May 25, 2017

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds

Private-Sector Partnerships and Citizen Collaboration Could Bridge Gap Between Government Technology Investments and Service Challenges, Accenture Report Finds
ARLINGTON, Va.; May 25, 2017 – A gap exists between the challenges that government agencies hope to resolve through investments in emerging technologies and the challenges that agency leaders said they believe their citizens find most important, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) determined.
May 24, 2017

Canadians Want More Regulatory Review of Emerging Technologies, Accenture Study Finds

TORONTO; May 24, 2017 – Canadians prioritize regulatory reviews of drones, autonomous vehicles and online user agreements above those of other emerging technologies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that weighs Canadian attitudes on government regulation of emergent technology-enabled products and services.
May 23, 2017

Accenture Makes Minority Investment in and Forms Strategic Alliance with Nomis Solutions, a Provider of Pricing and Profitability-Management Solutions to Retail Banks

NEW YORK; May 23, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has taken a minority position in and formed a strategic alliance with Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a leading provider of analytics-driven pricing and profitability-management solutions to retail banks. 
May 23, 2017

Accenture Hires Rafael López as a Managing Director in Its Health & Public Service Practice

ARLINGTON, Va; May 16, 2017 – Accenture has hired Rafael López as a managing director in its Health & Public Service practice in North America. López joins Accenture from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), where he served as the commissioner of the Administration on Children, Youth and Families. 
May 22, 2017

Women in Blockchain Take Center Stage on Accenture Panel at Consensus 2017

NEW YORK; May 22, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching a program to engage women in blockchain technology and address imminent skills shortages in this technology. The program kickoff will be two luncheon sessions that will take place in New York at Consensus 2017, an annual summit organized by CoinDesk focused on blockchain technology, and involve a number of leading technologists.
 
May 18, 2017

Autonomous Vehicles Will Add US$81 Billion in New Premiums for Auto Insurers by 2025, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; May 18, 2017 – Insurance coverage for autonomous vehicles will bring US$81 billion in new premiums to the U.S. auto insurance industry over the next eight years, driven by risks related to cybersecurity, software and hardware and by the need for additional public infrastructure coverage, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Stevens Institute of Technology. 
May 18, 2017

Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Oracle in Riga to Accelerate Digital Transformation for Nordic Clients

Riga; May 18, 2017 – To support continuous innovation of existing and emerging Oracle-based technologies, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Innovation Center for Oracle in Riga, Latvia. The center brings together Accenture’s industry experience and expertise with leading Oracle solutions, providing a facility for new and existing clients in the Nordic and Baltic region to test or pilot Oracle technology without up-front investments. 
May 18, 2017

Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Companies from Abroad in Advanced Technologies and Fintech

TOKYO; May 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to support recruiting companies from outside Japan in the fields of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), big data and analytics, as well as in the fields of asset management and fintech.

May 17, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Innovation Position in "Winner’s Circle" of HfS Research’s 2017 Managed Security Services Report

NEW YORK; May 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the "Winner’s Circle" and ranked as the leader in innovation in the inaugural HfS Research’s 2017 Managed Security Services report. The report recognizes Accenture for industry focus, global capabilities and depth of major Managed Security Service areas among other category rankings. 
May 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named Innovation Partner of the Year for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

LAS VEGAS; May 17, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named by Salesforce as the 2017 Salesforce Commerce Cloud Global Innovation Partner of the Year in recognition of its outstanding contribution toward business growth, technology innovation and joint customer success. Media Hive, now part of Accenture Interactive, was also recognized as the 2017 North America Delivery Partner of the Year for the second year in a row for consistent delivery of high-quality customer implementations and support services. The awards were presented yesterday at the Aria Las Vegas at Salesforce’s XChange Conference 2017, the ecommerce and digital retail event of the year.