by Angela Guess
According to a recent press release, “Accenture has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Maana, the pioneer in digital knowledge technology enabling industrial companies to accelerate digital transformation. The alliance will initially target oil and gas clients, with plans to expand to other industries. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. The Maana Knowledge Platform, which creates digital knowledge based on human expertise and data and augments people’s abilities to make better and faster decisions, complements Accenture’s deep industry expertise and capabilities. By working together, Accenture can extend its intelligent industry solutions such as Digital Plant Operations and Intelligent Operations Center with Maana’s knowledge platform™, which accelerates creation of knowledge models using its patented knowledge graph and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms.”
The release goes on, “Through the use of AI and analytics within the Maana Knowledge Platform, Accenture can help clients digitize decision flows and optimize assets and operations. For oil and gas companies, this can result in better outcomes in areas that require high volume and high value judgement-based decision-making such as well planning and operations, maintenance, commodity trading and logistics.”
Read more at accenture.com.
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