Aon and Accenture Join Forces to Expand Apprenticeships Across Chicago

CHICAGO; Aug. 30, 2017 – In the latest sign that the push to create apprenticeships in professional services is catching on, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will expand its Chicago apprenticeship program modeled on Aon plc’s (NYSE: AON) highly successful program run in collaboration with the City Colleges of Chicago. U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta praised both companies for bringing apprenticeships to the professional services sector.

BIAL and Accenture set up Co-Innovation Centre to Drive Digital Innovation

BENGALURU, India; Aug. 29, 2017 – Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has signed an agreement with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to set up a co-innovation center that will help BIAL create an airport of the future at the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport). The center will incubate and develop digital solutions using future-ready technologies to provide more engaging passenger experience. 

Apple & Accenture Partner to Create iOS Business Solutions

CUPERTINO, California and NEW YORK; Aug. 29, 2017 – Apple® and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are partnering to help businesses transform how their people engage with customers through innovative business solutions for iOS. The partnership will take full advantage of the power, simplicity and security of iOS, the leading enterprise mobility platform, and Accenture’s capabilities as a leader in industry and digital transformation to help companies unlock new revenue streams, increase productivity, improve customer experience and reduce costs.

Accenture Appoints Giorgio Migliarina, Former Telekom Malaysia CTO, as Communications & Media Industry Lead for Asia-Pacific

Singapore; Aug. 23, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Giorgio Migliarina as Communications & Media industry lead for Asia-Pacific (APAC), effective immediately. In his new role, Migliarina is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients shape and deliver large-scale company transformation programs. 

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo and Accenture to Develop Deep Learning Algorithm to Understand Driving Behavior, Improve Safety in Japan

TOKYO; Aug. 25, 2017 – Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance, Daiichi Kotsu Sangyo and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are collaborating to build a deep learning algorithm using the Intel® IoT Platform Reference Architecture to better understand individual driving habits and identify new ways to transform driver safety within Japan’s transportation industry.

Accenture Acquires VERAX, Enhancing Its Banking Technology Capabilities in Canada

TORONTO; August 24, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired VERAX Solutions (“VERAX”), a Toronto-based technology and systems-integration consulting firm that serves the financial services sector in Canada. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Biniam Gebre, Public Sector Transformation Expert, to Lead Accenture Federal Services Management Consulting Group

ARLINGTON, Va; Aug. 23, 2017 – Biniam Gebre, an expert in public sector transformation, has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as a managing director, heading its growing Management Consulting group that provides advisory services to government clients. Gebre brings to Accenture (NYSE: ACN) expertise working with government agencies and financial institutions, with a specialized focus on government effectiveness, risk management and dynamic federal market trends.

Accenture Supports Newly Launched Fintech71 Accelerator Program in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Aug. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined leading financial institutions to support the inaugural Fintech71 financial technology accelerator in Ohio. Accenture will serve as a member of the Fintech71 board advisors and provide funding and expert consultation to help establish a robust mentorship program. 

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Toronto to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

TORONTO; Aug. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened the doors to a new Liquid Studio in Toronto as part of the company’s accelerated investment in innovation in Canada. At the Liquid Studio, clients will work side-by-side with highly skilled Accenture professionals to turn ideas into innovative applications and solutions with speed and agility.

Accenture Named a Leader in Salesforce Implementation Partners Report

NEW YORK; Aug. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a leader and “stands out in scale, breadth, depth and focus on transformation” among global Salesforce Implementation Partners by Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm. “The Forrester Wave™: Salesforce Implementation Partners, Q3 2017” report evaluated 11 of the vendors that matter most for digital transformation, based on their performance in three main categories: current offering, strategy and market presence.