January 17, 2019
Accenture Completes Acquisition of Knowledgent
Expanding data management capabilities enables Accenture to help clients transform into intelligent enterprises
NEW YORK; January 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Knowledgent, a data intelligence company. The acquisition expands Accenture’s data management capabilities, helping companies become digital and intelligent by gaining deep insights into their businesses and customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
Knowledgent is now part of Accenture Technology’s data business group, which helps clients rotate to become data-powered intelligent enterprises by driving innovation through a diverse set of data services enabled by investments in machine-led solutions, highly skilled data specialists, and leading platform and industry data capabilities.
Based in New Jersey, Knowledgent employs more than 200 highly skilled “informationists” that provide data strategy and architecture, data engineering, and data management services. Knowledgent helps enterprises harness the value of their data and create competitive advantage by applying innovation to better manage data, using cutting-edge data technologies and significant experience in the life sciences, healthcare and financial services industries.
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