April 17, 2015Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Utilities Customer Operations in New IDC MarketScape
NEW YORK; Apr. 17, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in a new IDC MarketScape: Global Professional Services Firms for Utilities Customer Operations, 2015 Vendor Assessment (doc #EISC02X, April 2015)1.
April 16, 2015Accenture Awarded $966 Million Contract to Support Federal Student Aid Programs
ARLINGTON, Va.; April 16, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Accenture Federal Services a 10-year, $966 million contract to continue operations and maintenance of the federal financial aid system that helps make college a reality for millions of students and their families.
April 16, 2015Tokyo Metropolitan Government Awards Accenture Third Contract to Recruit Foreign Companies to Tokyo’s Special Zone
TOKYO; April 16, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a one-year, strategy consulting contract to continue its successful outreach attracting foreign companies to Tokyo’s Special Zone for Asian Headquarters, helping spur the city’s economic growth and competitiveness. This is the third, consecutive contract award to Accenture for this work in the last two years.
April 16, 2015Car Buyers Want Better Digital Experience, Most Ready to Complete Entire Process Online, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; Apr. 16, 2015 – Most consumers are doing online research to help them make car-buying decisions, and most are doing so before visiting a dealership, a new survey by Accenture reveals. The survey also shows that 75 percent of drivers polled would consider conducting the entire car-buying process online.
April 13, 2015The World’s Love Affair with the TV May Be Coming to an End, Accenture Report Finds
NEW YORK; Apr. 13, 2015 – The television’s popularity as the go-to entertainment device may be ending, according to “Digital Video and the Connected Consumer,” a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The television was the only product category to see uniform, double-digit usage declines across different types of media worldwide among viewers of nearly all ages. It is rapidly being replaced as consumers turn to a combination of laptops, desktops, tablets and smartphones to view video content.