Accenture Named a Leader by Everest Group for Automation in Application Development and Testing

NEW YORK; Aug. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group Automation in IT Application Dev-Test PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Solutions. This inaugural research report covers global automation capabilities and solutions in application development and testing services.

Pearson Launches All New Digital Customer Experience with Accenture Interactive

LONDON; Aug. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), together with Pearson, the world’s learning company, has created and launched a new digital customer experience which will simplify and improve the user experience for students, educators and job seekers looking to access Pearson’s learning materials and services.

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in Everest Group Business Process Services Delivery Automation Report

NEW YORK; Aug. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the overall Leader in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for Business Process Services Delivery Automation Service Provider Landscape with Peak Matrix Assessment 2017. Accenture is positioned ahead of all other competitors, in Market Impact for its market success, portfolio mix and value delivered, as well as in Vision and Capability based on its strategy, scale, technology, investments, implementation and integration, and engagement and commercial model.

Accenture Acquires Search Technologies to Expand Its Content Analytics and Enterprise Search Capabilities

NEW YORK; Aug. 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Search Technologies, a Herndon, Virginia-based technology services firm specializing in the design, implementation and management of big data and search analytics. Search Technologies delivers enhanced content analytics capabilities that help clients better understand their business, customers and markets through the combination of transactional and contextual data. By applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies like machine learning to this type of client data, Accenture can help generate new, more precise insights that drive improved business outcomes. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Accenture Acquires Marketing and Sales Consultancy Brand Learning to Help Organizations Drive Growth Through Enhanced Customer Experiences

LONDON; August 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired marketing and sales capability consultancy Brand Learning, to help organizations drive sustained customer led growth by enhancing their marketing, sales, HR and leadership capabilities. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Accenture Hires 1,700 People in the UK

LONDON, Aug. 3 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will have hired approximately 1,700 people into its UK workforce during its FY17 fiscal year, which ends on August 31, 2017. The roles cover a broad spectrum of skills and offer opportunities to a range of candidates from experienced executives to apprentices and graduates.

Accenture to Build NYC Innovation Hub as Destination for Clients and Accenture People to Co-Create Industry Solutions for the Digital Economy

NEW YORK; Aug. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will expand its New York City Innovation Hub with a move to the brand-new Hudson Yards district in 2020.  The hub will be a destination for Accenture people and clients to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch transformative ideas that meet the demands of today’s fast-changing digital world. 

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Inaugural IDC MarketScape Report on North America Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems Strategic Consultants and Systems Integrators

NEW YORK; Aug. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: North America DERMS Strategic Consultants and SIs 2017 Vendor Assessment report.1

Automotive & Industrial Companies Could Unlock $1 Billion Each in Revenue, According to Accenture

NEW YORK; Aug. 1, 2017 – Too many companies have one-dimensional business strategies for growth or driving profit, with little or no emphasis on sustainability and trust, and no integration of the three, according to Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A new and unique performance index – the Competitive Agility Index – identifies the corporate leaders of the future across nine industries, including automotive and industrial, consumer goods and services, retail, life sciences, communications, electronics and hi-tech, energy, insurance and utilities. 

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers Worldwide

NEW YORK; Aug. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing IT services for communications service providers (CSPs).