Executives from each Accenture and Microsoft talk about how they’re serving to Afore XXI-Banorte remodel extra than simply know-how.
“Our predominant focus is on delivering end-to-end, business-driven transformation and enabling our companions and ecosystems by way of know-how,” says Daniel de Faria, Managing Director of Accenture Mexico. This assertion isn’t supposed only for Accenture, but in addition for Microsoft, with which it has shared a productive enterprise relationship for over 20 years. The partnership was cemented in 2000 following the launch of their three way partnership, ‘Avanade’, an initiative that recognised the worth of digital know-how at an early stage within the business. “Our mission may be very easy,” provides Martin Borjas, Enterprise Gross sales Director at Microsoft, “Empower individuals and organisations to do extra.”
One of many greatest challenges presently confronted by the worldwide finance business is the right way to create new options that match inside the framework of the COVID-19 pandemic and distant working. Fabio Irino, Managing Director of Know-how Consulting at Accenture, believes that this drawback is being compounded by further components, significantly for banks: “Regulation may be very strict for them. Due to this fact, choosing the proper digital transformation technique is vital.” One companion that has been leveraging the 2 corporations’ holistic method to mastering not simply know-how but in addition processes is Afore XXI-Banorte. Securing its cloud infrastructure by way of Microsoft Azure and knowledge administration from Accenture, Banorte has benefitted from full-spectrum help from each events. De Faria continues, “We’ve been collaborating along with Microsoft to outline our strategic initiative and a data-driven method to ship a greater buyer expertise for Banorte’s shoppers.”
An vital however simple to miss side of partnering on a digital technique is collaboration: all contributors should share the identical values, targets and goals for it to achieve success. “Globally, there’s a notion that transformation depends on tech, however it’s additionally about mindset too,” emphasis Irino. “A consequence of that’s corporations feeling they aren’t extracting all the worth from tech investments they’ve made. It is crucial to contemplate the human dimension, change administration and the right way to allow companies to extract the utmost potential worth from a platform.” Due to this fact, Banorte, in collaborating with Accenture and Microsoft, receives main experience on diligence and long-term planning, in addition to a considerably enhanced outreach to potential prospects.
Moreover, Accenture publishes an annual international examine on know-how developments known as ‘Tech Imaginative and prescient’, whereby prevailing areas of curiosity are rigorously examined. Insights like these, which contact upon vital developments in finance similar to purposes for AI, Large Information and 5G networks, will likely be essential, not simply by way of present applicability, but in addition future scalability. Microsoft’s function as a worldwide chief within the growth of those similar applied sciences underscores the efficiency of their collaboration and the numerous function they may play in Banorte’s and, by extension, Mexico’s fintech transformation journey. “Many nations are going through an enormous infrastructure problem,” concludes Borjas. “Nevertheless, by accelerating digital transformation, we imagine that corporations like Accenture and Microsoft can implement an answer.”