NEW YORK; Jan. 4, 2017 – After dropping to a three-year low last year, consumer purchases of smartphones are expected to rebound this year, fueled by better security, new functions, improved performance and device refresh schedules, a global Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey finds.
NEW YORK; Dec. 13, 2016 – M6 Publicité and M6 Web, Group M6 subsidiaries, have chosen the Accenture Video Analytics offering that uses artificial intelligence to more accurately predict customer advertising preferences and serve targeted ads more effectively. M6 Group is the second largest private TV Group in France with major traditional TV channels such as M6, W9, and 6ter, as well as 6play, a free digital TV platform.
NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2016 – Microsoft has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services. Accenture will leverage artificial intelligence, automation and analytics capabilities to deliver better business insights and help Microsoft increase productivity and efficiency.
DUBAI; Oct. 18, 2016– Etisalat, through its newly established Etisalat Digital, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Accenture at the Gitex Technology Week 2016, to collaborate in the digital solutions arena to enable ICT and digital transformation in the region. The two parties will work together combining Etisalat Digital’s technology platforms and solutions with Accenture’s business knowledge, solutions and expertise to deliver leading capabilities, assets and technologies. This commercial agreement will allow Etisalat and Accenture to provide large enterprise clients with end-to-end digital solutions and guide them through a transformational journey from design to rapid delivery resulting in tangible business results.
LONDON; Sept. 7, 2016 – BT TV has selected the Accenture Video Solution (AVS) platform to support its current and future BT TV offerings, including BT Sport. The Accenture-developed software platform provides numerous services that support both live streaming and video-on-demand, delivering a high-quality user experience across multiple devices including smartphones, tablets and computers. Once deployed, the platform will enable BT TV to provide personalized experiences at scale, reaching a broad audience with numerous video offerings.
London, UK; July 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will be showcasing its newly-developed mixed reality experience using Microsoft HoloLens on the Bombardier C Series aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow from July 10 to July 13. This technology demonstrates how aircraft manufacturers can make the marketing and sales process more effective through an enriched and immersive experience.
NEW YORK; April 18, 2016 – Signaling a serious and growing threat to the digital advertising industry, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey reveals that most consumers – 61 percent – are aware of several options for removing advertising such as ad blockers. The survey of 28,000 consumers across 28 countries also finds that more than four in 10 (42 percent) said they would pay to eliminate ad interruptions.
NEW YORK and ESPOO, Finland; Apr. 14, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) have established the Nokia Accenture Business Group, a new strategic alliance which is focused on helping communication service providers (CSPs) and other enterprises rapidly transition to modern digital networks, capitalizing on the inherent operational benefits and new business opportunities. The expanded group is the result of the recent acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia and built upon the success of the Accenture Alcatel-Lucent Business Group, announced in September 2014.
NEW YORK; April 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Avanade and Microsoft have been chosen by RCS MediaGroup to accelerate the company’s path of growth and transformation using the cloud. The project will help RCS to address challenges such as how to obtain the most from content and data as well as how to get to know and retain its customers. RCS MediaGroup, one of the major international multimedia publishing groups, publishes newspapers, magazines and numerous other multimedia products.
NEW YORK; April 4, 2016 – More than half of smartphone users surveyed for the 2016 Accenture Screenager Report are dissatisfied with their mobile experience and are ready to switch mobile providers, according to the new report by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
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