September 25, 2017

Accenture Interactive and Adweek Join Forces to Create the Digital Transformation Playbook

NEW YORK; Sept. 25, 2017 – Accenture Interactive is collaborating with leading advertising trade publication, Adweek, to create the Digital Transformation Playbook, a 10-month content series to inform and inspire today’s leading marketers. The content partnership will be announced today during Advertising Week at a panel discussion titled “The Digital Transformation of Brands,” which will take place at the Microsoft Bing Theater in Times Square at 5:15 pm.
September 24, 2017

Accenture to Drive the Digital Agenda at GITEX Technology Week 2017

DUBAI; Sept. 24, 2017 – Accenture, a leader in comprehensive, integrated digital business and technology services that deliver tangible business results for its clients, will be the ‘Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner’ of GITEX Technology Week 2017 for the third year in a row. On the first day of the event, Accenture Digital Group Chief Executive Mike Sutcliff will be headlining the Grand Keynote session with an Artificial Intelligence case study, as part of the findings from Accenture’s ‘Middle East Technology Vision Report 2017’ that provides an in-depth look into the region’s technology trends.
September 21, 2017

Government Innovation Leader Dave McClure Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va; Sept. 21, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has hired Dave McClure, Ph.D., to lead its federal CIO Leadership Agenda. In his new role, McClure will focus on helping advance CIO modernization strategies in the federal market, overseeing future-focused technology-modernization and secure digital-transformation projects designed to improve mission performance and deliver superior customer-service experiences.
September 20, 2017

Accenture Plans Innovation Hub in Atlanta’s Technology Square, Adding 800 Technology Jobs

ATLANTA; Sept. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will open an Innovation Hub in Atlanta in 2018, more than doubling its footprint in Midtown’s Technology Square. The Innovation Hub will be a destination where Accenture people and clients can work side-by-side to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch solutions that meet the demands of today’s fast-changing digital world. 
September 20, 2017

Financial Institutions Make Progress Applying Smart Technologies for Risk Management, but most Struggle to Keep Skills Development on Pace with Technology Advances, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE:  ACN) found that, while large financial institutions have made progress applying smart technologies like cloud, biometrics, and big data analytics to their risk management functions, two-thirds (66 percent) of executives say skills deficiencies are impeding the effectiveness of the function as these technologies evolve. 
September 20, 2017

Accenture Named #1 Innovation Leader and a ‘Lighthouse for Innovation’ in HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named the overall innovation leader and included in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in the 2017 HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation. Notably, Accenture’s myWizard platform is praised as a ‘lighthouse for innovation,’ guiding clients on a holistic automation strategy. 
September 15, 2017

Accenture Appoints Jodie Wallis as Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence for Canada

TORONTO; Sept. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jodie Wallis as managing director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Wallis will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in the AI space, attracting top talent, and bringing innovation and global AI expertise to Canadian clients across all industries.
September 14, 2017

Six US Insurers Implement Latest Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 14, 2017 – Six large insurance carriers have implemented the latest version of the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Software Platform (ALIP), a comprehensive software system for processing life and annuity policies that consists of extensive pre-built product templates, business rules, workflows and an advanced architecture. The carriers, which include several tier one through tier three insurance companies in the U.S., are using the platform to transform their businesses and modernize critical systems to capitalize on digital service opportunities and improve speed and agility.  
September 14, 2017

Accenture Digital Hub Launches in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Sept. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the Accenture Digital Hub in Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, the facility aims to help clients around the region invent, co-create, and apply disruptive solutions to help transform their businesses in today’s digital economy.
September 13, 2017

Freeport-McMoRan Extends Collaboration with Accenture to Deliver Connected Mine Solution to North and South American Mining Operations

NEW YORK; Sept.13, 2017 – Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year agreement to extend the implementation of the Accenture Connected Mine solution and drive greater digital transformation of mining operations. Use of the solution will expand from Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci, Arizona, open-pit copper mine to three other locations in North America and new installations at its Cerro Verde, Peru mine, with new features added to the digital platform.