THE WAY WE LIVE AND WORK
Accenture strives to be at the forefront of blockchain innovation and its practical, real world application.
We provide our clients with a complete view of the blockchain-based technology landscape and its potential business implications. Our global team of experts works with each client to help build smart strategies around effective use-cases, investment and implementation.
Blockchain has the potential to drive profound, positive change. We are working closely with leaders from across a broad range of industries, governments, consortia, the academic community and our key technology alliances to move technology forward so that, ultimately, it can help to improve the way the world lives and works.
BLOCKCHAIN HAS THE POTENTIAL TO DRIVE PROFOUND, POSITIVE CHANGE.
Blockchain applicability, business impact and deployment strategy assessment
Technology leadership workshops for hands-on, advanced training and rapid prototyping
Rapid development environments featuring a suite of blockchain toolsets, customized Proofs of Concept and Proof of Value
Blockchain solution design
Holistic solution design that encompass people, process, operating model and technology
Solution build & implementation
Complex implementation management, third party vendor integration and custom coding
Blockchain assets & solutions
Proprietary software add-ons, such as redaction and key management, including hardened security modules
Accenture entered into an alliance with Digital Asset in 2016. Digital Asset brings 21st century technology to existing financial infrastructure, with a particular focus on post-trade processing.
R3 is an enterprise software firm working with over 100 banks, financial institutions, regulators, trade associations, professional services firms and technology companies to develop Corda, its distributed ledger platform designed specifically for financial services.
In 2017, Accenture entered into an alliance with R3 and is a preferred implementation provider for its Corda platform.
Accenture entered into an alliance with Ripple in 2015. Ripple provides the only enterprise distributed financial technology to banks that enables faster, cross-border payments, delivering real-time certainty for every settlement.
Accenture is a founding member of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) and sits on its board of directors. The EEA connects Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, academics, and technology vendors with Ethereum experts to define enterprise-grade software capable of handling the most complex, highly demanding applications at the speed of business.
Accenture is a premier member of Hyperledger, an open source collaborative effort created to advance cross-industry blockchain technologies, and sits on its board of directors. It is a global collaboration of more the 130 members, hosted by The Linux Foundation, including leaders in finance, banking, IoT, supply chain, manufacturing and technology
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Explore the impacts and implications
of blockchain on financial services:
Our world-class Research & Development organization charts a research agenda, explores innovations and delivers client solutions that leverage the most promising emerging technologies and trends.
Our Blockchain Center of Excellence in Sophia Antipolis, France is leading the way in distributed ledger technologies and blockchain solutions across industries and domain specialization (IoT, transactions, voting, messaging, etc.), underpinned by the best underlying technologies from startups, our key alliances and from the open community.
Establishing a Trusted Identity with Blockchain
This video story is designed to address the challenges faced by more than a billion individuals in the world today who cannot prove who they are with certainty.
Blockchain Redaction Explained
Learn how a new redaction capability solves a key blockchain challenge and expands its usefulness for enterprises.
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Blockchain Explained—Part 1
David Treat, Accenture’s Financial Services Blockchain lead, discusses blockchain in capital markets, including the likely next steps for adoption and why the time is right for looking at this new technology.
Blockchain Explained—Part 2
Listen to Part 2 of this series as David Treat, Accenture’s Financial Services Blockchain lead, explains what investment banks and capital markets firms should know about blockchain, and how they can make the most of this promising new technology.
Senior Managing Director Financial
Services, Growth & Strategy
Simon is responsible for developing Accenture’s Financial Service's growth agenda, geographically and within industry sectors. He leads Accenture’s blockchain strategic growth initiative.
Sophia Antipolis Labs
Emmanuel leads Accenture’s Technology Labs and Blockchain Center of Excellence in Sophia Antipolis, South of France. He and his team work with different blockchain technology stacks/solutions/startups, develop use cases and proofs-of-concepts for a range of different industries.
Senior Principal – Global Blockchain
John leads Accenture’s industry teams in developing the firm’s global blockchain delivery capability. He is a sought after industry expert in cryptography, digital currencies, security protocols and solution architecture and implementation.
Managing Director Global Technology
Research & Development
Marc oversees the Accenture Technology Labs, Accenture's global technology R&D organization, which explores new and emerging technologies in locations around the globe and directs Accenture Open Innovation and Accenture’s annual Technology Vision research.
Managing Director Strategic
Mike is responsible for a portfolio of strategic minority investments in growth stage technology companies to support Accenture’s business strategy, and is an accomplished executive with a track record of applying technology innovation to address business challenges.
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