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Recent Announcements

Spanish Businesses Identify Mobility Among Their Top Priorities for Investing in Digital Technologies – July 1, 2014
 
Accenture Receives Positive Vendor Assessment by Gartner Inc. in Vendor Panorama for Trade Promotion Management in Consumer Goods – June 30, 2014
 
Accenture Releases Enhanced Duck Creek Billing Software for Property & Casualty Insurance Companies – June 25, 2014
 
Accenture Wins Alliance Partner of the Year Award from Pegasystems – June 24, 2014
 
Baldwin & Lyons, Inc. Selects Accenture to Modernize Infrastructure and Streamline Processes Using Duck Creek Software – June 24, 2014
 
“Phablets” Generating Strong Consumer Buying Interest Worldwide, Accenture Survey Finds – June 23, 2014
 
Accenture Innovation Center for Mobility Opens in Mobile World Capital Barcelona – June 23, 2014
 
Accenture Forms Alliance with Cloudera to Empower Enterprises with Data as a Platform Offering – June 19, 2014
 
New Accenture Finance Transformation Solution Platform, Developed on SAP HANA®, Helps Banks and Insurance Firms Transform Finance Operations – June 18, 2014
 
Accenture Introduces Upgraded Release of Duck Creek Claims Software for Property & Casualty Insurance Companies – June 18, 2014
 
Accenture Receives HP AllianceOne Partner of the Year Award – June 12, 2014


Accenture Articles & Blogs

Ermenegildo Zegna tailors its merchandising with Oracle
Computerworld UK, July 4, 2014
 
Africa's mobile boom powers innovation economy
BBC, June 30, 2014
 
High Performance BPO
Procurement and Supply, June 20, 2014
 
West Bend Mutual Selects Accenture Platforms
Insurance Networking News, June 11, 2014
 
Why Mobile Strategies Are Stalling at Many Enterprises
CIO, June 10, 2014
 
Accenture to Provide SAP HANA as a Service on Top of HP Infrastructure
Data Center Knowledge, June 6, 2014

 

Accenture Points of View
 
High Performers in IT: Defined by Digital –  While many organizations are focused on IT cost reduction, productivity gain and process improvement, the latest global research from Accenture reveals that companies that invest in digital technologies and improving customer experiences are able to identify new growth opportunities and enhance performance.
 
Is Good Enough Really Good Enough? The Great Talent Paradox in Outsourcing – The outsourcing industry is failing to invest in the skills needed to capture the full value from outsourcing engagements, an Accenture-sponsored study from HfS Research reveals. The report confirms that in order to achieve sustainable value beyond cost reduction, both buyers and providers of outsourcing must increase their focus on developing talent.
 
Make Your Own Device: A New Era of Business Opportunities with Smart Connected Devices – As an unprecedented confluence of capabilities creates new opportunities for companies and manufacturers to develop electronic products that incorporate cutting-edge technology, many enterprises are now taking advantage of the “Make Your Own Device” (MYOD) concept.
 
Winning and Retaining the Digital Consumer –  Accenture recommends that winning the digital consumer is an enterprise-wide responsibility, requiring contributions from all functions across a consumer packaged goods (CPG) company.
 
Accenture Tech Vision 2013 - Each year, Accenture identifies the top emerging technology trends that hold the most potential to transform businesses over the next three to five years. With technology now intertwined with every aspect of business, your digital efforts will be the key to how you innovate and expand.
 
 
Podcasts & Videos
 
Mobility Trends Research – This video illustrates the results from our recent CIO mobility survey and other data on how use of mobility is moving businesses forward toward growth, better customer relationships and high performance.
 
Cloud and the Future of Business – A recent review by the London School of Economics evaluates the promise of cloud computing and explains why benefit modeling around it should be undertaken with care and refreshed frequently. This podcast discusses how organizations can bet on cloud computing to better align new technology to meet their growth objectives.

Virtualization Trends – Andre Conti talks about the trends in implementing virtualization solutions, the benefits clients are looking for and related developments in data center technology.
 
How Big Data Can Fuel Growth – In this High Performance Business Podcast, hear how big data – the massive amounts of analytics data companies collect – can power a new information services growth engine.
 
 
 
Client and Internal Case Studies
 
Aidmatrix: How Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Platform Helps Humanitarian Relief --  with Accenture’s help, Aidmatrix successfully moved its infrastructure onto the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, helping them deliver critical humanitarian relief assistance at a lower cost.
 
Clarence House and Google: Rapid Website Creation – learn how Accenture and Google collaborated with Clarence House to take the Royal Wedding website live in just four weeks. At its peak on the day of the wedding the site supported 15 million page views and processed over 2,000 requests per second.
 
Accenture: 10 steps toward high performance IT – read about how Accenture reduced IT expenditure and simplified systems, cutting the number of global applications by almost a third and consolidating multiple platforms into one.
 
 
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Chicago
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