Accenture Acquires Ergo to Expand Data & AI Capabilities and Accelerate Data-Led Transformation on the Cloud
Accenture has acquired Ergo, a data-centered business located in Argentina that helps companies create a culture of data-driven decision-making using big data, analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). Ergo’s team of 200 data specialists will join the Data & AI team within Accenture Cloud First. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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“By acquiring Ergo, Accenture will bring more resources to help clients gain insights about where to focus their transformation for the most value and how data can support better decision-making through the transformation process.”
The acquisition expands Accenture’s Cloud First capabilities to drive data-led transformations for clients in the Hispanic South American market, spanning Argentina, Chile, and Colombia.
With headquarters in Buenos Aires, Ergo brings human-centric design principles to build data solutions that guide better business decisions. Founded in 2004, Ergo combines technology expertise and customer-focused consulting to integrate data and AI across the enterprise and create a trusted single source of insights.
“Almost every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created by humans and machines across the cloud continuum at the edge, on the internet and in data centers. Cloud is the place where all this data gains accessibility and scale. Cloud’s advanced data & AI tools empower companies to transform data into intellectual capital like never before,” said Karthik Narain, global lead for Accenture Cloud First. “By acquiring Ergo, Accenture will bring more resources to help clients gain insights about where to focus their transformation for the most value and how data can support better decision-making through the transformation process.”
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Ariel Güelmos, Ergo’s CEO said, “Joining the Accenture Cloud First team will enable us to scale our data-led experience for major worldwide clients to achieve better business outcomes, faster – from improving how they work, how they serve customers, and how they differentiate through new products and services.”