Accenture has been named to the Winner's Circle according to new report "The HfS Blueprint Guide to Industry 4.0 Services."
The report cited Accenture’s deep understanding of manufacturing clients and its experience in developing Industry 4.0 tools and frameworks. But what differentiated Accenture from the vendor pack was the company’s integration of digital capabilities in Industry 4.0 solutions. According to the report, "Accenture’s broad consulting skills, marquee customer list, and complex multi-country technology implementation of Industry 4.0 have provided an edge over the other companies."
Industry 4.0 is all about cyber-physical production systems that combine communications, IT, data and physical elements, resulting in changes to the entire industrial ecosystem. Industry 4.0 drives higher levels of efficiency, which enables greater investment in new sources of growth driven by smart, connected digital technologies. For their Blueprint Guide, HfS Research identified 13 major technologies that they believe are shaping Industry 4.0 including:
To be recognized as the Industry 4.0 leader reinforces our commitment to helping our clients advance on their transformation journey, connecting the whole enterprise with digitized production and operations for greater autonomy and flexibility.
Managing Director, Accenture's Industry X.0 practice
This is HfS Research’s first Blueprint dedicated to Industry 4.0 Services. The Blueprint explores the understanding Industry 4.0 and its impact on the manufacturing industry as Industry 4.0 is becoming an integral part of operational performance and manufacturing excellence. In addition, it includes coverage of selected service providers in terms of industry 4.0 services, and the adoption of Industry 4.0 in different industry verticals across geographies.
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