May 31, 2016

Digital Skills Gap Slows Manufacturers’ Push to Build Digital Factories, Finds Accenture Strategy Study

NEW YORK; May 31, 2016  – Although the majority of manufacturers have implemented digital platforms, more than half (51 percent) lack the skills to operate digital factories, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The Accenture Strategy report revealed that the more successful manufacturers have advanced talent strategies in place to digitally enable the workforce of the future
May 26, 2016

Accenture Completes Acquisition of OPS Rules, Enhances Its Machine Learning and Operations Analytics Capabilities for Clients

NEW YORK and WALTHAM, MA; May 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of OPS Rules, a boutique analytics consulting company that specializes in the application of data science to create supply chain and operations analytics solutions. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s machine learning and operations analytics capabilities that can be used to develop innovative and transformational solutions for clients across industries.
May 26, 2016

Accenture Donates CAD$100,000 Cash Plus Significant Consulting Services to Aid Victims of Alberta Wildfires

TORONTO; May 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced CAD$100,000 in cash together with significant pro-bono contributions to support disaster relief and reconstruction efforts in the Alberta, Canada, communities engulfed by wildfires this month.
May 25, 2016

New Research from Accenture Reveals Gap in Pharma R&D’s Journey to Delivering Better Patient Outcomes

NEW YORK; May 25, 2016 – Despite R&D-focused pharmaceutical executives recognizing digital as the primary driver to be more patient-outcome focused, only half of them are currently adopting digital, according to a new report from Accenture.
May 25, 2016

Accenture Interactive and Softbank Robotics Collaborate to Reimagine the Future of Digital Customer Interactions

PARIS; May 25, 2016 – As part of a newly announced collaboration with SoftBank Robotics to reimagine the future of digital customer interactions, Accenture Interactive demonstrated a new prototype based on the Pepper robot in Paris yesterday at Pepper Partners Europe event during InnoRobo (May 24-26), one of the world’s largest robotics events.
May 23, 2016

Wisconsin’s New Enterprise Resource Planning System in Final Implementation Phase

MADISON; May 23, 2016 – The State of Wisconsin and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have successfully deployed the first two phases or “releases” of the State Transforming Agency Resources (STAR) project over the past seven months. Accenture was selected through a competitive procurement process in 2014 and is serving as system integrator to help the state achieve a consolidated and integrated IT system to replace more than 100 outdated, disparate systems.
May 19, 2016

GE Healthcare and Accenture Target $2 Billion in Lost Revenue Among U.S. Healthcare Providers

PHOENIX, Ariz.; May 19, 2016 – GE Healthcare (NYSE: GE) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today introduced a new offering to help improve medical claims processing and related cash flow for healthcare providers. The alliance, targeting medical claims management, one of the largest areas of lost revenue in the U.S. healthcare system, was announced at GE Healthcare’s annual software users conference in Phoenix, where more than 1,500 users are gathered.  
May 19, 2016

Accenture Collaborates with Salesforce to Extend Capabilities of Salesforce Health Cloud, Provides Life Sciences Companies and Healthcare Providers with an Integrated Solution to Improve Patient Support

NEW YORK; May 19, 2016 – Accenture has collaborated with Salesforce to extend the capabilities of Salesforce Health Cloud, giving life sciences companies and healthcare providers the ability to support more informed patient decisions, help increase patient engagement across their caregiver networks, and more efficiently and effectively manage patient data.
May 19, 2016

Accenture Opens Digital Acceleration Center in UAE to Fuel Innovation and Advance the Digital Transformation of Organizations

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates; May 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched its Digital Acceleration Center in Dubai, which will support the United Arab Emirate’s vision for a nation powered by innovation, digitization and smart technology by helping with the creation of digital companies. 
May 19, 2016

Accenture and Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi Launch Official Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy App

ROME; May 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that the official mobile application for the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy has been built and launched by Accenture Mobility, part of Accenture Digital, to help an expected 25 – 40 million visitors to Rome build itineraries for their trip. Accenture worked with Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi, the Vatican State’s hospitality organization, to develop the application after being selected as its Official Digital Partner.

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