Brands Must Alleviate Concerns around Technology in the Home to Win Consumer Trust

DUBLIN; April 25, 2019 – The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, smart home technology is yet to be fully adopted by consumers. To design the smart home solutions that customers really want, brands need to shift from a product focused approach to a human centric approach.

Accenture Announces U.S. Innovation Challenge Winner

CHICAGO; April 24, 2019 – A team from the University of Florida has won this year’s U.S. Accenture Innovation Challenge and will work with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide management consulting services to help the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Feeding America®, address food insecurity and reduce hunger in and around college communities — the focus of this year’s Challenge.

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Shenzhen with Focus on Applied R&D

SHENZHEN, China; April 23, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a new Innovation Hub in Shenzhen, its first in China.

“Pivot to the Future,” New Book from Accenture, Provides Roadmap to Help Business Leaders Navigate Continuous Disruption

NEW YORK; April 23, 2019 – Traditional responses to business disruption, such as one-off business transformation and fast-follower approaches, are outdated and won’t be enough to help companies achieve sustainable growth and weather the challenges that lie ahead, according to a new book by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 

Accenture Opens Federal Cyber Center in San Antonio

ARLINGTON, Va.; April 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Federal Services (AFS) Cyber Center, a state-of-the-art facility in San Antonio that provides cybersecurity capabilities on an as-a-service basis to help government agencies and the Department of Defense manage, detect and respond to the increasing volume and velocity of cyber threats that target government networks.

Accenture Again Recognized as a Leader in Mortgage Business Process Outsourcing by Everest Group

NEW YORK; April 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been named a leader in business mortgage processing outsourcing (BPO) by industry analyst firm Everest Group.

Accenture Ranked No. 1 Overall in HFS Inaugural Report on Digital Change Management Providers

NEW YORK; April 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been ranked No. 1 overall in HFS Research’s inaugural Top Ten Report for Digital Change Management Providers 2018 and also received the No. 1 ranking in the Ability to Execute category. 
 

Canadians Would Warm to Open Banking with Assurance of Increased Security and Greater Awareness of Benefits, Accenture Survey Suggest

TORONTO; April 17, 2019 – Open banking technology is poised to change the way the world completes transactions, but three quarters (75 per cent) of Canadians say they are wary of the concept, citing concerns about the privacy of their financial data, according to a new survey commissioned by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture to Hire More Than 200 Professionals in Greece, Contributing to the Growth of the Country’s Business and Technology Community

ATHENS; April 16, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will add more than 200 highly skilled professionals to its workforce in Greece in the next year.