Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company has announced the opening of a new centre in Centurion, South Africa. This is in line with the company’s goal to expand its global network of Innovation Centres for SAP® solutions.
Accenture’s Innovation Centres for SAP solutions are designed to amalgamate Accenture’s functional and industry expertise with the latest SAP technologies, including the SAP HANA® platform and mobility and cloud solutions. The centres are supported by teams of professionals from Accenture and SAP, and provide clients with process-specific business solutions, and emerging SAP solution-based technology.
The Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions in Centurion is focused on accelerating the development, delivery and commercialisation of business solutions based on SAP technologies, the centre will help clients increase speed to market, enhance flexibility, and improve business performance. It will also focus on innovating new solutions for growth industries, such as telecommunications, utilities, mining, banking, public sector, automotive, consumer goods and retail.
According to Willie Schoeman, Managing Director of Technology, Accenture Southern Africa, “The new Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions will help our clients in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region derive even greater value from their investments in SAP solutions and accelerate business results in the highly competitive market environment”.
“Through this innovation centre, we’ll bring the best of Accenture’s global experience to our local clients and enable the localisation of solutions to meet their specific business challenges in the region,” said Eliseo Belmonte, lead, SAP Solutions, Accenture in Africa..
The South African centre joins Accenture’s global network of innovation centres in the U.S., Japan, China, Australia, Singapore, France and India. These innovation centres leverage the skills and expertise at locations across the Accenture Global Delivery Network, Accenture Technology Labs and the Accenture Global Talent and Innovation Network.