CFOs Need Greater Real Time Data to Pivot from Measuring to Creating Value Amid COVID-19, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2020 – As chief financial officers (CFO) continue to grapple with ongoing business disruptions from COVID-19, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found finance leaders need more real-time data to pivot from measuring to creating value.
December 17, 2020

Accenture Reports Very Strong First-Quarter Results and Raises Business Outlook for Fiscal 2021

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2020 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, ended Nov. 30, 2020, with revenues of $11.8 billion, an increase of 4% in U.S. dollars and 2% in local currency over the same period last year. Revenue growth for the quarter was reduced approximately 2 percentage points by a decline in revenues from reimbursable travel costs.
 
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December 17, 2020

Generali Group and Accenture Form Joint Venture to Accelerate the Insurer’s Digital Transformation Strategy

MILAN; Dec. 16, 2020 – Generali Group and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have created a joint venture — Group Operations Service Platform (GOSP) — that will leverage cloud technologies and shared technology platforms to accelerate the insurance group’s innovation and digital strategy.
December 16, 2020

Medable Named Life Sciences Innovation Champion in the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2020 – Medable has been named the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge – Life Sciences Innovation Champion for providing patients with an integrated digital and physical experience during clinical trials, allowing them to access clinical care sites and clinical trial teams from their mobile phones. Medable was one of five finalists invited to pitch their innovative solutions to a panel of life sciences leaders during a virtual event held earlier this week.
December 16, 2020

Accenture Federal Services Wins Contract to Help the Department of the Navy with Organizational Transformation Support to Increase Readiness

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a task order to help the U.S. Department of the Navy (DON) drive an enterprise transformation strategy to redesign its future plans and practices related to data, cloud, cybersecurity, architecture, investments, and talent to achieve greater advantage and readiness.
December 16, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader for Application and Digital Services in Capital Markets by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for application and digital services in capital markets by consulting and research firm Everest Group.
December 16, 2020

Accenture and CereProc Introduce and Open Source the World’s First Comprehensive Non-Binary Voice Solution

NEW YORK and EDINBURGH, Scotland; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) collaborated with CereProc, a text-to-speech technology provider, to create Sam, the world’s first comprehensive non-binary voice solution for the fast-growing global digital assistant market. To encourage adoption, the companies have released all the materials used to generate the voice to the Open Source community.
December 16, 2020

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 17, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 17, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2021 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 16, 2020

2021 Will Redefine the 21st Century, According to “Fjord Trends 2021” Report from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 15, 2020 – As the COVID-19 crisis redefines how economies and society as a whole function, human ingenuity has sparked a wave of innovation set to be the blueprint for the decades to come, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 15, 2020

Christie Smith Joins Accenture to Lead the CEO Transformational Change Journey Agenda

NEW YORK; Dec. 15, 2020 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed industry veteran Christie Smith as a senior managing director to lead Accenture’s CEO Transformational Change Journey agenda, effective immediately.
December 15, 2020