Accenture to Acquire Australian Security Company Redcore

MELBOURNE; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company that specializes in providing identity and access management services (IAM), as well as security services for Cloud, network management, public key infrastructure, cyber defense, applications and the internet of things. 

Accenture Named a Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Software Testing Services

NEW YORK; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation for overall Software Testing Services. According to the report, Accenture has a differentiated, comprehensive delivery network for testing, with delivery centers across the world. NelsonHall’s latest Software Testing market analysis report also ranks Accenture #1 in market share in the global software testing services market.  

Accenture Recognized with Ten Regional Oracle Awards

NEW YORK; August 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was recently awarded ten regional Oracle awards, eight of which are 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards, in countries including North America, India, and Europe (Portugal, France, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium). All of the awards recognize Accenture’s commitment and ability to deliver innovative solutions, specialized capabilities and services based on Oracle solutions. The awards include:

Eight fintech Startups enter the FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

HONG KONG; Aug. 21, 2016 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies today begin a 12-week mentorship program in the third annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific. The startups participating in this year’s Lab have developed a range of innovations – from wealth management solutions that are precisely oriented to customers’ investment intents, know your customer (KYC) services that leverage blockchain technology and a fraud prevention program using algorithms based in Chinese-characters to help financial institutions flag risk. 

Accenture Recognized as a Leader and Star Performer in Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Report from Everest Group

NEW YORK; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader and Star Performer, in the Everest Group Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2016. As a Leader in the mature and hyper-competitive finance and accounting (F&A) outsourcing market, the report recognizes Accenture’s strong capabilities across the entire F&A value chain.

Accenture Contract with Dixons Carphone Extended

LONDON; August 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has extended its contract with Dixons Carphone, Europe's leading specialist electrical and telecoms retailer and services company, to support its system integration work following the merger between Carphone Warehouse and Dixons Retail in August 2014. 

Accenture Teams with Women Filmmakers to Capture Inspirational Stories of Accenture Women around the World

New York; Aug. 17, 2016 – Growing up in a violent community in apartheid South Africa … swimming the English Channel to give back … inspiring women to follow their dreams in math and science. These are among the new video stories – produced by women filmmakers – for Accenture’s Being Greater Than campaign, which showcases the company’s female employees. 

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Aug. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).

Accenture to Manage Oracle Fusion Applications for Skanska, Drive Greater Operational Efficiency

STOCKHOLM; Aug. 10, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been chosen by Skanska, a leading multinational project development and construction group, to help manage its Oracle Fusion applications in Sweden and Finland for greater operational efficiencies and enhanced application management services. The agreement is for a three-year duration. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Accenture Consulting Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape – Worldwide Finance and Accounting Business Consulting Services 2016 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; Aug. 9, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape on finance and accounting services for 2016.