Articles in category: Partners
Sitting at the intersection of business and technology, high performing CIOs are now a force in the boardroom—and driving the digital agenda. Accenture CTO Paul Daugherty shares his point of view and provides CIO's with ten action items to excel in digital business world.(Read Full Article)
Intelligent processes, enabled by digital technology, create a virtuous cycle of constant improvement fed by continuous feedback. And they are set to soon reinvent much of the way that businesses are run. intelligent processes.(Read Full Article)
Our thoughts are with the family of the late Brian Twiggs who passed away unexpectedly this time last year, and in our blog post we share reasons for our recent logo change.(Read Full Article)
Maxwell Technology, a satellite-based communications and data solutions provider, has launched a satellite hotspot solution. The Maxwell HotSpot solution is a unique offering for public facilities that require voucher- or token-based WiFi Internet access for guests.
This solution is easy and quick to deploy, anywhere in South Africa, and does not rely on any terrestrial telecommunications infrastructure(Read Full Article)
Technology group EOH said on Wednesday it had made "significant strides" into Africa with plans to increase its presence on the continent. "EOH now has the structures and processes in place to be far more strategic and proactive in its approach to doing business in Africa," CEO Asher Bohbot said.(Read Full Article)
In the face of rapidly evolving changes in technology and mounting competitive pressure, organizations must hit the reset button for how they use IT. The solution isn’t to bring existing programs to a halt and start over. But it’s almost as bold: restarting IT while in motion.(Read Full Article)
The first day of eventful mastering SAP in Johannesburg attracted a number of international speakers including Mico Yuk (BI Dashboard Formula), Ingo Hilgefort (SAP), Ross Wilson (McKesson) and Mark Giesbrecht (Canadian Railways). Attendees got key insights into the process of building dashboards, implementing mobile BI, CO-PA on HANA approaches and latest news on SAP Business Intelligence suite products. Local sponsors provided implementations and experiences. Here is my summary of the Mico Yuk keynote.(Read Full Article)
Accenture and SAP are expanding their global alliance by providing clients with end-to-end business systems running on the SAP HANA data processing platform.
The first new offering from the partners is the Marketing Performance Solution, which is sold by Accenture and which enables chief marketing officers (CMOs) to easily view and act on centralised key marketing performance data, such as sales figures, media spend and social reach "in near real-time", said Accenture.(Read Full Article)
What distinguishes high-performing business process outsourcing (BPO) relationships from run-of-the-mill BPO arrangements? New research for Accenture by the London School of Economics has uncovered the eight key practices that contribute to high-performance BPO.(Read Full Article)
The Accenture 2013 CFO Survey The Accenture 2013 CFO research found that chief financial officers (CFOs) and other senior finance executives around the world are cautiously optimistic about business prospects. However, our research also revealed that CFOs seemingly find their ability to make confident investment decisions hindered by their inability to accurately forecast their business performance in a continuously uncertain business environment.(Read Full Article)
When Apigee listed off the new investors for its latest $35 million round on Wednesday, one name stood out as a bit of an oddball: Accenture. I speculated that the and outsourcing firm was making a strategic investment in Apigee to get into the mobile application programming interface business. That turned out to be exactly right.(Read Full Article)
Accenture has received significant recognition at the SAP Africa Partner Awards—securing two substantial awards through which SAP recognises its most valued partners. With these awards, SAP has acknowledged Accenture as an alliance partner that has achieved excellence in planning and executing its projects and programmes—delivering innovation while assuring the highest standards of quality to SAP customers.(Read Full Article)
While we are firmly entrenched in the era of customer power, that does not mean that customer’s don’t need, and want, help and guidance. Information is everywhere. This means that customers can easily find detailed information, reviews, and recommendations on a wide range of topics without a lot of effort. They no longer need to rely on marketing or sales people to educate them about specific products and services. And a recent Gartner survey verified that they prefer this self-guided model in their quest for information.(Read Full Article)
Listed technology group EOH once again scooped three top awards at a gala awards evening held in Cape Town recently. The SAP Partner Awards recognise partners who have achieved excellence in planning and executing SAP projects and programs and more importantly, delivering significant benefits to their clients.
