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Blockchain solutions for financial services

Overview


Accenture strives to be at the forefront of blockchain innovation and its practical, real world application.

We provide our banking, capital markets and insurance clients a complete view of the blockchain-based technology landscape and its potential business implications. Our global team of experts works with each client to help build smart strategies around effective use-cases, investment and implementation.

Blockchain has the potential to drive profound, positive change. We are working closely with leaders from across the financial services industry, the academic community and our key technology alliances to move blockchain technology forward so that, ultimately, it can help to improve the way the world lives and works.

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Offerings


Strategy assessment

Blockchain applicability, business impact and deployment strategy assessment

Blockchain bootcamps

Technology leadership workshops for hands-on, advanced training and rapid prototyping

Blockchain sandboxes

Rapid development environments featuring a suite of blockchain toolsets, customized Proofs of Concept and Proof of Value, end-to-end existing technology assessment, and configuration and integration recommendations

Blockchain solution design

Holistic solution design that encompass people, process, operating model and technology

Solution build & implementation

Complex implementation management, third party vendor integration and custom coding

Blockchain assets & solutions

Proprietary software add-ons, such as redaction and key management, including hardened security modules




Representative alliances and collaborations

Digital Asset

Accenture entered into an alliance with Digital Asset in 2016. Digital Asset brings 21st century technology to existing financial infrastructure, with a particular focus on post-trade processing.

Ripple

Accenture entered into an alliance with Ripple in 2015. Ripple provides the only enterprise distributed financial technology to banks that enables faster, cross-border payments, delivering real-time certainty for every settlement.

Hyperledger

Accenture is a premier member of the Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger Project, a collaborative effort to develop blockchain technology for business, with 40+ members across business, financial services and technology.

Research and innovation

Labs

Our world-class Research & Development organization charts a research agenda, explores innovations, and delivers client solutions that leverage the most promising emerging technologies and trends.

Our Blockchain Center of Excellence in Sophia Antipolis, France is leading the way in distributed ledger technologies across Financial Services. The Lab drives solutions across all the distributed ledger technologies (public, consortium and private), with industry verticalization and domain specialization (IoT, transactions, voting, messaging, etc.), underpinned by the best underlying technologies from startups, our key alliances and from the open community.

Labs

Practical applications

Blockchain redaction explained

Learn how a new redaction capability solves a key blockchain challenge and expands its usefulness for enterprises.

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​Blockchain explained—Part 2

Listen to Part 2 of this series as David Treat, Accenture’s Financial Services Blockchain lead, explains what investment banks and capital markets firms should know about blockchain, and how they can make the most of this promising new technology.


Blockchain explained—Part 1

David Treat, Accenture’s Financial Services Blockchain lead, discusses blockchain in capital markets, including the likely next steps for adoption and why the time is right for looking at this new technology.

Leaders

Richard Lumb
Group Chief Executive
Financial Services
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David Treat
Managing Director
Financial Services
Blockchain Lead

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Jeremy Light
Managing Director
Payments Lead

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Emmanuel Viale
Managing Director
Sophia Antipolis Labs
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John Velassarios
Senior Principal –
Global Blockchain
Technology Lead
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Marc Carrel-Billiard
Managing Director Global Technology
Research & Development
 

Mike Redding

Managing Director Strategic Technology Innovation
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Chris Brodersen
Research Lead
Blockchain and Capital
Markets

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Abizer Rangwala
Managing Director Insurance IT Strategy Lead
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BLOGS

How blockchain can bring greater value to procure-to-pay processes

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Unchaining ecosystem-based business models with blockchain

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Tech maturity s-curve for insurers

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Smart Contracts: The debate around the DAO

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