Accenture, a global tech giant, plans to acquire BRIDGEi2i, a Bengaluru-based artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics company, with additional offices in the United States and Australia.
The acquisition will add more than 800 highly skilled professionals to Accenture’s applied intelligence practice, strengthening and expanding its global capabilities in data science, machine learning and AI-powered information. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
Acquisition will augment Accenture’s growing analytics, data and AI business globally, joining acquisitions of Analytics8 in Australia, Pragsis Bidoop in Spain, Mudano in UK, Byte Prophecy in India, Sentelis in France and Clarity Insights, End-to -End Analytics and Core Compete in the United States.
Data-driven digital transformation
Founded in 2011, BRIDGEi2i specializes in data-driven digital transformation for businesses across all sectors and global markets by combining data engineering, advanced analytics, proprietary AI accelerators and consulting services. It helps businesses generate information for faster and more accurate decision making, resulting in a shorter time to value.
“The Covid-19 pandemic has made technologies such as AI the heart of business success, with large-scale investments allowing businesses to thrive by refocusing on growth during the most disruptive time in their history. In this rapidly evolving space, constant creation of new capabilities is essential, and we believe BRIDGEi2i will further enhance our AI skills and data science capabilities to strengthen the way our global network delivers value to customers, ” said Sanjeev Vohra, Global Head of Accenture Applied Intelligence. .
“The digital business of the future is being reinvented today with AI. At BRIDGEi2i, we believe in getting to the heart of business challenges and driving transformation in its true sense for our clients by combining our AI capabilities with our expertise in digital consulting, ”said Prithvijit Roy, CEO and co- founder of BRIDGEi2i.
Completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions.
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