Accenture has acquired Ergo, a data-centered business, to expand Accenture’s cloud-first capabilities.

Accenture is a professional services company with digital, cloud, and security capabilities. Ergo helps companies create a culture of data-driven decision-making using big data, analytics, and artificial intelligence. Ergo combines technology expertise and consulting to integrate data and AI and create a trusted single source of insights.

“Cloud is the place where all this data gains accessibility and scale. Cloud’s advanced data & AI tools empower companies to transform data into intellectual capital like never before,” said Karthik Narain, global lead for Accenture Cloud First. “By acquiring Ergo, Accenture will bring more resources to help clients gain insights about where to focus their transformation for the most value and how data can support better decision-making through the transformation process.”