December 01, 2016

Golden State Warriors and Accenture Team to Reimagine Audience Experience at Chase Center and Surrounding District

SAN FRANCISCO; Dec. 1, 2016 – The Golden State Warriors, GSW Arena LLC and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today a multi-year partnership to reinvent the fan and community experience at Chase Center and the surrounding district. Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at Oracle Arena. Accenture will also be a Founding Partner of Chase Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex to be built in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, which is planned to open for the start of the 2019-20 NBA season.
December 01, 2016

China, U.S. Offer Biggest Potential for Electric Vehicle Sales, but Wider Demand Predicted to Rise, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec.1, 2016 – Improving car sales suggests strong potential for growth in electric vehicle (EV) sales in China and the U.S. However, a combination of technological, economic and political factors, including the influence of more planned mass-market EV introductions over the next four years, could provide car-makers with nine additional growth markets to invest in, according to new research from Accenture. 
November 30, 2016

Accenture Expands Amazon Web Services Capabilities to Help Enterprises Expedite their Journey to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Nov. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is announcing expansion of the Accenture AWS Business Group to further enhance its industry leading application migration, development and management offerings optimized for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Since launching last year, the Accenture AWS Business Group has trained 2,000 Accenture technologists and earned 500 AWS Certifications, helping enterprise clients – such as Avalon, Hess Corporation, Mediaset and Talen Energy – migrate to the cloud, accelerating innovation, agility and scalability by taking greater advantage of as-a-Service operating models.
November 29, 2016

Accenture Acquires Creative Agency Karmarama to Expand its Brand Strategy, Mobile Experience Capabilities in the UK

LONDON; November 29, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Karmarama, one of the UK’s largest independent agencies renowned for blending creativity, digital and data to develop campaigns that help brands better engage with consumers. The acquisition strengthens the ability of Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, to create and deliver integrated customer experiences to brands in the UK and beyond. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
November 29, 2016

Innovation Is Switching from a Product Focus to Differentiating the Customer Experience, With $1 Billion in Revenues Up for Grabs, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Nov. 29, 2016 – A focus on distinct innovation and product development capabilities is paying off for some companies as they deliver between three and seven percent higher annualized revenue than their peers, Accenture research shows
November 29, 2016

Accenture Document Composer to Safeguard and Simplify Employee Correspondence at Avast Software

NEW YORK; Nov. 29, 2016 – Avast Software, a leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, is working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to improve its HR document generation capabilities. Avast Software will be using the Accenture Document Composer software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform to extend the capabilities of document generation, updates and management across the SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution.
November 28, 2016

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Milan to Help Organizations Accelerate Digital Transformation with Rapid Prototyping and Application Development

Milan; Nov. 28, 2016 – Accenture has opened a Liquid Studio in Milan, Italy designed to help organizations accelerate innovation by quickly transforming ideas into applications and services using the latest technologies, intelligent automation, contemporary architectures, and leading software development methods. The mission of the Liquid Studio is to help clients ideate and rapidly design, create, test and deliver innovative software applications that are easy to update, replace or augment as business requirements evolve.
 
November 28, 2016

Accenture Helps Clients Accelerate Implementation of SAP SuccessFactors with the Accenture High Velocity Talent and HR Solution

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2016 – A year after its launch, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that its High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite continues to gain momentum and help clients in all industries accelerate implementation of SAP SuccessFactors at a reduced cost and with increased flexibility.
November 25, 2016

Accenture Completes Acquisition of a 47.4% Shareholding in OCTO Technology

PARIS, FRANCE; November 25, 2016 – Following the announcement on September 15, 2016, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of a 47.4% shareholding in OCTO Technology (OCTO: ISIN FR0004157428) – a technology consultancy specializing in digital transformation and software development – on a fully diluted basis.
November 23, 2016

Two Accenture Leaders Named Among Most Powerful Women in Canada by Women’s Executive Network

TORONTO; Nov. 23, 2016 – Two Accenture leaders have been named to the Women’s Executive Network 2016 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 list. The Accenture leaders are: