Majority of Wealthy Investors Prefer a Mix of Human and Robo-Advice, According to Accenture Research

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2017 – Two-thirds (68 percent) of emerging wealthy and high-net-worth investors in North America prefer “hybrid” investment advice – a combination of traditional advisory services and low-cost digital tools – over either a dedicated human advisor or conventional robo-advisory services (computer-generated advice and services without human advisors) alone, according to research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Jeep® Brand Launches Innovative Customer Experience With The All-New Jeep Compass, Using Augmented Reality Experience Developed by Accenture

TURIN; Mar. 30, 2016 – The Jeep® brand is introducing an innovative customer experience at its dealerships: starting today, consumers in selected markets in Europe can walk around and look inside the all-new Jeep Compass before it is physically available in the showroom, thanks to an augmented reality experience.

Accenture Becomes Founding Sponsor of Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Toronto

TORONTO; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it is a founding sponsor of the new Vector Institute for artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada. The relationship is based on a shared mission to identify new business models for artificial intelligence and to position Canada as a global leader in the digital era.

Making a Difference: Accenture 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report Features Progress on Skills Training, Sustainability and Closing the Gender Gap

NEW YORK; Mar. 30, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has published its 2016 Corporate Citizenship Report “Making a Difference,” detailing its commitment to a more inclusive and sustainable world. 

Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Attract Almost Half of InsurTech Funding Globally in 2016, According to Accenture Research

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 30, 2017 – Artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) now account for almost half of total investment in insurance technology (insurtech) startups globally, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows.

MultiChoice Takes a Data-Driven Approach to Product Development with Accenture StormTest

LONDON; Mar. 29, 2017 – MultiChoice, a leading video entertainment company and subsidiary of Naspers Limited, has expanded its video test automation capacity with the implementation of Accenture StormTest, a suite of automated testing capabilities, to support a data-driven, continuous integration approach to product development. 

Accenture Completes Acquisition of First Annapolis, Enhancing its Consulting and Advisory Capabilities in Payments

NEW YORK; Mar. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of First Annapolis, a privately held payments consulting and advisory firm that serves a wide range of clients globally, including leading financial institutions, retailers, travel and entertainment companies, communications/technology companies, and private-equity firms.

Accenture is Innovation Leader in Internet of Things Services, says HfS Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; Mar. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the IoT Services HfS Blueprint Report 2016, ranking in the highest position for Innovation. 

Bankers Believe Artificial Intelligence Is Key to Creating a More-Human Customer Experience, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG; Mar. 28, 2017 – In the next stage of artificial intelligence adoption, banks will use AI to help understand the intentions and emotions of customers and enable better interactions, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  

Accenture Awarded $232 Million Contract by GSA FEDSIM for U.S. Marshals’ Mission Modernization Program

ARLINGTON, Va.; Mar. 28, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services has been awarded a five-year, $232 million contract to help the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) implement its Mission Modernization Program, which will provide mobile capabilities and real-time decision-making with an enterprise data solution to improve data accessibility through an intuitive, user-centered design.