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. 
July 16, 2018

Accenture to Implement New Core Banking IT System for Coventry Building Society

LONDON; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Coventry Building Society, a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider, as its delivery partner in a major transformation of Coventry’s core banking platform.
July 16, 2018

Accenture and Thales Demonstrate How Blockchain Technology Can Secure and Simplify Aerospace & Defense Supply Chains

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Thales are demonstrating at the Farnborough Air Show a new blockchain-based system that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kogentix, a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better decisions with their data. Kogentix, headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., will strengthen Accenture Applied Intelligence’s growing data engineering business, particularly in North America, as companies are increasingly looking to harness open source big data and advanced analytics technologies to identify revenue growth and cost reduction opportunities across the enterprise.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences R&D BPO Services by IDC MarketScape for Third Consecutive Time

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering business process outsourcing (BPO) across the life sciences research and development (R&D) industry. This is the third consecutive time Accenture Life Sciences has achieved this prestigious ranking.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Federal Services Hires Veteran Defense Industry Executive George Batsakis to Lead Its Defense and Intelligence Practice

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that George Batsakis, a defense industry leader, has joined Accenture Federal Services to head its defense and intelligence practice.
July 11, 2018

Accenture to Expand Its Presence in Bulgaria with the Hiring of 160 Technology Experts

SOFIA, Bulgaria; July 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) plans to more than double the number of its skilled technology employees in Bulgaria over the next 12 months, from 140 today to more than 300.