SAP and Accenture have partnered to speed the development of the SAP S/4HANA business suite as well as industry and line-of-business solutions.
The companies claim that the solutions will have flexible delivery options for bundled industry cloud deployment.
SAP and Accenture will jointly invest in resources and hire executives for bringing maximum value to mutual clients.
The collaboration will combine the industry expertise and product knowledge of both the firms.
It will lower time to market by using Accenture’s delivery expertise for core and industry cloud solutions development for SAP S/4HANA.
The companies will develop new apps for SAP S/4HANA Finance leveraging the SAP Fiori user experience. The time to digital value of clients will also be shortened by aligning and scaling joint go-to-market efforts.
Accenture chief technology officer Paul Daugherty said: "This strategic agreement to further advance our collaboration and integration builds on the success of the existing Accenture and SAP Business Solutions Group.
"Accenture developers and industry experts are now working side by side with SAP, providing us with unique input, insight and development opportunities with SAP S/4HANA.
SAP executive board member of products & innovation Bernd Leukert said: "We look forward to working with Accenture to drive digital transformation for businesses with even simpler solutions that accelerate time to value."
SAP S/4HANA is SAP’s next generation business suite designed to help users run simple in a digital and networked world. It can be deployed in the cloud or on-premise.