November 24, 2014U.K. Consumers Set to Spend More This Christmas; Majority Plan to Shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Accenture Study Finds
LONDON; Nov. 24, 2014 – Amid signs of greater economic optimism, almost a third of U.K. consumers (31 percent) plan to increase their spending on holiday shopping his year, according to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) 2014 Christmas Shopping Survey. The survey indicates that more than a quarter of consumers (27 percent) are planning to spend £250 or more on Christmas shopping than they did in 2013.
November 20, 2014Accenture Positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers in China for the Third Consecutive Year
SHANGHAI; Nov. 20, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a “Leader” in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers, China.1” This marks the third consecutive year for Accenture to be recognized as a Leader in this report.
November 12, 2014Stevens Institute of Technology and Accenture Collaborate to Help Close Talent Gap in Financial Services Analytics
NEW YORK; Nov. 12, 2014 – Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have initiated a research and education collaboration to focus on analytics for the financial services industry. As part of the three-year collaboration, Accenture and Stevens will conduct advanced analytics research projects and workshop sessions with Accenture’s financial services clients, and Stevens will begin offering a Financial Services Analytics (FSA) Graduate Certificate Program in January 2015.
November 12, 2014Accenture Simplifies and Speeds Enterprise Migration to the Cloud with New End-to-End Migration and Management Services for the Amazon Web Services Cloud
LAS VEGAS; November 12, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today it has collaborated with Amazon Web Services (AWS) on new end-to-end cloud migration and management services to help enterprise clients move from cloud pilots to enterprise-wide deployments in the AWS Cloud. The new services – which span strategy development, to running processes fluidly – are designed to increase transparency and confidence for a broad-scale enterprise migration to cloud, while helping to simplify and speed the process.
November 12, 2014Accenture and hybris Study Finds B2B Suppliers Are Investing in E-Commerce to Deliver Better Purchasing Experience for Business Buyers
NEW YORK; Nov. 12, 2014 – As the volume of business-to-business (B2B) purchases being made online continues to grow, B2B suppliers are responding by expanding their e-commerce platforms and overall omni-channel capabilities, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and hybris software, an SAP company.