February 26, 2015Accenture Positioned as Leader in IT Services to Power Utilities in North America by Independent Analyst Firm
NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader by independent analyst firm, Verdantix, in the Green Quadrant Power Utility IT Services (North America) February 2015 report, based on its capabilities and momentum in the marketplace.
February 26, 2015Accenture Research Finds Listening More Difficult in Today’s Digital Workplace
NEW YORK; Feb. 26, 2015 – New research from Accenture reports that while nearly all (96 percent)global professionals consider themselves to be good listeners, the vast majority (98 percent) spend part of their workday multitasking. In fact, almost two-thirds (64 percent) say that listening has become significantly more difficult in today’s digital workplace.
February 25, 2015Accenture to Acquire Gapso to Expand Its Advanced Analytics Capabilities in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO; February 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Gapso, an advanced analytics services and solutions provider based in Brazil that specializes in solving complex supply chain and logistics challenges, mainly for companies in the natural resources and agribusiness sectors. Through the acquisition, Accenture will further expand its analytics capabilities in Brazil and provide clients with advanced analytics talent and solutions that enable data-driven decisions that can optimize operations and reduce supply chain risk and costs. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 25, 2015Accenture Named a Market Leader by Ovum for Outsourced Testing Services
NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a leader in outsourced testing services in the Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Outsourced Testing Service Provider, 2014–15. According to the Ovum report, “Accenture added a strong narrative on evolving toward predictive testing underpinned by expansive analytics capabilities, and the provider has built out strong industrialized vertical capabilities.”
February 24, 2015Coverys Completes Successful Migration to Accenture Duck Creek Software Suite for Increased Efficiencies and Streamlined Operations
NEW YORK; Feb. 24, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that insurance group Coverys is now utilizing the Accenture Duck Creek suite of software to support its property and casualty insurance product development and policy, rating, billing and claims administration. With the software implementation complete, Coverys can now take full advantage of the Accenture Duck Creek software capabilities that enhance and improve efficiencies through automated and streamlined operations.