Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft Analytics Alliance

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft are helping enterprises realize the possibilities of big data and create new solutions for a digital age.


Accenture’s alliance with Microsoft and Avanade strengthens Accenture Applied Intelligence Business Intelligence (BI), Performance Management, and Data management offerings to drive high performance for clients. Accenture's long-standing relationship with both Microsoft and Avanade allows Accenture to deliver better overall business value for its clients - more effective and efficient technology that is delivered at a lower cost.

Here's how:

    Accenture brings deep industry and technical knowledge, strategic insights, business acumen and extensive implementation experience to align business and information technology strategies and help organizations achieve high performance.

    Avanade provides the deep technical expertise in Microsoft technologies, as well as proven architectures, frameworks, methodologies and a worldwide network of Microsoft-certified consultants to help companies define a roadmap for seamless deployment.

    Microsoft offers market-leading, enterprise-ready technologies, platforms and services, as well as an unmatched knowledge about its products, to help maximize technology investments across the enterprise to achieve full business potential.

Working closely with Avanade and Microsoft, Accenture has developed a broad range of solutions aimed at helping clients make the most of their Microsoft investments.

Why Accenture

Accenture’s long-standing heritage in technology consulting and outsourcing makes it an exceptional partner in transformation. Microsoft’s immense range of technologies provides reliable power for the enterprise, as well as the flexibility to innovate quickly. Accenture’s relationship with Avanade brings the best of both worlds together – in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft platform along with innovation and a commitment to delivering value and realizing results. Together, Accenture and Avanade’s Microsoft-based analytics solutions help businesses manage an increasing deluge of data, driving competitive advantage with strategic information and actionable insights.

Accenture, Avanade and Microsoft alliance highlights include:

  • 15 years of successful delivery of more than 10,000 projects completed for 4,000 customers worldwide.

  • Over 50 Microsoft Partner awards, including Microsoft’s Alliance Partner of the Year eight times.

  • More than 55,000 Microsoft-trained professionals who have earned more than 23,000 Microsoft certifications and 21 Gold Competencies.

Specific Services

Accenture and Avanade provide a broad range of technology services and solutions that help organizations in every industry achieve their business goals. We apply our collective insight and expertise, honed from delivering thousands of Microsoft deployments, to help our clients enhance business agility, improve customer loyalty and increase productivity.

Specific solutions delivered through the Accenture and Microsoft alliance include:

  • Accenture Analytics Platform - Accenture's primary platform for the delivery of BI and analytics as a service on a subscription basis that can be shared across the enterprise. Primary products used in the platform include Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint, Office, Silverlight and HTML 5.

  • Avanade Touch Analytics - Avanade Touch Analytics is a component of a much larger set of capabilities that Avanade delivers around Data and Analytics. Avanade helps organizations with foundational elements like analytics strategy through to data governance, quality and reporting to industry specific applications and advanced scenarios like predictive analytics and mobile analytics scenarios. Avanade Touch Analytics and other analytics capabilities can be delivered across a spectrum of deployment options including on-premise, hybrid and cloud.

  • Data and Analytics - Data is digital’s core currency, so turning data into a strategic asset is a business imperative. Whether it’s organizing your data, creating governance and strategy, data warehousing, or applying industry, mobile or predictive analytics, Accenture and Avanade are the experts at combining your Microsoft data – across Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server and more – with the world’s data, turning it into strategic information and actionable insights.

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