April 30, 2015
Accenture Named Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year by Qlik
NEW YORK; April 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year for 2014 by Qlik, a leader in visual analytics. The award recognizes Accenture for its commitment to the alliance and collaborative efforts to deliver strategic business intelligence and data visualization solutions that enable clients to make data-driven decisions that can lead to innovation, digital transformation, and industry disruption.
The award was presented to Accenture at Qlik’s annual Global Partner Summit, Qonnections, on April 28 in Dallas, Texas.
“Receiving Qlik’s Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year award is a testament to the value our alliance delivers to clients and how both companies are driving to help turn data into a tangible and trusted asset for companies around the globe,” said Michael Bridges, managing director, information management – business intelligence, Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital. “Through the combination of data, advanced analytics, and visualization solutions, companies can experience the next-generation of business intelligence that simplifies data analytics and access, enabling them to make rapid, effective decisions for fast outcomes. When decision-makers can receive data insights in their preferred format when they need it, and understand and trust the insights, a business can accurately pursue insight-driven transformational opportunities for their company and customers.”
“We’re pleased to name Accenture as our Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year for 2014,” said Les Bonney, COO at Qlik. “To manage today’s growing data deluge, companies need end-to-end analytics solutions with data visualization capabilities to help them interact with data and understand the insights being generated so effective decisions can be made and actions can be taken. Our collaboration with Accenture offers clients the capability to harness the value from their data.”
Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, and Qlik have been working together since 2012 to help high performing organizations harness the power of data analysis and visualization to generate a return on investment from analytics.
Additional details on the Accenture and Qlik alliance can be found here.
About Accenture
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 323,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. Its home page is www.accenture.com
Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, delivers insight-driven outcomes at scale to help organizations improve their performance. With deep industry, functional, business process and technical experience, Accenture Analytics develops innovative consulting and outsourcing services for clients to help ensure they receive returns on their analytics investments. For more information follow us @ISpeakAnalytics and visit www.accenture.com/analytics.
About Qlik
Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK) is a leader in visual analytics.  Its portfolio of products meets customers’ growing needs from reporting and self-service visual analysis to guided, embedded and custom analytics.  Approximately 35,000 customers rely on Qlik solutions to gain meaning out of information from varied sources, exploring the hidden relationships within data that lead to insights that ignite good ideas.  Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Qlik has offices around the world with more than 1700 partners covering more than 100 countries.
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