SAP Partner Awards are presented annually to the top performing SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP, delivering exceptional performance across diverse industries and solutions to customers.(Read Full Article)
EOH SAP Services, a SAP National Alliance Partner, will be sponsoring the entire series of Mastering SAP Conferences, Seminars and Round Tables to be held in Johannesburg over the coming months. This forms part of the vision of driving “better run businesses” - from strategy to execution.
Mastering SAP 2013 is specifically designed to encourage SAP customers to look outside their immediate environment. It's a place where SAP customers, partners and experts engage in brave and important conversations, find answers to common challenges and inspire one another to explore future opportunities.
How do you bring clarity and transparency to business? How do you see, think and act clearly so that you can understand your risks, formulate smart business strategies, and take actions that align with those strategies?
EOH SAP Services General Manager Kirtan Sita says the answer is by driving initiatives that enable insight, improve efficiencies, and promote a culture of accountability. "At EOH SAP Services, we have the proven track record to collaborate with our customers - partners to Plan, Build and Run better Enterprises."
"Well run enterprises have the ability to overcome complexity by having insight into every aspect of the organisation and its business networks. They operate with ...(Read Full Article)
To meet the challenges inherent in today’s volatile global marketplace, companies need the right analytical lens to clarify the incremental profit generated by offering more innovative and differentiated products.(Read Full Article)
The Accenture Adventure—two intense but rewarding days during winter vacation—is an incubator for impressive talent. A small group of graduate students will be selected to participate in this dynamic work experience, where these top performers will have the opportunity to showcase their innovative thinking, can-do attitude, team spirit and leadership skills.
The closing date for applications is 31 May 2013.(Read Full Article)
Technology is now the underpinning for change and growth. Companies that adopt a new digital mindset will be savvy to this convergence of IT and the business. This year's Accenture Technology Vision identifies seven trends that should be shaping your digital business for the future(Read Full Article)
Companies face a growing inability to access the vital skills they need to compete successfully and achieve high performance.(Read Full Article)
Accenture explores the implications of this for business and HR, and identifies seven practices HR can adopt to help organizations access the skills they need, when and where.
Accenture has launched South Africa’s first Innovation Index to promote business growth and development of new, sustainable enterprises that would in turn spur much desired job creation.
Expressing his excitement about the initiative, Accenture South Africa Chief Executive William Mzimba said: “An increasingly volatile and competitive market landscape demands new ways of thinking about, and acting on, business challenges and opportunities. Continuous innovation underpins sustained growth for both business and public organisations. By developing an authoritative and objective snapshot of the current state of innovation in South Africa as well as recognising local ‘role models’, we hope to make a meaningful contribution to a better South Africa.”(Read Full Article)
Even with an unemployment rate of 25% there is evidence, especially in the financial services sector, that more and more foreign nationals are brought into South Africa to take up information technology (IT) work here. This in spite of ideals - legislated and compliance expected from the private sector - for local empowerment through BBBEE.(Read Full Article)
EOH, a leader in technology and business solutions and the largest implementer of enterprise applications in South Africa, has partnered with OpenText, a global provider of Enterprise Information Management (EIM) solutions. This agreement will enhance the SAP industry modules through Enterprise Content Management (ECM). OpenText enables organisations to grow the business, lower costs of operations, and reduce information governance and security related risks.(Read Full Article)
The new Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions in Centurion is focused on innovating new solutions for growth industries, such as telecommunications, utilities, mining, banking, public sector, automotive, consumer goods and retail.
"The new Accenture Innovation Centre for SAP solutions will help our clients in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan Africa region derive even greater value from their investments in SAP solutions and accelerate business results in the highly competitive market environment," said Willie Schoeman, managing director of Technology, Accenture Southern Africa.