Accenture Helps Machinery Manufacturing Company Biesse Group Harness Industry X.0 For Connected Customer Services

MILAN; Nov. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is supporting Biesse Group, a leading technology specialist in material processing, as it seeks to innovate and transform its business by expanding it beyond products and into digital services. This approach follows Accenture’s ‘Industry X.0’ model for industry digitization.

Accenture Launches Connected Digital Hackathon with Expo 2020 Dubai to Develop Digital Solutions that Improve Urban Living

NEW YORK and DUBAI; Nov. 2, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai, is challenging participants from 11 cities around the world to develop prototypes of human-centered digital solutions that help improve the quality of urban living through its first global digital hackathon. 

Former U.S. Army Chief Information Officer Gen. Susan Lawrence (Ret.) Joins Accenture Federal Services

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 31, 2017 – Former U.S. Army Chief Information Officer/G-6 Lieutenant General Susan Lawrence (Ret.), a leader in military information technology and communications systems, has joined Accenture Federal Services (AFS) as a managing director in its national security practice. 

AI, Robotics and Augmented Reality Technologies are Shaping the Future of Posts and Delivery Companies Today, Accenture Report Shows

ARLINGTON, Va.; Oct. 26, 2017 – Digital disruption in the post and parcel industry will see robots and driverless vehicles delivering the mail, augmented reality creating efficiencies in delivery and Artificial Intelligence (AI) making it easier to connect customers to products and services, according to new research from Accenture.

Accenture ConsumerTech Awards Winners Announced

SINGAPORE; Oct. 26, 2017 – Accenture announced RainCheck, LittleSea, Simgo and ProxToMe as the winners of the four Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in Singapore. The awards recognize early stage start-up businesses that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the automotive, consumer goods & services, retail and travel industries. 

Innovative Banks Recognized at Efma-Accenture 2017 Distribution & Marketing Innovation Awards

ROME; Oct. 25, 2017 - Efma, an association of more than 3,300 retail financial services companies in 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced the winners of their fifth annual Distribution & Marketing Innovation (DMI) Awards for retail banking at the DMI Awards ceremony in Rome today. The program brings together projects, innovators and institutions from around the world to celebrate the industry’s most innovative distribution and marketing initiatives.

Upstream Companies Expect Shorter Time to Produce Oil and Gas Due to Digital Technology Investments, Finds New Research from Accenture and Microsoft

NEW YORK; Oct. 25, 2017 -- Faster and better decision-making and shorter time to first oil and gas top the list of expected benefits that digital technologies can drive for upstream oil and gas companies, a new survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) reports. Respondents to the “Accenture and Microsoft 2017 Upstream Oil and Gas Digital Trends Survey” also estimated the monetary value of digital technologies and noted the next wave’s potential to further transform their business, despite ongoing low oil prices.

Accenture and nCino Expand Alliance to Accelerate Digital Transformation Within Top U.S. Banks

NEW YORK and WILMINGTON, N.C.; Oct.25, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and cloud-banking leader nCino are teaming to help banks transform their wholesale banking operations by increasing efficiency, driving profitability and reducing risk and compliance burdens.  

 

Accenture and Avanade Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK and SEATTLE; Oct 25, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Avanade have been recognized once again as a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Microsoft Implementation Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*. Accenture and Avanade were evaluated as a single entity for this report because their strategies, including go-to-market, and capabilities for Microsoft services are tightly integrated. 

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) Helps Enable New Market Strategy for Ohio National Financial Services; Delivers Complex Indexed Universal Life Insurance Products

NEW YORK; Oct. 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that its Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) was successfully deployed at Ohio National Financial Services, and the carrier has launched on the platform its first indexed universal life (IUL) insurance product, marking the company’s foray into the complex IUL market.