Accenture Reports Strong Second-Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Mar. 22, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, ended Feb. 28, 2018, with net revenues of $9.6 billion, an increase of 15 percent in U.S. dollars and 10 percent in local currency over the same period last year.

Investment in Insurtech Industry Surged in 2017, with Europe Emerging as Key Insurtech Hub, Accenture Analysis Finds

LONDON, NEW YORK and HONG KONG; March 22, 2018 – Global investment in the insurance technology (insurtech) industry surged in 2017, with Europe emerging as a new insurtech hub outside the U.S., according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Mar. 22, to Discuss Second-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Mar. 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EDT tomorrow, Mar. 22, to discuss its second-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.

Accenture Labs and Grameen Foundation India Use Emerging Technologies to Help Increase Adoption of Financial Services Among Low-Income Women

NEW DELHI, India; March 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Grameen Foundation India have collaborated to develop two new applications that help overcome the barriers to financial services adoption among women and other low-income populations in India. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) technologies, the applications help users better understand financial products and services, enabling them to make informed choices that positively impact their financial and social well-being. Grameen Foundation India plans to roll out the applications across 300 villages in the states of Maharashtra and Odisha.

Australia’s Digital Currency Market Expanding, Accenture and Australian Digital Commerce Association Research Reveals

SYDNEY; March 20, 2018 – Australia’s digital currency market reached new levels in 2017, with significant gains in trading value and volumes, according to a joint research project by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ADCA (Australian Digital Commerce Association) that showed activity levels, transactional values and trader demographics in the country for the first time.

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Inaugural IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Procurement as a Service Report

NEW YORK; March 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in capabilities and strategies in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: “Worldwide Procurement as a Service 2018 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US42630617, February 2018) report. According to the IDC MarketScape, capabilities focuses on our current capabilities, and strategies focuses on high-level decisions and underlying assumptions about offerings, customer segments, and business and go-to market plans for the next three to five years.

Accenture and SAP to Build and Deploy Extended Planning Solutions on SAP S/4HANA®

NEW YORK and WALLDORF, Germany; March 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) plan to co-innovate, co-develop and jointly go to market with extended planning solutions based on SAP S/4HANA® for the manufacturing industry. This collaboration will expand the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA and help companies optimize return on investment (ROI) with more responsive, real-time digital supply chains.

Expo 2020 Dubai to Optimize Participant and Visitor Experiences with Next-Generation of Digital Applications Deployed by Accenture

DUBAI; March 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with SAP (NYSE: SAP), has implemented SAP S/4HANA® for Expo 2020 Dubai to provide Expo 2020 Dubai with a foundation for data-driven insights, from visitor preferences to sustainability.

Accenture Named Leader in 2017 Everest Group IoT Services Peak Matrix

NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group IoT Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment and Market Trends report for the second consecutive year.

“Human + Machine,” Management Playbook for Success in Age of Artificial Intelligence, Finds AI’s Real Power Is Helping Reimagine Business by Augmenting, Not Replacing, Human Capabilities

NEW YORK; March 19, 2018 – The real power of artificial intelligence (AI) is how it enables leaders to reimagine and transform their organizations through human-machine collaboration, which will ultimately reshape businesses and industries, according to a new book by two AI experts at Accenture (NYSE: ACN).