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Autonomous robotics systems

Accenture at CES 2023 

Prepare to innovate, adapt and lead at the speed of life. 

Why are smart robots different?

Robotics is no longer science fiction

85%

Of organizations believe that professional or consulting service providers in robotics will be critical or helpful to their success.

68%

Of organizations expect to increase their spend in robotics by up to 5% per year.

54%

Of people will buy AI and applications services by 2024.

Scaled smart robotics delivers value

Address labor shortages

A global pandemic accelerated a decreasing workforce for physical operations. Robots collaborate with personnel to fill the void and meet demand.

Deliver high quality

Smart robots leverage computer vision and machine learning to reduce errors, shifting focus toward complex problems and strategic initiatives.

Drive down costs

With robotics as a service (RaaS), drive down initial capital expenditures (CAPEX) to create value and impact margins immediately.

 

Improve productivity and efficiencies

A fleet of smart robotic workcells can work together to increase throughput while making operations efficient by realigning the workforce.

Become sustainable

Smart robots continuously improve to reduce waste and energy, helping organizations reach their sustainability objectives.

Improve flexibility and resilience in production

Integrated smart robotic workcells use business and robot data to collaborate and dynamically operate, addressing variability in demand.

Challenges in deploying robots

How we help

Smart robotics engineering & integration

Prioritize automation opportunities towards ROI and pre-engineer workcells to meet expected deployment times.

Services

  • Robotics Capability & Value Strategy
  • Use Case Identification
  • Site Assessment & Process Mapping
  • Work-Process Re-Engineering for Robotics
  • Autonomous Facility Planning

Ecosystem management & commercial modelling

Grow and maintain a strong ecosystem of vendor relationships and create commercial constructs to reduce implementation costs and meet robot demand.

Services

  • Financial Modelling & Commercial Constructs
  • Robot Vendor Management
  • RFP Management
  • Robot Procurement & Leasing Models
  • Robotics as a Service (RaaS) Models

Smart robotics engineering & integration

Simulate, prototype and develop smart robotic workcells that are integrated into business sytems.

Services

  • Workcell Physics & Plant-Level Simulation
  • Robotics Rapid Prototyping
  • Workcell Configuration & Customization
  • Warehouse Integration (WMS/WCS/WES)
  • Manufacturing Integration (MES)
  • Custom gripper & accessory design
  • Robot Data Security & Risk Management

Deployment, operation and maintenance

Standarize workcells to scale toward successful deployments and provide 24/7 operations and maintenance support to ensure uptime and performance

Services

  • First Deployment
  • Change Management & Operator Training
  • Network-Wide Deployment
  • AI Orchestration & Machine Learning Updates
  • Operations & Maintenance

Awards & recognition

RECOGNIZED BY IDC MARKETSCAPE

IDC MarketScape Names Accenture a Smart Manufacturing Services Leader

A Worldwide leader in this 2021 report. Find out more.

RECOGNIZED AMONG

Verdantix 2020 Green Quadrant for Operational Excellence Digital Services

A leader in ’Operational Excellence Digital Services’ market worldwide.

RANKED NO.1 ON

HfS Top Ten Report for Industry 4.0 Services 2019

Accenture ranked No.1 overall for Industry 4.0 Services in 2019.

Acquisitions

Eclipse Automation

August 29, 2022: Combining advanced automation capabilities with Accenture’s deep digital expertise. Read more.

Pollux

April 8, 2021: Expanding Accenture’s industrial robotics and automation solutions. Read more.

Myrtle Consulting Group

October 9, 2020: To expand Industry X's manufacturing and supply chain capabilities. Read more.

SALT Solutions

October 30, 2020: Expanding Industry X’s digital manufacturing, operations and supply chain business in Germany. Read more.

Callisto Integration

May 5, 2020: Strengthens Industry X’s ability to make manufacturing more efficient and flexible. Read more.

What we think

A new approach to warehouse automation

Accenture identified 4 key elements that are essential to warehouse operations that maximizes the returns from digital investments.

Capture value from collaboration

Explore how to better connect your business functions.

Meet our lead

Joe Lui

Managing Director – Industry X, Autonomous Robotic Systems, Global Lead

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