December 20, 2017

Accenture Recognized as the Overall Leader and a Star Performer in Everest Group 2017 PEAK Matrix™ Report for Digital Services

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the overall Leader for the third consecutive year in the Everest Group 2017 PEAK MatrixTM for Digital Services. Demonstrating its leadership and sustained growth in the market, Accenture was strongly positioned as a result of its end-to-end capabilities in client engagements, strengthened design capabilities and continuous investments in innovation. Accenture is also recognized as a Star Performer, and Best in Class across the areas of domain expertise, delivery footprint and market share gains. 
December 20, 2017

Accenture Wins a Prime Position on USDA Shared Services Blanket Purchase Agreement

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 20, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a prime position on its Shared Services Lines of Business Solutions (SSLoBS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA), making AFS one of nine firms eligible to compete for work under the five-year BPA, which has a total estimated value of US$500 million. 
December 20, 2017

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 21, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 21, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 19, 2017

Accenture Forms Alliance with Maana to Help Oil and Gas Client Accelerate Digital Transformation

NEW YORK and PALO ALTO, Calif.; Dec. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Maana, the pioneer in digital knowledge technology enabling industrial companies to accelerate digital transformation. The alliance will initially target oil and gas clients, with plans to expand to other industries. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
December 18, 2017

Ministry of Communications of the Vatican Selects Accenture to Help Design and Deliver its New Communications System: Vatican News

ROME; Dec. 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that the Ministry of Communications of the Vatican has appointed Accenture Interactive to help design and deliver its new communications system called Vatican News. The move is part of the Vatican reform aimed at finding new ways to communicate with and engage all people in today’s digital world.
December 18, 2017

Retailers Positioned to Benefit as Banks Open Their Networks in Compliance with New European Payments Regulations, Accenture Study Finds

LONDON; Dec. 18, 2017 – Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 14, 2017

Accenture to Acquire Irish Creative Agency Rothco

DUBLIN; Dec. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Rothco, a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco will boost Accenture Ireland’s creative credentials and those of Accenture Interactive as an experience agency across Europe. 
December 13, 2017

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform Wins Two XCelent Industry Awards

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two XCelent awards for the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) in a recent report from research and advisory firm Celent.
December 13, 2017

United Way of Dallas Collaborates with Accenture and Salesforce for Cloud Transformation to Improve Efficiency and Drive Community Engagement

DALLAS; Dec 13, 2017 – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), an education-, health- and community-focused nonprofit serving Northern Texas, has successfully completed a cloud transformation project with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Salesforce and certified Salesforce partner Configero. The project aims to drive efficiencies in UWMD’s business operations and to leverage data for donor engagement and retention. Specifically, UWMD has invested in cloud technology to get a complete view of its complex business processes, automate labor-intensive tasks and enable more internal collaboration.  
December 12, 2017

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design for Positive Change

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2017 – Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released Fjord Trends 2018. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead.