July 29, 2015

Accenture Identifies Gaps in Corporate Efforts to Achieve Business Resilience to Mitigate Cyber Risks

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
July 29, 2015

Many U.S. Doctors will Leave Private Practice for Hospital Employment, Accenture Reports

CHICAGO; July 29, 2015 – A growing number of U.S. doctors are leaving private practice for hospital employment and only one-in-three will remain independent by the end of 2016, according to a new report from Accenture.
July 28, 2015

Accenture and Cisco Extend Global Alliance to Brazil to Help Clients Expand Business Opportunities, Reduce Costs, Improve Productivity

SAO PAULO; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) have expanded their long-standing global alliance to Brazil through the Accenture & Cisco Business Group (ACBG), a joint group dedicated to help clients leverage business opportunities, reduce costs and improve productivity through the combination of Accenture’s industry and business process expertise with Cisco’s experience in advanced technology architectures.
July 28, 2015

Accenture Interactive Expands its Design and Innovation Capabilities through New Fjord Studios, Bigger Global Footprint, Growing Design Team

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – To meet increased demand, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) continues to expand the capabilities of Fjord, the design and innovation unit within Accenture Interactive. Two years following the acquisition of Fjord, Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, has integrated and expanded its Design and Innovation capabilities under the Fjord banner and will be investing further in service design that drives business outcomes through the innovative use of digital technologies and elegant design across platforms including smart devices, tablets and PCs.
July 28, 2015

Ohio National Selects Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform to Accelerate Product Introduction and Enable Business Growth

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Ohio National Financial Services (Ohio National), a provider of individual life insurance, annuities, retirement plans and disability income insurance to modernize their new individual life business, underwriting and policy administration capabilities. Ohio National will implement the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to help get new products to market faster and more efficiently, allowing the company to respond quickly to marketplace needs. 
July 27, 2015

Accenture Provides US$1.6 Million to University of Notre Dame to Help Thousands in South Africa and Uganda Access Employment

NOTRE DAME, INDIANA; July 27, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing US$1.6 million to the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project – a joint initiative developed by Accenture and the university to increase the livelihoods of individuals living in rural Africa.
July 22, 2015

Accenture Acquires Chaotic Moon to Continue Growing its Digital Design and Innovation Capabilities

AUSTIN, TX; July 22, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Chaotic Moon, a creative technology studio that creates and develops user-centered experiences for leading brands, strengthening its full suite of marketing and digital services provided by Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 22, 2015

European High-Net-Worth Investors Want Digital Services from Their Private Banks, Accenture Survey Finds

LONDON; July 22, 2015 – High-net-worth investors are avid users of digital technology for managing their finances and, despite often being older than the average investor, are just as likely as younger investors to demand digital wealth-management services, according to a new survey of high-income, digitally savvy European investors by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 21, 2015

Accenture to Acquire EnergyQuote JHA, Expanding its Energy Management As-a-Service Capabilities

LONDON; July 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire EnergyQuote JHA, a Pan-European energy management and procurement services provider. The acquisition will bolster Accenture’s energy procurement capabilities in Europe and further enhance its ability to deliver energy management as-a-service to clients. Terms of the deal were not disclosed and the acquisition is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.  
July 21, 2015

Efma and Accenture Open Application Period for Third Annual Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards

PARIS and NEW YORK and HONG KONG; July 21, 2015 – Efma, an association of 3,300 retail financial services companies in more than 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have opened the application period for their third annual Global Retail Banking Innovation Awards program, which identifies and rewards the most-innovative projects and ideas in bank distribution and marketing. Applicants can enter at www.efma.com/InnovationsSubmit from now until Sept. 7.

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