Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Analytics8, Accenture yesterday announced. Analytics8 is a privately held Australian big data and analytics consultancy that specialises in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services.
Analytics8 was founded in 2002, and provides data and analytics solutions. Accenture says has Analytics8 has deep expertise across multiple industries, from healthcare to financial services.
Analytics8’s Melbourne and Sydney-based team of 70 professionals will join Accenture Applied Intelligence.
“Having the right talent is a critically important aspect of how we deliver value to clients. The Analytics8 team’s deep technical expertise and experience advising clients across a range of industries will complement our own — bolstering our growing Applied Intelligence business, particularly in the Australian market, and creating new opportunities to help clients accelerate their digital transformations,” said Dr. Athina Kanioura, Accenture’s chief analytics officer and global applied intelligence lead.