Accenture Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help the Elderly Better Navigate Their Care and Improve Their Well-Being

LAS VEGAS and LONDON; Nov. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed a pilot program that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and the ease of voice to help older people manage the daunting challenges of navigating their care delivery and well-being. The Accenture Liquid Studio in London developed an AI-powered platform (the Accenture Platform) that can learn user behaviors and preferences and suggest activities to support the overall physical and mental health of individuals ages 70 and older.

Accenture Invests in and Forms Strategic Alliance with Leading Quantum Computing Firm 1QBit

NEW YORK and VANCOUVER; Nov. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a minority investment in 1QBit, a leading quantum computing firm based in Vancouver, British Columbia, through Accenture Ventures. The move will help Accenture expand its capabilities in quantum computing analytics, heralding a new era of intelligence for businesses and organizations. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Maserati Selects Accenture Interactive to Help Re-Imagine the Customer Experience

LONDON; Nov. 27, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Maserati, the premium luxury vehicle manufacturer, has appointed Accenture Interactive to help enhance the full Maserati customer experience across all digital channels; expand global sales; and extend Maserati’s brand equity around the world. 

Accenture and Pivotal Launch New Business Group to Help Enterprises Accelerate Cloud Migration and Speed Software Development

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO; Nov. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Pivotal Software, Inc., have formed a new business group to help Fortune Global 500 companies and other large enterprises accelerate their software development and innovate at startup speed.
 

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle in HfS ‘Travel and Hospitality Customer Engagement Services’ Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; Nov. 16, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” as a leader in “innovation and execution” in the HfS inaugural “Travel and Hospitality Customer Engagement Services” Blueprint report. 

Seasoned Ericsson Executive Anders Lindblad Joins Accenture as Communications & Media Industry Lead for Europe

ROME; Nov. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Anders Lindblad, a 20-year veteran of Ericsson, as Communications & Media industry lead for Europe, effective immediately. In his new role, Lindblad is responsible for business development and operations in the region and for helping clients form and deliver large-scale transformation programs. 

Accenture Launches Interactive Learning Platform to Help Clients Transform Their Technology Talent

NEW YORK; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Future Talent Platform, an interactive learning platform that includes talent transformation services to help clients develop their IT workforces in critical areas such as digital, cloud, security and artificial intelligence.
 

Accenture Insights Platform for Government Receives FedRAMP Authorization

ARLINGTON, Va: Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) today announced that the U.S. federal government has awarded FedRAMP authorization to the Accenture Insights Platform for Government (AIP for Government). The secure, cloud-based platform provides federal agencies with leading pre-integrated data access, analytics and visualization capabilities, which can be used to create and deploy analytics-driven solutions quickly and at lower cost. 

New Report by Accenture, MAS and ABS Shows How Blockchain Technology Could Improve Central Bank Payment Systems

LONDON; Nov. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) have published a report today that illustrates how blockchain technology could significantly improve the kinds of payment systems that currently enable banks around the world to transfer trillions of dollars per day to each other and help them manage their financial liquidity. 

Accenture Forms Alliance with Paxata to Help Clients Build an Intelligent Enterprise by Putting Business Users in Control of Data

NEW YORK and REDWOOD CITY, California; Nov. 13, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a strategic alliance with and made a minority investment in Paxata, a company empowering businesses to transform raw data into ready information. The alliance aims to help clients provide enterprise end users with exceptional data control across multiple data sources. This will speed time-to-business-insight and free up IT resources, allowing scarce data talent to work on strategic data architecture, rather than tactical data preparation. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.