Nearly One-Third of Citizens Unaware of Digital Government Services, Accenture Survey Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; July 9, 2019 – The majority (61%) of citizens who use digital government services are satisfied with their experiences, according to results of a multi-country survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, almost one-third (31%) of citizens surveyed said they don’t use or know how to access any government digital service.
July 09, 2019

Accenture Opens Advanced Technology Center in Alicante, Spain

ALICANTE, Spain; July 3, 2019 – To deliver innovative technologies to clients, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new Advanced Technology Center in Alicante, Spain. The opening ceremony will be attended by the President of the Valencian Government, Ximo Puig, and the Mayor of Alicante, Luis Barcalá.
July 03, 2019

Accenture, Cisco and Quest Alliance Team to Skill Youth for the Digital Economy

BANGALORE, INDIA; July 2, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Cisco and Quest Alliance are teaming to equip 1.5 million youth across India with skills for the digital economy. As part of a year-long collaboration, the organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate General of Training (DGT) within the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to offer a digital skilling program to all students enrolled in industrial training institutes (ITIs) via the government of India’s Bharat Skills portal.
July 02, 2019

Accenture Awarded Second U.S. Patent for Quantum Computing

NEW YORK; July 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a US patent for a “quantum computing machine learning module” that trains artificial intelligence (AI) models to determine when and how computational tasks would be best handled by quantum computing versus classical computing methods, and route them to the appropriate option. In doing so, it could help organizations understand where quantum computing can have the most impact within their businesses, and when classical computing may still be the best option for a given task.
July 01, 2019

Accenture Names Domingo Mirón Group Chief Executive — Financial Services, Succeeding Richard Lumb

NEW YORK; July 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Domingo Mirón as group chief executive — Financial Services, effective Sept. 1, 2019. He succeeds Richard Lumb, who will retire from the company on Aug. 31, 2019.
July 01, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of BCT Solutions, Further Strengthening Defence, National Security and Public Safety Services in ANZ

CANBERRA, Australia; July 1, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of BCT Solutions (BCT), a privately held technology consultancy that is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
July 01, 2019