SAP, Accenture extend deal to bolster digital solutions

SAP, an enterprise application software, has extended ties with professional services provider Accenture to jointly develop state-of-the-art digital solutions. This development will be conducted on SAP’s latest digital innovation system—SAP Leonardo—which is in line with the company’s concerted efforts to bolster its foothold in machine-learning and Internet of Things (IoT). SAP is reportedly spending USD2.2bn for the expansion of its IoT portfolio. Moreover, SAP and Accenture’s partnership aims to accelerate the core development and go-to-market capabilities of cloud-powered SAP S/4HANA. The latest venture highlights their efforts to foray into the intelligent analytics domain.