February 22, 2017

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Houston

HOUSTON; Feb. 22, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a new innovation hub in Houston as part of the company’s accelerated innovation investment in the U.S. The innovation hub is designed to help clients grow, compete and transform in the digital economy. Houston is the first of 10 new hubs that Accenture will establish as part of a nationwide initiative, which includes a $1.4 billion investment in training and the hiring of 15,000 new employees over the next four years. 
February 21, 2017

Accenture Launches the Intelligent Patient Service Exchange to Help Life Sciences Companies Integrate Technology Solutions into Their Patient Services Programs

NEW YORK; Feb. 21, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Intelligent Patient Service Exchange, a digital marketplace of third-party technology solutions available to life sciences companies to enhance patient support and improve the overall patient treatment experience. 
February 21, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience Implementation Services Worldwide

NEW YORK; Feb. 21, 2017 – Accenture is positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of independent analyst firm Gartner Inc.’s recent report, Magic Quadrant for CRM and Customer Experience (CX) Implementation Services, Worldwide1. The report marks Accenture’s tenth consecutive time as Leader, a position achieved every year since the inception of the report.
February 21, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Service Providers to Utilities Companies in EMEA

NEW YORK; Feb. 21, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Service Providers for EMEA Utilities 2017 Vendor Assessment1. Accenture was recognized for several strengths in serving utilities clients, including mastering the technology services industry's evolution from providing IT services and outsourcing to offering platforms, as well as the digital intensity of its engagements.
February 20, 2017

One in Four US Consumers Have Had Their Healthcare Data Breached, Accenture Survey Reveals

ORLANDO, Fla.; Feb.20, 2017 – One in four U.S. consumers (26 percent) have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, according to results of a survey from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) released today at HIMSS2017 in Orlando.
February 20, 2017

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Digital Agency SinnerSchrader AG to Drive Expansion of Accenture Interactive in Germany

KRONBERG i. Ts and HAMBURG, Feb. 20, 2017Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire SinnerSchrader AG, one of the leading digital agencies in Germany. The acquisition will strengthen and expand the capabilities of Accenture’s digital agency, Accenture Interactive, to provide customer experience services to clients in Germany. The two companies welcome the planned acquisition as a great opportunity for their clients and employees. 
February 17, 2017

Accenture is Accelerating Innovation Investment in the U.S.

NEW YORK; Feb. 17, 2017 – By the end of 2020, Accenture will open 10 new innovation hubs in key cities in the U.S. and expand its regional network of technology delivery centers. Additionally, Accenture will invest $1.4 billion in training to ensure its people have leading-edge capabilities to serve its clients, while creating 15,000 highly skilled new jobs in the U.S.
February 16, 2017

Citizen Satisfaction with Digital Government Services Doubles in Two Years, Accenture Report Shows

NEW YORK; Feb.16, 2017 – While U.S. citizens’ expectations for digital government increased by more than 15 percent over the past two years, their level of satisfaction with digital services available from government more than doubled over the same period, according to findings of an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey.
February 16, 2017

Accenture Security Index: A Majority of Global Organizations Struggle to Identify and Fully Protect Mission Critical Assets from Cyberattacks

NEW YORK; Feb. 16, 2017 – With the frequency and scope of serious cyberattacks on the rise, nearly three quarters of organizations (73 percent) globally cannot identify and fully protect their corporate high-value assets and processes, finds a new analysis from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). According to the newly released Accenture Security Index, only one in three organizations (34 percent) have the ability needed to monitor for threats to critical parts of their business.
February 14, 2017

Organizations Wasting Billions on Customer Loyalty Programs That Don’t Work Like They Used To, Accenture Strategy Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2017 – Organizations are wasting billions of dollars each year on customer loyalty programs that don’t work like they used to, according to new research from Accenture Strategy. With millions of loyalty points sitting dormant and the majority of U.S. consumers (78 percent) retracting loyalty at profit-crushing rates, organizations must pay attention to the new factors driving customer loyalty in the digital age or risk losing customers for good.