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November 12, 2014
Stevens 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.
 
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November 11, 2014
New Accenture Insurance Agent Effectiveness Solution, Developed on Salesforce, Helps Insurers Increase Sales Effectiveness

NEW YORK; Nov. 11, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled the Accenture Insurance Agent Effectiveness Solution, an innovative cloud-based application designed to help insurance field sales organizations in their efforts to prospect and recruit agencies, agents and brokers and to improve the performance of this critical distribution channel.
 


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November 05, 2014
Accenture Simplifies Implementation Process and Enhances User Experience with New Version of Accenture Life Insurance Platform
NEW YORK; Nov. 5, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released a new version of the Accenture Life Insurance Platform (ALIP), an advanced life insurance and annuity software suite. Announced at the Accenture Life and Annuity Software Client Advisory Board event this week, the latest version of ALIP includes new capabilities that help insurance providers streamline operational processes, increase system scalability and ease integration with other software solutions.
 
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November 04, 2014
Accenture Helps Zurich Insurance Group Revamp Global Corporate Website to Support Digital Marketing Strategy
ZURICH and NEW YORK; Nov. 4, 2014 – Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has gone live with its new global corporate website (www.zurich.com) that was built with help from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Zurich’s website was revamped to enhance digital interactions with consumers and better support its global digital marketing strategy.
 
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October 29, 2014
Accenture Survey Shows 40 percent of North American Consumers Have Used Smartphones to Make a Merchant Payment, Up from 16 Percent in 2012

NEW YORK; October 29, 2014 – Forty percent of North American consumers have used their smartphones to make a payment at a merchant location, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of 4,000 consumers in the U.S. and Canada, up from 16 percent reported in a similar survey two years ago. Millennials and high-income consumers – household income of at least $150,000 – are the most avid adopters, with 52 percent of millennials and 55 percent of high-income consumers having used their phones as a mobile payment device


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October 28, 2014
Accenture Introduces New Capabilities to Enhance Delivery of Pre-Integrated Duck Creek Property & Casualty Insurance Software to Clients
NEW YORK; Oct 28, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a new technology capability for its Duck Creek property & casualty software that provides global alliance partners with access to its software product definitions and the ability to pre-integrate the technology into their systems prior to deployment. FirstBest Systems and Avanade are the first alliance partners to utilize this capability within their underwriting and customer relationship management (CRM) software. The integrated solution helps insurers reduce the costs of implementation and maintenance, improve the customer experience and accelerate delivery of new and updated products to customers.
 
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October 27, 2014
Placing Platform Limited Chooses Accenture to Design and Manage Tender Process for Technology Vendor Selection
LONDON; Oct. 27, 2014 – Placing Platform Limited (PPL), formed by the International Underwriting Association (IUA), Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) and the London and International Insurance Brokers’ Association (LIIBA), has signed an agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) under which Accenture will help design and manage PPL’s tender process to select a placing technology platform vendor.
 
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October 21, 2014
Endurance Specialty Holding, Ltd. Transitions Policy Administration and Rating Systems to Accenture Duck Creek Software
NEW YORK; Oct. 21, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Endurance Specialty Holding, Ltd., a global specialty provider of property and casualty (P&C) insurance and reinsurance, has gone into production with Accenture Duck Creek Policy and Rating software to support its diverse worldwide client portfolio. The new software provides comprehensive functionality that is simple to configure and helps making changes to products and market delivery easier and faster.
 
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October 20, 2014
New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for Leading-Edge Financial Technology Entrepreneurs to Participate in 2015 Program
NEW YORK; Oct. 20, 2014 – Applications are now being accepted for New York’s fifth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN)  and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and growth-stage financial technology (fintech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top bank and venture capital executives.  New York is currently the fastest growing fintech cluster in the United States, according to a report issued by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City, with a rapidly emerging ecosystem comprised of startups, capital, talent, educational resources and fintech accelerators. Applications are available at www.fintechinnovationlab.com and are due by December 5, 2014.
 
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October 17, 2014
Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s New Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services
NEW YORK; Oct. 17, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant in Gartner’s new, recently published “Magic Quadrant for Global Risk Management Consulting Services.1
 
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