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SAS Analytics Alliance

Our cross-industry alliance in advanced analytics helps clients anticipate disruptive market events and improve business performance.


Working together, Accenture and SAS enable organizations to use the power of analytics to seize growth opportunities, get precise answers to complex problems, and speed innovation and decision making.

Hundreds of companies have benefited from Accenture’s business analytics solutions, powered by SAS’ pioneering analytics. Companies are encouraged to visit Accenture Customer Showcase and Innovation Centers worldwide to see demonstrations of SAS analytics in real-world scenarios. Accenture and SAS solution architects collaborate to ensure alignment and support client needs.

Our strategic alliance helps clients in all industries including financial services, high tech and the public sector anticipate disruptive market and operational events, and improve business performance at lower cost.

The Accenture and SAS alliance focuses on industry analytics solutions including:

  • Financial Services: Banking (for example, credit risk and fraud) and Insurance, e.g. as predictive claims processing.

  • Communications: Network operations analytics

  • Health Care Analytics: Payer and provider (claims and care management) and pharmaceuticals (clinical data management analytics).

  • Public Service: Federal (for example, cyber security) and human services and revenue (for example, fraud, waste, and error analytics).

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions SAS helps customers at more than 60,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW®.

Learn more about Accenture’s Analytics Consulting Services

Why The Alliance

Accenture and SAS combine their independent market-leading skills to jointly develop offerings that enable businesses and government entities to significantly improve their decision processes for better, more accurate business outcomes.

  • Accenture offers market leadership in consulting, technology and outsourcing—delivered anywhere around the globe at scale.

  • Accenture provides a comprehensive portfolio of more than 100 industry, cross-industry and function-specific analytical offerings. More than 200 assets include standards and industry-leading practices, automated development tools and reusable architecture components.

  • The Accenture Global Delivery Network facilitates the industrialization of solutions through automation, the reuse of solutions and continuous improvement from more than 50 centers around the world.

  • SAS offers an integrated suite of analytics software unmatched in the industry, delivered in a single environment.

  • SAS software is interoperable—open without limitation to specific hardware and operating systems—to minimize client expenditures.