Accenture to open SAP innovation centers in China, Japan, and Singapore

Telecom Lead Asia: Accenture will open Innovation Centers
for SAP solutions in Beijing, Tokyo, and Singapore.

The new centers will help clients increase speed to
market, enhance flexibility, and improve business performance.

The Accenture Innovation Center for SAP solutions in
Beijing is focused on innovating new solutions for the communications, high
tech, utilities, and retail industries.

The Tokyo center is focused on developing innovative
solutions for high-tech companies as well as the electric power industry,
including exploring smart-meter analysis, which is essential for enabling smart

The Singapore center will have a preliminary emphasis on
the consumer goods, utilities, oil and gas, and public sector industries. The
center also serves as a hub to support clients from neighboring countries
including Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

The Accenture Innovation Centers for SAP solutions bring
together Accenture’s functional and industry expertise with the latest SAP
technologies, including the SAP HANA platform and mobility and cloud solutions.

The centers provide clients with process-specific business
solutions, thought leadership around existing and emerging SAP solution-based
technology, and the industrialization of the resulting solution, content and
delivery methods.

The new Accenture Innovation Centers for SAP solutions
will help our clients in the Asia-Pacific region draw as much value as possible
from their investments in SAP solutions, accelerating business results, and
contributing to their international competitiveness,” said Mark Willford,
global managing director of SAP business for Accenture.

Accenture’s network of innovation centers are co-located
with and leverage the skills and expertise at locations across the Accenture
Global Delivery Network, Accenture Technology Labs and the Accenture Global
Talent and Innovation Network.

The four new centers join Accenture’s global network of
innovation centers in support of SAP solutions, based in locations including
San Jose, Calif.; Chicago; New York; Toronto; Sophia Antipolis, France; and
Bangalore, India.

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