Best Buy Teams With Accenture to Accelerate Tech Innovation, Increase Diversity – Medical Alley Association

Best Buy Teams With Accenture to Accelerate Tech Innovation, Increase Diversity

Article courtesy of Chain Store Age

Best Buy Co. Inc. is teaming with Accenture to advance the retailer’s technology strategy and to add diverse talent to its digital and technology team.

During the next five years, the two companies will work together in the areas of technology strategy, delivery and operations. Specifically, this will include work in data science, information security, product development, technology risk management and user experience design.

The partnership will focus on three key area, including the hiring of 1,000 employees for Best Buy’s digital and technology team. Thirty-percent of the new hires will consist of Black, Latinx, indigenous, and female candidates. Accenture will help recruit, train and hire new talent.

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