Pension Benefits Are Critical Factor for Workers – Regardless of Age – in Deciding Whether to Accept a Job, Accenture Survey Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; April 19, 2018 – Pension benefits are a major factor for most workers in North America when deciding whether to accept a job, according to results of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today. The research found that millennial workers are the most interested in pension benefits and also identified a strong but underserved demand for retirement coaching and planning tools through digital channels.

Bankers Confident in the Integrity of Data Driving Business Decisions, but Half Aren’t Doing Enough to Verify and Validate that data, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; April 19, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that many banks have not invested in the capabilities to verify the validity and accuracy of their data.

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in HfS Blueprint for ServiceNow Services

NEW YORK; April 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the Overall Leader – ahead of all 12 competitors – on both execution and innovation in HfS Blueprint for ServiceNow Services, a bi-annual report that evaluates the services ecosystem of Software as a Service platforms.

Accenture to Help Orkla Drive Digital Services and Growth Through SAP S/4HANA®

OSLO; April 18, 2018 – Orkla (OSL: ORK), a leading supplier of branded consumer goods, has chosen Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to build a technology platform based on SAP S/4HANA® that will serve as a flexible, data-driven, intelligent platform as a foundation for the creation of new digital services and further growth, as well as improved collaboration between companies.

Accenture Positioned as Overall Innovation Leader in HfS Research Report on Enterprise Artificial Intelligence Services

NEW YORK; April 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ and positioned as the overall leader in innovation, ahead of 17 other competitors, in the HfS Research Enterprise Artificial Intelligence (AI) Services 2018 blueprint report.

New Accenture Study Finds 87 Percent of Focused Cyberattacks are Prevented

NEW YORK; April 16, 2018 – With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12 months (232 through January 2018 versus 106 through January 2017). In the face of these growing cyber threats, organizations are demonstrating far more success in detecting and blocking them, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture, Leading Financial Institutions Seek Applicants for Asia-Pacific FinTech Innovation Lab 2018

HONG KONG; April 13, 2018 – Applications have opened for Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development by gaining exposure to top financial institution executives. Applications can be made at http://www.fintechinnovationlab.com/asia-pacific/ through May 11.

Accenture Appoints Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala, Executive Officer at Intel, to Board of Directors

NEW YORK; Apr. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Venkata “Murthy” Renduchintala has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors, effective today. Dr. Renduchintala, 52, is chief engineering officer and president of the Client and Internet of Things (IoT) Businesses and Systems Architecture group and the Technology and Manufacturing group at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC).

Accenture Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Incident Response Services

NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the recently published “IDC MarketScape: U.S. Incident Readiness, Response, and Resiliency 2018 Vendor Assessment” (Doc #US43588417, March 2018).
 

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; April 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Oracle Application Services, Worldwide.* Accenture is positioned furthest on the completeness of vision axis which assesses market understanding; market strategy; sales strategy; offering strategy; vertical/industry strategy; innovation; and geographic strategy.