Accenture Positioned as Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group 2017 Life Sciences IT Application Services Assessment

NEW YORK; July 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader and Star Performer among 21 providers of life sciences information technology (IT) application services, in the latest Everest Group report: Life Sciences IT Applications Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture is positioned above all competitors in life sciences IT application service providers, based on its scale of operations, scope of services, investments in technology, global delivery footprint and buyer satisfaction. 

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Everest Group 2017 Workday-Based Human Resources Business Process Services Assessment

NEW YORK; July 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the Everest Group Workday-Based Human Resources Business Process Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture is positioned as the overall market leader in delivery capability in recognition of its scale, scope of services, Workday capabilities, add-on services, delivery footprint and client satisfaction. 

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in 2017 Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for Workday HCM IT Services Assessment

NEW YORK; July 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the overall leader among providers of Workday HCM IT Services in the latest Everest Group report: Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for Workday HCM IT Services Assessment 2017. Accenture was recognized for overall buyer satisfaction and for the scale and scope of its delivery footprint, domain expertise and innovation, surpassing all competitors in both Market Success and Delivery Capability. 

Accenture Develops Artificial Intelligence-Powered Solution to Help Improve How Visually Impaired People Live and Work

BANGALORE; July 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)--powered solution to help the visually impaired improve the way they experience the world around them and enhance their productivity in the workplace. The solution, called Drishti, was developed as part of Accenture’s focus on Tech4Good, which aims to apply technology to improve the way the world lives and works by solving complex social challenges. 

Accenture Launches Hands-On Apprenticeship Program with Community Partners in San Antonio to Develop Workforce of the Future

SAN ANTONIO, Texas; July 27, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services has launched an innovative public-private partnership with the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, Texas, targeting the Eastside Promise Zone in San Antonio, that will provide up to 50 paid apprenticeships this year as a pilot for students and adults from the Eastside Education and Training Center, Sam Houston High School, and St. Philips College.  

Accenture Opens Groundbreaking Innovation Hub in Bengaluru

BENGALURU, India; July 27, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched its first Innovation Hub in Bengaluru, a state-of-the-art facility that combines the broad range of Accenture’s leading technology capabilities in a vibrant and collaborative environment to help clients transform their businesses for the digital world. 

Accenture To Transform Diabetic Patient Care Using Data-driven Analytics Platform

NEW YORK; July 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to improve how diabetes care is managed and delivered through the development of a data-driven core analytics platform for Roche’s digital diabetes ecosystem. The platform and ecosystem will seamlessly connect patients, their caregivers and healthcare providers with a suite of new digital health services. 

Accenture Named Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services

NEW YORK; July 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape, “Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*.” Accenture was the only services provider to remain a Leader from the previous report published in 2015. Click here to view an excerpt of the report. 

Accenture Security Report Identifies Top Cyber Threats of 2017

ARLINGTON, VA; July 25, 2017 – With recent large-scale cyber attacks signaling a growing front in destructive threats and business impact, a new midyear report from iDefense, part of Accenture Security, reveals how threat actors are continuing to evolve their ability to avoid detection. Based on in-depth analysis, the report anticipates a growth in the number of threat actors who are rapidly expanding their capabilities due to factors such as the proliferation of affordable, customizable and accessible tools and exploits.