Accenture and SAS continue to expand alliance with additional Center of Excellence to help clients unlock trapped value through applied intelligence
SAS GLOBAL FORUM, ORLANDO; Apr. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named Global Partner of the Year by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. During a ceremony held at SAS® Global Forum in Orlando on Sunday, Accenture was recognized for its continued commitment to the alliance and for delivering innovation to customers.
Accenture and SAS have been collaborating for more than 15 years, and have completed over 250 client projects together. Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, has over 2,500 consultants trained in SAS around the world, operating in 10 Centers of Excellence globally with another under development in India to support global and regional clients.
The strategic alliance between SAS and Accenture helps clients across industries and around the world to anticipate disruptive market and operational events, and to become intelligent organizations at a lower cost. The alliance focuses on embedding analytics into the fabric of an organization, through analytics modernization and industry analytics solutions including (but not limited to):
- Financial Services: Compliance and risk management; fraud reduction; data governance and profitability management
- Communications, Media and Hi-Tech: Customer intelligence / viewership analytics; network analytics and profitability management
- Health and Public Services: Compliance and tax collection; fraud reduction and benefits program eligibility management
- Products and Resources: Manufacturing enablement and demand-driven product optimization
- Cross-industry: Customer acquisition and retention, and enterprise analytics
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 401,000 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.
Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, helps clients to use analytics and artificial intelligence to drive actionable insights, at scale. Accenture Analytics applies sophisticated algorithms, data engineering and visualization to extract business insights and help clients turn those insights into actions that drive tangible outcomes – to improve their performance and disrupt their markets. With deep industry and technical experience, Accenture Analytics provides services and solutions that include, but are not limited to: analytics-as-a-service through the Accenture Insights Platform, continuous intelligent security, machine learning, and IoT Analytics. For more information, follow us @ISpeakAnalytics and visit www.accenture.com/analytics.
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