Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Accenture and Microsoft Launch a Digital Transformation Business Group
News Release

The management consulting firm announced that it’s working with Microsoft to launch the Accenture Microsoft Business Group.

The new group looks to help clients develop solutions to develop new strategies, boost innovation, and lead digital transformation in their respective industries.

The Accenture Microsoft Business Group will be part of the company’s joint venture, called Avanade which was founded over 18 years ago.

IBM Teams up with McCormick
News Release

McCormick, a food company, announced that it’s working with IBM in a collaborative research project to develop new food products using artificial intelligence technology.

According to a company press release, both companies look to “learn and predict new flavor combinations from hundreds of millions of data points across the areas of sensory science, consumer preference and flavor palettes.”

VW’s Electrify America Plans to Use Tesla Battery Systems
News Release

The electric vehicle charging network, which is also a subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group of America, announced that it will install Tesla’s Powerpack Battery systems at more than 100 of its charging locations across the United States this year.

According to a company press release, the battery systems will be deployed to help manage demand during peak charging times.