Accenture buys big data, AI and analytics co Pragsis Bidoop

Accenture has acquired Pragsis Bidoop, a Spanish company with expertise in big data, AI and advanced analytics.
Accenture Acquires Pragsis Bidoop

Pragsis Bidoop, headquartered in Madrid with additional offices in Barcelona and the U.K., will add more than 200 employees with deep machine learning, artificial intelligence and big data engineering experience to Accenture’s Applied Intelligence business.

Pragsis Bidoop, founded in 2004, has a diversified client base of Ibex-35 companies in Spain and multinational corporations with a presence in Mexico, Brazil and other Latin America markets. Pedro Agudo is the CEO and co-founder of Pragsis Bidoop.

The company specializes in service provisioning for corporations in industries such as banking and insurance to retail, energy, railway, public sector and pharma. Pragsis Bidoop also delivers innovative data solutions including big data and AI solutions for digital twins, machine learning to optimize manufacturing processes, and advanced predictive models to reduce, for example, supply chain forecasting errors, lost sales and maintenance costs.

“Accenture Applied Intelligence is experiencing strong demand and we are laser-focused on equipping our teams with the right blend of talent and technical skills to guide clients on their AI journey,” said Athina Kanioura, chief analytics officer and global lead for Applied Intelligence at Accenture.

Accenture Applied Intelligence employs more than 20,000 professionals, working to help clients scale AI, including 6,000 data scientists, data engineers and AI professionals worldwide.