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


This submit 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) group with the objective to liberate and allow larger entry and perception into your helpful information. The OSDU Information Platform promise is compelling and gives worth past what might be achieved with in-house options by established {industry} requirements and openness to the bigger expertise ecosystem. Accenture has partnered with Microsoft and collaborated carefully with Schlumberger throughout the Microsoft Vitality Information Providers preview and improvement course of. Along with Accenture’s area experience and digital integration acumen, the preview expertise has allowed Accenture to develop abilities and scale a crew 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 high precedence for Accenture with important investments in abilities, individuals, belongings, and our presence and management as a part of the OSDU Discussion board.

We’re thrilled to be a providers associate for Microsoft Vitality Information Providers. 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 expertise ecosystem to bridge siloed groups and has partnered with Schlumberger and a number of 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 latest 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, now we have developed our personal imaginative and prescient and technique as to how we are able to help OSDU Information Platform integration into E&P workflows and the way we are able to enhance operators’ enterprise functionality and information worth.

Accenture understands our shoppers’ challenges and is their associate for advanced transformations

Our companions and shoppers need entry to safe, clear, and curated information. To attain this, they have to liberate and migrate their information to the OSDU Information Platform. Our shoppers are coping with massive and extremely advanced 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 latest 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 consumer by way of the OSDU Information Platform regardless of its present performance and functionality. By integrating and consolidating information in a regular format and enabling the interoperability of the platform throughout ISVs, operators can unlock the milestones to the suitable 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 as a result of evolving nature of the OSDU Information Platform whereas regularly enhancing what you are promoting workflows.

Why select Microsoft Vitality Information Providers?

We acknowledge the complexity and dangers concerned within the transition and migration to the OSDU Information Platform. Whereas power firms have at all times managed E&P threat and uncertainty, there’s usually a a lot decrease urge for food with regards to IT and digital platforms. Consequently, the {industry} is more and more looking for packaged options or out-of-the-box supply buildings. This permits them to understand the visions promised by the OSDU Information Platform but nonetheless give attention to the “day job” and working 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 Vitality Information Providers. 

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

Accenture and Microsoft Vitality Information Providers collaboration

Accenture has helped deploy and check Microsoft Vitality Information Providers by the preview phases to offer suggestions to Microsoft Engineering. Accenture is targeted on connecting information to enterprise worth and dealing with Microsoft to ship a totally built-in method utilizing the OSDU Information Platform to speed up digital transformation. Accenture demonstrated this throughout the preview by deploying the Microsoft Vitality Information Providers 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 crew that may assist deploy and scale on Microsoft Vitality Information Providers.

Microsoft Vitality Information Providers differentiates itself as it’s going to permit and allow:

  • Integration with nearly any power dataset, utility, or cloud service with built-in instruments.
  • Administration for compute-intensive workloads at a world scale.
  • Compliance with the OSDU Technical Normal 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.
  • Fast information ingestion for analytics and decision-making.
  • Improve operational effectivity and achieve international scalability whereas decreasing operational prices.
  • Complete safety and compliance.
  • Capability to simply leverage native Azure and Microsoft options.

Microsoft Vitality Information Providers additional builds on and permits the OSDU Information Platform worth drivers:

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

Accenture’s particular capabilities and toolkit

Information by itself just isn’t the reply, and Accenture has been working arduous to supply end-to-end providers and instruments which join the total 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 power firms to speed up their digital transformation. One such platform we’re creating is the Accenture OnePlatform, as seen in Figures 3 and 4, which is a working resolution to deal with the present points and challenges and assist execute the info 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 providers which can be out there with only one click on with none want for additional plugins or any open supply installations. 

A number of 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 resembling 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. Working on click on resolution utilizing python utilities.
  • Information Validation: Validating data utilizing python utilities by including personalized guidelines.
  • Information High quality: Clever technique to arrange the principles and do the standard checks routinely.
  • Information Graph: Construct Accenture OnePlatform-based ontology and provides the semantic outcome to the shopper.

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 position in ISV’s integration by collaborating with varied ISVs and Microsoft for collective objective of consuming the info out there in single information platform. Accenture is working with a number of main ISVs for improvement of their purposes to fetch information in keeping with the schemas from the OSDU Information Platform and Microsoft Vitality Information Providers, providing best-in-class interoperability and the power to ship end-to-end enterprise workflows. Microsoft Vitality Information Providers with Accenture’s help has demonstrated the combination of DELFI with a number of ISV purposes, resembling Interica and Ikon Science, and we had been happy to exhibit this on the Schlumberger Digital Discussion board 2022.


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

We imagine Accenture is finest 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 Vitality Information Providers and the interoperability of the platform.

The right way to work with Accenture on Microsoft Vitality Information Providers

Microsoft Vitality Information Providers is an enterprise-grade, totally managed, OSDU Information Platform for the power {industry} that’s environment friendly, standardized, straightforward to deploy, and scalable for information administration—for ingesting, aggregating, storing, looking out, and retrieving information. The platform will present the dimensions, safety, privateness, and compliance anticipated by our enterprise clients.

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