August 10, 2016
Accenture to Manage Oracle Fusion Applications for Skanska, Drive Greater Operational Efficiency
STOCKHOLM; Aug. 10, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been chosen by Skanska, a leading multinational project development and construction group, to help manage its Oracle Fusion applications in Sweden and Finland for greater operational efficiencies and enhanced application management services. The agreement is for a three-year duration. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Accenture will collaborate with Skanska supporting its 13,000 end users in Sweden and Finland through applications including Oracle Fusion Applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Hyperion. Automated solutions will help track and monitor the applications.
The project is designed to enhance Skanska’s operational efficiency while enabling the company to meet existing and future dynamic business needs, targeting key areas such as human resources, finance and accounting, business analytics and operations.
“To be successful in today’s hyper-competitive environment, global construction companies need to transform their operations to be exceptionally agile, efficient and customer-focused,” said Christina Arnell, managing director in Accenture´s Swedish practice. “Accenture looks forward to managing Skanska’s application portfolio to help the company stay focused on development of its core business activities and strengthen its industry-leading position.”
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