Accenture seals data deal with Australian Bureau of Statistics

Global business process management firm Accenture has closed an AUD19.9m (USD15.2m) deal to redevelop the data collection process of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). With the deal, Accenture will enable ABS to issue statistics products more affordably, efficiently and with IT stability, according to the Deputy Australian Statistician of the Statistical Business Transformation Group, Trevor Sutton. He said the deal will enhance ABS’ digital collection, reduce the manual handling, enable cost savings, reduce paper use, and improve reporting and processes. Accenture operates a number of contact centers across the Philippines.