By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com
Accenture has announced it is expanding its global network of Innovation Centres for SAP® solutions with the opening of a new centre in Centurion, South Africa. In particular, the 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 centre will also house a critical skills and training facility, incorporating the Accenture Academy for SAP solutions. Accenture will develop a pipeline of priority technology skills, taking in hundreds of university graduates as interns who will become professionals certified in SAP solutions.
The South African centre joins Accenture’s global network of innovation centres in the U.S., Japan, China, Australia, Singapore, France and India. These innovation centres leverage the skills and expertise at locations across the Accenture Global Delivery Network, Accenture Technology Labs and the Accenture Global Talent and Innovation Network.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with 257,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. Its home page is www.accenture.com
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