Financial Institutions Make Progress Applying Smart Technologies for Risk Management, but most Struggle to Keep Skills Development on Pace with Technology Advances, According to Accenture Study

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – A new study by Accenture (NYSE:  ACN) found that, while large financial institutions have made progress applying smart technologies like cloud, biometrics, and big data analytics to their risk management functions, two-thirds (66 percent) of executives say skills deficiencies are impeding the effectiveness of the function as these technologies evolve. 
September 20, 2017

Accenture Named #1 Innovation Leader and a ‘Lighthouse for Innovation’ in HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named the overall innovation leader and included in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in the 2017 HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation. Notably, Accenture’s myWizard platform is praised as a ‘lighthouse for innovation,’ guiding clients on a holistic automation strategy. 
September 20, 2017

Accenture Appoints Jodie Wallis as Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence for Canada

TORONTO; Sept. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jodie Wallis as managing director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Wallis will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in the AI space, attracting top talent, and bringing innovation and global AI expertise to Canadian clients across all industries.
September 15, 2017

Six US Insurers Implement Latest Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 14, 2017 – Six large insurance carriers have implemented the latest version of the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Software Platform (ALIP), a comprehensive software system for processing life and annuity policies that consists of extensive pre-built product templates, business rules, workflows and an advanced architecture. The carriers, which include several tier one through tier three insurance companies in the U.S., are using the platform to transform their businesses and modernize critical systems to capitalize on digital service opportunities and improve speed and agility.  
September 14, 2017

Accenture Digital Hub Launches in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Sept. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the Accenture Digital Hub in Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, the facility aims to help clients around the region invent, co-create, and apply disruptive solutions to help transform their businesses in today’s digital economy.
September 14, 2017

Freeport-McMoRan Extends Collaboration with Accenture to Deliver Connected Mine Solution to North and South American Mining Operations

NEW YORK; Sept.13, 2017 – Freeport-McMoRan Inc., a premier international natural resources company, has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a five-year agreement to extend the implementation of the Accenture Connected Mine solution and drive greater digital transformation of mining operations. Use of the solution will expand from Freeport-McMoRan’s Morenci, Arizona, open-pit copper mine to three other locations in North America and new installations at its Cerro Verde, Peru mine, with new features added to the digital platform.
September 13, 2017