Nearly 70 Percent of Taxpayers Support Use of AI to Improve Accuracy of Filings, Accenture Global Survey Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 20, 2018 – Nearly 70 percent of taxpayers in 12 countries said they would use AI to improve the accuracy of tax filings, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), which also found that more than 40 percent of taxpayers reported making a filing error in the last 24 months.

Accenture Executive Co-Hosts New Podcast Series on the Future of Artificial Intelligence in Canada

TORONTO; Feb. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) executive Jodie Wallis, who leads the company’s artificial intelligence (AI) practice in Canada, has joined award-winning business journalist Amanda Lang as a co-host of “The AI Effect,” a five-episode podcast mini-series exploring AI in Canada.

Accenture Launches New Artificial Intelligence Testing Services

NEW YORK; Feb. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched new services for testing artificial intelligence (AI) systems, powered by a unique “Teach and Test” methodology designed to help companies build, monitor and measure reliable AI systems within their own infrastructure or in the cloud.

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Mackevision

STUTTGART; Feb. 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of Germany-based Mackevision, a leading global producer of 3D-enabled and immersive product content.

Accenture Supports Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank’s Tech Transformation, Setting Stage for New Digital Future

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the global professional services company, has supported Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) in a historic transformation of the core technology running the bank’s day-to-day operations. This transformation sets the stage for the bank’s digital future, enabling ADCB to introduce new products and services to clients more easily and swiftly.

First Accenture Center of Excellence for SAS® Customer Intelligence Helps Clients Unlock More Marketing Value from Data

WARSAW, Poland; Feb. 14, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched its first Customer Intelligence Center of Excellence (CoE) for SAS® Customer Intelligence, SAS’ customer analytics and marketing suite. The CoE team of marketing, technology and SAS experts from Accenture Applied Intelligence helps companies drive sales through applied, real-time intelligence that enables personalized customer experiences. It also supports clients in setting up and running marketing campaigns faster and more efficiently.

Rapidly Advancing Technology Is Fueling Intelligent Enterprises but Requires a Fundamental Shift in Leadership, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2018

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2018 – Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies are accelerating the creation of intelligent enterprises and enabling companies to integrate themselves into people’s lives, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2018, the annual technology report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends likely to disrupt business over the next three years. However, capitalizing on growth opportunities while also having a positive impact on society requires a new era of leadership that prioritizes trust and greater responsibility.

Cybercrime Costs Financial-Services Sector More Than Any Other Industry, with Breach Rate Tripling Over Past Five Years, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2018 – Cyberattacks cost financial-services firms more to address and contain than in any other industry, and the rate of breaches in the industry has tripled over the past five years, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute. 

New Report from Accenture and the World Government Summit Finds That Regulators Must Embrace RegTech to Keep Pace with Digital Disruption

DUBAI; Feb. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with The World Government Summit, has released a new report that finds that regulators must embrace the innovative application of emerging technologies, known as RegTech, to enable a more effective regulatory environment, mitigate risks and drive competitive advantage. According to the report, RegTech allows regulatory processes to be redesigned, enabling real-time, data-driven decisions that drive innovation.

Insurers That Transform their Businesses and Operating Models Could See US$375 Billion in New Revenue Growth, Accenture Analysis Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 12, 2018 – Insurance carriers globally could seize US$375 billion in new revenue in the next five years by transforming and revitalizing their businesses. according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).