February 14, 2005

Majority of Government Executives Believe Shared-Services Functions Help Them Achieve Strategic Goals, Accenture Study Finds

The vast majority of government executives believe that shared services are important to helping them achieve their organizations’ strategic goals, according to a study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 09, 2005

Outsourcing Finance Functions Can Improve Control Over Governance and Compliance, Accenture Survey Finds

While concern over governance and compliance issues has been a barrier to the decision to outsource finance functions, many companies that have outsourced finance functions say that they have actually achieved greater control over their governance and compliance, according to a report released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 03, 2005

Accenture Study Identifies Five Common Characteristics among Companies that Master Finance

There are five common characteristics among companies that master the finance function to achieve enhanced business performance, according to a new study released today by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). Of these characteristics, the creation of a value-centered culture is considered by CFOs to be the most critical element for success.
February 02, 2005

BT and Accenture Sign 10-Year Outsourcing Contract to Transform and Expand HR Services

BT and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have signed a 10-year, $575 million business process outsourcing (BPO) and transformation contract for human resource (HR) administration services. The contract significantly expands the geographic reach of services that Accenture has been providing to BT under a previous five-year contract.
January 28, 2005

Accenture and RILA Offer Supply Chain Certification Program

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) announced today development of a new Retail Supply Chain Certification (RSCC) program, with a concentration in inventory management.
January 26, 2005

Accenture to Offer New Supply Chain Collaboration Solution to Consumer Products Companies

Accenture will offer a robust supply chain collaboration solution around the world to consumer products goods and other manufacturing companies based on the services, people and assets of CPGmarket.com SA, Meyrin, Switzerland, which it has acquired from a group of 26 companies including Nestlé, Danone, L´Oréal, Henkel and SAP.
January 24, 2005

Health of Global Economy Seen as Greatest Threat to Business in 2005, Accenture Study Finds

The health of the global economy is seen as the biggest threat to companies’ success in 2005, according to results of a global survey of senior executives released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 19, 2005

Pharmaceutical Companies Must Re-think Innovation Strategies to Address Pipeline Challenges, Accenture and CMR Research Finds

New research by Accenture and CMR International challenges the view that increased investment in early stage innovation alone will solve the productivity gap.
January 18, 2005

Accenture Wins United States Mint E-Business Contract

Accenture has been awarded a contract to help the United States Mint operate and improve the business systems and processes that support its retail sales and marketing activities.
January 11, 2005

Vanderbilt Center for Better Health Appoints Dr. Mark Frisse as Accenture Endowed Faculty Chair

Accenture and the Vanderbilt Center for Better Health (VCBH) today announced the appointment of Dr. Mark Frisse as the Accenture Endowed Chair, effective immediately.