Accenture Acquires Wolox, Boosting Cloud First and Digital Transformation Capabilities in Argentina and South America

BUENOS AIRES; Jan. 15, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Wolox, a leading Argentinean cloud native and agile development company that provides digital solutions to help clients achieve successful business outcomes. 
January 15, 2021

Accenture Federal Services Wins USPTO Contract to Support and Modernize Financial Management Systems

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 13, 2021 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a $50 million contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Under the five-year, blanket purchase agreement (BPA), AFS will operate, maintain and modernize the agency’s financial management systems for the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO).
January 13, 2021

Many Companies Are Delaying or Putting Capital Projects on Hold Due to the Pandemic, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 12, 2021 – New global research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) shows that 61% of owner-operators of factories, mines, refineries and public, telecommunications and utility infrastructure organizations expect new projects to be delayed or put indefinitely on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, 35% of engineering, procurement and construction service providers (EPCs) surveyed indicated that the scope of ongoing projects will likely be adjusted. The report, titled “Building Value with Capital Projects,” features a survey of more than 700 senior executives globally and found that the pandemic impacted an industry that was already challenged in using digital solutions to help deliver project results on-time and on-budget.
January 12, 2021

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Microsoft Azure Systems Integrators by Everest Group

NEW YORK; January 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been strongly positioned as a Leader in both Market Impact and Vision & Capability in the inaugural Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for System Integrator (SI) Capabilities on Microsoft Azure Services, 2021 report.
January 11, 2021

Accenture Acquires Real Protect, Brazil-Based Information Security Company

RIO DE JANEIRO and NEW YORK; Jan. 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Real Protect, a privately held, Brazil-based provider of managed security and cyber defense services (MSS), extending its cybersecurity presence and capabilities in Latin America. Financial terms were not disclosed.
January 11, 2021

Accenture Named a Leader for Application and Digital Services in Life & Annuities Insurance by Analyst Firm Everest Group

NEW YORK and LONDON; Jan. 5, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader and Star Performer for application and digital services in the global life and annuities (L&A) insurance sector in a new report from industry analyst firm Everest Group.
 
January 05, 2021

Accenture Recognized with Two 2020 Vodafone Supplier Awards

LONDON, UK; Dec. 22, 2020 – Accenture has been honored by Vodafone with its ‘Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Outstanding Technology Provider’ awards in the 2020 Vodafone Supplier Awards. The awards recognize the success of Accenture’s long-term collaboration supporting some of the communications company’s most complex transformational programs.
December 22, 2020

Most Consumers Want Insurers to Handle Personal Cyber Threats as Pandemic Drives Digital Consumption, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK and LONDON; Dec. 18, 2020 – Three out of four consumers (76%) would welcome assistance from their insurer in dealing with cybersecurity threats as the pandemic drives more consumers online, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).

 

December 18, 2020

CFOs Need Greater Real Time Data to Pivot from Measuring to Creating Value Amid COVID-19, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2020 – As chief financial officers (CFO) continue to grapple with ongoing business disruptions from COVID-19, a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) found finance leaders need more real-time data to pivot from measuring to creating value.
December 17, 2020

Accenture Reports Very Strong First-Quarter Results and Raises Business Outlook for Fiscal 2021

NEW YORK; Dec. 17, 2020 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021, ended Nov. 30, 2020, with revenues of $11.8 billion, an increase of 4% in U.S. dollars and 2% in local currency over the same period last year. Revenue growth for the quarter was reduced approximately 2 percentage points by a decline in revenues from reimbursable travel costs.
 
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December 17, 2020