Accenture and Microsoft drive digital transformation with OnePlatform on Microsoft Power Information Companies for OSDU™ | Azure Weblog and Updates


This publish was co-authored by Sacha Abinader, Managing Director, Accenture and Keith Armstron, Senior Supervisor, Accenture Microsoft Enterprise Group.

Speed up decision-making and interoperability with the OSDU Information Platform

The OSDU™ Discussion board is a cross-industry collaboration to develop a typical, standards-based, and open platform for the exploration and manufacturing (E&P) neighborhood with the objective to liberate and allow higher entry and perception into your priceless information. The OSDU Information Platform promise is compelling and affords worth past what will be achieved with in-house options by established {industry} requirements and openness to the bigger know-how ecosystem. Accenture has partnered with Microsoft and collaborated carefully with Schlumberger in the course of the Microsoft Power Information Companies preview and growth course of. Along with Accenture’s area experience and digital integration acumen, the preview expertise has allowed Accenture to develop abilities and scale a staff particular to this providing to allow an operator’s OSDU Information Platform journey at tempo. 

As such, the OSDU Information Platform as an {industry} resolution has been a prime precedence for Accenture with vital investments in abilities, individuals, belongings, and our presence and management as a part of the OSDU Discussion board.

We’re thrilled to be a companies companion for Microsoft Power Information Companies. The partnership with Microsoft and Schlumberger in enabling an open platform has been great. As a part of preview, Accenture has been driving for interoperability throughout the know-how ecosystem to bridge siloed groups and has partnered with Schlumberger and several other ISVs to make this a actuality. We’re excited to allow operators to create further worth by improved and accelerated determination making and the event of recent workflows and analytics.”—Emma Wild, Managing Director, International OSDU Lead.

Accenture has been actively concerned within the OSDU Information Platform initiative for a number of years. Along with our dedication to the OSDU Discussion board, we’ve developed our personal imaginative and prescient and technique as to how we will help OSDU Information Platform integration into E&P workflows and the way we will improve operators’ enterprise functionality and information worth.

Accenture understands our shoppers’ challenges and is their companion for complicated transformations

Our companions and shoppers need entry to safe, clear, and curated information. To realize this, they have to liberate and migrate their information to the OSDU Information Platform. Our shoppers are coping with giant and extremely complicated information units which have various high quality and codecs. In addition they must handle their ongoing enterprise utilizing the present and future capabilities of the OSDU Information Platform with its continuous enhancements of recent information sorts and options. Accenture has deliberate a technique that helps the transition from monolithic apps and information to the OSDU Information Platform at tempo. Accenture and Microsoft are companions on this transformational journey as seen in Determine 1.

Accenture’s OSDU capabilities and differentiators, Data Migration, Business Continuity, Data to Insights and Scale to business value at pace


Our imaginative and prescient, your worth

To achieve success we imagine there’s a must create and help an answer that gives an end-to-end enterprise functionality, specializing in enterprise worth and time-to-value acceleration.

Accelerating business value through data by finding, validating and preparing your data, improving data quality, accessing and visualizing, providing a one stop data shop, emerging technologies and analytics and providing enhanced business capabilities

Our method will shortly put together and current information to the person by way of the OSDU Information Platform regardless of its present performance and functionality. By integrating and consolidating information in a typical format and enabling the interoperability of the platform throughout ISVs, operators can unlock the milestones to the correct of the diagram and ship the accelerated worth they’ve been promised.

We consider it as supporting a knowledge life cycle and journey to mitigate perceived dangers because of the evolving nature of the OSDU Information Platform whereas regularly enhancing your corporation workflows.

Why select Microsoft Power Information Companies?

We acknowledge the complexity and dangers concerned within the transition and migration to the OSDU Information Platform. Whereas vitality corporations have at all times managed E&P danger and uncertainty, there may be typically a a lot decrease urge for food in the case of IT and digital platforms. In consequence, the {industry} is more and more searching for packaged options or out-of-the-box supply buildings. This allows them to appreciate the visions promised by the OSDU Information Platform but nonetheless concentrate on the “day job” and operating their operations and enterprise. These options and buildings assist de-risk the journey and reduce disruption to enterprise continuity. Recognizing this, Microsoft developed an open-packaged resolution to supply the OSDU Information Platform as a PaaS by Microsoft Power Information Companies. 

Microsoft Power Information Companies was designed to help the vitality {industry}’s ambition to speed up innovation, develop enhanced insights to drive operational effectivity, and inform new methods of working and workflows. Microsoft Power Information Companies can speed up the journey to a cloud-based OSDU Information Platform and thus, the trail to worth.

Accenture and Microsoft Power Information Companies collaboration

Accenture has helped deploy and take a look at Microsoft Power Information Companies by the preview levels to offer suggestions to Microsoft Engineering. Accenture is concentrated on connecting information to enterprise worth and dealing with Microsoft to ship a completely built-in method utilizing the OSDU Information Platform to speed up digital transformation. Accenture demonstrated this in the course of the preview by deploying the Microsoft Power Information Companies resolution, ingesting information with OSDU core service instruments and Accenture proprietary instruments, and stitching collectively a knowledge workflow throughout a number of ISVs to validate the openness of the platform. Throughout this course of, Accenture has constructed a staff that may assist deploy and scale on Microsoft Power Information Companies.

