March 07, 2017

Accenture Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant Reports for SAP Application Services Providers in North America, EMEA and Japan

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services, North America1,” as well as the “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services, EMEA.” The company was positioned the furthest within the Leaders quadrant in both reports for ability to execute and completeness of vision. The Magic Quadrant reports evaluated providers' capabilities to deliver SAP® application implementation and management services.
March 07, 2017

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Mar. 23, to Discuss Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Results

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, Mar. 23, to discuss its second-quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
March 07, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers to Utilities Companies

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities 2017 Vendor Assessment1. Accenture was recognized for key strengths, including a platform approach and as-a-service model for digital transformation, improving utilities’ capability, speed and cost, as well as a superior blend of industry knowledge, experience and technical competence.
March 07, 2017

Three Critical Accelerators to Closing the Gender Pay Gap for Class of 2020, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Women graduating from university in developed markets in 2020 could be the first generation to close the gender pay gap in their professional lifetimes, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
March 06, 2017

Accenture Signs Global Agreement with SAP to Offer Human Capital Management “as a Service” on SAP® Cloud Platform

NEW YORK; Mar. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has signed a global original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to offer its human capital management (HCM) applications on SAP® Cloud Platform. The OEM agreement allows organizations to easily access leading Accenture HCM applications that are purpose-built for the SAP SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution and powered by SAP Cloud Platform
March 02, 2017

SmartStory Technologies, URU, VirtualApt and Visit.org Named as Accenture ConsumerTech Champions

NEW YORK; Mar. 2, 2017 – By demonstrating a strong commitment to innovation, four early-stage technology start-ups – SmartStory Technologies, URU, VirtualApt and Visit.org – have received Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in New York. The awards recognize start-ups that are enhancing the way organizations engage with millennials – with a focus on excellence in customer experience and personalization; on innovative ways to increase sales revenue, improve product sourcing and delivery; and on helping to enable a more digital workforce. 
March 02, 2017

Time for Organizations to ‘Get Real’ About Their Content Identity, Says Accenture Interactive Study

NEW YORK, Mar. 2, 2017 The insatiable demand for quality content requires organizations to move beyond traditional advertising and to harness their ability to produce truly authentic, credible and relevant content. According to new research from Accenture Interactive, titled “You Are Your Content,” quality content is the single most important driver of brand engagement. It is more critical than ever for organizations to master their content identity as it is the true reflection of who an organization is to its audiences – internal and external. 
March 01, 2017

Accenture Acquires Davies Consulting, Adding Strong Asset, Risk and Emergency Management Expertise for the Digital Electric and Gas Company of the Future

NEW YORK; Mar. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Davies Consulting, an innovative provider of utility asset management, risk management, grid and pipeline network modernization and emergency management services. Together, the organizations will continue to support utilities in their mission to deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy amid evolving customer demands, shareholder needs and other business issues. 
March 01, 2017

Generation Z to Switch the Majority of Purchases to Retailers That Provide the Newest Digital Tools and Channels, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK; Mar. 1, 2017 – Retailers looking to capture share of wallet and brand loyalty from the next generation of consumers – Gen Z – will need to step up their focus on new ways of engagement.  This group is looking for enhanced digital tools such as the ability to purchase directly via visual social platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, according to new global consumer research from Accenture.
March 01, 2017

Accenture and Airbus Named as Glomo Award Winners in the Best Mobile Solution for Enterprise Award for Pioneering Wearable Technology Seat Marking Solution

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, Barcelona; Mar. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Airbus have won GSMA’s award for Best Mobile Solution for Enterprise Award for the wearable technology seat marking solution. The award recognizes the success of the team’s innovative wearable technology initiative, which was designed to improve the manufacturing process and accelerate time to market for the A330 aircraft. The initiative underpins Airbus’ ambitious digital transformation agenda. It provides leading edge technology and field support that enables operators to mark seat placements six times faster and has reduced errors to zero on the A330 Final Assembly Line.