Global management consulting firm Accenture and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to create a new business unit dedicated to aiding enterprises in migrating their infrastructures and applications to the AWS cloud.
Accenture launched an immersive analytics product designed to connect data across the enterprise and make it more accessible and engaging to users of all skill levels. The product is called the Accenture Connected Analytics Experience. It seeks to connect users with varying skill sets in a collaborative analytics environment where together they can derive more insights through a refined user relationship with the data.
Accenture is building up its cloud services business with the acquisition of Cloud Sherpas, a cloud advisory firm that supports Google, ServiceNow and Salesforce cloud offerings.
The thing to remember about big data is that it is not a stand-alone specialty. Rather it is becoming the backbone of every specialty. The challenge is twofold. First, how to quickly bring every discipline up to speed on these new big data tools and techniques. Secondly, how to get big data experts and vendors in sync with the very different needs of each discipline. Smart partnerships are often the ideal way to accomplish both.
Accenture, BT and Cisco are among the initial board members of the Wireless IoT Forum, which is working to promote the adoption of wireless wide-area networking technology in both licensed and...
The BYOD trend in the enterprise is fueling demand for enterprise mobile apps to make employees' personal devices more productive at work. Market research firm TechNavio forecasts a 13 percent compound annual growth rate for the market through 2019.
Accenture launched an advanced analytics applications platform consisting of industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications aimed at fully democratized use. This means that business users, C-Suite decision-makers and data scientists can use the applications with equal ease albeit at different skill levels.
Oracle and Accenture have shaken hands on a new agreement that will see the two companies form a joint business group to "help customers embrace the cloud."
Mobility can't be consider in isolation from other tech that is transforming the enterprise.It must be implemented hand-in-hand with big data, cloud and social media to realize the full potential for employee productivity and corporate growth.
Despite dire predictions that smart machines will replace humans, the workplace of the future will likely see workers and machines working closely together, predicts consulting firm Accenture in its new Technology Vision 2015 report.