April 03, 2017

Accenture Acquires Genfour, Expands its Capabilities in Intelligent Automation Services

LONDON; Apr. 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired UK-based Genfour, a pure play automation service provider with deep domain expertise and industry experience in assessing, implementing and managing automation solutions. The acquisition strengthens Accenture’s capabilities as a leading provider of intelligent automation services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 03, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of iDefense Security Intelligence Services, Expands Ability to Provide Clients with Faster, More Complete Threat Intelligence

ARLINGTON, VA; Apr.3, 2017 – In a move to provide clients with better and more comprehensive threat intelligence, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN). iDefense is one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence businesses with proven capabilities in making its intelligence both timely and actionable for clients.
April 03, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Security Company Arismore, Expanding Identity and Access Management Capabilities Across Europe

PARIS, FRANCE; Apr. 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Arismore, a privately held company in France that specializes in providing security services, including identity and access management (IAM), as well as enterprise architecture, change management and related training services. The acquisition, first announced on December 19, 2016, brings to Accenture complementary security solutions and services, a strong client base and a talented team of 270 highly skilled security and enterprise architecture professionals. 
March 30, 2017

Majority of Wealthy Investors Prefer a Mix of Human and Robo-Advice, According to Accenture Research

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2017 – Two-thirds (68 percent) of emerging wealthy and high-net-worth investors in North America prefer “hybrid” investment advice – a combination of traditional advisory services and low-cost digital tools – over either a dedicated human advisor or conventional robo-advisory services (computer-generated advice and services without human advisors) alone, according to research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 30, 2017

Jeep® Brand Launches Innovative Customer Experience With The All-New Jeep Compass, Using Augmented Reality Experience Developed by Accenture

TURIN; Mar. 30, 2016 – The Jeep® brand is introducing an innovative customer experience at its dealerships: starting today, consumers in selected markets in Europe can walk around and look inside the all-new Jeep Compass before it is physically available in the showroom, thanks to an augmented reality experience.

March 30, 2017

Accenture Becomes Founding Sponsor of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto

TORONTO; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. The relationship is based on a shared mission to identify new business models for artificial intelligence and to position Canada as a global leader in the digital era.
March 30, 2017

Making a Difference: Accenture 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report Features Progress on Skills Training, Sustainability and Closing the Gender Gap

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report “Making a Difference,” detailing its commitment to a more inclusive and sustainable world. 
March 30, 2017

Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Attract Almost Half of InsurTech Funding Globally in 2016, According to Accenture Research

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 30, 2017 – Artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) now account for almost half of total investment in insurance technology (insurtech) startups globally, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.
March 29, 2017

MultiChoice Takes a Data-Driven Approach to Product Development with Accenture StormTest

LONDON; Mar. 29, 2017 – MultiChoice, a leading video entertainment company and subsidiary of Naspers Limited, has expanded its video test automation capacity with the implementation of Accenture StormTest, a suite of automated testing capabilities, to support a data-driven, continuous integration approach to product development. 
March 28, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of First Annapolis, Enhancing its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Payments

NEW YORK; Mar. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of First Annapolis, a privately held payments consulting and advisory firm that serves a wide range of clients globally, including leading financial institutions, retailers, travel and entertainment companies, communications/technology companies, and private-equity firms.