July 24, 2014Accenture Positioned Furthest and Highest within Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics Services
NEW YORK; July 24, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a “Leader” in independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s first “Magic Quadrant for Business Analytics, Worldwide”1 and was positioned furthest within the Leaders quadrant on the “completeness of vision” axis and highest on the “ability to execute” axis.
July 22, 2014Divide Between CMOs and CIOs Narrows, but Companies Still Struggle To Deliver Integrated Digital Marketing Solutions, New Accenture Research Shows
NEW YORK; July 22, 2014 – Chief marketing officers (CMOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) say they are working more collaboratively than in the past to take advantage of digital opportunities, but they remain at odds on a number of issues involving how to drive integrated digital marketing solutions for their customers, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 22, 2014U.S Department of Treasury Awards Accenture $48 Million Contract for IT and Financial Management Services
ARLINGTON, Va.; July 22, 2014 –The U.S. Department of Treasury has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year, $48 million task order for IT and financial management services across the Department’s bureaus and offices to improve technologies and service levels.
July 22, 2014West Midlands Police Selects Accenture to Support Digital Policing Program
LONDON; July 22, 2014 – West Midlands Police (WMP) and West Midlands Office of Police and Crime (WMOPC) have selected Accenture (NYSE:ACN) to support the digital transformation of its police operations. The contract, secured after a competitive tendering process, is valued at approximately $42 million (£25 million) over five years with an option to extend the contract for an additional three years.
July 17, 2014Entrepreneurs Have the Potential to Create 10 Million Youth Jobs in G20 Countries, New Accenture Research Finds
SYDNEY; July 18, 2014 – Entrepreneurs can help drive the creation of 10 million youth jobs1 across the G20 countries2 if existing barriers to entrepreneurship were lifted, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also indicates that while 74 percent of entrepreneurs surveyed by Accenture say they plan to recruit young talent in 2014, many believe that a shortage of people with relevant skills is hindering job creation and growth.