Knowledge Management in Accenture: 1992-January 2001
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, the KM focus is on obtaining and synthesizing intellectual capital to maximize decision-making and innovation across diverse functions and disparate locations, thus enabling the clients to become high-performance businesses and governments. Far more than a cluster of simple processes, the KM program is also about developing and rewarding a culture of knowledge-sharing – encouraging collaboration among their people to problem solve and build capabilities, regardless of their location.
Accenture’s CD organizations are responsible for designing, building and running their KM system, supported by dedicated offshore …show more content…
Weaknesses: One of the major weaknesses of Accenture is that, it relies heavily on consulting. Also, Accenture favors large-sized transformational projects, and not bite-sized service project capabilities. Its heavy partner-driven approach to sales does not scale easily to the mid-market. This has been a big-time weakness in many of the biggies in consulting and services industry. Accenture has always been targeting big projects and big clients. The diamond