January 18, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Wins Modernization Contract with Veterans Benefits Administration

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a contract by the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) to upgrade and enhance its information technology infrastructure as part of the VBA’s commitment to improve the delivery of services it provides to Veterans. The contract has an estimated value of $62 million over the performance period, which includes a one-year base period with four one-year options. 
January 18, 2018

Accenture & Oracle Take West Midlands Police On a Journey to Cloud For Enhanced Operations and Data Sharing

BIRMINGHAM, England; Jan. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) today announced that they have teamed with West Midlands Police (WMP) to successfully deploy a suite of Oracle Cloud applications designed to increase efficiencies and processes across the force. The project is one of the first implementations of cloud technology by a public safety agency in the U.K.
January 17, 2018

Accenture Unveils its Innovation Hub in Tokyo as part of Broader Growth Plans in Japan

TOKYO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened its Innovation Hub in Tokyo, a state-of-the-art facility that will become a destination for Accenture people and clients to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch digital solutions. The unveiling of the Innovation Hub in Tokyo’s Minato Ward is part of broader plans to open new facilities across Japan offering clients access to Accenture’s deep industry knowledge, leading technology capabilities and business acumen.
January 17, 2018

Top Executives Kick Off Joint Initiative to Grow Women-Owned Businesses

OTTAWA and WASHINGTON, D.C.; Jan. 17, 2018 – The Canada-US Council for Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders (the Council) has announced recommendations for the first pillar of their groundbreaking bilateral initiative, “Advancing Women in Business.” GE Canada President & CEO, GE Vice President Elyse Allan and NRStor Inc. Chair & CEO Annette Verschuren are leading this pillar, which specifically aims to help growth-minded women entrepreneurs scale up their businesses.
January 17, 2018

Accenture Named Overall Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Application Modernization Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as the overall ‘Leader’ in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix for Application Modernization Services. The report placed Accenture ahead of all other competitors in the category of Market Impact, commending its leading market adoption capabilities, portfolio diversity and the overall satisfaction of its clients. It also noted Accenture’s “best-in-class” vision and strategy and innovation and investments.
January 16, 2018

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Boston; Plans to Add 400 Technology Jobs to City’s Growing Tech Community

BOSTON; Jan. 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Boston’s Back Bay as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S.  
January 15, 2018

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in HfS Procurement As-a-Service Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 15, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as the overall leader in procurement outsourcing services, leading the industry in “innovation and execution,” according to the latest HfS Blueprint Report Procurement As-a-Service
January 12, 2018

Microsoft Accelerator and Accenture Ventures Announce Ecosystem Partnership to Make Start-ups Enterprise Ready at ThinkNext 2018

BENGALURU; Jan. 12, 2018 Microsoft Accelerator, a global program built to empower start-ups, and Accenture Ventures, which partners with and invests in growth-stage companies that create innovative enterprise technologies, today announced a new ecosystem partnership that aims to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in India. The two companies will help growth-stage technology B2B start-ups boost their enterprise readiness and go-to market, and help achieve scale in national and international markets. This was announced at Microsoft Accelerator’s flagship event, ThinkNext 2018. The event, which was attended by over 400 business and industry thought leaders, start-ups, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs also marked the graduation Microsoft Accelerator’s 11th winter cohort.
January 10, 2018

Accenture Report Highlights What Patients Want in New Treatments; Two-Thirds Say: Better Outcomes, Not Brands

NEW YORK; Jan. 10, 2018 When launching new products, pharmaceutical companies should focus more on evidence-based solutions than just the product or brand, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) on product launches in the pharmaceutical industry
January 10, 2018

Accenture to Demonstrate Multi-Passenger, In-Vehicle Amazon Alexa Voice Service at CES 2018 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS; Jan. 10, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is supporting Faurecia and Parrot Automotive to integrate Amazon Alexa voice technology within the cockpit and entertainment system of connected vehicles.