October 24, 2014Eight out of 10 Citizens Believe More Digital Tools Can Improve Police Services, According to New Research by Accenture
ORLANDO, Fla.; Oct.24, 2014 – Eight-out-of-10 citizens surveyed by Accenture (NYSE:ACN) believe expanded use of new and advanced digital tools would improve police services. Specifically, they are comfortable with police officers using: predictive technologies (88 percent), security cameras (83 percent), wearable technologies, such as body-worn cameras, (80 percent) and mobile devices (89 percent).
October 21, 2014Endurance 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.
October 20, 2014Accenture Reports Unconventional Oil and Gas Operators Can Reduce Costs through Better Managing Above-Ground Operations
HOUSTON; Oct 20, 2014 – Oil and gas operators can reduce the costs of constructing, drilling and completing unconventional wells, as well as the overall time it takes to complete them, by up to 40 percent through better planning and management of logistics, contractors and materials, according to a new Accenture report.
October 20, 2014New 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.
October 17, 2014Accenture 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”