Citizens Embrace Potential of “Sharing Economy” to Improve Government

NEW YORK; May 10, 2016 – U.S. citizens are embracing the “sharing economy” in the form of ride-hailing services and accommodations, but an Accenture survey of more than 3,000 citizens and 130 public service leaders shows a big difference between the two on these emerging digital platforms.

Accenture Selected to Develop Ipswich City Council ‘Smart City’ Strategy

BRISBANE; May 8, 2016 – Ipswich City Council has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to progress their ‘Smart City’ Transformation Strategy and Implementation Plan. This initiative will develop and deliver an innovative blueprint to optimise city operations, enhance community engagement, cultivate digital technology capabilities and lead economic innovation. 

Sagacious Consultants Named Top Performer by KLAS for Epic Consulting Services

LENEXA, Kansas; May 3, 2016 – Sagacious Consultants, now part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been recognized as a top performer in KLAS’ 2016 Epic Consulting report, which assessed providers that specialize in consulting services for electronic health record (EHR) solutions from Epic Systems Corporation. Sagacious Consultants is ranked third, with a score of 92.9, in the Broad category of the report.

Accenture Interactive Named World’s Biggest and Fastest-Growing Digital Agency Network by Advertising Age in Annual Agency Report

NEW YORK; May 2, 2016 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, the largest – and fastest growing – digital agency network in the US and worldwide in its Agency Report for 2016, released today. The analysis is based on an evaluation of more than 1,000 agencies, agency network, and agency companies. 

ENGIE Selects Fjord to Transform Its Retail Business by Reimagining the Digital Customer Experience and Designing Disruptive New Services

PARIS; May 4, 2016 – ENGIE, a global provider of electricity, natural gas and energy services, has selected Fjord, a design and innovation consultancy that is part of Accenture (NYSE:ACN), to reinvent its retail business model and drive digital disruption in the market.

Accenture 2015 Corporate Citizenship Report Highlights U.S. Initiatives

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 – Accenture (ACN: NYSE) is passionate about improving the way the world works and lives for its clients, its people and its communities, says Julie Sweet, Accenture chief executive officer – North America. 

Accenture Receives Two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards: Internet of Things Partner of the Year and Services Provider of the Year

NEW YORK; May 4, 2016 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received two 2016 SAP® Pinnacle Awards, Services Provider of the Year and Internet of Things Partner of the Year, which recognize its outstanding contributions as an SAP alliance partner. SAP presents these awards annually to the top alliance partners that have excelled in developing and growing their alliance with SAP and helping organizations run better. Winners and finalists in 19 categories were chosen based on recommendations from the SAP field, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following umbrella categories: Build, Service, and Sell.

Jill Kramer Joins Accenture as Managing Director of Advertising

NEW YORK; May 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired Jill Kramer as managing director of advertising where she works across Accenture marketing teams to drive the company’s digital first agenda through strategic and creative advertising campaigns. In her new role, Kramer leads the company’s advertising strategies and effectiveness, creative development and execution, campaign management, and media planning in 35 countries – across digital, mobile and traditional advertising channels.

European Financial Services Companies Must Close the Gap Between Vision and Execution in their Digital Strategies, According to Accenture Study

LONDON; May 5, 2016 – Major European banks and insurance companies are ready to embrace digital technologies, but they are nearly 50 percent more effective in identifying the value of innovations than actually applying them to streamline their businesses, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) analysis of 53 institutions in the continent’s five largest economies.

Accenture Achieves Lead Position Above All Other Service Providers in Finance and Accounting As-a-Service HfS Research Report

NEW YORK; May 9, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has secured the lead position in the 'Winner's Circle' of HfS Research's 2016 Finance and Accounting As-a-Service Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Blueprint Report. The report recognizes Accenture as the overall leader in both execution and innovation, positioned above 17 other service providers.