Accenture buys analytics consulting firm OPS Rules

IT services provider Accenture announced its deal to acquire OPS Rules, an analytics consulting company based in the US. The acquisition of OPS Rules enables Accenture to expand its machine learning and operations analytics capabilities. Last year, Accenture also acquired Gapso, an analytics services and solutions provider in Brazil that assists enterprises to solve supply chain and logistics challenges. OPS Rules, founded in 2012, specializes in the application of data science to create supply chain and operations analytics solutions. The US head-quartered Accenture aims to add new operations analytics professionals to its team that apply machine learning and optimization techniques to develop innovative analytics approaches for clients. OPS Rules has offices in Waltham, Massachusetts and Richardson, Texas. David Simchi-Levi, a Professor of Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)…


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