Accenture buys big data and analytics co Analytics8

Accenture announced its agreement to acquire Analytics8, a global big data and analytics consultancy based in Australia.
Analytics8 teamAccenture has made two acquisitions in Australia in the last 12 months: cybersecurity and technology company BCT Solutions in June, and acquisition of PrimeQ, top Oracle software-as-a-service cloud implementation service providers in December 2018.

Analytics8, founded in 2002, specialises in data management, reporting and visualisation, data science and analytics services.

Analytics8 has 70 professionals in Melbourne and Sydney. They will join Accenture Applied Intelligence, which uses artificial intelligence-powered data, automation and analytics to help clients transform their businesses.

Pictured L-R: Hedde Schuitemaker, co-owner, Analytics8; Amit Bansal, Accenture’s Applied Intelligence lead for Australia and New Zealand; Jean-Christophe Richard, co-owner, Analytics8; and Alexander Brown, co-owner, Analytics8.