December 21, 2016

Accenture Reports Strong First-Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 21, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, ended Nov. 30, 2016, with record net revenues of $8.5 billion, an increase of 6 percent in U.S. dollars and 7 percent in local currency over the same period last year. 
December 20, 2016

New Research from Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, Reveals Retailers on Santa’s Nice List for Holiday Shipping

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2016 – It’s the most competitive time of the year for retailers, and many pulled out all the stops to ensure customers received their orders quickly and accurately in time for the holiday season. According to Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy, luxury goods consumers were top of the list for experiencing a speedy delivery in the 2016 Holiday Shipping survey. 
December 20, 2016

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 21, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 21, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 19, 2016

Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire French Security Company Arismore

PARIS, FRANCE; Dec. 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Arismore, a privately held company in France that specializes in providing security services, including identity and access management (IAM), as well as enterprise architecture and change management services.
December 19, 2016

For Third Consecutive Year, Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Dec. 19 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide.”1 This is the third consecutive year that Accenture has been named a leader in this report, recognized for completeness of vision and ability to execute. 
December 19, 2016

Entergy Selects Accenture to Provide Advanced Metering Solution to Enhance Grid Reliability and Customer Service

NEW ORLEANS; Dec. 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has been selected by Entergy Services, Inc. to provide an advanced metering solution to enhance grid reliability and customer service with digital technologies. This includes more efficient billing and field maintenance, faster outage detection to bolster network reliability and greater data and analytics capabilities.
December 13, 2016

Mixed Reality and Humanizing Artificial Intelligence: New Accenture Report Highlights the Evolving Role of Design as More Innovative, Responsive and Emotive Than Ever

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2016 – If this year has taught us anything, it’s that digital technologies and hyper-connectivity are bringing user-led innovation to market faster than ever. Successful organizations today are those that best adapt and respond to unceasing change. Against this backdrop, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released Fjord Trends 2017, its tenth and most provocative annual report examining the most significant emergent digital trends expected to disrupt organizations and society in the year ahead. 
December 13, 2016

M6 Publicité and M6 Web Select Accenture’s New Advertising Offering, Powered by Artificial Intelligence, To Target Ads More Effectively

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2016 – M6 Publicité and M6 Web, Group M6 subsidiaries, have chosen the Accenture Video Analytics offering that uses artificial intelligence to more accurately predict customer advertising preferences and serve targeted ads more effectively. M6 Group is the second largest private TV Group in France with major traditional TV channels such as M6, W9, and 6ter, as well as 6play, a free digital TV platform.
December 12, 2016

Microsoft Awards Accenture Seven-Year Contract Extension for Finance, Accounting and Procurement Business Process Services

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2016 – Microsoft has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services. Accenture will leverage artificial intelligence, automation and analytics capabilities to deliver better business insights and help Microsoft increase productivity and efficiency.
December 09, 2016

Efma and Accenture Issue Call for Entries for Second Innovation in Insurance Awards

PARIS, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; Dec. 9, 2016 – Efma and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have issued a joint call for entries for the second annual Innovation in Insurance Awards, with insurance and bancassurance companies invited to submit their entries by 8 March 2017.