Accenture’s George J. Franz Receives St. Isidore Army Cyber Award

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 6, 2017 – Maj. Gen. George J. Franz, USA (Ret.), a managing director with Accenture Federal Services (AFS), has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise. 

‘Digital Fragmentation’ Poses Threat to Businesses’ Global Growth and Innovation According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2017  – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that ‘digital fragmentation’ – the rise in restrictions on the free flow of data, IT products, IT services and IT talent across country borders – is disrupting the global business environment and could inhibit companies’ strategies for growth and innovation. 

U.S. Consumers Turn Off Personal Data Tap as Companies Struggle to Deliver the Experiences They Crave, Accenture Study Finds

New York; Dec. 5, 2017 – U.S. consumers are locked in a vicious circle with brands over customer experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While 44 percent are frustrated when companies fail to deliver relevant, personalized shopping experiences, nearly half (49 percent) are concerned about personal data privacy as they subscribe to intelligent services designed to understand and anticipate their needs. Poor personalization and lack of trust cost U.S. organizations $756 billion last year, as 41 percent of consumers switched companies. Without deeper customer insight, companies cannot deliver the experiences they crave.

Accenture Selects Annapolis-Based Celedon Partners as “Small Business of the Year”

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 5, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has selected Annapolis-based Celedon Partners as the recipient of the “Small Business of the Year” award for its outstanding work helping AFS deliver innovative solutions. 

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Dec. 21, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 21, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
 

Accenture Pledges Thousands of Hours to Bring Coding to Students with ‘Hour of Code’ Activities

NEW YORK; Dec. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees across 56 countries have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code and lead coding tutorial sessions around the world during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4-10, as part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

Accenture Appoints Financial Services Executive Wei Zhu Chairman of Accenture Greater China

SHANGHAI; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired financial services executive Wei Zhu as chairman of Accenture Greater China, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He succeeds Chuan Neo Chong, who continues to work with Wei Zhu on a successful transition. 

Accenture Names 687 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is pleased to announce that it has named 687 people to managing director and senior managing director.

Accenture Interactive Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Digital Experience Service Providers

NEW YORK; Nov. 29, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named a leader in the latest Forrester Research report on digital experience service providers. The report, “The Forrester Wave™: Digital Experience Service Providers, Q4 2017,” evaluated Accenture Interactive and 13 other vendors on 23 criteria, including Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.

Accenture Boosts Its Amazon Web Services Capabilities, Helping Clients Leverage the Cloud to Strengthen Business Intelligence and Spur Innovation

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities to help enterprises better leverage the cloud to increase operational efficiency, strengthen their business intelligence, and develop innovative new products and services more quickly.