Accenture to Provide HMRC with Application Services

LONDON; July 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will provide Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) with application services. In this role, Accenture will support HMRC to increase its use of digital technologies across HMRC’s primary personal tax platform, the National Insurance and PAYE Service (NPS).

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in France to Help Organizations Accelerate Digital Transformation with Rapid Prototyping and Application Development

PARIS; July 25, 2016 – Today Accenture (NYSE: ACN) opened a new Liquid Studio in Paris, France, strategically co-located with the Accenture Innovation Center. The latest in its growing network, the studio is designed to help clients explore new methods of IT delivery, create an omni-channel digital presence, and deliver world-class user experiences that will help them attract and retain customers.

Accenture Launches New Regulatory Compliance Board for Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform Customers

NEW YORK; July 21, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed a new client informational board that will allow insurers using the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to keep up-to-date and engage in informal discussion of new industry compliance requirements. The board will focus on the impacts of the latest releases from the United States Treasury Department and other regulatory bodies on life and annuity contract administration and detection of design trends.

Accenture Overhauls Chinese Website for Leading Global Carmaker

BEIJING; July. 21, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the first phase of an overhaul of premium German car manufacturer BMW’s Chinese website, ensuring that the new design provides an optimized customer experience and meets a growing demand that BMW is seeing for mobile web usage in China. 

Accenture Named a Leader in Worldwide Life Sciences Sales and Marketing Digital Transformation, According to IDC MarketScape

NEW YORK; July 20, 2016 – Accenture has been positioned as a Leader in the inaugural “IDC MarketScape Worldwide Life Science Sales and Marketing Digital Transformation Vendor Assessment” (doc #US40510716, July 2016) report. 

Accenture Wins Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award for the Second Year in a Row

SINGAPORE; July 20, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded the National Arts Council’s Distinguished Patron of the Arts Award for its contribution of technology and innovation to the arts and culture of Singapore. This marks the second consecutive year that Accenture has received the award, which is the council’s highest accolade. 

Accenture Demonstrates Technology Prototype to Promote Gender Pay Parity at the White House

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled a technology prototype aimed at addressing gender diversity and pay gaps in the fast-growing freelance labor market, which is forecasted to represent 43 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020.

Accenture Acquires MOBGEN Expanding End-to-End Digital Services

AMSTERDAM; July 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MOBGEN, an end-to-end digital services company that combines mobility strategy, creativity and technology to deliver solutions that drive engagement for global brands with their customers, employees and partners.  

Accenture Opens Applications for Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards

SINGAPORE; July 18, 2016 – Accenture has opened the application period for the second round of the Accenture Consumer Innovation Awards. These awards are designed to recognize early stage start-up businesses that play a major role in changing and improving the way people shop and engage with consumer goods brands, travel and retail companies. Selected finalists will present to an exclusive panel of judges which are comprised of senior executives from globally recognized brands, established thought-leaders and financial investors in the industry.

Retailers Are Freeing Up Resources for Re-investment in Innovation to Gain Competitive Advantage and Drive Growth, Finds Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; July 18, 2016 – New research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that retailers’ inflexible operating models are hindering their ability to be competitive and achieve growth. The findings highlight the need for retailers to become more agile – constantly learning about their customers and flexing to deliver relevant, engaging and useful interactions with consumers.