A major US pharma company with a global workforce of over 11,000 people across 3 continents wanted to expand their capabilities by building a Center of Excellence (COE) in the Machine learning & Artificial Intelligence domain. The facility was key in driving innovation for the organization by leveraging cutting-edge AI and ML technologies. The client wanted to access and harness global talent to become a powerhouse for new initiatives.
The client wanted to explore a partnership with Zinnov to create an effective COE framework design through a combination of learnings from our Globalization Excellence practice and peer assessment study.
Zinnov devised a 360o plan to address the challenge from multiples lens including the right location, portfolio and regulatory challenges. Zinnov stepped in to design a strategic plan and implement the strategy. The plan consisted of the following workstreams:
The AI Center of Excellence has successfully completed its transformative journey, which began with the design of the COE. The center is now operational within a period of just 4 months. To ensure its sustained success, a strong governance structure was established, complete with well-defined KPIs.