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Accenture's Product Lifecycle Services expanded with PRION Group

CIMdata finds the PRION Group acquisition a great value to Accentureʼs end-to-end PLM business services.


“CIMdata is confident that PRIONʼs deep technical experience with Siemens PLM Software solutions and Accentureʼs proven business transformation methodology will reduce implementation risks for their customers and ensure long-term PLM success.” Per CIMdata’s “Accenture Expands their Business Transformation Capabilities with the Acquisition of PRION”.

The commentary explains why PLM programs are business transformations and how the Accenture-PRION acquisition will provide the right level of experience, skills and methodology to help organizations manage such initiatives successfully.

CIMdata sees PRIONʼs skills and technology as key differentiators for Accentureʼs PLM practice that will help customers to quickly realize benefits from their PLM implementations.

Learn about Accenture’s PRION Group acquisition.


CIMdata is an independent worldwide firm that provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterpriseʼs ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM).

The commentary explained that PLM must be planned and implemented as part of a business transformation to maximize effectiveness. PLM is not about incremental change, it’s about making sweeping changes that drives performance.

A business transformation methodology can provide companies a way to address big challenges, where incremental improvements may not be sufficient.

Key Findings

Accenture is focused on helping their clients improve their businesses through:

  • A business transformation approach that aligns people, processes, technologies, and products with a client’s strategic goals.

  • A combination of management consulting, technology, and outsourcing services for delivering unique solutions to achieve each client’s vision and high-level objectives.

  • An ability to design and implement a business transformation using experienced people and proven services.

PRION Group expands the breadth and depth of Accentureʼs PLM capabilities through:

  • Solid experience in helping clients who are implementing solutions from Siemens PLM Software.

  • Deep domain knowledge of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) industrial segment.