Accenture Named a Leader in Next-Generation IT Infrastructure Services for Banking, Financial Services and Insurance by Everest Group

NEW YORK; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in next-generation IT infrastructure services for banking and financial services (BFS), including capital markets, and insurance in two reports from industry analyst firm Everest Group.

Accenture Acquires Northstream, Stockholm-Based Consultancy to Communications Service Providers

STOCKHOLM; Aug. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Northstream, a Stockholm-based consultancy to communications service providers (CSPs) and networking services vendors. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Eight Startups Selected for Accenture’s 2019 FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific from Record Number of Applicants

HONG KONG; Aug. 5, 2019 – Eight leading financial technology (fintech) companies have been selected for the sixth annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week mentorship program created by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Six Deep Tech Startups Win Accenture Ventures ‘Applied Intelligence’ Challenge 2019

MUMBAI, India; July 26, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced the winners of the second annual Accenture Ventures Challenge in India, which this year recognizes deep tech growth-stage Indian startups with the most innovative business-to-business (B2B) use cases in five categories related to Applied Intelligence: artificial intelligence (AI), data, analytics, automation, and industrial AI.

Accenture Named a Leader in Gartner’s Inaugural Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; July 23, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 “Magic Quadrant for Oracle Cloud Applications Services, Worldwide [1]” and is positioned highest for its ability to execute. This is the first time that Gartner has published a report, “support[ing] sourcing, procurement and vendor management leaders in their Oracle Cloud Applications [OCA] service vendor selection.”
 

Accenture Names Jimmy Etheredge Group Chief Executive — North America

NEW YORK; July 18, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed James (“Jimmy”) Etheredge group chief executive — North America. He succeeds Julie Sweet, who will become Accenture’s chief executive officer. Martin (“Marty”) Rodgers will succeed Etheredge as senior managing director — US Southeast. These changes are effective Sept. 1, 2019.

Accenture Interactive and Cannes Lions Extend Exclusive 2019 Festival Content to Entire Creative Industry

New York; July 17, 2019 – For the first time in the festival’s history, Cannes Lions and Accenture Interactive, the Experience Agency, announce the release of exclusive festival content in the form of the 2019 Digital Doggy Bag to the entire creative industry. Given the popularity of the Digital Doggy Bag’s ‘Week in Review’, which has already accumulated 22,000 views, Cannes Lions and Accenture Interactive are now sharing the key insights and takeaways from the 66th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for everybody to enjoy.

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in New IDC MarketScape Report for EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement

NEW YORK; July 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement 2019 Vendor Assessment1
 

The Louvre Revamps Its Digital Strategy with Help from Accenture Interactive to Further Enrich Visitor Experience

PARIS; July 16, 2019 – The Louvre, which hosts more than 10 million visitors annually, is revamping its digital strategy with the help of Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The initiative demonstrates the Louvre’s ongoing commitment to enhance the way it welcomes visitors and promotes its collections through a complete review of the museum experience for the general public, academics, scientists, researchers and employees of the museum.

Cost of Cybercrime Continues to Rise for Financial Services Firms, According to Report from Accenture and Ponemon Institute

NEW YORK; July 16, 2019 – The cost to address and contain cyberattacks is greater for financial services firms than for companies in any other industry and the containment costs continue to inch upwards, according to a report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute.