Accenture opens analytics innovation center in barcelona
08 Apr 2011
Accenture has announced the expansion of its global network of analytics innovation centers with the opening of a new center in barcelona, spain. the center is a global showcase for accenture’s predictive analytics capabilities to clients who visit from around the world, with an initial focus on supply chain management. the new facility is designed and equipped to address a wide range of issues that companies may be facing as they seek to glean deeper insights from data and improve decision-making processes, by providing them with quick and easy access to a range of sophisticated analytics solutions and resources, locally and globally.
the barcelona analytics innovation center is expected to create 50 new, highly-skilled jobs over the next three years adding to the more than 10,000 accenture employees throughout spain. the center is located within accenture’s existing supply chain center of excellence in sant cugat del vallès, barcelona, strengthening accenture’s current supply chain offerings. it is backed by the government of catalonia through invest in catalonia, focused on promotion and attraction of foreign investment in the region.
“today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to investing in the spanish market where we see strong appetite for new and innovative technologies,” said vicente moreno, country managing director of accenture in spain. “the center, the first of its kind to be located in spain, is designed to help accelerate the development, delivery and commercialization of innovative analytics solutions leveraging capabilities in management consulting and technology. we are currently recruiting locally, working closely with universities in the region, and are looking for both graduates and experienced hires with analytical and statistics experience.”
source: http://www.businesswire.com, 6/4/2011
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