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.
July 17, 2014Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics for Business Process Outsourcing
NEW YORK; July 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a leader in business analytics for business process outsourcing (BPO), according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2014 Vendor Assessment.” 1
July 17, 2014Microsoft Recognizes Accenture and Avanade as 2014 Alliance Partner of the Year
NEW YORK; July 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and Avanade, a global business technology solutions and managed services provider, have been recognized by Microsoft as Alliance Partner of the Year for the eighth time. Microsoft also awarded Accenture and Avanade with Mobility Partner of the Year for the third year in a row. This year’s awards continue the companies’ streak as the most frequently recognized Microsoft partners in the industry.
July 15, 2014CEOs and Consumers Disconnected on Sustainable Products and Services, Says Accenture, Havas Media report
LONDON; July 15, 2014 — Only a third of consumers regularly consider sustainability in their purchasing decisions, according to a global study by Accenture (ACN: NYSE) and Havas Media RE:PURPOSE, which reveals the reasons for the disconnect between business and consumer expectations of sustainable products and services.