October 06, 2015

Accenture Releases Enhanced Version of Accenture Cloud Platform

NEW YORK; Oct. 6, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released a new and enhanced version of the Accenture Cloud Platform that is designed to help organizations increase the operating efficiency, cost structure, governance and control of their cloud applications. They can also take greater advantage of the flexibility and economics of an As-a-Service operating model, where IT and business services are delivered on-demand via the cloud.
October 06, 2015

Large Companies and Entrepreneurs Face Cultural Barriers to Achieving Open Innovation, Finds Accenture Study

NEW YORK; October 6, 2015 – As corporations seek greater revenues from working with entrepreneurs, large and small businesses are failing to use digital collaboration to innovate together, according to new research by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). As a result, they are putting at risk a $1.5 trillion growth opportunity, equivalent to 2.2 percent of global GDP. In the United States, $433 billion of potential growth is at risk, equivalent of 2.7 percent of the U.S. economy. 
October 05, 2015

Two Accenture Consulting Professionals Awarded Ethics in Finance – Robin Cosgrove Prize

WASHINGTON; October. 5, 2015 – Two Accenture Consulting professionals were recognized during the fifth Ethics in Finance – Robin Cosgrove Prize awards ceremony at the International Monetary Fund headquarters in Washington, D.C.  Anne Godbold was awarded Second Prize for her paper “Ethical Innovation in Finance,” and Christian Buckson was jointly awarded Third Prize for his paper “Can Complex Firms be Ethical?” 
October 05, 2015

Accenture to Audiocast Investor & Analyst Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 7

NEW YORK; Oct. 5, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a live audiocast of its Investor & Analyst Conference on Wednesday, Oct. 7 in New York City. The audiocast will feature remarks by Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme, Chief Financial Officer David Rowland and other members of the executive leadership team, and will include a review of Accenture’s fiscal 2015 performance and fiscal 2016 business outlook, which were discussed on the company’s recent fourth-quarter fiscal year 2015 earnings conference call. 
October 02, 2015

Accenture Named As a Leader in IDC MarketScape Worldwide Life Science Sales & Marketing BPO Vendor Assessment

NEW YORK; October 2, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in an IDC Health Insights IDC MarketScape vendor assessment covering BPO across sales and marketing in the life science industry. 
October 01, 2015

Accenture Selected to Lead Clinical Integration Strategy for Vivity

LOS ANGELES; Oct. 1, 2015 – Accenture has been selected by Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) and its seven hospital system joint venture partners to lead clinical integration strategy for these hospital systems and their aligned medical groups in the Vivity provider network.
October 01, 2015

Pacific Specialty Insurance Company Completes First Phase of Transition to Accenture Duck Creek On-Demand with Claims Software Implementation

NEW YORK; Oct. 1, 2015 – Pacific Specialty Insurance Company has completed the first phase of its transition to Accenture Duck Creek On-Demand, a software as a Service (SaaS) model, utilizing Duck Creek claims technology from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to support its powersports line of business. The modern claims software delivered, via the Accenture Cloud Platform using Microsoft Azure, provides Pacific Specialty with more consistent and comprehensive functionality that enhances internal processes, helps to improve efficiencies and supports a more customer-centric approach to better serve customers and agents. 
October 01, 2015

TransCelerate BioPharma Awards Accenture New Clinical Data Sharing Services Contract

NEW YORK; October 1, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been selected by TransCelerate BioPharma Inc., a non-profit organization focused on advancing innovation in R&D for the biopharmaceutical industry, to support its Placebo and Standard of Care initiative (PSoC). The PSoC initiative has been established to maximize the value of historic clinical data collected during clinical trials, and is the first cross-therapeutic, multi-sponsor clinical data sharing initiative of its kind in life sciences designed to improve trial design and safety surveillance.
September 30, 2015

Accenture Expanding Operations and Establishing Centre for Innovation in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland; Sept. 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its Irish operations and establishing a Centre for Innovation in Dublin where the company will research, incubate, and pilot innovative industry-specific and cross-industry technologies and solutions for its clients. The company will invest more than €25 million and recruit more than 200 professionals with R&D and design expertise in cognitive computing, Internet of Things, advanced analytics, security and digital marketing.
September 29, 2015

Concord Group Insurance Completes Accenture Duck Creek Software Upgrade to Improve Property and Casualty System Performance

NEW YORK; September 29, 2015 – Concord Group Insurance has upgraded its current Accenture Duck Creek policy software from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to take advantage of the latest features to optimize their four personal lines of business: automobile, mass automobile, dwelling fire and homeowners. The Northeast regional insurer will use the technology advancements to pursue new revenue opportunities and help reduce product development costs in addition to improving the services it provides to customers and independent agents throughout Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.

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