June 15, 2017

Accenture and Avanade Named 2017 Microsoft Alliance Partner of the Year, Accenture Named 2017 Microsoft Supplier of the Year

NEW YORK; June 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been named the 2017 Microsoft Alliance SI Partner of the Year for the tenth year in a row and thirteenth time overall. Voted upon by the Microsoft field organization, Accenture and Avanade received the award for demonstrating business excellence and customer satisfaction in delivering innovative Microsoft solutions. Together, Accenture and Avanade have collaborated on more than 10,000 Microsoft-based business and public service projects for more than 4,000 clients globally.
June 15, 2017

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Manila to Deliver Innovation to Clients with Speed and Agility

MANILA; June 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new Liquid Studio in Manila, Philippines to help clients take advantage of new technology innovations and accelerate software application development cycles. The Liquid Studio features an open environment where clients co-innovate with Accenture engineers to turn concepts into applications and solutions with speed and agility. 
June 15, 2017

Accenture Launches Digital Hub in Madrid, a Space to Co-Create New Innovations and Solutions with Clients

MADRID; June 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened the Digital Hub in Madrid, a more than 1,700-square-foot space devoted to co-creating innovations with clients by bringing together digital technologies with the best business ideas. The Digital Hub combines the digital transformation expertise, native digital talent, innovation and knowledge of Accenture’s professionals with breakthrough enterprise-relevant digital technologies.
June 15, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Leaders Generate Greater Shareholder Value, Finds New Report from Accenture Research

NEW YORK; June 15, 2017 – New research released by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that companies with optimal artificial intelligence (AI) innovation strategies generate greater shareholder value. But less than one fifth of leading companies that leverage AI have achieved this performance in recent years. These companies have demonstrated high ‘AIQ’ by combining strong in-house innovation and external collaboration.  
June 14, 2017

Accenture Labs and 1QBit Work with Biogen to Apply Quantum Computing to Accelerate Drug Discovery

SAN FRANCISCO; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and quantum software firm 1QBit collaborated with Biogen to develop a first-of-its-kind quantum-enabled molecular comparison application that could significantly improve advanced molecular design to speed up drug discovery for complex neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s Disease. 
June 14, 2017

Accenture Sets Goal to Achieve Gender Balanced Workforce by 2025

NEW YORK; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025.
June 14, 2017

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Stockholm to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

STOCKHOLM; June 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Stockholm, Sweden to help Nordic clients speed innovation and software development cycles. At the Liquid Studio, clients can work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals to turn ideas into applications and solutions with speed and agility.
June 12, 2017

Subsea 7 Collaborates with Accenture and Avanade for Public Cloud Transformation of SAP Enterprise Resource System

NEW YORK; June 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade are collaborating with Subsea 7, a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry, to migrate its SAP enterprise resource planning systems to a Microsoft Azure cloud environment. 
June 12, 2017

SAP and Accenture Expand Collaboration to Build Breakthrough Digital Solutions on SAP® Leonardo

WALLDORF, Germany, and NEW YORK; June 12, 2017 – SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced an expanded collaboration to co-innovate, co-develop and jointly go to market with breakthrough digital solutions based on the new SAP® Leonardo digital innovation system. The long-standing strategic partners will focus on embedding digital technologies including additional machine learning, analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) at the core of clients’ businesses to deliver even greater value from their SAP investments.
June 08, 2017

Accenture Calls for Applications for the HealthTech Innovation Challenge

NEW YORK; June 8, 2017 –- Accenture today announced it will continue to serve as a catalyst for identifying and engaging with emerging innovators and disruptors with the second annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge. Building on the success of the inaugural program in which 500 startups participated, the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge brings together leading-edge startups with prominent health and life sciences companies to tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges including access, affordability and transparency.