June 17, 2003

Outsourcing of Finance and Accounting Functions Likely to Grow, According to Study by Accenture and EIU

The outsourcing of finance and accounting functions is primed for growth, with more than 70 percent of senior executives predicting that demand will become even more prevalent over the next three years, according to a study released today by Accenture and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
June 12, 2003

Auto-ID Technology Could Save Manufacturing and Retail Industries Billions Annually, Accenture Research Finds

New technology that tags and tracks inventory and equipment could save manufacturers and retailers billions of dollars each year, according to research released today by Accenture. The technology, known as auto-ID, is a combination of electronic product codes (EPC) and radio frequency identification (RFID).
June 11, 2003

Accenture Names Mary Tolan Corporate Development Officer and David Thomlinson Group Chief Executive, Resources

Accenture today announced that Mary Tolan, Group Chief Executive, Resources, has been named Corporate Development Officer and that David Thomlinson, head of the company’s Resources operating group in Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Latin America, will succeed Ms. Tolan as Group Chief Executive, Resources. These changes are effective immediately.
June 11, 2003

La Rinascente and Accenture Form New Organization to Manage Gruppo Rinascente's Finance & Account Processing and Technology Services

La Rinascente and Accenture today announced that the two companies will provide finance, account processing and technology services to all divisions of Gruppo Rinascente through a company that will include the employees, operations and infrastructure of the retail group's existing service center operations.
June 04, 2003

New Accenture Accelerator Eases Integration, Speeds Rollout of Applications on BEA WebLogic Platform

Accenture today introduced a new software platform designed to help companies build and integrate e-business applications on BEA WebLogic Platform™ more quickly and cost-effectively than previously possible.
June 04, 2003

Near-Term Growth in Business Travel Expected, Despite Global Health, Economic and Political Issues, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite global health, economic and geopolitical concerns, business travel shows signs of growth in the United States, according to a survey of more than 1,600 U.S. business travelers released today by Accenture.
May 28, 2003

New Book Argues that Implementing Right Idea at the Right Time Can Propel Companies to Long-Term Success

Implementing the right idea at the right time can be the difference between success or failure for even large, established companies, according to a new book by Thomas Davenport, director of the Accenture Institute for Strategic Change, and Laurence Prusak, a management consultant and researcher.
May 19, 2003

Accenture Claim Components Solution Released on Microsoft .NET Platform

Accenture today announced the availability of Accenture Claim Components Release 5.0, its Web-based claims application designed using Microsoft’s .NET software.
May 15, 2003

Vast Majority of Government Executives Report Outsourcing "Important" or "Critical" Activities, Accenture Report Finds

Nearly 90 percent of government executives outsource activities that are "important or absolutely critical" to their mission of citizen service delivery, according to a study released today by Accenture.
May 13, 2003

Accenture Helps New York City Develop and Launch 311 Citizen Service Center

New York City residents now have easy, around-the-clock access to municipal services by dialing 311 to reach the new Citizen Service Center, which was designed, built and deployed through a joint collaboration between the City and Accenture.