July 30, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Life Sciences Research & Development Vendor Assessment on IT Outsourcing for Third Consecutive Time

NEW YORK; July 30, 2018 – For the third consecutive time, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering IT outsourcing (ITO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. 
July 30, 2018

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Worldwide SAP® Implementation Services Ecosystem in Latest IDC MarketScape Report

NEW YORK; July 30, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named a leader in the latest IDC MarketScape “Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment”1. Accenture is highly rated for its next-generation tools and methodologies for SAP software implementations. Accenture also ranks with the largest market share.
July 25, 2018

Accenture and Google Cloud Launch Business Group to Deliver Intelligent Enterprise Solutions and Transform Customer Experiences

NEW YORK and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.; July 25, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Google Cloud today launched the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group (AGBG), which will help companies use Google Cloud technology to help deliver superior customer experiences and accelerate their digital transformation journeys.
July 25, 2018

US Insurers Could Boost Profits by $20 Billion Through Intelligent Solutions, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 25, 2018 – By embedding intelligent solutions such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and analytics into every business process, insurers in the U.S. could increase annual profitability by as much as US$20 billion, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
July 25, 2018

Tech Giants, Online Retailers Face Uphill Battle Pursuing Bank Market Share in Australia, But New ‘Open Banking’ Rules Could Tilt the Landscape, Accenture Research Finds

SYDNEY; July 25, 2018 – As Australia embarks on a series of moves to give its citizens more control over their financial information and personal data, an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of more than 2,000 Australian consumers found that two-thirds (66 percent) of them are unwilling to share their financial data with non-banking organisations, underscoring the challenge that fintech companies and other digital giants face in taking market share from established financial firms.
July 24, 2018

Former FBI Cybersecurity Division Official Howard Marshall Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; July 24, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced Howard Marshall has joined the company as the new intelligence director for its cyber threat intelligence services. A recognized cybersecurity expert and strategist, Marshall has served in various leadership positions throughout his more than 20-year career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
July 23, 2018

Accenture Forms Strategic Alliance and Invests in Data Intelligence Company Ripjar

NEW YORK and LONDON; July 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has  formed a strategic alliance with Ripjar, a data intelligence company based in the United Kingdom, and has made a minority investment in Ripjar through Accenture Ventures. The move will expand Accenture Security’s capability in data fusion, automated analytics, and machine learning to help organizations improve the way they tackle global security challenges. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 23, 2018

Accenture Announces Winners of Inaugural ‘Industry X.0 Challenge’ for Start-ups

BENGALURU, India; July 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced the winners of the first edition of Accenture Ventures Industry X.0 Challenge, which recognizes innovative technology start-ups in India with disruptive solutions for the Industry X.0 segment.
July 19, 2018

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2018 – Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.
July 17, 2018

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 17, 2018 – Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to findings of an (NYSE: ACN) Accenture Research study released today.