Accenture Acquires UK-Based Genfour
- by Saida Ayupova
Accenture announced on April 3d its acquisition of Genfour, a pure play automation service provider with expertise in assessing, implementing and managing automation solutions. The acquisition further strengthens Accenture’s capabilities in intelligent automation services.
The addition of Genfour expands Accenture’s ability to apply intelligent automation solutions that help clients transform and re-engineer their business processes. Clients can take advantage of data-driven insights that enable faster, more informed business decisions and better quality of service to their customers. Genfour’s automation professionals will join the Accenture Operations global Intelligent Automation team and be an integral part of the new Accenture Center of Excellence for Intelligent Automation in the U.K.
Manish Sharma, group operating officer, Accenture Operations, commented on the acquisition: “Intelligent automation is transforming the way businesses across industries operate, driving new levels of productivity, innovation, compliance, quality user experiences and improved decision making. With a strong track record of building and managing flexible, scalable automation solutions, Genfour’s highly skilled professionals will help accelerate the transformation and re-engineering of our clients’ business processes through intelligent automation, enhancing our ability to deliver on the promise of as-a-Service.”
James Hall, CEO, Genfour, added: “With growing demand for intelligent automation solutions, we’re excited to be joining Accenture to help build better automated processes and tackle complex process opportunities for clients. We look forward to continuing to help clients use automation to successfully implement a digital workforce that can ultimately improve both internal operational efficiencies and customer experience.”