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.

Accenture Positioned as Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group 2017 Life Sciences Clinical and R&D IT Services Assessment

NEW YORK; Aug. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader and Star Performer in a new Everest Group report on information technology (IT) service providers in the life sciences clinical and R&D industry. 

Accenture Acquires Marketing Agency Wire Stone to Deliver Connected Customer Experiences

NEW YORK; Aug. 9, 2017  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Wire Stone, a US-based creative marketing agency that brings together technology and creativity to create better customer experiences and digital marketing solutions. The acquisition will strengthen the ability of Accenture Interactive to deliver data-driven creative and design end-to-end digital customer experiences that help brands stand out and stay relevant. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Biometrics and Advanced Analytics Revolutionizing How Governments Address Data Security and Privacy, Accenture Report Finds

ARLINGTON, Va.; Aug. 9, 2017 – Biometrics and advanced analytics are helping to revolutionize the way governments and public service agencies are addressing data security and privacy concerns, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 

Accenture Acquires Concrete Solutions, Expanding Its Capabilities in Agile, DevOps, Mobility and Cloud Technologies

SÃO PAULO; Aug. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Concrete Solutions, a Brazilian company that specializes in applying Lean and Agile software-development methodologies to develop cloud-based mobile solutions and web applications. 

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Phase One, Bolsters Salesforce Capabilities and Innovation in the Cloud for Federal Market

ARLINGTON, VA; Aug. 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Phase One Consulting Group, Inc., a privately held Alexandria, Virginia-based company specializing in modernization and digital transformation for the federal market.