April 11, 2018

Accenture Launches Intelligent Enterprise Platform to Help Companies Use Advanced Technologies that Fast-track Enterprise Transformation

End-to-end digital platform brings together Accenture’s leading industry solutions, intelligent technologies and SAP® Model Company services for a new approach to transformation

NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform, an insight-driven, digitally integrated platform that powers enterprise transformation from business case to roadmap to delivery. The platform captures the most advanced and disruptive Accenture thinking around industry, innovation and technology to help companies reinvent themselves as intelligent enterprises.

The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform helps companies make the right investments, navigate complexity and realize value quickly. The platform fosters collaboration along the entire enterprise transformation journey through a simplified, unified and guided approach. It starts with design thinking to identify specific business challenges and differentiators, and intelligent tools that assess current systems, processes, data and architecture against leading industry practices. Automation capabilities help to rapidly create a client-specific business case, roadmap and solution prototype. Further accelerating time to value is the platform’s ability to provision a tailored SAP® solutions environment using Accenture’s preconfigured industry and business function solutions combined with Accenture myWizard for agile delivery, liquid application management and continuous improvement.

The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform embeds SAP Model Company services - prepackaged, ready-to-use, end-to-end reference services tailored to an industry or line of business. SAP Value Assurance service packages are also delivered in collaboration with Accenture and address all project phases. The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform also connects SAP Cloud Platform and the SAP Leonardo digital innovation system to help customers innovate faster and the SAP Transformation Navigator tool to provide joint customers roadmap guidance to their digital future.

“Today’s markets require strategies and capabilities that drive profitable growth in sustainable ways by focusing on innovation and quick responses to change. With an intelligent platform, companies can gain insights that create unlimited opportunities for disruption,” said Paul Daugherty, Accenture’s chief technology & innovation officer. “With its client data-driven, insight-led approach and industry best practices and automation at the center, the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform helps companies reshape their businesses to embrace the future and drive market advantage.”

To further future-proof and unlock new value from innovation, Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform enables co-innovation with the Accenture Liquid Studio for SAP Leonardo and is continuously refreshed with new automation, optimization and IoT use cases that are fully integrated into industry and functional solutions.

“The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform, combined with innovative functionality and broad process expertise of SAP Model Company and SAP Value Assurance service packages, will offer customers a solution to simplify and accelerate their digital transformation initiatives,” said Adaire Fox-Martin, member of the executive board of SAP SE, Global Customer Operations. “We look forward to working with Accenture to help businesses around the world become intelligent enterprises that innovate using SAP Cloud Platform as part of the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform.”

“Bringing together the best of our innovations, the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform is our latest example of New IT brought to life,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. “We can help maximize business outcomes by harmonizing common business processes and data by industry into a digital platform that can modernize our clients’ IT environments with speed and agility.”

Accenture and SAP will be introducing the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform and SAP Model Company to more than 120 clients at the Accenture SAP Leadership Council, held April 15-17 in Los Angeles, California. The Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform and SAP Model Company will also be showcased at SAPPHIRE® NOW, held June 5-7 in Orlando, Florida.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 442,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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