July 12, 2018

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kogentix, a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better decisions with their data. Kogentix, headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., will strengthen Accenture Applied Intelligence’s growing data engineering business, particularly in North America, as companies are increasingly looking to harness open source big data and advanced analytics technologies to identify revenue growth and cost reduction opportunities across the enterprise.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has achieved this prestigious ranking.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice.
July 11, 2018

Accenture to Expand Its Presence in Bulgaria with the Hiring of 160 Technology Experts

SOFIA, Bulgaria; July 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) plans to more than double the number of its skilled technology employees in Bulgaria over the next 12 months, from 140 today to more than 300.
July 10, 2018

Closer Collaboration Between C-Suite and CISOs Needed to Bridge Gap in Cyber Readiness, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 10, 2018 – With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that C-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security officer (CISO) or assigned cybersecurity to a C-suite executive, such as a chief information officer (CIO), often, these leaders have limited influence on cybersecurity strategy outside their departments. Additionally, nearly half of CISOs acknowledge that their responsibilities for securing the organization are growing faster than their ability to address security issues.
July 09, 2018

Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

MALVERN, Pa. and NEW YORK; July 9, 2018 – The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced today that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will serve as the lead framework architect responsible for building a production-grade platform to develop and implement blockchain and distributed-ledger use cases. The platform will enable the RiskBlock Alliance to implement and test multiple use cases by the end of 2018.
July 09, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Systems Integration

NEW YORK; July 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Systems Integration 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture’s leadership position reflects its deep expertise and capabilities in serving manufacturing clients across every product and process at all levels of technology maturity.
July 05, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

NEW YORK; July 5, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment.
July 02, 2018

Accenture Names Omar Abbosh Group Chief Executive - Communications, Media & Technology, Succeeding Robert E. Sell

NEW YORK; July 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Omar Abbosh group chief executive - Communications, Media & Technology, effective Sept. 1, 2018, succeeding Robert (Bob) E. Sell, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2018.