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Accenture to Support Saipem in Driving Digital Transformation and Implementing a New IT Model

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 03:59
MILAN; May 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Saipem, a global leader in drilling, engineering and construction services, to help deliver its global digital transformation program. Accenture will lead the provision of IT Infrastructure, networking and telecommunications services and manage the evolution of Saipem’s key business applications.
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Accenture Interactive Named Largest Digital Network Worldwide by Advertising Age in Annual Agency Report for Third Year in a Row

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:17
NEW YORK; April 30, 2018 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive the largest digital network worldwide in its Agency Report 2018, published today. This is the third consecutive year in which Accenture Interactive was ranked the largest digital network worldwide. The analysis is based on an evaluation of more than 600 agencies, networks and companies.
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Accenture Expands Oracle Capabilities in the UK with Acquisition of Certus Solutions

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 08:59
LONDON; April 30, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Certus Solutions, one of the UK’s top Oracle Cloud implementation service providers. Certus Solutions will become part of Accenture’s Oracle practice, further strengthening its capabilities in delivering digital transformation on Oracle Cloud. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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Accenture Helps Celsia Launch SAP S/4 HANA® to Support Business Functions and Improve Utility Plant Operations

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 08:59
MEDELLIN; April 26, 2018 – Celsia, an energy subsidiary of Grupo Argos, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement SAP S/4HANA® to help improve functions for 10 utility subsidiaries in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Honduras that generate and distribute electricity across Latin America. The solution will help simplify and increase efficiency of data integration for Celsia’s finance, controller, logistics, purchasing, maintenance, quality and finance consolidation functions.
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Accenture to Help Swisscom Enhance Its Customer Experience

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 06:59
BERN, Switzerland; April 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Swisscom are collaborating to enable the Swiss telecommunications provider to develop new digital services even faster and to improve the customer experience.
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Data Veracity is Critical for Insurers to Make Better Business Decisions, According to Accenture Report

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 08:59
NEW YORK; April 25, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that as data becomes more critical to insurance companies’ operations, most insurers can improve how they validate data and combat data manipulation by outside stakeholders.
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Accenture to Audiocast Investor & Analyst Conference Today

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 07:59
NEW YORK; April 25, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a live audiocast of its Investor & Analyst Conference today, 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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Industrial Manufacturers Turning to AI to "Turbocharge" Products and Services, According to Accenture Report

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 05:59
HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; April 25, 2018 – The vast majority of manufacturers are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to “turbocharge” their products and services, finds a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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Accenture Recognized with 15 Regional Oracle Excellence Awards

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 08:59
SAN FRANCISCO; April 24, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has received 15 prestigious country-level Oracle Excellence Awards. The awards recognize Accenture for its contributions and commitment to delivering innovative solutions around the world.
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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 http://www.fintechinnovationlab.com/asia-pacific/ 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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