Accenture and NASCIO Release Report on Innovation and the Role of CIOs

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 16, 2020 – A new report from Accenture and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) focuses on the perspectives of state chief information officers (CIO) regarding innovation and highlights approaches and success factors that can advance innovative practices in state government. The report includes examples of leading practices of state CIO innovation governance structures, ecosystems, budgeting for innovation and recommendations to help state CIOs develop operating models and initiatives that can drive innovation in state government.
January 16, 2020

Former CFTC Chair Launches The Digital Dollar Project

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2020 – J. Christopher (“Chris”) Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), along with Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, have partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to create the Digital Dollar Project (the “Project”) to advance exploration of a United States Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
January 16, 2020

Accenture Announced as Executive Partner of the American Council of Life Insurers

NEW YORK; Jan. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been announced as Executive Partner of the American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI), providing ACLI members with insights and research through its Accenture Life Insurance Services practice to help carriers pursue digital transformation and innovation initiatives. ACLI advocates on behalf of 280 member companies that provide financial and retirement security services to a total of 90 million U.S. families.
January 16, 2020

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Clarity Insights

CHICAGO; Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of U.S.- based data consultancy Clarity Insights. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire the company on December 13, 2019. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
January 15, 2020

Accenture Opens New Intelligent Operations Center in Canada to Help World’s Leading Companies Power Growth

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an intelligent operations center in the Niagara region that serves as the hub for its newly launched intelligent sales and customer operations business.
January 15, 2020

Companies That Govern Innovation Extensively Achieve Twice the Revenue Growth of Those That Don’t, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2020 – Fewer than one in eight companies govern innovation extensively, and those that do have achieved twice the revenue growth of the vast majority of companies that govern innovation in a more haphazard way, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 14, 2020

Accenture Helps French Reinsurer SCOR to Transform Its Finance Function with ServiceNow

PARIS; Jan. 14, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ServiceNow have helped SCOR, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, to transform its internal finance function by digitizing key business processes to improve workflow management and enable real-time reporting.
January 14, 2020

Accenture Announces Changes to Its Growth Model and Global Management Committee

NEW YORK; Jan. 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced changes to its growth model and Global Management Committee, effective March 1, 2020.
 
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January 13, 2020

Accenture Appoints Marco Huwiler as Country Lead for Switzerland

Zurich; Jan. 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has named Marco Huwiler country managing director for Switzerland. In this role, Huwiler leads Accenture’s growing business in Switzerland, which supports over 100 clients, applying new digital technologies to drive innovation and transform their organizations.
January 13, 2020

Ohio State Launches Innovative Internship Program with Accenture in OSU’s Translational Data Analytics Institute

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Jan. 9, 2020 – Building on a more than 20-year history of successful partnership, The Ohio State University (OSU) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a new internship program with OSU’s Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI) to provide students hands-on, real-world experiences in the field of data and analytics. 
January 09, 2020