Accenture Completes Acquisition of Analytics8; Amit Bansal Quoted

Jeff Brody

Accenture completed its acquisition of Analytics8, a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy, on Friday. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The acquisition transaction strengthens Accenture’s capabilities to deliver AI-powered data and advanced analytics services to clients across Australia and New Zealand.

“We formally welcome the Analytics8 team to Accenture and look forward to pooling our expertise to deliver services to clients which help them achieve more with their data as they accelerate their digital transformation journeys,” said Amit Bansal, who leads Accenture’s analytics and artificial intelligence business in Australia and New Zealand.

Dr. Athina Kanioura, Accenture’s chief analytics officer and global Applied Intelligence lead said, “The acquisition of Analytics8 means we have further bolstered our applied intelligence offering, scaling at speed to meet the growing demand for AI-powered intelligence.”

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