March 05, 2018

The Hershey Company Selects Accenture to Support Growth Plans and Accelerate Speed of Innovation

NEW YORK; March 5, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) to implement SAP S/4HANA® as part of a program designed to help the snacks company streamline manufacturing and supply chain processes, gain real-time customer insights to inform decision making, and accelerate revenue-generating innovation to drive growth.
March 01, 2018

Accenture Hires Robert Hoffman to Lead Government Relations in North America

NEW YORK; March 1, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Robert Hoffman as managing director of government relations in North America, effective March 5.
March 01, 2018

Efma and Accenture Announce Ceremony to Honor North American Winners of Their Global ‘Innovation in Insurance’ Awards

PARIS and NEW YORK; Mar. 1, 2018 – For the third edition of their annual Innovation in Insurance Awards, Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are introducing a North-American awards ceremony, to be held in New York on Oct. 24, following the global awards ceremony in Paris on June 12.
March 01, 2018

One in Five Health Employees Willing to Sell Confidential Data to Unauthorized Parties, Accenture Survey Finds

CHICAGO; Mar. 1, 2018—Nearly one in five health employees (18 percent) said they would be willing to sell confidential data to unauthorized parties, according to a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
February 28, 2018

Global Companies Are Saving Up to $1 Billion to Fund New Growth by Adopting a Zero-Based Mindset, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 28, 2018 – Leading global companies are realizing savings of up to $1 billion from the adoption of zero-based strategies, according to the largest ever study on zero-based budgeting (ZBB) strategy, conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The research, which surveyed 85 of the biggest organizations around the world, revealed that companies are moving beyond simple ZBB to a more holistic approach, or ZBx, that allows companies to uncover additional savings to fund growth initiatives.
February 28, 2018

Smartify CIC and MOBGEN, part of Accenture Interactive, Win GLOMO Award for Augmented Reality and Art Recognition App “SMARTIFY”

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA; Feb. 28, 2018 – Smartify a Community Interest Company (CIC) and MOBGEN, part of Accenture Interactive, have won a 2018 GSMA GLOMO award in the “Most Innovative Mobile App” category for their augmented reality app “Smartify.” The award was presented at Mobile World Congress 2018 yesterday.
February 28, 2018

Global Venture Capital Investment in Fintech Industry Set Record in 2017, Driven by Surge in India, US and UK, Accenture Analysis Finds

MUMBAI, LONDON and NEW YORK; Feb 28, 2018 – Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures reached another all-time high in 2017, buoyed by a surge in funding for startups in the United States, United Kingdom and India, according to Accenture (NYSE:ACN) analysis of data from CB Insights, a global venture-finance data and analytics firm. 
February 27, 2018

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Columbus, Adding 200 Jobs to City’s Tech Community

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Feb. 27, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened an innovation hub in Columbus as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The hub is designed to enable clients to compete in the digital economy by helping them modernize legacy applications, leverage disruptive technologies and take advantage of the latest IT delivery techniques.
February 26, 2018

Accenture Appoints Ahmed Etman as Managing Director, Security for Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Ahmed Etman as managing director for its security practice in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Etman will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s cybersecurity services to protect its clients’ entire value chains, and help clients prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle.
February 26, 2018

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Inaugural ISG Provider™ Lens Digital Workplace Services Quadrant Report

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a market leader in Digital Workplace Services by Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm.