NEW YORK; Oct. 5, 2016 – As car-buyers become more accustomed to shopping online, they are visiting dealer showrooms for fewer and more specific reasons to accelerate the purchase process. But they are finding that their expectations are not being met due to poor web-showroom integration at a time when technology is offering some of the best opportunities for a compelling experience, a new Accenture survey reveals.
NEW YORK; Oct. 6, 2016 – Accenture is building a range of applications for MindSphere, a cloud based platform from Siemens to enable industrial equipment makers to benefit from new services based on data insights.
HAMBURG; Oct. 6, 2016 – Airbus has honored Accenture with the Best in Class Award for Innovation. This award, presented at the 2016 Airbus Supplier Conference, recognizes the success of a wearable technology initiative that was designed to improve the manufacturing process and accelerate time to market for the A330 aircraft. The initiative, developed and implemented by Accenture in collaboration with Airbus, provides leading edge technology and field support, eliminating errors and increasing productivity of the addressed assembly process by 500% on the A330 Final Assembly Line.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, a world leading shipbuilder, and Accenture are collaborating to design a "connected smart ship" that will enable ship owners to better manage their fleets and achieve potential operational savings through the application of digital technologies.
Accenture and Fiat-Chrysler Group are jointly designing, building and managing the technology operations, the mobile platform, that will deliver the next generation of connected services for Fiat-Chrysler Group Uconnect systems in Europe.