AI Store: Center of Excellence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for retail with impact on sustainability
We are currently going through a health crisis that exposed the urgent need for business in general, and retail in particular, to address the issue of sustainability strategically.
The formal constitution of the AI Store allowed an important market gap to be filled, offering proven capabilities and an ecosystem conducive to innovation and the transformation of the retail sector in the direction of adopting an increasingly sustainable paradigm.
Digital Transformation CoLab
Digital Transformation CoLab is a collaborative laboratory for the industry X.0 COLAB DTx themes, of which Accenture is a part, alongside other multinationals and higher education institutions.
DTx works at the intersection of the physical, digital and cyber domains, to create the next generation of evolved cyber-physical systems, which can blur the boundary between the real and the virtual world.
Smart Energy Lab (SEL)
In 2019, Accenture started a new adventure in the innovation area in a partnership with a utilities player. The Smart Energy Lab identifies and pursues new opportunities generated by the disruption of market standards that new players, new technologies, the transformation of mobility, and the change in consumption patterns have brought.
Nano Lab Lisbon
Based in Lisbon, Accenture has an innovation unit, the Nano Lab Lisbon, focused on research and incubation of new concepts, through applied R + D projects, which have a significant short-term impact on its clients’ businesses.
INNOVATION AT THE CORE OF ACCENTURE’S BUSINESS
Accenture believes that the current acceleration towards digital presents an opportunity to create a better future for everyone. The strategy is to develop a responsible business in all services provided to its clients, as well as in the way Accenture operates.
The new purpose called “deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity”, will guide the strategy, priorities, and opportunities for the company. This purpose is based on the creativity and talent of the people and the commitment to the correct use of technology to deliver value to all of its stakeholders.