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Engineering and R&D digitization

Products are changing. Can your engineers keep up?

Let’s speed up your R&D!


reduction in prototyping and testing time.


reduction in overall time-to-market.


reduction of R&D cost.


reduction in material cost.

Here's how we'll help

Engineering data services

We'll digitize your engineering and product data, integrate all your data sources, implement new data governance, and help managing insights.

Full value digital twin & thread

We'll help you build full value digital twins and then combine them with AI to deliver next-gen, algorithm-driven R&D, engineering, and PLM.

Accenture named the global leader in PLM services

From our magazine

Case studies

The fight against global warming goes digital

Swiss eco-tech Climeworks has an ambitious vision. To achieve it, they need to scale.



October 01, 2021

The acquisition scales our engineering capabilities to help companies use digital technologies like cloud, artificial intelligence and 5G. Read more.


DI Square


June 14, 2021

Accenture to acquire engineering capabilities to strengthen PLM and ALM capabilities for manufacturing clients. Read more.




PLM Systems


August 3, 2020

The systems integrator helps Industry X in designing and building information systems for product life cycle management. Read more.




ESR Labs

April 1, 2020

Improves Industry X in developing embedded software for car brands and suppliers to drive greater value from software. Read more.


October 21, 2019

Adds expertise in Industry X to build the underlying IoT infrastructure and systems for connected products and services. Read more.


JUNE 03, 2019

Bolster capabilities in the design of smart products and services for automotive, industrial equipment, medical and high-tech industries. Read more.

What we think

How thread-first thinking maximizes value

Accenture details how to fully integrate digital thread approach from a digital twin focus and stay in front of the immense wave of product data.
Smart Products and Embedded Solutions

Prioritizing an "Experience-First" connected products strategy

Accenture explains the key steps to building a viable connected products business for your company.

Spinning the R&D flywheel

The 4C Growth Formula for R&D

Capture value from collaboration

Scaling digital innovation research report

AI turns products into industry game-changers

Meet our lead

Matthew Thomas

Managing Director – Industry X, Digital Engineering and R&D, Global lead