Recent Drug Recalls Leave Physicians and Consumers Concerned about Prescription Drug Safety, Accenture Study Finds

In light of recent prescription drug recalls, physicians and consumers alike are concerned about drug safety, agreeing that more should be done to monitor drugs for side effects after they are approved for market to ensure their safe use, according to results of a study released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 27, 2005

Poor Customer Service Is Top Reason Consumers Switch Service Providers, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite the increased use of new technologies intended to improve customer service, such as automated phone systems and live chat over the Internet, poor customer service is the primary reason that consumers switch service providers, according to results of a study released today by Accenture.
July 26, 2005

Banks Slow in Making Progress Toward Basel II Compliance, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite increased efforts, banks are facing an uphill struggle in preparing for the Basel II Framework, which sets new standards in risk management and capital adequacy, according to results of a survey released today by Accenture.
July 25, 2005

Majority of Consumers Believe Electronic Medical Records Can Improve Medical Care, Accenture Survey Finds

A majority of U.S. consumers believe that electronic medical records can provide valuable benefits, especially during medical emergencies, and can improve overall medical care, according to the results of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 20, 2005

Accenture Invests $100 Million to Extend Leadership in Information Management Services

Accenture will invest $100 million over the next three years to accelerate the growth of its information management services. Accenture has named Royce Bell to lead this global practice which will marshal the skills and capabilities of more than 5,000 Accenture consultants around the world who specialize in information management services, including business intelligence and content management, across Accenture's service lines and industry groups.
July 19, 2005

Accenture Reports Record Revenues for the Third-Quarter

BT and Accenture Sign Five-Year Learning Outsourcing Contract

BT and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have signed a five-year, $127 million (£70 million) business processing outsourcing (BPO) contract for learning services. This contract renews a previous learning agreement between the two companies and complements the 10-year (US$575 million) human resources outsourcing contract signed by BT and Accenture in January 2005.
July 06, 2005

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow to Discuss Third-Quarter Fiscal 2005 Results

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EDT tomorrow, Thursday, July 7, to discuss its third-quarter fiscal 2005 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
July 06, 2005

Accenture to Design and Implement Supply Chain Management Solution for U.S. Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to design and implement its new global supply chain and maintenance system.
July 05, 2005

Accenture to Design, Implement and Maintain New Army Financial System

The U.S. Army has awarded Accenture a contract to design, build, run and maintain its new financial system. The value of the contract is estimated by the Army to be $431 million over a 10-year performance period.
July 01, 2005