Posted on May 31, 2018 by staff

KPMG and Google partner to help clients adopt new tech


Global financial services firm KPMG has announced an alliance with Google to help organisations adopt cloud computing, machine learning and advanced analytics technologies.

As part of the collaboration, KPMG is creating a portfolio of industry solutions built on Google’s cloud platform which will include contract management, cyber security, regulatory compliance and business and process performance.

“Organisations are seeing advanced technologies and natural language experiences as a key to transforming their businesses,” said Miriam Hernandez-Kakol, KPMG’s global leader for customer & operations and executive sponsor for the Google Alliance.

“KPMG is creating data-driven solutions that harness Google Cloud technology to help our member firm clients advance business strategies and deliver unrivalled digital experiences.”

KPMG will offer two new solutions as part of the alliance.

The first, ‘KPMG Intelligent Interactions’, helps to improve customer interaction by combining machine learning with Google’s language processing to determine sentiment and intent.

The second, ‘GDPR Assessment and Compliance solutions’, will help its members to improve their data processing, in line with the new regulation.

Tariq Shaukat, president of partners and industry platforms, Google Cloud, said: “Our alliance with KPMG helps customers across industries benefit from the advantages of Google Cloud, including our advanced security, data analytics and machine learning capabilities, to solve real business challenges.

“We’re working alongside KPMG to develop new solutions that help enable customers to actively participate in the ideation and creation of their own solutions.”