October 23, 2018

High-Growth Companies Buck Trend of Declining Returns on Innovation, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Oct. 23, 2018 – Only one in seven companies is able to tap into the full potential of technology-enabled innovations, with most others missing out on an opportunity for both strong growth in profits and market capitalization, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). At the same time, the report identifies several practices of high-growth companies that have enabled them to derive significant value from innovations where others have failed.
October 23, 2018

Accenture’s The AI Effect Podcast Launches Season 2; Unites Artificial Intelligence Leaders to Discuss Challenges and Benefits of AI Adoption in Canada

TORONTO; Oct. 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the second season of its highly successful podcast series The AI Effect. The seven-episode season features hosts Jodie Wallis, Accenture’s managing director of Artificial Intelligence in Canada, together with award-winning technology journalist Amber Mac, who interview AI industry leaders on how Canada can solve adoption challenges in key industries and reap the benefits of AI.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed and tested two technology solutions that enable two or more blockchain enabled ecosystems to integrate, solving a critical challenge for broad adoption of blockchain technology.
October 22, 2018

New Report from Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Proves that Distributed Ledger Technology Can Enable Equity Settlement

TORONTO; Oct. 22, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and R3 have published a report demonstrating the feasibility of clearing and settlement of securities using distributed ledger technology (DLT).
October 22, 2018

Accenture and Oracle Unveil Integrated Technology and Services Platform for Utilities to Help Clients Enhance Customer Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle today unveiled an integrated technology and services platform for Utilities. The Accenture Customer Experience as-a-Service Utilities Platform helps utility companies achieve more meaningful interactions with customers and employees by incorporating the latest Oracle technology and learning applications, while dramatically lowering project implementation risk and reducing software integration costs. The announcement was made today at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Integrates Oracle with Accenture myConcerto to Orchestrate Enterprise Transformation for Clients Using Advanced Oracle Technologies

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is integrating Oracle technologies with Accenture myConcerto, a fully integrated digital platform that uses emerging technologies to drive enterprise transformation. Accenture myConcerto brings together Accenture’s most disruptive thinking, leading industry solutions and Oracle technologies to accelerate companies’ journeys to becoming intelligent enterprises.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Agrees to Acquire Brazilian Content Marketing Agency, New Content

SAO PAULO; Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire New Content, an independent Brazilian content marketing agency, to strengthen its customer experience services provided through Accenture Interactive. The acquisition will enhance Accenture Interactive’s ability to serve its clients in Latin America with branded and strategic content that connects people and brands, and helps clients maximize the return-on-investment (ROI) of their marketing programs.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Recognized with 11 Oracle Partner Awards at OpenWorld 2018 for Global Excellence and Performance

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO; October 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a Platinum-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), has received 11 Oracle Partner awards in recognition of its sustained excellence, commitment and success in delivering innovative solutions to Oracle customers. Accenture’s awards were announced at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco. These build on 15 awards announced earlier this year, making a record number of Oracle Partner awards received in a single year by Accenture.
October 22, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrants for Data Center Outsourcing & Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services in North America and Europe

NEW YORK; Oct 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in two 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant reports for data center managed services for North America and Europe.
October 21, 2018

Accenture Acquires DAZ Systems, Inc. to Strengthen Its Oracle Cloud ERP Services, Expand Capabilities to Help Clients Become Intelligent Enterprises

NEW YORK; Oct. 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired DAZ Systems, Inc., a provider of Oracle ERP Cloud services with broad experience and assets that help organizations deploy and integrate enterprise performance management and human capital management applications. The acquisition further bolsters Accenture’s robust Oracle capabilities and delivers new value for clients on their journeys to the cloud.