An aerial drone photographs a plantation three times the size of Singapore in Indonesia and transmits the pictures back to a computer for analysis on potential problem areas. This has replaced human surveys and reduced the time required for such work from 4 days to less than 5 minutes.
A visitor to the National Gallery Singapore uses a customised explorer app to create his own personalised tour. More than 600 Bluetooth beacons within the huge compound detect and connect to his smartphone in real-time as he walks around using the app to navigate. Information on the art pieces and the heritage building around him are automatically fed to him in audio and visual formats.
Both these cutting-edge solutions were developed by Accenture and are examples of how the company uses its innovation-led approach – embodied by the Accenture Innovation Architecture – to solve business challenges. The Accenture Liquid Studio in Singapore, launched here in March 2017 and the first in Asia, is a key aspect of this innovation architecture.
End to end innovation architecture
The Accenture Innovation Architecture encompasses the company’s entire innovation process, from research and an investment venture arm to R&D labs, and from liquid and digital studios to innovation and delivery centres.