Nearly Two-Thirds of Large Companies Globally Face High Levels of Industry Disruption, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK and BARCELONA; Feb. 26, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has found that industry disruption is already a reality for most large companies globally. The study shows that, rather than being a random event beyond business leaders’ control, disruption has a pattern that can be identified, understood and prepared for.
February 26, 2018

Accenture and Specular Theory Win Award for “Best VR Commercial/Branded Entertainment” Experience at VR FEST

SAN FRANCISCO; Feb. 23, 2018 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and immersive content company Specular Theory received the Best VR Commercial/Branded Entertainment award for their Behind the Style virtual reality experience at the recent VR FEST event in Las Vegas.
February 23, 2018

Communications Service Providers Must Re-Skill Their Workforces in New Technologies to Capture Growth Opportunities, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 23, 2018 – Communications service providers (CSPs) must take immediate steps to reorganize and re-skill their workforces to collaborate with intelligent technologies if they are to capitalize on the significant growth opportunities these technologies promise, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 23, 2018

Accenture to Help Commonwealth of Virginia Modernize Core Components of Medicaid Enterprise

ARLINGTON, Va; Feb. 22, 2018 – The Commonwealth of Virginia's Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement and operate core systems for Medicaid claims processing and operations. The contract will run for approximately six years, with operations and plan management components totaling $138 million.
February 22, 2018

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.
February 20, 2018

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.
February 20, 2018