BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone sponsored and participated in The 2013 MIT China Conference J.W.Marriott Hotel, Beijing on October 30- 31, 2013. Under the theme of "The new Urbanism for China: innovation and technologies that will change the ways cities develop and grow", the MIT Industrial Liaison Program's first inaugural China Conference brought together world thought leaders from MIT and industry over cutting-edge research, innovative technologies, and best practices in urbanism to help lead the world towards realizing smart, sustainable, livable cities of future.
"As the 'Smart City' projects get bigger and more complex, it requires more sophisticated consulting expertise, system integration capabilities, and know-how in engineering and technologies beyond IT. These are new challenges for iSoftStone and we are actively preparing ourselves to address them," said Mr. TW Liu, the founder, Chairman and CEO of iSoftStone Holdings Ltd, at the panel discussion. "Meanwhile, China's smart city development needs to incorporate international concepts. Through the cooperation with MIT, we aim to lead innovation-driven urban development and help build sustainable smart cities of future."
As a council member of China Smart City Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance, iSoftStone has always been committed to helping local governments improve their smart city development plan, providing one-stop integrated services ranging from top-level design to project planning, construction and operation to diverse concerns including industrial upgrading, environmental protection, urban convenience, and innovative management. In an effort to better draw on international advanced experience and concepts and promote the development of smart cities in China, iSoftStone's R&D and innovation team has maintained cooperation with international top-notch university R&D teams. iSoftStone joined the Industrial Liaison Program of MIT as early as in 2011 to strengthen exchange with international business management professionals and its own talent development.
About iSoftStoneiSoftStone (NYSE: ISS) is a leading China-based IT services provider, serving clients in both China and the world. iSoftStone provides an integrated suite of IT services and solutions including Consulting & Solutions, IT Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Its comprehensive end-to-end service offerings support expansion to fit the scope and scale of client engagements. iSoftStone focuses on key industry verticals including technology, communications, banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), healthcare, and energy, transportation and public sector (ETP). SOURCE iSoftStone