Accenture Becomes Official Technology Partner of Six Nations
January 26, 2012
Accenture, generic a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company has secured a deal with the RBS 6 Nations to be the official technology partner for the 2012 and 2013 tournaments.
The new partnership means Accenture will deliver the official RBS 6 Nations Championship free mobile app for iPhone, which provides fans with stats, team news, video highlights and up-to-date scores throughout the rugby tournament.
John Feehan, chief executive of the RBS 6 Nations said: “Through a collaborative contract with Accenture we have been able to deliver the new mobile app ahead of this year’s first championship game on Saturday, 4 February, between France and Italy.
“The app will provide broadcasters, journalists, coaches and rugby fans with the latest news, such as team line-ups and live text commentary throughout the championship.”
Mark Ryan, country managing director, Accenture Ireland, said Accenture Mobility Services was tapped to help the RBS 6 Nations respond to the needs of its changing consumers and to enhance the experience of rugby fans.