March 13, 2017

Retail Industry Leaders Association and Accenture Launch Innovation Center to Help America’s Top Retailers Harness Technological Change

NEW YORK and ARLINGTON, VA; Mar. 13, 2017 - The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and Accenture (ACN: NYSE), today announced the launch of RILA’s (R)Tech Center for Innovation. The new initiative will explore the impact that technologies like artificial intelligence and virtual reality will have on the retail industry and help retailers create innovative ways of doing business.
March 13, 2017

Accenture Introduces Accenture Genome, Next-Generation Personalization Solution

NEW YORK; Mar.13, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has launched Accenture Genome, a personalization technology that helps accelerate transformation by enabling brands to create highly individualized experiences based on individual customers’ unique motivations. 
March 10, 2017

Accenture Completes Seabury Group Acquisition, Bolsters Corporate Advisory and Aviation Consulting Capabilities

NEW YORK; Mar. 10, 2017 – In a move designed to deepen its existing aviation capability, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of the corporate advisory and consulting businesses of Seabury Group, a New York-based professional services firm focused on the aviation industry. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
March 09, 2017

MoTC and Accenture Sign MOU to Power Smart Qatar Program ‘TASMU’ with Digital Innovation

DOHA, QATAR; Mar. 9, 2017 – At Qatar's biggest digital event, the QITCOM Exhibition and Conference, the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, signed an MOU to develop an Innovation Management Capability to source and apply digital technologies and social innovations. The MOU is part of the ambitious Smart Qatar program ‘TASMU’ that is designed to improve citizen outcomes and help drive economic diversification by harnessing technology and innovation. 
March 09, 2017

Accenture Publishes 2016 U.S. Workforce Demographics, Sets Goal to Grow Percentage of Women to 40 Percent by 2020

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2017 –  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today published the 2016 demographics of its U.S. workforce for gender, ethnicity, persons with disabilities and veterans, showing modest increases in these areas of diversity over 2015. The company also set a new goal to grow the percentage of its women in the U.S. from 36 percent to 40 percent by 2020.

March 09, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named SAP® Hybris 2017 Global Partner of the Year Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year

MUNICH; Mar. 9, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been recognized as the SAP® Hybris® 2017 Global Partner of the Year Award for the fourth consecutive year. Awards were presented by SAP Hybris, a provider of omni-channel customer engagement and commerce solutions, to the top-performing partners in 2016 that have made outstanding contributions to driving customers’ digital transformation. 
March 08, 2017

Rentokil Uses Mobile Machine Learning from Accenture and Google to Fight Bugs Fast

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2017 – Rentokil, a global pest control company based in the UK, is piloting an Artificial Intelligence app developed by Accenture to help its almost 5,000 pest control technicians fight bugs faster for customers. The solution utilizes a partnership announced last year, when Accenture and Google joined forces to bring to market industry-specific solutions that help clients use cloud, mobility, machine learning and analytics to advance their digital transformation agenda and improve business performance.
March 08, 2017

Accenture and Avanade Strengthen Microsoft Alliance to Expand Capabilities in Cloud and Digital Transformation; Debbie Polishook Appointed to Avanade Board of Directors

SEATTLE; Mar. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Avanade, and Microsoft today announced moves designed to extend their leadership in the market and commitment to maximizing the value of the Microsoft ecosystem for clients. The actions include the appointment of Debra (Debbie) Polishook, group chief executive – Accenture Operations, to the Avanade board of directors and greater investments in new technology capabilities to accelerate the digital transformation of clients.
March 08, 2017

Nearly Half of Chief Financial Officers Believe Digital Technologies Will Fundamentally Change Everything Finance Does, According to Accenture Strategy

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2017 – Digital puts real-time decision making in a CFO’s hands like nothing else before it, and according to a new study from Accenture Strategy, 48 percent of finance executives believe digital technologies will fundamentally change everything finance does. 
March 08, 2017

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in the Nordics to Accelerate Digital Businesses with Rapid Application Development

RIGA, LATVIA; Mar. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a Liquid Studio in Riga to help clients speed up innovation and software development cycles.  The Liquid Studio provides clients with an open environment to make their business built for change through new skills, processes, technologies and ways of working.