January 18, 2017

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

NEW YORK; Jan. 18, 2017 – For the second year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the leader in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ – ahead of all other competitors in both the innovation and execution categories – in the HfS Research Procurement As-a-Service Blueprint Report
 
January 17, 2017

Accenture Opens Applications for Accenture ConsumerTech Awards

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened nominations for the Accenture ConsumerTech Awards, which recognize start-ups that are enhancing the way organizations engage with millennials – with a focus on excellence in customer experience and personalization and on innovative ways to increase sales revenue, improve product sourcing and delivery, and help to enable a more digital workforce. 
January 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Hires Digital Marketing Veteran Tammy Soares

SAN FRANCISCO; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture has hired Tammy Soares as managing director to lead Accenture Interactive’s West region in North America. In her new role, she will will be responsible for overseeing Accenture Interactive’s business in eight states: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Based in San Francisco, she will focus on driving growth, bringing innovation to clients and strengthening the digital agency’s impact in the region. 
January 17, 2017

Accenture Ranked #1 in 2016 HfS RPA Premier League Table for Transformation Enablers

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is gaining traction as a solution that enables digital speed to market and reduces costs, but enterprises often need help to effectively select and deploy solutions at scale for maximum impact. Research firm HfS is tracking the progression of RPA and recently ranked Accenture (NYSE: ACN) #1 in its 2016 HfS RPA Premier League Table for Transformation Enablers. Accenture captured the #1 position based on a holistic strategy for intelligent automation with strong innovation.
January 17, 2017

Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Investment Banks’ Infrastructure Costs by 30 Percent, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Blockchain technology could reduce infrastructure costs for eight of the world’s 10 largest investment banks by an average of 30 percent, translating to $8 billion to $12 billion in annual cost savings for those banks, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and McLagan which is part of Aon Hewitt, a business unit of Aon plc (NYSE: AON).
January 16, 2017

Accenture Strategy Announces Circular Economy Winners at The Circulars in Davos

DAVOS; Jan 16, 2017 – The World Economic Forum’s Community of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture Strategy (NYSE: ACN), has awarded the Circulars at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have made notable contributions to the circular economy. 
January 16, 2017

CEOs Must Start a Skills Revolution to Unlock the Potential of the Digital Age, According to New Research from Accenture Strategy

Davos; Jan. 16, 2017 – A new report by Accenture Strategy (NYSE: ACN) cautions that in a rapidly changing digital landscape, CEOs must lead the charge in reskilling their people to be relevant in the future and ready to adapt to change. According to the report, Harnessing Revolution: Creating the Future Workforce, CEOs must be mindful to put their people first and at the center of change to create the future workforce.
January 16, 2017

Fintech Innovation Lab London Kicks Off Largest Programme in Its Five-Year History

LONDON; Jan. 16, 2017 – The 20 innovative startups chosen from among more than 300 fintech entrepreneurs around the globe who applied for Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab London represent the largest class in the London Lab’s five-year history. This year’s programme also received the greatest number of applicants, with increased interest from startups in the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, the Nordics and North America.
January 15, 2017

Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, Partners with National Retail Federation to Launch App Showcasing Some of the Most Innovative Retail Stores in New York

NEW YORK; Jan. 15, 2017 – Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, and the National Retail Federation (NRF) today launched a new app that showcases some of the most innovative retail stores in New York. The NRF 2017 Store Tours app highlights the locations of stores, including the NBA Store, Bloomingdale’s 59th Street, Uniqlo and Zara, and provides NRF Retail’s BIG Show attendees with a guided tour of each one. 
January 12, 2017

New Research from Accenture Strategy highlights Economic and Societal Impact of Investing in 5G Infrastructure

WASHINGTON; Jan. 12, 2017 – Deploying the next generation of high-speed 5G wireless networks could create up to three million jobs and add approximately $500 billion to U.S. GDP through direct and indirect potential benefits, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), commissioned by CTIA.