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November 24, 2014Accenture Positioned Highest in the "Leaders" Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers Worldwide
NEW YORK; Nov. 24, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned furthest for completeness of vision and highest for ability to execute in the "Leaders" quadrant in the recent report from Gartner Inc., “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Management Service Providers, Worldwide1.”
November 24, 2014Majority of Students Cite Digital Capabilities and Services at Universities as Key Factor in Higher Education Choice, Accenture Survey Finds
ARLINGTON, VA; Nov. 24, 2014 – A large majority of college-bound students (85 percent) said that digital capabilities, such as integration of technology into classrooms, virtual coursework and online classes are a top determinant in choosing which university to attend, according to a five-country survey by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The survey of 1,500 students in Australia, India, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States found the strong demand for digital capabilities carried over to students currently attending a university as well as recent graduates, with the majority (70 percent) calling for greater use of digital tools for learning and content delivery.
November 24, 2014U.K. Consumers Set to Spend More This Christmas; Majority Plan to Shop on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Accenture Study Finds
LONDON; Nov. 24, 2014 – Amid signs of greater economic optimism, almost a third of U.K. consumers (31 percent) plan to increase their spending on holiday shopping his year, according to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) 2014 Christmas Shopping Survey. The survey indicates that more than a quarter of consumers (27 percent) are planning to spend £250 or more on Christmas shopping than they did in 2013.
November 20, 2014Accenture Positioned as a “Leader” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers in China for the Third Consecutive Year
SHANGHAI; Nov. 20, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a “Leader” in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Service Providers, China.1” This marks the third consecutive year for Accenture to be recognized as a Leader in this report.
November 12, 2014Stevens Institute of Technology and Accenture Collaborate to Help Close Talent Gap in Financial Services Analytics
NEW YORK; Nov. 12, 2014 – Stevens Institute of Technology, a premier, private research university, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have initiated a research and education collaboration to focus on analytics for the financial services industry. As part of the three-year collaboration, Accenture and Stevens will conduct advanced analytics research projects and workshop sessions with Accenture’s financial services clients, and Stevens will begin offering a Financial Services Analytics (FSA) Graduate Certificate Program in January 2015.