Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Argentina to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Transformation

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina; Feb. 25, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) opened a Liquid Studio in Buenos Aires to help clients accelerate innovation and business development based on rapid deployment of new technologies. The studio brings together professionals with over 25 technological specialties, working side-by-side with clients to build innovative solutions with speed and agility.
February 25, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger, and Mercy Corps to Increase the Sustainability and Fairness of Global Supply Chains

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today introduced a circular supply chain capability that leverages digital identity, payments and blockchain to directly reward sustainable practices of small-scale growers and suppliers. To build upon this capability, Accenture is working with Mastercard, Amazon Web Services, Everledger and Mercy Corps to explore solutions that empower consumers, enable transparency and promote financial inclusion for small-scale producers.
February 25, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 25, 2019

Accenture and Expo 2020 Dubai Pledge 2,020 Hours of Coding Tutorials to UAE Students

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; Feb. 24, 2019Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Expo 2020 Dubai have committed to hosting 2,020 hours of coding tutorials for UAE-based primary school students before the World Expo opens on Oct. 20, 2020. The ‘2020 Hours of Code’ initiative will help students build invaluable critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, useful to all students regardless of their career interests.
February 24, 2019