In order to assist clients across all industries progress and apply AI ethically to achieve more growth, efficiency, and resilience, Accenture has announced a $3 billion investment over three years in its Data & AI practice.
Accenture will make investments in assets, business solutions, ventures, talent acquisitions, ecosystem partnerships, and human resources in order to deepen and expand its skills and capabilities in the areas of diagnostic, predictive, and generative AI. 80,000 AI professionals will be added to the Data & AI practice through a combination of hiring, acquisitions, and training.
A generative AI-based platform called the new AI Navigator for Enterprise will assist clients in defining business cases, making decisions, navigating AI journeys, selecting architectures, and comprehending algorithms and models in order to responsibly deliver value. The platform will feature resources intended to speed up responsible AI practices and compliance programmes, building on Accenture’s own work.
Accenture will develop pre-built industry and functional models that make use of new generative AI capabilities, as well as accelerators for data and AI readiness across 19 different industries.
Its Centre for Advanced AI is committed to maximizing the value of this technology across clients and inside Accenture in order to develop the uses of generative AI. This entails significant R&D efforts and financial commitments to rethink service delivery utilizing generative and other cutting-edge AI capabilities.
To redefine the kind of work delivered to clients, Accenture will invest in both new and current relationships across its leading cloud, data, and AI ecosystems. For instance, designers might improve prototyping by leveraging pre-built models, or creators can build dynamic virtual worlds that can change in response to changes in the outside world.