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.
August 30, 2017

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. 
August 29, 2017

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.
August 29, 2017

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. 
August 27, 2017

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.
August 25, 2017

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.
August 24, 2017