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Original device manufacturer: Low-cost touch screen phone development

Read how Accenture was contracted to develop a low-cost touch screen phone for a tier one Original Device Manufacturer on time and on budget.


The client is a tier-one original device manufacturer that had an urgent need to ship a touch-enabled telephone within a tight market window.

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The required device had to be developed into a touch-enabled platform and be built from a business-critical non-touch platform. This had to be accomplished without impacting the development road map of the existing non-touch platform.


Accenture played a fundamental role in joint development teams across multiple countries. Key contributions included:

  • Architectural and engineering leadership

  • Platform-wide performance optimization

  • Specialist support in integration phases

  • Triage and resolution for telephone and platform defects

Accenture developed a high-performing, low-cost touch device that was delivered on time for launch in multiple geographic markets and went on to sell more than 5 million units.

In addition, an Accenture-led architectural design minimized the project time frame and delivered product integration and hardening phases on an aggressive schedule.

The Accenture team was recognized for its contribution to the project’s success by receiving a client award.