Bangalore, July 28 2017: Leading global professional services company, Accenture, has launched its first Innovation Hub in India's silicon city --a state-of-the-art facility that combines the broad range of Accenture’s leading technology capabilities in a environment to help clients transform their businesses for the digital world.
The Hub offers clients access to Accenture’s industry knowledge, leading technology capabilities and business acumen in more than 40 industries, applied in a live technology delivery environment — enabling clients to experience innovation at scale through customized visits, design-thinking workshops, co-innovation workshops and cross-industry innovation.
It provides “hands on” access to all six elements of the Accenture Innovation Architecture — Accenture Research, Accenture Ventures, Accenture Labs, Accenture Studios, Accenture Innovation Centers and Accenture Delivery Centers. The Innovation Hub in Bengaluru enables clients to identify and develop emerging trends and technologies and then quickly prototype, scale and implement innovative solutions.
More than 4,000 people will work at the Innovation Hub, combining research and development capabilities, deep industry insights, creativity and leading technology skills to bring Accenture’s culture of innovation to life. This location will create and deliver solutions based on “New IT” — which includes digital, cloud and security-related technologies — and designed to help clients reinvent their business processes, accelerate the development of new products and services, and create more-personalized customer experiences.
Comprising 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 Centre 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