Accenture to Acquire Irish Creative Agency Rothco

DUBLIN; Dec. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Rothco, a full-service creative agency. Located in Dublin, Rothco will boost Accenture Ireland’s creative credentials and those of Accenture Interactive as an experience agency across Europe. 

Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform Wins Two XCelent Industry Awards

NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two XCelent awards for the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP) in a recent report from research and advisory firm Celent.

United Way of Dallas Collaborates with Accenture and Salesforce for Cloud Transformation to Improve Efficiency and Drive Community Engagement

DALLAS; Dec 13, 2017 – United Way of Metropolitan Dallas (UWMD), an education-, health- and community-focused nonprofit serving Northern Texas, has successfully completed a cloud transformation project with Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Salesforce and certified Salesforce partner Configero. The project aims to drive efficiencies in UWMD’s business operations and to leverage data for donor engagement and retention. Specifically, UWMD has invested in cloud technology to get a complete view of its complex business processes, automate labor-intensive tasks and enable more internal collaboration.  

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design for Positive Change

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2017 – Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released Fjord Trends 2018. Its 11th annual report examines seven emergent trends expected to impact business, technology and design in the year ahead.

Bouygues Construction Teams with Accenture and Dassault Systèmes to Accelerate the Digital Transformation of its Construction Project Activities

PARIS; Dec. 12, 2017 – Bouygues Construction is accelerating the digital transformation of its project activities by collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA) to enable it to centrally manage construction projects from start to finish. The initiative is a logical extension of the company’s commitment to further industrialise its operations and enhance collaboration with its supply chain partners. It follows the company’s adoption several years ago of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) methodology, a framework for integrating technologies and processes to drive end-to-end efficiency in construction operations.

Four in Five U.S. Physicians Have Had a Cyberattack in Their Clinical Practices, Says Survey by Accenture and the American Medical Association

CHICAGO; Dec.12, 2017 – More than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack, according to new research released today by Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA). This, along with additional findings, signals a call to action for the health care sector to increase cybersecurity support for medical practices in their communities.
 

Shionogi Signs Strategic Digital Transformation Agreement with Accenture

TOKYO; Dec. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed consulting and strategic outsourcing agreements with Shionogi & Co., Ltd. ("Shionogi") and its subsidiary company, Shionogi Digital Science Co., Ltd. ("Shionogi Digital Science”) to help Shionogi with its digital transformation initiative.

 

Momentum Energy Transforms Its Business with Accenture and Salesforce Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Community Cloud

NEW YORK; Dec 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it has helped Momentum Energy, one of the fastest growing Victorian energy retailers, transform its business by leveraging Salesforce cloud solutions to improve their customer experience, enable new capabilities, and increase competitiveness and growth.

Accenture Announces Winners of First ‘Accenture Innovation Challenge’

BENGALURU, India; Dec. 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the winners of the first Accenture Innovation Challenge, a competition designed to inspire innovation among college students in India. The grand prize was awarded to a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur for their solution to address sleep disorders.

Accenture’s George J. Franz Receives St. Isidore Army Cyber Award

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 6, 2017 – Maj. Gen. George J. Franz, USA (Ret.), a managing director with Accenture Federal Services (AFS), has received the Saint Isidore Army Cyber award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate exceptional initiative, leadership, insight and cyber excellence within their area of expertise.