The partnership will take full advantage of the power, simplicity and security of iOS, the leading enterprise mobility platform, and Accenture’s capabilities as a leader in industry and digital transformation to help companies unlock new revenue streams, increase productivity, improve customer experience and reduce costs.
— Apple announced in press release.
Accenture will create a dedicated practice within Accenture digital studios in selected locations and experts from Apple will work together with accenture team to launch new set of tools and services that help enterprise clients transform how they engage with customers using iPhone and iPad.
“Starting 10 years ago with iPhone and then with iPad, Apple has been transforming how work gets done. Yet we believe that businesses have only begun to scratch the surface of what they can do with our products. Both Apple and Accenture are leaders in building incredible user experiences and together we can continue to truly modernize how businesses work through amazing solutions that take advantage of the incredible capabilities of Apple’s technologies.” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.
“Based on our experience in developing mobile apps, we believe that iOS is the superior mobile platform for businesses and are excited to be partnering with Apple. By combining Accenture’s vast digital capabilities and industry expertise with Apple’s market leadership in creating products that delight customers, we are in a perfect position to help our clients transform the way they work.” — Pierre Nanterme (Accenture’s chairman and CEO)
The companies plan to develop new ecosystem services to deal with the full range of iOS integration requirements needed to connect back-end systems. They will leverage Accenture’s expertise in systems integration, along with unique iOS advantages that Apple built with its partners Cisco and SAP.
Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders.