U.K. Digital-Only Banks on Track to Triple Customers to 35 Million in the Next 12 Months, Finds New Research From Accenture

LONDON; Sept. 4, 2019 – Digital-only banks operating in the U.K. could amass a total of 35 million customers globally within the next 12 months — up from 13 million today — based on current growth rates, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) which tracks the performance of UK digital banks. In the first six months of 2019 alone, five million people opened an account with a digital-only bank.
September 04, 2019

Nearly Two-Thirds of Enterprises Feel That Their Networks Are Not Fully Ready to Support Their Business, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Sept. 4, 2019 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that while enterprises have embraced advanced digital technologies, such as IoT/edge computing (77 percent), big data/analytics (83 percent) and digital customer experience (78 percent), only 36 percent are “very satisfied” that their network currently has the capabilities required to support their business needs. That leaves 64 percent that see room for improvement.
September 04, 2019

Accenture Named Premier Innovation Partner for Carnival Corporation’s Global Experience and Innovation Team

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named Premier Innovation Partner for Carnival Corporation’s Global Experience and Innovation Team to roll out the MedallionClassTM Experience currently available exclusively onboard Princess Cruises, delivering personalized service at scale.
September 03, 2019

Accenture Seeks Emerging Innovators and Disruptors for Its Fourth Annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has kicked off the application period for the fourth annual Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge, which seeks to support innovative approaches and  solutions for improving the way people access, manage and finance healthcare in North America. The submission form, including additional details about the challenge's criteria, eligibility and requirements, is available at: Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge-Health.
September 03, 2019

Oil Refiners Have Increased Investments in Digital Despite Lower Improvements in Operating Margins from These Technologies, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – While oil refiners have yet to fully capitalize on digital investments, as demonstrated by digital technologies delivering lower margin improvements in refining operations this year, they continue to increase investments in digital technologies, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 03, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide for Eighth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Sept. 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been recognized by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide*. The company is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.
September 03, 2019