Accenture announced separate agreements with Q’Max Solutions to execute growth strategy and APG to improve operational and cost efficiency.
Accenture and Q’Max will work together for two years to assist Q’Max to better execute its growth strategy. Accenture will provide strategy and management consulting services, digital technology and systems integration.
Accenture strategy and Accenture Consulting teams will ensure the smooth integration of newly acquired businesses and focus on reducing material, equipment and services spending through a strategic initiative.
According to the agreement, Accenture will also develop shared service operating models for Q’Max business units and its technology and R&D functions to enhance teamwork and standardize business practices. Local network optimization within business units and a global consistent IT infrastructure comes under Information Technology.
Microsoft Dynamics AX, a global enterprise resource planning solution, will consolidate legacy business applications, deliver more efficient data management and drive visibility into business performance.
The first phase of project created a new digital supply chain operating model that deliver improve global supply agreements with more product purchasing terms, including price and lead times for driller fluids that are in most demand by Q’Max customers.
Other improvements include the design and implementation of a global cloud infrastructure to the delivery of consistent end user productivity tools and development of a standard suite of global engineering applications.
The agreement between Accenture and APG will support APG’s existing strategy to further improve operational and cost efficiency, while maintaining high quality products and services to its customers, in an evolving pension market, driven by regulatory charges and increasing digital consumer needs.
Accenture will support APG to enhance digital customer experience and will provide technology and business process transformation services to support improving operational flexibility and performance.
Accenture and APG signed a multiyear agreement in which Accenture will open a delivery center on the Smart Services Campus in Heerlen, an initiative driven by the University of Maastricht. The initiative is intended to foster innovation and long term job creation in Southern Netherland by simulating the development of smart products and services.
In addition Accenture will also bring its experience in developing business result driven innovations to support the startup ecosystem.