Accenture Innovation Hub – driving client-centric innovations at scale for the new normal

Accenture recently showcased its digital transformation capabilities and how it is enabling industries across verticals and equipping with state of the art digital technologies. The company showcased how it is empowering the enterprises with a combination of technologies, creating a digital ecosystem leveraging its “Innovation Hub’ in Bengaluru.

Mohan Sekhar

According to company sources, Accenture has an aggressive digital play with more than 55% of its global revenues coming from “the new” (digital, cloud, security services). Reflecting on this, Mohan Sekhar, Sr.Managing Director and Lead, Advanced Technology Centers, India at Accenture said, “ We have a clear understanding of digital technologies and are an early mover in this space. The innovation hub brings to life all elements of our innovation architecture- from research, ventures, labs to studios, innovation centers, and delivery centers- combined with our deep industry experience.”

Accenture’s ATC, deliver innovations at scale using cloud, digital, security and New IT, like AI, blockchain, automation among others. Comprising of 440,000 square feet of space throughout 10 floors, the Innovation Hub features capabilities from across Accenture, including:

• Accenture Lab, which incubates new concepts through applied R&D;
• Accenture Liquid Studio, offering rapid development and prototyping of applications and the design and creation of digital services;
• Accenture Innovation Center, which builds and scales solutions across technologies and industries; and
• Avanade, which provides innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences through the Microsoft ecosystem and is majority-owned by Accenture.

The Innovation Hub includes dedicated Accenture Delivery Center floors for each of Accenture’s five operating groups – Communications, Media & Technology, Financial Services, Health & Public Service, Products, and Resources – to focus on delivering industry-specific solutions and services for clients. There are also dedicated floors for digital technologies and for emerging technologies and platforms.

The company also showcased vertical specific innovations. For instance, in financial services, it is leveraging analytics and deep learning for Home Damage Assessment, the connected insurance solution powered by data and AI and gesture recognition- improving customer experience. The company is also doing pioneering work in other verticals like CMT, Healthcare & Public Services among others.

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