Low-Cost Options Continue to Drive Business Travel Decisions, Finds New Accenture Research

Low-cost options are driving a recovery in business travel, as uncertainty about budgets tops the list of business travelers’ concerns, according to a new survey of U.S. business travelers released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 10, 2003

NHS Awards Accenture £1099 Million Contract to Help Improve Healthcare

Accenture announced today that it has been awarded a £1099 million, 10-year contract to help the National Health Service (NHS) improve healthcare for patients in North East England, including Yorkshire and Humberside.
December 08, 2003

Accenture Strengthens Delivery of Health Insurance Rating, Underwriting Solutions

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property assets of Selectica’s eInsurance technology suite, which allows health insurers the capability to more accurately price and manage the profitability of their group health business.
December 01, 2003

Accenture Wins Two New U.S. Federal Contracts to Modernize, Integrate Military Business Operations

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded two new contracts to overhaul and integrate business systems for the U.S. Army and the Defense Logistics Agency.
November 17, 2003

Accenture Appoints Two Independent Directors to Its Board of Directors

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed two new independent directors, Dennis F. Hightower and William L. Kimsey, to the company’s board of directors. The appointments are effective immediately.
November 13, 2003

Novation Teams With Accenture to Offer Supply Chain Training to Hospital Materials Management Executives

Novation, the supply company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC), has signed a multi-year agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to offer Web-based supply chain management education to materials management executives.
November 10, 2003

Procurement Outsourcing Poised to Double, Accenture Survey Finds

Nearly half of companies in Europe and the United States are considering outsourcing part of their procurement operations within three years, more than double the 22 percent of respondents who said they currently outsource aspects of procurement, according to a survey released today by Accenture.
November 03, 2003

Accenture Signs Global Integration Services Agreement with Reuters

Accenture and Reuters Group, the global information company, today announced they have signed a global information technology services agreement to support systems integration of Reuters products globally. Reuters announced in February that it intended to exit the systems integration services business to focus on its core information services.
October 27, 2003

Consortium of Thales, Accenture and Vialis Selected to Create Unified Transport Ticketing and Payment System for the Netherlands

Trans Link Systems has chosen The East-West Consortium -- led by Thales, Accenture and Vialis -- to design, develop and implement a unified electronic ticketing and payment system for public transit in The Netherlands.
October 23, 2003

Accenture Awarded LIBRA IT Contract To Modernize Magistrates' Courts

Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announced today that it has been awarded a £38.5 million contract to implement a new standard IT system for Magistrates' Courts in England and Wales.
October 22, 2003