April 10, 2017

Compliance Costs for Financial Institutions Will Continue to Increase Over the Next Two Years Driven by Regulations and Emerging Risks, According to Global Accenture Survey of Executives

NEW YORK; Apr. 10, 2017 – Nine out of 10 (89 percent) financial services industry executives globally expect continued cost increases in their compliance departments over the next two years, according to a report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) based on a survey of 150 compliance executives conducted between December 2016 and January 2017. 
April 10, 2017

Accenture and BioCelerate Collaborate to Advance Biopharmaceutical Innovation Through Increased Insights in Research & Development

NEW YORK; Apr. 10, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) today announced it will work with BioCelerate, a subsidiary of TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a nonprofit focused on improving efficiencies in research and development, to develop a platform enabling its member companies to aggregate and analyze preclinical and clinical information to improve drug development efficiency and bring new medicines to patients faster. 
April 10, 2017

Most US Citizens Want Government Agencies to Strengthen Cyber Defense Mechanisms to Protect their Digital Data, Accenture Research Finds

WASHINGTON D.C.; Apr. 10, 2017 – More than three-quarters of U.S. citizens (79 percent) are concerned about the privacy and security of their personal digital data, and almost two-thirds (63 percent) say they would feel more confident if the government agencies and service providers with which they interact had stronger data-privacy and security policies, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of nearly 3,500 U.S. citizens. 
April 06, 2017

Accenture Opens Innovation Center in Recife in the Porto Digital

RECIFE, Brazil; Apr. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Innovation Center in Recife, the company's largest innovation center in Latin America and a primary location where the company will develop innovative and disruptive solutions for clients.
April 06, 2017

Accenture Report: Oil and Gas Companies’ Cybersecurity Strategies Are Evolving, But Monitoring and Responding Quickly to Cyberattacks Remains a Challenge

HOUSTON; Apr. 6, 2017 – Lacking enterprise-wide cyber analytics technology to monitor for cyberattacks, most oil and gas companies are not fully aware of when or even how cyberattacks might affect them, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 05, 2017

Accenture Named Global Partner of the Year by SAS for Delivering Innovation

SAS GLOBAL FORUM, ORLANDO; Apr. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named Global Partner of the Year by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. During a ceremony held at SAS® Global Forum in Orlando on Sunday, Accenture was recognized for its continued commitment to the alliance and for delivering innovation to customers.
April 05, 2017

Accenture Extends Winning Position in HfS Research’s Blueprint Report: Salesforce Services 2017 as the “Clear Leader” in Innovation, Scale and Client Commitment

NEW YORK; Apr. 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as the overall leader in the “as-a-Service Winners’ Circle” in the HfS Blueprint Report: Salesforce Services 2017 for its excellence in both innovation and execution. The report assessed 12 service providers of Salesforce services related to planning, implementation, management, operations and optimization, and named Accenture as “clear leader in scale” with “the largest Salesforce services practice” in the Salesforce ecosystem. 
April 05, 2017

Speed is This Season’s Hottest Fashion Trend, According to Research from Kurt Salmon, Part of Accenture Strategy

WORLD RETAIL CONGRESS, DUBAI; Apr. 5, 2017 – With one in eight younger consumers (18 to 24 year olds) shopping every week and buying a fashion item at least once a fortnight, retailers are gearing themselves up to meet growing demand for fast, on-trend, fashion-led styles, according to new research from Kurt Salmon, part of Accenture Strategy. Speed and agility are the top priorities for every retailer competing in fast fashion. 
April 04, 2017

Accenture and SAP to Help Chemical Companies Advance a New Era of Digital Transformation Through SAP S/4HANA® Chemicals

WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; Apr. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) plan to expand their collaboration on SAP S/4HANA® to develop a digital industry platform that will help chemical companies advance a new era of digital transformation.
April 03, 2017

Accenture Named Best Employer of the Year at International ICT Awards Philippines 2017

MANILA; Apr. 3, 2017 – Accenture has been recognized as the Best Employer of the Year in the Philippines at the recent International Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Awards Philippines 2017. This is the company’s second time winning this award, reinforcing Accenture’s leadership position in the local information technology and business process management (IT-BPM) industry and its commitment to the professional and personal growth of its more than 45,000 employees in the country.