Accenture Positioned as Overall Market Leader in HfS Mortgage As-a-Service Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the overall leader in both innovation and execution – ahead of all competitors – in the HfS Mortgage As-a-Service Blueprint Report 2016.

Accenture Implements State-of-the-Art Payments-Processing Platform with UniCredit as First Client

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced a multi-year contract with UniCredit Business Integrated Solutions, the global service company of UniCredit, to implement a state-of-the-art Payments-Platform-as-a-Service (PPaaS) solution. Accenture’s new PPaaS solution, which is built on DH Corporation’s (TSX: DH) (D+H) global payments services hub software, is a highly scalable, pay-per-use solution that will process SEPA and international payments, and will adapt to new regulations and industry updates, as well as provide flexibility for future expansion.  

Accenture to Acquire Kurt Salmon to Expand Accenture Strategy’s Capabilities in the Retail Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Kurt Salmon, a leading global strategy consulting firm focused on the retail industry and a subsidiary of Management Consulting Group. The acquisition will expand Accenture Strategy’s capabilities in delivering end-to-end strategy consulting services to top retailers and private equity firms in a world disrupted by digital.

Accenture Strategy Creates Symphonologie, the Music of Business, Enabled by Human Insight and Artificial Intelligence Technology

PARIS; Sept. 20, 2016 – Accenture Strategy has created a symphonic experience enabled by human insight and artificial intelligence technology. Symphonologie will be performed tonight by a 50-piece orchestra for a private audience inside The Louvre Pyramid, accompanied by a galaxy-inspired data visualization created in real time and synchronized to the music of the orchestra.

ASM Research Awarded $286 Million Contract to Help Support VA IT Service Desk

FAIRFAX, Va.; Sept. 20, 2016 – ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the National Service Desk (NSD) – a key component of the Department’s MyVA strategy for improving VA employee experience across the enterprise. The contract has a nine-month, $36.5 million base period with three, one-year options. The contract value is capped at $286 million.

Accenture Debuts Prototype of ‘Editable’ Blockchain for Enterprise and Permissioned Systems

NEW YORK, LONDON, HONG KONG; Sept. 20, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has created a prototype of a new capability that enables blockchain technology to be edited under extraordinary circumstances to resolve human errors, accommodate legal and regulatory requirements, and address mischief and other issues, while preserving key cryptographic features. The prototype represents a significant breakthrough for enterprise uses of blockchain technology particularly in banking, insurance and capital markets. 

Accenture and Oracle Expand the Accenture Oracle Business Group to Include Infrastructure-as-a-Service Offerings

NEW YORK and REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.; Sept. 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) have announced that infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings will now be available through the Accenture Oracle Business Group, adding to the already-existing software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) capabilities. The expansion of capabilities further positions Accenture as Oracle’s largest global systems integrator (GSI) and a leader in Oracle Public Cloud.

Accenture Recognized as a Top Oracle Global Partner at Open World 2016

SAN FRANCISCO; Sept. 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has received three prestigious 2016 Oracle Excellence Awards, which were bestowed at the Oracle OpenWorld Oracle PartnerNetwork General Session, on Sunday in San Francisco:

Accenture Opens Future Camp to Help Clients Take Advantage of Innovative Concepts to Drive Business Results

KRONBERG, Germany; Sept. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened Future Camp, a new space dedicated to promoting digital innovation, design thinking and innovative concepts that can deliver tangible business results through rapid prototyping and liquid development. At Future Camp, which is located in Kronberg, Germany, clients, Accenture experts, technology providers and startups can all work together to share, develop and test ideas for digital innovation. Accenture has also launched a new Liquid Studio as part of Future Camp.

Accenture Launches HealthTech Innovation Challenge to Foster Technology Innovation In the Healthcare Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 15, 2016 –- Accenture today announced the creation of the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge which brings together leading-edge startups with prominent life sciences and health companies to tackle some of the world’s greatest health challenges including access, affordability and transparency.