Accenture Acquires Ergo to Expand Data and AI Capabilities and Accelerate Cloud Data-Driven Transformation
Buenos Aires, Argentina–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired ergonomics, a data-centric company based in Argentina that helps companies create a data-driven decision-making culture using big data, analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI). Ergo’s team of 200 data scientists will join the Data & AI team within Accenture Cloud First. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The acquisition expands Accenture’s Cloud First capabilities to drive data-driven transformations for clients in the South American Hispanic market, spanning Argentina, Chile and Colombia.
Headquartered in Buenos Aires, Ergo brings human-centered design principles to create data solutions that drive better business decisions. Founded in 2004, Ergo combines technology expertise and customer-focused consulting to integrate data and AI across the enterprise and create a single, trusted source of information.
“Almost every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created by humans and machines across the cloud continuum at the edge, on the internet and in data centers. The cloud is where all this data are gaining accessibility and scalability. Advanced cloud data and AI enable companies to turn data into intellectual capital like never before,” said Karthik Narain, global head of Accenture Cloud First. “By acquiring Ergo, Accenture will bring more resources to help clients better understand where to focus their transformation for the most value and how data can support better decision-making throughout the transformation process.”
Ariel Güelmos, CEO of Ergo, said, “Joining the Accenture Cloud First team will allow us to extend our data-driven experience for leading global clients to drive better business results, faster – improving their way of working, how they serve customers and how they differentiate through new products and services.
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