Accenture opens Innovation Center for SAP solutions in Australia

Telecom Lead Asia: Accenture has opened a new Accenture
Innovation Centre for SAP solutions in Australia.

Based at the Telstra Customer Experience Centre in
Melbourne with virtual presentations accessible Australia-wide, the Innovation
Centre provides scalable SAP solutions for Australian enterprise and government

The Centre supports Accenture and Telstra’s existing
innovation agenda by strengthening the alliance with SAP Australia and New

The Innovation Centre will provide demonstrations of how
SAP solutions, including business analytics, mobility, the SAP HANA platform
and cloud computing solutions can support Australian organizations in
developing a comprehensive technology roadmap. It also offers a multi-faceted
learning environment where clients can validate their business case through a
scenario-based proof-of-concept trial that can be tested within an

“This initiative brings together the strength of all
three organizations to deliver a differentiated service to the market. This
Innovation Centre is the latest addition to Accenture’s growing network of
innovation centers around the world, which enable our clients to continue to
lead the charge in innovative practices,” said Kellie Simpson, Accenture’s SAP
Australian Practice lead.

“This Centre puts the customer at the core of the
innovation process and will further enable our customers to understand the
benefits of SAP’s business offerings,” said Jeremy Goddard, Head of business
solutions and cloud, SAP Australia and New Zealand.

“Customers can create an infrastructure to perform
proof-of-concept trials and explore emerging delivery models such as cloud and
mobility; understand analytics through real business-oriented scenarios; and
take advantage of the best offerings from SAP, Accenture and Telstra to realize
value through business transformation,” Goddard added.

“The Innovation Centre is a showcase of the potential
that Telstra, Accenture and SAP can provide through its alliance – combining
Accenture’s global expertise, SAP’s industry-leading solutions and Telstra’s
award-wining cloud capabilities,” said Philip Jones, executive director, Data
IP Network Application and Services, Telstra.

Recently, Accenture expanded its global network of
Innovation Centres for SAP solutions with the opening of new centres in
Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore.

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