May 16, 2018

Accenture Appoints Khaled Al-Dhaher as Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia; May 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective today. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
May 15, 2018

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; May 15, 2018 – While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain – empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics ­– many chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) are not leveraging their C-suite counterparts to help reinvent the supply chain function and transform it into an engine of new growth models and customer experiences, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 15, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC’s MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

NEW YORK; May 15, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment” (IDC #US42545318, April 2018) report.
May 14, 2018

Accenture is a Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing Market Report for 2018

NEW YORK; May 14, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing (PO) BPO Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix TM Assessment 2018.
May 13, 2018

Accenture Delivers Digital Asset Management Program to Help Shaanxi Electric Boost Performance and Reduce Operating Costs

XI’AN, China; May 13, 2018 – State Grid Shaanxi Electric Power Company (Shaanxi Electric), which constructs and operates electric power grids in China’s Shaanxi province, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed and launched a new digital asset management system that collects and gives the electric company access to all asset life cycle information in a single tool, enabling it to glean predictive insights for improved real-time decision making.
May 11, 2018

Accenture Interactive Recognized as IBM Watson Customer Engagement Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year Award at the 2018 IBM Beacon Awards

NEW YORK; May 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received a business unit award at this year’s IBM Beacon Awards ceremony. During the 2018 IBM Beacon Awards Ceremony, held recently in Las Vegas, Accenture Interactive was recognized as the Watson Customer Engagement Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year. The award recognizes Accenture Interactive’s ability to deliver relevant commerce experiences across all customer touchpoints on a flexible, scalable platform that puts control over experience and commerce in the hands of the business teams.
May 11, 2018

Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group, Accenture and R3 Demonstrate Feasibility of Instantaneous Equity Settlement through Distributed Ledger Technology

TORONTO, May 11, 2018 – Payments Canada, the Bank of Canada, TMX Group and Accenture have demonstrated that the instantaneous clearing and settlement of securities on-ledger is feasible, showing for the first time that both central bank cash and assets can be tokenized to complete an instant, end-to-end equity settlement on distributed ledger technology (DLT).    
May 10, 2018

Accenture Announces U.S. 'Innovation Challenge' Undergraduate Winner

ATLANTA; May 10, 2018 – A student team from Georgetown University, in conjunction with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), will provide management consulting services to help the global humanitarian organization CARE empower female smallholder farmers as part of Accenture's annual U.S. undergraduate Innovation Challenge.
May 09, 2018

Insurers Must Reskill and Reshape Their Workforces to Seize Growth Opportunities from Artificial Intelligence, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; May 9, 2018 – Insurers risk missing major growth opportunities unless CEOs take immediate steps to redesign work, bring in new talent, and pivot their existing workforces to work with artificial intelligence (AI), according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 08, 2018

Trust in Banks Highest Since 2012, but Declining Branch Visits and Increased Digital Transactions Risk Eroding Customer Relationships, Accenture Research Finds

LONDON; May 8, 2018 – U.K. consumers’ trust in their banks is at the highest level since 2012, but the decision of some banks to increase digital-only interactions risks alienating customers of all ages, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).