January 09, 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre Launches ‘FinTech Hive at DIFC,’ the Region’s First FinTech Accelerator, Supported by Accenture

DUBAI, UAB; Jan. 10, 2017 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the financial hub for the Middle East, Africa and South Asian (MEASA) region, and Accenture, a leading global professional services company, today announced the region’s first FinTech accelerator in Dubai. 
January 09, 2017

Accenture Acquires Product Design and Innovation Firm Altitude, Enhancing Ability to Help Companies Harness the Internet of Things to Create New Business Models

NEW YORK; Jan. 9, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Altitude, a privately held product design and innovation firm based in Boston that uses its expertise in consumer insight, design and product engineering to help companies innovate and develop new physical products and services.
January 09, 2017

Canadian Citizens Want to Be Consulted by Government to Determine Future of Services, Accenture Survey Finds

TORONTO; Jan. 9 – Canadians want their government to consult with them directly when determining future enhancements to government services, according to a survey conducted on behalf of Accenture, which asked Canadians to rank top priorities for the future of government services.
 
January 05, 2017

Accenture to Help Carnival Corporation Transform the Guest Experience Through Intelligent Personalization

LAS VEGAS; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected to help Carnival Corporation (NYSE: CCL) develop a new interactive guest-experience platform, unveiled today at The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, that will deliver an unprecedented level of guest service and personalization. 
January 05, 2017

New Solutions from Accenture and SAP to Help Oil and Gas Companies Achieve Benefits Across the Hydrocarbon Value Chain

WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their collaboration in the oil and gas industry to develop two innovative digital solutions with cloud capabilities. Both will be designed to improve bottom-line benefits including increased downstream operating margins with reduced risk and increased upstream production with lower costs. 
January 05, 2017

Accenture and Blue Prism Team to Provide Robotic Process Automation to Help Clients Accelerate Business Results, Improve Employee and Customer Experience

NEW YORK and LONDON; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), a leading provider of enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software, are working together to provide RPA solutions to help organizations across industries automate a wide range of business processes for reduced costs, improved compliance and increased productivity. More than 40 organizations have already selected Accenture and Blue Prism to help achieve this, including international retailer Circle K and Raiffeisen Bank International.
January 04, 2017

Consumer Purchases of Smartphones Expected to Rebound This Year, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 4, 2017 – After dropping to a three-year low last year, consumer purchases of smartphones are expected to rebound this year, fueled by better security, new functions, improved performance and device refresh schedules, a global Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey finds. 
December 30, 2016

Accenture and Bombay Natural History Society Launch Platform that Identifies Birds of India Using Artificial Intelligence Technology

MUMBAI, India; Dec. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), a 133 year-old non-governmental organization undertaking nature conservation research, have collaborated on the development of a first-of-its-kind Internet of Birds platform that identifies bird species found in India. Using artificial intelligence technology, including machine learning and computer vision, the cloud-based service uses an Accenture-created image recognition and deep learning platform to quickly and accurately identify bird species from digital photos that are uploaded by the public. 
December 22, 2016

TSA Chooses Accenture Federal Services to Help Hire Workforce of the Future

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 22, 2016 2016 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been selected to support the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Office of Human Capital (OHC) in the hiring and recruiting of 8,000 to 10,000 employees a year.
December 21, 2016

Accenture Awards INR 48 Million in Grants to Support Job-Skills Training for Persons with Disabilities in India

NEW DELHI; Dec. 21 2016 – To increase job readiness and opportunity for persons with disabilities, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has awarded a series of grants worth INR 48 million to its nonprofit partners Dr. Reddy’s Foundation, Anudip Foundation and EnAble India.