New Alliance Announced Between Accenture and Google
- by Radu Cotarcea
Accenture announced on September 29, 2016, a new alliance with Google "to bring to market industry-specific solutions that will help clients use cloud, mobility, and analytics to advance their digital transformation agenda and improve business performance."
The company explained in its press release that it will apply its industry expertise and capabilities to help enterprise clients improve the value of Google technologies within their organizations. Specifically, Google and Accenture will work together "to deliver solutions to customers in a number of industries including retail, healthcare, consumer products, energy, finance, and others.” Accenture explained the solutions will combine products from across Google Cloud including Android, apps, analytics, augmented reality, big data, IoT and machine learning and that Accenture and Google will "provide dedicated resources from each company with capability in cloud solutions architecture, mobility and app development to help bring these solutions to large enterprise clients."
Diane Greene, Senior Vice President of Google Cloud, commented: "Our alliance with Accenture is designed to help enterprises transform and take advantage of the latest technologies from Google Cloud. Google’s ongoing product advances, incorporated into joint customer solutions - from mobility and analytics, to machine learning and productivity apps - combined with Accenture’s deep industry knowledge, means we can rapidly address the critical business needs of our customers.”
Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology Officer at Accenture, added: "The Google alliance supports our digital and cloud strategy, and will help clients benefit from innovative and industry-specific cloud and mobile solutions built on the full stack of Google technologies. Whether our clients need to innovate faster, create new services or increase the value from their existing technology investments, cloud should be the starting point for their digital transformations. Together with Google, Accenture will help clients take advantage of game changing solutions that help solve real business needs."