Accenture Chosen by Bombardier to Help Streamline Procurement Processes and Reduce Costs for Indirect Goods and Services

MONTREAL; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been chosen by Bombardier (BBD-B.TO) to help it further streamline procurement processes and reduce costs associated with the purchase of a wide range of indirect goods and services around the world. The objective of the initiative is to generate millions of dollars in sustainable savings over the next five years.

Accenture Reports Strong First-Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, ended Nov. 30, 2018, with revenues of $10.6 billion, an increase of 7 percent in U.S. dollars and 9.5 percent in local currency over the same period last year.

Accenture Awarded US Patent for Combining Classical and Quantum Computing With Potential to Address Previously Unsolvable Business Problems

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a US patent for a “multi-state quantum optimization engine” that leverages quantum computing technology to help organizations optimize business decision making with unprecedented efficiency and effectiveness.

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 20, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 20, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.

Accenture Interactive Named Adobe 2018 Global Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year

LAS VEGAS; Dec. 18, 2018 – Accenture Interactive has been named the 2018 Global Digital Experience Partner by Adobe, a global leader in customer experience management. Adobe presented Accenture Interactive with the honor at its annual sales conference held today in Las Vegas.

Accenture Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Worldwide DevOps Services

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape Worldwide DevOps Services 2018 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41235417, November 2018). The report states, “The number of assets Accenture utilizes to support its DevOps services delivery — combined with very high asset utilization rates and high levels of services automation for areas like infrastructure procurement and management, code quality and security review, and back-end application code build and packaging — earned Accenture high ratings against IDC's portfolio benefits criteria.”

Accenture Security to Invest $500,000 in Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity Degree Program

ATLANTA; Dec. 18, 2018 – To help meet the growing demand for highly skilled cybersecurity professionals, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will become the first corporate donor to invest $500,000 over the next twelve months in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Online Master of Science in Cybersecurity (OMS Cybersecurity) degree program.

Accenture Positioned as GDPR Services Leader According to Everest Group

NEW YORK; Dec. 18, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named a ‘Leader’ in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Services 2018. The market assessment report spotlights the role played by IT service providers in helping enterprises manage GDPR enablement, and measures eight IT service providers on a range of parameters covering vision and strategy, service suite, innovation and investments, delivery footprint, and market adoption, portfolio mix, and value delivered to clients.

New Report from Accenture Finds Gaps Between Federal Agencies’ IT Adoption and Mission Objectives

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 17, 2018 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that while U.S. federal agencies are accelerating the modernization of their information technology (IT) systems and infrastructures, there are significant gaps in aligning their technology priorities with mission objectives. In addition, despite many agencies reporting success implementing new technologies, only a small minority have fully adopted new approaches like cloud computing, digital platforms and agile software development, underscoring the gaps that many are facing in supporting more-agile operations. 

By Enhancing Their Innovation Capabilities, Middle Eastern Companies Could Prevent More Than US$400 Billion of Enterprise Value from Being Lost Through Disruption, Accenture Report Finds

DUBAI; Dec. 16, 2018 ? Companies in the Middle East are being roiled by disruptive change, which is putting more than US$400 billion of enterprise value at risk from competitors that have learned to innovate and convert economic opportunities into realities, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).