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).

Accenture Named a Leader in Digital Process Automation by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader in a recent report from Forrester Research that evaluates digital process automation (DPA) service providers and their role in elevating process automation initiatives from tactical, cost-saving efforts to critical components of a digital transformation strategy. Of the 11 vendors evaluated, Accenture received the highest score in the ‘Current Offering’ category. 

Accenture to Acquire Adaptly to Bolster Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Offering

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire NYC-based Adaptly, a digital media services company that enables the world’s leading brands to manage data-driven campaigns across prominent digital advertising channels and platforms.

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Atlanta’s Technology Square

ATLANTA; Dec. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Atlanta as a destination where clients can co-innovate with their Accenture teams to ideate, rapidly prototype and then scale innovative products and services for the digital economy.

Accenture to Form Strategic Alliance with and Acquire Select Professional Services Assets from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Dec. 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to form a strategic alliance with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software headquartered in Canada, under which Accenture will serve as a preferred integrator of the Zafin financial software platform as part of a joint go-to-market strategy.

Evolving Attitudes Toward Digital and Brands Will Fuel the Next Creative Revolution, Finds New Report from Accenture Interactive

NEW YORK; Dec. 11, 2018 – Facing an explosion of digital clutter resulting from two decades of rapid technology growth and innovation, people and organizations are rethinking what they really want, says a new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A fundamental re-examination of what people want and value is ushering in a new design ethos that puts human value back at the center of innovation. At this inflection point, Accenture Interactive has released Fjord Trends 2019, its 12th annual outlook on what’s ahead for the future of business, technology and design.

Pierre Fabre Turns to Accenture to Digitize Corporate and Manufacturing Functions with SAP® S/4HANA®

PARIS; Dec. 11, 2018 – Pierre Fabre has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to build an intelligent information technology (IT) platform to support and improve the performance of a range of functions including finance, accounting, procurement, order management and manufacturing  essential to the company’s global operations. The program is part of one of the most significant and strategic transformation initiatives ever undertaken at the French multinational health and beauty care company.