Accenture Appoints Greg Kaplan as Lead Creative Director

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Greg Kaplan as the company’s lead creative director, effective immediately. Kaplan will be responsible for creative ideation and development of the corporate brand with a focus on creative concepting, innovation and branding standards. Kaplan will infuse a consistent and distinctive creative vision and visual aesthetic across the Accenture brand and each of its five businesses – Strategy, Consulting, Digital, Technology and Operations.

HfS Research Report Highlights Accenture Leadership and Excellence in Supply Chain Management As-a-Service Capabilities

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the 'Winner's Circle” of HfS Research’s Blueprint Report for Supply Chain Management (SCM) As-a-Service. Accenture is recognized as a leader for its strengths in the delivery of services, its flexibility in delivering end-to-end and point solutions, its vision for the evolution of supply chain management as-a-service, its solutions for accessible and actionable data, and for the integration of its consulting, business process outsourcing (BPO) and technology services. 

Accenture Achieves Lead Innovation and Execution Position in “Winner’s Circle” of SuccessFactors Services Market, According to HfS Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in HfS Research’s inaugural Blueprint Report for SuccessFactors Services. Positioned as an overall leader in both execution and innovation, Accenture is praised for the strength of its account management team as well as ability to deliver value beyond cost savings, vision for SuccessFactor’s effectiveness, and investments in proprietary tools, accelerators, and solutions.

Accenture Enables Mediaset Premium to Deliver Champions League Football Matches Over the Internet to More Than One Million Viewers

NEW YORK; April 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has collaborated with Italy’s largest commercial TV broadcaster, Mediaset, to deliver UEFA Champions League football matches – using a new, online “over-the-top” Internet video service – to more than one million consumers. 

Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for In-Car Technologies, Accenture Research Reveals

NEW YORK and BEIJING; April 28, 2016 – Drivers would opt to pay up to an additional 10 percent of a new car’s price to get the in-car technology that they want, according to a new survey conducted by Accenture. 

Accenture Test Automation Assures Sky Q Customers a Fluid Viewing Experience

LONDON; April 27, 2016 – Accenture has been selected by Europe’s leading entertainment company, Sky, to ensure viewers have an optimal experience when streaming and watching shows through the newly launched premium TV service, Sky Q. The Accenture StormTest platform will provide Sky customers with a consistent service through continuous monitoring and testing.

Accenture Research Finds Insurers Will Succeed at Digital Transformation by Putting People First

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – While the next wave of digital technologies will transform the very nature of insurance organizations – including what they do and how they do it – those that succeed will do so by dramatically transforming their workforces and cultures to operate in a digital world, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). 

Accenture Teams with Code.org to Support Increased Funding for Computer Science Education

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an expanded collaboration and joint campaign with Code.org, joining with other major businesses, elected officials and educators to encourage increased funding for computer science education for K-12 students. As part of its commitment, Accenture will donate $500,000 to support Code.org activities around the nation plus additional pro bono services.

Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Help Organizations Analyze Machine Data to Drive High-Impact Business Performance

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) entered into an alliance relationship that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. Accenture is helping clients use Splunk solutions to improve business outcomes by mining vast amounts of application and operational data to identify trends and improvement opportunities that were previously difficult to detect. 

Accenture and Dassault Systèmes Unveil Agile Manufacturing Solution at Hannover Messe

HANNOVER, Germany; April 25, 2016 – Accenture and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, are building a proof of concept (PoC) to show how digital technologies can improve efficiency and create more agile manufacturing in industries such as heavy industrial equipment and aerospace.