Accenture Expands Industry X.0 Capabilities with Two Acquisitions in North America

SAN FRANCISCO and COLUMBUS, OH; Aug. 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made two major moves to expand its Industry X.0 practice. The company acquired hardware engineering firm Mindtribe and entered into an agreement to buy smart embedded software company Pillar Technology. The two acquisitions will significantly boost Accenture’s ability to help companies redefine smart connected software and physical products as the lines blur between the physical and digital world.
August 09, 2018

Nearly 70 Percent of Enterprises in India Affected by Industry Disruption, Accenture Disruptability Index Finds

New Delhi; Aug. 9, 2018 – A new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that industry disruption is already a reality for most enterprises in India, and US$1.8 trillion of enterprise value is at risk of displacement. However, the study also shows that disruption can be managed and harnessed for the next phase of growth.
August 09, 2018

Accenture Mid-Year Threatscape Report Identifies Five Global Cybersecurity Threats

ARLINGTON, Va.; Aug. 7, 2018 – Organizations and critical infrastructure will likely experience a greater number of, and more-destructive cyberattacks, including physical damage perpetrated by highly funded rogue nation states and cybercriminals looking to disrupt business operations, make money or spy on targets, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 07, 2018

Accenture Teams with Columbus State Community College to Bring Apprentices to Company’s Innovation Hub

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has welcomed its first class of apprentices to its innovation hub in Columbus. The company teamed with Columbus State Community College to recruit students and recent graduates to participate in the year-long program, which is designed to give the apprentices hands-on experience with advanced technologies. Upon completing the program, apprentices will have the potential opportunity to secure full-time employment with Accenture.
August 06, 2018

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Strategic Design Consultancy Designaffairs

KRONBERG and MUNICH; August 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of designaffairs, a strategic design consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition, which was first announced in June, bolsters the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 to design smart products and services. It complements Accenture’s offerings around smart products, smart services, platforms, and new business models for the digital reinvention of industrial companies. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
August 06, 2018

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in Next-Generation SAP® Products Service Providers

NEW YORK; Aug. 6, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Forrester’s latest report1 on next-generation SAP products service providers.
August 06, 2018