Microsoft Power Information Companies differentiates itself as it can permit and allow:

  • Integration with just about any vitality dataset, utility, or cloud service with built-in instruments.
  • Administration for compute-intensive workloads at a world scale.
  • Compliance with the OSDU Technical Commonplace for open supply innovation.
  • Ease the deployment of the OSDU Information Platform whereas offering ongoing platform and administration help to align to OSDU Information Platform deployments.
  • Speedy information ingestion for analytics and decision-making.
  • Improve operational effectivity and acquire international scalability whereas decreasing operational prices.
  • Complete safety and compliance.
  • Capability to simply leverage native Azure and Microsoft options.

Microsoft Power Information Companies additional builds on and permits the OSDU Information Platform worth drivers:

  • The power to entry clear and curated historic information underneath a single information platform.
  • Open entry to innovation and a wider set of know-how companions (ISVs).
  • Removes siloes and boundaries between disciplines and lays the inspiration for digital transformation.

Accenture’s particular capabilities and toolkit

Information by itself isn’t the reply, and Accenture has been working onerous to supply end-to-end companies and instruments which join the complete enterprise and enterprise. The journey requires the necessity to ship clear information to unlock worth by information science, deploy, and roll out these options throughout international operations, and importantly, to instill belief from finish customers and the enterprise to permit the worth to be acknowledged.

Accenture’s OnePlatform and associated offerings that integrates with Microsoft energy data services

Accenture is spearheading the {industry} adoption of the OSDU Information Platform to allow vitality corporations to speed up their digital transformation. One such platform we’re growing is the Accenture OnePlatform, as seen in Figures 3 and 4, which is a working resolution to handle the present points and challenges and assist execute the information to its most restrict.

Accenture’s OnePlatform Data Workflow that comprises identify data and prepare, ingest data and conditioning, visualize data and interoperability, interpret data and AI and data analysis and insights

Determine 4: Accenture’s OnePlatform Information Workflow.

Accenture OnePlatform is a cloud-agnostic platform and one-stop resolution for information extraction, schema mapping, metadata era, and information ingestion that’s operationally environment friendly. Accenture OnePlatform permits OSDU Information Platform companies which might be out there with only one click on with none want for additional plugins or any open supply installations. 

Among the key highlights of Accenture OnePlatform are outlined under:

  • Orchestration of the OSDU Information Platform: Present end-to-end supply of enterprise workflows by way of a single interface.
  • Information extraction: Extracting totally different information sorts through the use of a knowledge sort converter equivalent to LAS, SegY, or ResQML.
  • Schema Mapping: Mapping consumer information with Accenture OnePlatform–compliant information sorts through the use of AI/ML fashions.
  • Metadata Era: Producing metadata through the use of AI rule-based method.
  • Information Ingestion: Ingestion workflow. Operating on click on resolution utilizing python utilities.
  • Information Validation: Validating data utilizing python utilities by including personalized guidelines.
  • Information High quality: Clever strategy to arrange the principles and do the standard checks routinely.
  • Information Graph: Construct Accenture OnePlatform-based ontology and provides the semantic consequence to the client.

As well as, the Accenture OnePlatform can function an orchestration device throughout a number of SaaS ISV options. We all know interoperability is a key worth driver for selecting OSDU. Accenture has performed a serious function in ISV’s integration by collaborating with numerous ISVs and Microsoft for collective objective of consuming the information out there in single information platform. Accenture is working with a number of main ISVs for growth of their functions to fetch information in response to the schemas from the OSDU Information Platform and Microsoft Power Information Companies, providing best-in-class interoperability and the power to ship end-to-end enterprise workflows. Microsoft Power Information Companies with Accenture’s help has demonstrated the combination of DELFI with a number of ISV functions, equivalent to Interica and Ikon Science, and we have been happy to reveal this on the Schlumberger Digital Discussion board 2022.


In closing, Accenture is dedicated to being a number one companion to assist operators navigate the uncertainties round OSDU Information Platform implementation, handle the dangers of deployment, and notice the complete worth of their information.

We imagine Accenture is greatest positioned to ship on these commitments and allow your worth primarily based on our deep {industry} experience, investments in accelerators just like the Accenture OnePlatform, 14,000+ devoted oil and fuel expert international practitioners with 250+ OSDU™-trained professionals, and our intensive ecosystem relationships. We’re assured that our capabilities and our partnership with Microsoft are key to serving to operators execute and scale their OSDU Information Platform transformation with Microsoft Power Information Companies and the interoperability of the platform.

Find out how to work with Accenture on Microsoft Power Information Companies

Microsoft Power Information Companies is an enterprise-grade, absolutely managed, OSDU Information Platform for the vitality {industry} that’s environment friendly, standardized, simple to deploy, and scalable for information administration—for ingesting, aggregating, storing, looking out, and retrieving information. The platform will present the size, safety, privateness, and compliance anticipated by our enterprise clients.

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