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Tuesday, 7 August 2018

ACCENTURE INNOVATION CHALLENGE

The Accenture Innovation Challenge is LIVE!

CONTEST THEMES
This year’s contest themes are – Innovate for Businesses, Innovate for the Society

INNOVATE FOR BUSINESSES
Technology is reinventing businesses, and leaders need to rethink their business to gain a competitive edge.
Only innovation and the right combination of advanced technologies can enable today’s businesses to sustain, grow and be profitable in their industries. In fact, an optimal mix could save large companies billions of dollars. A few of the areas in which innovation plays a game-changing role are: Digital transformation, Automation, Process optimization, Customer interface, business disruption, applying the power of AI and robotics, among others. AI/Robotics-based solutions for customer care, Video Analytics and AI for security solutions, and using mixed reality for field servicing are a few relevant use cases. Think of more!

INNOVATE FOR THE SOCIETY
Technology has the power to touch millions of lives in a country like ours. Technology can be applied to improve the way we work and live and create value for our society. There is a massive scope to use technology to solve many societal problems.
Here are some sectors where technology can play an impactful role: Healthcare, Safety and Security, Citizens Identity, Financial Services, Education and Employment, E-governance, Transportation and Infrastructure, Lifestyle, Sustainability and Governance.

RECOMMENDED TECHNOLOGIES
Whichever contest theme you choose, remember to use technology to power your idea. You could choose from the following new-age technology areas:
Advanced Analytics and Visual Intelligence (Predictive Analytics, Pervasive Business Intelligence and Data visualization)
Artificial Intelligence (Bots and cognitive agents, deep/machine learning and neural networks, mind mapping)
Autonomous Systems/Intelligent Applications
Big data
Blockchain (including Smart Contracts, Smart Collaterals, Crypto-currencies, among others)
Cloud to the Edge
Conversational Platforms (Third-party Services, API Economy, Microservices)
Crowdsourcing
Curated Social Solutions/Social Networking Platforms
Digital Ethics and Security/Cyber security and data privacy
Digital Twin
Immersive Experience (AR/VR/MR)
Intelligent Things (including IOT)
Robotic Process Automation (RPA)/Robotics Sustenance Engineering (green carbon-conscious solutions)

Eligibility
Full-time undergraduate or post-graduate students studying in India

Prizes
Grand Prize Winner
INR 1,50,000
Per team member
Theme Winner - Innovate for Businesses
INR 75,000
Per team member
Theme Winner - Innovate for the Society
INR 75,000
Per team member
Best all Women's team
INR 15,000
Per team member
Jury's Choice
INR 15,000
Per team member
Accenture Employees' Choice
INR 22,500
Per team member


Fast-Track Recruitment Opportunity For all eligible finalists

Visit https://accentureinnovationchallenge.com/ for further details and submission

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