August 28, 2014Accenture Named ‘Principal Team SCA Digital Supplier’ of SCA’s All-Women Sailing Team Participating in the Volvo Ocean Race
NEW YORK; August 28, 2014 – SCA, a leading global hygiene and forest products company, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to deliver a range of digital services to help maximize the outcomes of SCA’s participation in the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race. As “Principal Team SCA Digital Supplier,” Accenture will provide analytics and interactive marketing expertise to support the all-female Team SCA during the nine-month around the world race and raise its profile with global audiences through multiple digital channels.
August 26, 2014Accenture Releases Enhanced Human Services Software for Government Agencies
ARLINGTON, Va; August 26, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released version 6.1 of its Human Services Software Suite, enhancing its capabilities to support state agencies’ modernization of eligibility systems, integration across programs and compliance with federal requirements including the Affordable Care Act.
August 25, 2014Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers
NEW YORK; August 25, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a leader who provides IT services for communications service providers (CSPs) which encompasses telecom operations management systems including business support systems, operations support systems, and service delivery platforms.
August 25, 2014Yokosuka City Awards Accenture Analytics Project to Develop Advanced Municipal and Prefectural Tax Collection Services
TOKYO; Aug. 25, 2014 -- Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a contract to analyze the optimal time for reminder phone calls from the Yokosuka City Tax Payment Promotion Center to increase response and collection rates. The work, which will use analytics to forecast the optimal time for contacting initial stage delinquents about payments, will be conducted from August through March 2015.
August 21, 2014Four in Five Consumers Cite Privacy Concerns for Wearable Tech Adoption, According to 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study from Accenture Interactive
CHICAGO; August 21, 2014 – Eighty percent of consumers have privacy concerns with wearable Internet of Things (IoT) connected technologies, according to the 2014 State of the Internet of Things Study. But half of those same consumers said they would be willing to share personal data collected by such devices with third-party retailers when presented with compensation such as a coupon or discount.