January 17, 2019

Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Over Next Five Years, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2019 – Companies globally could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces the ability to introduce adequate safeguards that protect critical assets, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 17, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Knowledgent

NEW YORK; January 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Knowledgent, a data intelligence company.  The acquisition expands Accenture’s data management capabilities, helping companies become digital and intelligent by gaining deep insights into their businesses and customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
January 16, 2019

Half of Hong Kong Consumers Willing to Give Third Parties Access to Their Financial Data to Get Higher Returns and More-Personalized Services, Accenture Survey Finds

HONG KONG; Jan. 16, 2019 – Half of consumers in Hong Kong are willing to let third parties access their financial data in order to get more-personalized banking services and higher returns, underscoring the potential for Open Banking solutions in the Asian financial hub, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 15, 2019

CAQH Develops the First Provider Data Management Solution for Delegated Groups with Support from Accenture

WASHINGTON; Jan. 15, 2018 – Accenture has helped CAQH, a non-profit healthcare alliance, launch a new technology platform that will streamline professional credentialing and data sharing between delegated health providers and health plans.
January 14, 2019

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services, topping its “vision and capability” scale that is a measure of Accenture’s ability to deliver blockchain solutions successfully. The report commended Accenture for investing ahead of the blockchain curve, showcasing thought leadership on new business and revenue models, and developing in-house blockchain platforms.
January 11, 2019

Accenture Chairman & CEO Pierre Nanterme Steps Down for Health Reasons

NEW YORK; Jan. 11, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that effective immediately, Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme has stepped down for health reasons that were previously disclosed in July 2016. Accenture’s Board of Directors appointed David Rowland, who has been Accenture’s chief financial officer, to become interim chief executive officer, and to the board as a director of Accenture; and named lead independent director Marge Magner as the company’s non-executive chair of the board. The company also appointed KC McClure, who currently leads Accenture’s finance operations, as chief financial officer. Nanterme will continue at Accenture as advisor to the CEO.
January 10, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with KPN to Demonstrate the Value of 5G-Enabled Industrial Applications

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands; Jan. 10, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Dutch telecommunications company KPN and other innovative businesses in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in the heart of the Rotterdam Harbour area. The goal is to prove the value of 5G applications with customers and technology partners, paving the way for the Netherlands to be a leading European player in 5G adoption.
January 09, 2019

Accenture to Acquire Orbium, a Business and Technology Consultancy to the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK; Jan. 9, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, headquartered in Switzerland. The acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
January 08, 2019

Molex, Accenture and Amazon Web Services Co-Develop Edge Computing Solution Powering NextGen Autonomous Vehicles

LAS VEGAS; Jan. 8, 2019 – Molex is expanding its autonomous and connected vehicle capabilities by working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring edge computing and voice assistant capabilities to the Molex Automotive Ethernet Network Platform. These new digital enhancements to the Platform offer essential autonomous vehicle performance and communication functionality for automotive OEMs.
January 08, 2019

Ayasdi Named Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Innovation Champion

SAN FRANCISCO; Jan. 8, 2019 – Ayasdi has been named the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Innovation Champion, competing with more than 1,100 companies for the title. The competition pairs leading-edge startups with prominent health and life sciences organizations to develop innovative technology solutions that improve the way people access and manage healthcare.