February 08, 2017

Accenture to Expand Proactive Cybersecurity Defense Services Capabilities with Acquisition of Endgame Federal Services Business

ARLINGTON, Va.; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the U.S. federal government services business of Endgame Inc., a privately held endpoint detection and response (EDR) cybersecurity software company based in Arlington, VA. Endgame’s federal government services business, which will become part of Accenture Federal Services, specializes in proactive cyber defense, hunt-as-a-service capabilities, red teaming and cyber operations.
February 08, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of InvestTech Systems Consulting, Expanding its Asset Management Consulting Capabilities

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of InvestTech Systems Consulting, a market leader in investment technology systems-integration and consulting services that support many of the world’s largest asset managers and investment service providers. 
February 08, 2017

Accenture Recognized with Five Partner Excellence Awards from SAP

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) received numerous SAP® Partner Excellence Awards, which recognize top-performing alliance partners that have made outstanding contributions to driving customers’ digital transformation. Recipients of this year’s awards have been – in partnership with SAP – helping customers adopt innovation easily, gain results rapidly, grow sustainably and run more simply with SAP solutions. 
February 08, 2017

Accenture Debuts Hardware-Based Security Solution to Simplify and Enable Blockchain Security for Large-Scale Enterprise IT Use

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has unveiled a patent-pending solution that simplifies the ability of blockchain technology to integrate with the industrial-grade security systems that support sectors including financial services, healthcare and government. The solution creates a developer-friendly interface between emerging blockchain platforms and widely used hardware security technology. Accenture cooperated with Thales – whose hardware is currently used by most major banks globally to secure records and assets from cybertheft – to develop the solution.
February 08, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services, According to IDC MarketScape 2016 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; Feb. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a leader in business analytics for business process outsourcing (BPO) services, according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics BPO Services 2016 Vendor Assessment. 1
February 07, 2017

Accenture Finds Girls’ Take-up of STEM Subjects is Held Back by Stereotypes, Negative Perceptions and Poor Understanding of Career Options

LONDON; Feb. 7, 2017 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that young people in the United Kingdom and Ireland are most likely to associate a career in science and technology with ‘doing research’ (52 percent) ‘working in a laboratory’ (47 percent) and ‘wearing a white coat’ (33 percent). The study found that girls are more likely to make these stereotypical associations than boys.
February 06, 2017

Accenture Helps Australian Department of Defence Deliver New Codification System to Enhance Logistics and Supply Chain

CANBERRA; Feb. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped the Australian Department of Defence develop and deploy a new cloud-based NATO supply codification system on time and on budget.
February 06, 2017

Journalists for Human Rights Launches Redesigned Dibaajimo.com Platform with Accenture to Help Train Indigenous Canadians in Journalism

TORONTO; Feb. 6, 2017 – Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) has launched the redesigned dibaajimo.com, a free digital learning platform to train indigenous peoples across Canada in fundamental journalism skills and help them begin careers as journalists. 
February 02, 2017

Former U.S. Treasury Official Valerie Abend Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; Feb. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Valerie Abend has joined the company as managing director, Accenture Security - Financial Services, North America. Ms. Abend brings to Accenture extensive expertise deploying cyber risk management and mitigation strategies to counter the wide spectrum of threats facing the financial services industry.  
February 02, 2017

Public Sector Agencies Must Adopt Emerging Technologies Like Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to Effectively Compete for Talent, Accenture Report Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Feb. 2, 2017 – Public sector agencies must adopt emerging technologies – including machine learning, artificial intelligence and biometrics – to attract and retain more technically adept employees. This approach is critical to addressing a widening skills gap and strong competition from a better financed private sector, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.