Accenture, Best Buy Collaborate to Accelerate Technology Innovation

埃森哲与百思买合作加速技术创新

2020/10/19 04:01  Business Wire

Relationship will also support Best Buy’s goal to add diverse talent to its digital and technology team

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are teaming to advance Best Buy’s strategic priorities by accelerating technology innovation and growing technology talent at the company.

Over the next five years, the two companies will work together to advance Best Buy’s technology strategy, delivery and operations, including work in data science, information security, product development, technology risk management, and user experience design.

“Together, we are creating a fluid, reimagined collaboration model that is anchored on shared success, beliefs and ways of working,” said Rob Birdsong, a managing director at Accenture and the company’s client account lead for Best Buy. “This new model will help us redefine the way we partner with Best Buy, bringing them the best of Accenture’s skills and capabilities, with a focus on building and growing Best Buy talent.”

Brian Tilzer, Best Buy’s chief digital and technology officer, said, “Our primary goal is to create the best possible experience for our customers and our employees who serve them directly, and this collaboration will help drive that important work forward. We’re excited to work with Accenture to advance technology innovation and build an even stronger technology team at Best Buy.”

This relationship will focus on three key areas:Building and growing diverse talent.Best Buy has an ambitious goal to hire 1,000 employees to its digital and technology team, and it has committed that 30% of these employees will be diverse — specifically Black, Latinx, Indigenous and women. Accenture will support Best Buy in this work by helping recruit, train and hire new talent.Investing in technology innovation.Accenture and Best Buy will jointly invest in technology innovation focused on helping Best Buy create enhanced customer experiences, drive incremental value from its existing operations and accelerate growth in key areas like health and membership programs.Investing in learning and development.Accenture will provide Best Buy access to its world-class learning and development programs, including its extensive library of online training courses and its intensive, 12-week training boot camps for emerging talent.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 506,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

这一关系还将支持百思买的目标,即为其数字和技术团队增加不同的人才

百思买公司(纽约证券交易所市场代码:BBY)和埃森哲公司(纽约证券交易所市场代码:ACN)正在合作,通过加速公司的技术创新和培养技术人才来推进百思买的战略重点。

在接下来的五年里,两家公司将合作推进百思买的技术战略、交付和运营,包括数据科学、信息安全、产品开发、技术风险管理和用户体验设计方面的工作。

埃森哲(Accenture)董事总经理、百思买(Best Buy)客户主管罗布·伯德松(Rob BirdSong)说,“我们正在共同创建一种流动的、重新想象的合作模式,这种模式建立在共同的成功、信念和工作方式的基础上。”这种新模式将帮助我们重新定义我们与百思买的合作方式,为他们带来埃森哲最好的技能和能力,重点放在培养和成长百思买人才上。“

百思买首席数字和技术官布莱恩·蒂尔泽说:“我们的首要目标是为我们的客户和直接为他们服务的员工创造尽可能好的体验,这种合作将有助于推动这项重要工作向前发展。我们很高兴能与埃森哲公司合作推进技术创新,并在百思买建立一个更强大的技术团队。“

这一合作关系将集中在三个关键领域:培养和增长多样化的人才。百思买有一个雄心勃勃的目标,要在其数字和技术团队中雇佣1000名员工,并承诺这些员工中将有30%是多元化的-特别是黑人、拉丁裔、土著和女性。埃森哲将通过帮助招募、培训和聘用新的人才来支持百思买的这项工作。投资于技术创新。埃森哲和百思买将联合投资于技术创新,专注于帮助百思买创造更好的客户体验,从现有业务中推动增量价值,并在医疗和会员计划等关键领域加速增长。投资于学习和发展。埃森哲将为百思买提供世界级学习和发展计划的访问,包括其广泛的在线培训课程库和面向新兴人才的为期12周的强化训练营。

关于埃森哲

埃森哲是一家全球专业服务公司,在数字、云和安全领域拥有领先的能力。我们结合了40多个行业无与伦比的经验和专业技能,提供战略和咨询、互动、技术和运营服务-所有这些服务都由世界上最大的先进技术和智能运营中心网络提供支持。我们的506,000名员工每天都在兑现技术和人类智慧的承诺,为120多个国家的客户提供服务。我们拥抱变革的力量,为我们的客户、员工、股东、合作伙伴和社区创造价值和共享成功。请访问www.accenture.com。

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