Accenture Commits US$200 Million to Education, Training and Skills Initiatives Over Next Three Years to Equip Disadvantaged People for Work in the Digital Age

NEW YORK; May 23, 2018 – Supporting its vision to improve the way the world works and lives, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is committing more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. 

Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services Navigates Complexity of Digital Media Landscape

NEW YORK; May 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is increasing its focus and investment in the programmatic in-housing and media planning and buying arena with Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services. Accenture Interactive is helping clients navigate the complexity of the digital media landscape by empowering them to take control and ownership of their data and technology, providing them with greater transparency and enabling them to regain trust. 

Accenture Interactive Will Expand Capabilities with Acquisition of HO Communication to Deliver Connected Brand Experiences in Greater China

SHANGHAI; May 23, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Shanghai-based HO Communication, a full-service digital marketing agency in China with a strong portfolio of local and multinational clients. The acquisition will expand the ability of Accenture Interactive to bring its unique blend of digital design, marketing, content and commerce services to clients in Greater China seamlessly and at scale.  

Accenture Provides Video Platform for Turner’s OTT products

LONDON; May 22, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Turner is using the Accenture Video Solution platform to help manage and operate some of the company’s over-the-top content (OTT) products. This includes FilmStruck, the recently launched movie streaming service in the UK, and Cartoon Network TV Everywhere (TVE) in Asia Pacific.  

Accenture Again Named Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk Magazine

HOUSTON; May 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been named the Technology Advisory House of the Year by Energy Risk magazine for excellence across global commodity markets. The award was announced recently at the Energy Risk annual awards in Houston.

Accenture Awarded U.S. Patent for ZBx AI Platform that Categorizes Data for Zero-Based Spend Analysis

NEW YORK: May 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for the ZBx AI Platform that supports the proprietary closed loop process that is central to a zero-based mindset, or ZBx. The newly issued patent – U.S. Patent No. 9,818,067 – is the latest in the worldwide intellectual property (IP) portfolio for Accenture, which includes more than 6,000 granted patents and pending patent applications.

Artificial Intelligence to Add US$182 Billion to UAE Economy by 2035, Accenture Research Shows

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 21, 2018 – Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to boost economic growth in the United Arab Emirates by 1.6 percentage points and add US$182 billion to the national economy by 2035, according to a recent report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture Appoints Khaled Al-Dhaher as Country Managing Director for Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia; May 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Khaled Al-Dhaher as country managing director for Saudi Arabia, effective today. Al-Dhaher will be responsible for managing operations and driving Accenture’s digital consulting strategy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Disconnect Between C-Suite and Supply Chain Resulting in Missed Digital Growth Opportunities for Companies, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; May 15, 2018 – While most companies recognize the value of a digitally enabled supply chain – empowered by new technologies like artificial intelligence, blockchain, big data and analytics ­– many chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) are not leveraging their C-suite counterparts to help reinvent the supply chain function and transform it into an engine of new growth models and customer experiences, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC’s MarketScape Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment for Fourth Consecutive Report

NEW YORK; May 15, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader by IDC in cloud professional services globally for the fourth consecutive time, according to the recently published “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Professional Services 2018 Vendor Assessment” (IDC #US42545318, April 2018) report.