April 20, 2017

Accenture Acquires Kunstmaan to Boost its Customer Experience Services in Belgium

BRUSSELS; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kunstmaan, an independent integrated communications agency in Belgium. The acquisition will expand the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Belgian market and strengthen its ability to deliver brand, creative and marketing services to clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The “Million Meals” project revolutionized Akshaya Patra’s supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach.
April 19, 2017

Accenture Report: Banks Confident in Cybersecurity Capabilities But Lack of Real-World Testing Leaves Gaps in Their Defense

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Many senior bank executives are confident about their cybersecurity strategy, yet a lack of comprehensive, practical testing is leaving gaps in their defense, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 19, 2017

Accenture Touchless Testing Platform Launched to Help Companies Test Software Faster, Achieve Higher Quality

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) launched a new platform for automated, analytics-driven software testing, after successfully completing pilots with 10 clients around the world. The Accenture Touchless Testing Platform brings together leading open source, commercial and Accenture proprietary tools and algorithms to automate a robust, touchless testing process for software – all guided by artificial intelligence and analytics.
April 19, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Insurance Industry but Integration Challenges Remain, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Insurance executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly transform their industry in the next three years, with insurers investing in AI to empower agents, brokers and employees to enhance the customer experience with automated personalized services, faster claims handling and individual risk-based underwriting processes, according to Accenture’s Technology Vision for Insurance 2017
April 18, 2017

Accenture and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for the Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2017

HONG KONG; Apr. 18, 2017 – Applications will soon open for Asia-Pacific’s fourth annual FinTech Innovation Lab, Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at www.fintechinnovationlab.com between April 24, 2017 and May 31, 2017.
April 17, 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre Calls on Applicants for FinTech Hive at DIFC

DUBAI, UAE; Apr. 17, 2017 – Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has today announced that applications for its ‘FinTech Hive at DIFC’ accelerator program will open on 17 April 2017, following registered interest from over 200 companies since its launch in January. The 12-week program helps early and growth-stage financial technology (FinTech) companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. 
April 17, 2017

Post and Parcel Organizations Have Opportunities to Turn Digital Investments into Financial Benefits, Accenture Research Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr.17, 2017 – Improving digital performance at post and parcel organizations is critical to successfully capturing the revenue potential created by the explosive growth of eCommerce and to compete effectively in an increasingly crowded delivery landscape, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 13, 2017

Accenture Positioned in As-a-Service Winner Circle for Design Thinking, According to HfS Research

NEW YORK; Apr. 13, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner Circle” of the HfS Research 2017 Blueprint Report: Design Thinking in the As-a-Service Economy.  
April 12, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of 62% Majority Shareholding in SinnerSchrader AG, Expands Customer Experience Offering in Germany

KRONBERG I. TS. and HAMBURG, Apr. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the purchase of a 62% majority shareholding in SinnerSchrader, one of the leading digital agencies in Germany. The completion follows clearance from the antitrust authorities.