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Accenture to Audiocast Investor & Analyst Conference on Wednesday, April 25

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 07:59
NEW YORK; April 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a live audiocast of its Investor & Analyst Conference on Wednesday, April 25 in New York City. The audiocast will feature remarks by Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme, Chief Financial Officer David Rowland and other members of the executive leadership team, and will focus on Accenture’s business strategy and unique leadership position in the market.
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Pension Benefits Are Critical Factor for Workers – Regardless of Age – in Deciding Whether to Accept a Job, Accenture Survey Finds

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:59
ARLINGTON, Va.; April 19, 2018 – Pension benefits are a major factor for most workers in North America when deciding whether to accept a job, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today. The research found that millennial workers are the most interested in pension benefits and also identified a strong but underserved demand for retirement coaching and planning tools through digital channels.
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Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions, but Half Aren't Doing Enough to Verify and Validate that data, According to Accenture Report

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 04:59
NEW YORK; April 19, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that many banks have not invested in the capabilities to verify the validity and accuracy of their data.
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Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in HfS Blueprint for ServiceNow Services

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:29
NEW YORK; April 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the Overall Leader – ahead of all 12 competitors – on both execution and innovation in HfS Blueprint for ServiceNow Services, a bi-annual report that evaluates the services ecosystem of Software as a Service platforms.
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Accenture to Help Orkla Drive Digital Services and Growth Through SAP S/4HANA®

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:59
OSLO; April 18, 2018 – Orkla (OSL: ORK), a leading supplier of branded consumer goods, has chosen Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to build a technology platform based on SAP S/4HANA® that will serve as a flexible, data-driven, intelligent platform as a foundation for the creation of new digital services and further growth, as well as improved collaboration between companies.
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Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HfS Research Report on Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Services

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:29
NEW YORK; April 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 17 other competitors, in the HfS Research Enterprise Artificial Intelligence (AI) Services 2018 blueprint report.
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New Accenture Study Finds 87 Percent of Focused Cyberattacks are Prevented

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 09:59
NEW YORK; April 16, 2018 – With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12 months (232 through January 2018 versus 106 through January 2017). In the face of these growing cyber threats, organizations are demonstrating far more success in detecting and blocking them, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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Accenture, Leading Financial Institutions Seek Applicants for Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2018

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 01:29
HONG KONG; April 13, 2018 – Applications have opened for Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at through May 11.
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Accenture Appoints Venkata "Murthy" Renduchintala, Executive Officer at Intel, to Board of Directors

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 17:15
NEW YORK; Apr. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Dr. Renduchintala, 52, is chief engineering officer and president of the Client and Internet of Things (IoT) Businesses and Systems Architecture group and the Technology and Manufacturing group at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC).
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Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Incident Response Services

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:59
NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the recently published “IDC MarketScape: U.S. Incident Readiness, Response, and Resiliency 2018 Vendor Assessment” (Doc #US43588417, March 2018).
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Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:59
NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide.* Accenture is positioned furthest on the completeness of vision axis which assesses market understanding; market strategy; sales strategy; offering strategy; vertical/industry strategy; innovation; and geographic strategy.
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Accenture Launches Intelligent Enterprise Platform to Help Companies Use Advanced Technologies that Fast-track Enterprise Transformation

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 08:59
NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching the Accenture Intelligent Enterprise Platform, an insight-driven, digitally integrated platform that powers enterprise transformation from business case to roadmap to delivery. The platform captures the most advanced and disruptive Accenture thinking around industry, innovation and technology to help companies reinvent themselves as intelligent enterprises.
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Balancing Digital Investments Is Key to Driving Sustainable Growth in India's Manufacturing Sector, Accenture Research Finds

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 02:30
NEW DELHI; April 11, 2018 – Manufacturing businesses in India are keen to invest in digital technologies but are struggling to derive tangible business benefits due to an imbalanced approach to digital investments, according to Reinventing Business with Industry X.0, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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Accenture Cloud Platform Awarded US Patent for Analytics-Based Multi-Cloud Tagging Capabilities

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 08:59
NEW YORK; April 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for analytics-based multi-cloud tagging capabilities of the Accenture Cloud Platform (ACP).
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U.S. Wireless Industry Contributes $475 Billion Annually to America's Economy and Supports 4.7 Million Jobs, According to New Report

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 10:30
WASHINGTON; April 5, 2018 – The U.S. wireless industry contributes $475 billion annually to America’s economy and supports 4.7 million jobs, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.
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Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Services, Worldwide

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 08:59
NEW YORK; April 5, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Managed Services, Worldwide report from market research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc.
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Accenture Interactive Named a Leader in Gartner's 2018 Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:59
NEW YORK; April 4, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) Interactive has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 “Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies.1” Gartner states “these service providers focus on strategy, development, execution and measurement of customer-facing digital experiences across the customer journey” and are positioned based on their completeness of vision and ability to execute.
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Accenture Recognized for Innovation Across Microsoft's Global Procurement with Supplier Partnership of the Year Award

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:59
NEW YORK; April 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized with the Supplier Partnership of the Year Award at the ProcureCon Indirect EPIC Awards 2018, which celebrate the most innovative, dynamic and accomplished leaders in the procurement industry, for its work with Microsoft.
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Accenture Publishes 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 08:29
NEW YORK; April 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today released its 2017 Corporate Citizenship Report, which details the company’s goals and progress toward helping improve the way the world works and lives.
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Accenture and Tomorrow Street, Vodafone's Innovation Centre, Collaborate to Help Late-Stage Startups Scale Globally

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:00
LUXEMBOURG; April 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Tomorrow Street, Vodafone’s innovation centre, will collaborate to help growth-stage innovators become successful businesses.
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