to make its contribution to all the guidelines that bring value to the customer. In the process of analysis and development of a solution we place ourselves towards the client as contributors to the creation of value. Value that is no longer based on a "standard" platform to be customized but arises from the intersection of different skills and the - often unique - design of an application strongly linked and conditioned to the quality and quantity of the data on which it works. The value of the solutions we offer to our customers comes primarily from the internal comparison with our company, with those of the market who are familiar with the dynamics, regulations, processes and constraints. In collaboration with our Industry Leaders, we have developed an offer portfolio dedicated to the various markets, defining for each of them a set of specific Use Houses, supported by a broad ecosystem of technological solutions, and on the basis of which we compare ourselves with the customer in the initial stages of the start of the collaboration. To this portfolio we support our technical skills, our Technological Assets and the skills of System Integrator to simplify and make effective the introduction of new solutions. Areas of intervention, from Big Data to Machine Learning: we have understood the potential of "big data" architectures capable of handling large amounts of unstructured data and in binary formats, architectures that can represent the ideal support for various machine algorithms and techniques. learning, so-called data-cruncher. These algorithms need a huge and varied database to be able to train, work better and provide precise answers that are really useful to the end user. This is the first consequence of the birth and specialization of very strong figures like Big Data Architect and Data Scientist, which through a close and structured collaboration with other professionals, are able to innovate applications and systems in which AI becomes the protagonist, sometimes improving the final use of solutions. In light of these considerations, Lutech has focused investments both on people and on partnerships with the leading suppliers of the market and we have already seen the first results including, first of all, the passion and dedication that the teams turn into concrete works and products of value for customers. The partners and the technologies with which Lutech works are the result of a continuous research and evaluation of how much the dynamic market of AI makes available. Our collaboration ranges from the best known solution providers and vendors (eg Google) to emerging solutions in which we see innovation and potential for growth. This last category includes, for example, the American start-up Loop AI Labs, which through a proprietary deep-learning algorithm has made Unsupervised Learning on unstructured texts, its cutting edge, minimizing human intervention in the configuration activities. To all this are added the stimuli and ideas coming from the open source world which represents an important resource for comparison and a continuous drive towards innovation. Our solutions and success cases: we have faced the opportunities presented on the market by focusing the activities on areas of strategic value identified together with customers and Lutech market and technology experts. Among the most important assets born from this process we can mention solutions based on Natural Language Processing, such as the various versions of virtual assistants. From the development of solutions based on Neural Networks, different assets have originated, focusing on analysis and classification of texts and images for various purposes. Lutech solutions were of interest to various clients in the media, telco, banking / insurance sectors, consumer electronics that have seen valuable results for the improvement of the quality of internal processes management and towards consumers. . Efforts have also gone in the direction of evolving pre-existing business assets (eg proprietary Threat Management System) integrating advanced derivative analysis functionalities into them from artificial intelligence algorithms. The next steps: the evolution of knowledge, research and improvement of Lutech solutions will be at the center of the next activities, with the aim of confirming Lutech as an ideal partner to support customers in the process of adopting the AI. Rocco Corridoni - Head of Customer Engagement and Cognitive Business Platforms Vincenzo Russo
News 29/05/2018 Lutech Best System Integrator @ ICA2017 Commitment, cooperation and passion: these are the distinctive features of Lutech Group and its great team. This mix allowed Lutech to be acknowledged as Best System Integrator at Italian Channel Awards 2017. The #ICA2017 awards ceremony was held this past January 30th, at Spazio Mil in Sesto San Giovanni, during the la Gala event promoted by Channel City. This event hosted and awarded the best operators of the ICT market. Thanks to your support, Lutech was selected in the top 5 short list of the Italian Channel Awards 2017, and it was recognized as Best System Integrator for the second year in a raw. This is an important outcome for Lutech, after a year of renovation and growth. We can start a new year with an even more positive attitude, to face new ambitious and tangible goals. Thank you for your support!
News 16/11/2016 Lutech acquires a majority stake in TEIA Lutech acquisisce la maggioranza di TEIA Technologies. Questa operazione consente al gruppo Lutech di confermare il proprio ruolo di partner al servizio dell’innovazione, ampliando la propria offerta in ambito Big Data. Teia Technologies analizza ogni giorno milioni di informazioni e di dati facendo emergere i trend dalle conversazioni delle rete. Il suo compito è quello di gestire i Big Data in funzione del raggiungimento di obiettivi di Business customizzati sulle esigenze del Cliente. Teia Technologies assume un ruolo di incubatore di competenze e acceleratore in grado di supportare la Digital Transformation dei propri Clienti, integrando l’offerta dei servizi, delle soluzioni e dei prodotti.
News 30/12/2015 Lutech acquires Soltec Srl and strengthens its IoT solutions Lutech potenzia la propria offerta in ambito Internet Of Things, grazie all’acquisizione della maggioranza del capitale di Soltec Soluzioni Tecnologiche Srl (, società che progetta e sviluppa dispositivi e soluzioni ad alto contenuto tecnologico. Contestualmente, Lutech diventa capogruppo anche dell’azienda Kronotech (, interamente partecipata da Soltec, anch’essa operativa nel settore IoT, specializzata nella realizzazione di soluzioni e sistemi innovativi per la raccolta dati, per l'identificazione automatica nei settori della rilevazione presenze, del controllo accessi, del monitoraggio della produzione, della videosorveglianza e sicurezza. "Per Lutech, l’obiettivo di questa operazione è costruire un forte posizionamento nel settore dell’Internet of Things, nel quale vediamo ampi margini di sviluppo” ha affermato Tullio Pirovano, Amministratore Delegato di Lutech. “Grazie alle specifiche competenze delle società che ruotano intorno alla galassia Lutech, vogliamo proporre sul mercato una soluzione integrata e omogenea, in grado di mettere in comunicazione i diversi componenti che compongono l’infrastruttura di IoT”. Leggi il Comunicato Stampa
News 18/12/2015 Lutech acquires Liscor SpA Nuovo step di crescita per Lutech, che attraverso la controllata Arcares SpA, ha acquisito la maggioranza del capitale di Liscor SpA, software vendor italiana che opera nel mercato dei Financial Services, in particolare nel settore Lending. L’operazione prevede la cessione del 60% delle azioni di Liscor: grazie a questa operazione, Lutech diventa capogruppo anche di una società di diritto rumeno, interamente partecipata da Liscor e anch’essa operativa nei servizi finanziari, che vanta tra i propri clienti banche importanti come Unicredit Bank Romania. L'acquisizione si inserisce nell'ampio quadro di sviluppo di Lutech, iniziato nel 2014 con l’acquisizione di Arcares SpA e di IT Business SpA e consolida il posizionamento del gruppo nel settore ICT a livello europeo. “Il nostro obiettivo è quello di rafforzare il nostro posizionamento nel panorama ICT in Italia e contemporaneamente di essere maggiormente presenti all’estero, partecipando a progetti IT in cui poter esprimere al meglio la nostra esperienza, competenza tecnologica e commitment” ha affermato Tullio Pirovano, Amministratore Delegato di Lutech. “Questa operazione per noi rappresenta un passo importante non solo per innovare e consolidare la nostra offerta in ambito Financial Services, ma anche per ampliare la nostra presenza all’estero, in particolare in Europa”. Leggi il Comunicato Stampa