Accenture Federal Services Boosts Investment in Government IT Modernization with Expanded Digital Studio in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON; May 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded the Accenture Federal Digital Studio (Studio) in Washington, D.C., nearly doubling its size to more than 20,000 square feet and expanding its diverse team of designers, developers, data scientists, technologists and other digital experts. Together they work side by side with clients, to quickly provide the digital solutions that federal leaders need to transform their agencies.
 
May 14, 2019

Brands Must Alleviate Concerns around Technology in the Home to Win Consumer Trust

DUBLIN; April 25, 2019 – The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, smart home technology is yet to be fully adopted by consumers. To design the smart home solutions that customers really want, brands need to shift from a product focused approach to a human centric approach.
April 25, 2019

Business and Technology Executives Underestimate the Disruptive Prospects of 5G Technology, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 25, 2019 – Business and technology executives globally underestimate the disruptive potential of 5G technology that will result from increased network speeds and capacity, according to results of a global study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). A survey of more than 1,800 executives from midsized and large businesses across industries in 10 countries found that most of them (53 percent) believe there are “very few” things that 5G will enable them to do that they cannot already do with 4G networks. Fewer than two in five executives (37 percent) expect 5G to bring a “revolutionary” shift in speed and capacity.
February 25, 2019

Accenture and Verizon Win Global Telecoms Award for Intelligent Customer Engagement Solution

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) have won a Global Telecoms (“Glotel”) Award for their collaboration on an innovative customer service solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent analytics to help Verizon customers resolve issues quickly and easily.
February 14, 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

Smart Speaker Usage Booming Worldwide, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 8, 2019 – Half of online consumers globally now use digital voice assistants, with emerging markets leading the way in adoption. Standalone voice assistants — or smart speakers — are one of the fastest-adopted technologies in U.S. history and have a 98 percent satisfaction rate among U.S. consumers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) based on a global survey of 22,500 consumers across 21 countries.
January 08, 2019

For Seventh Straight Year, Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers, Worldwide

NEW YORK; Oct. 11, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has again been recognized by independent analyst firm Gartner, Inc. as a Leader in providing information technology (IT) services for communications service providers (CSPs), worldwide. The company is positioned highest for ability to execute and furthest to the right for completeness of vision.
October 11, 2018

Semiconductor Industry Most Bullish About Adopting Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Extended Reality, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 18, 2018 – The semiconductor industry is the most bullish sector when it comes to the integration of blockchain within their industry and the impact that artificial intelligence and extended reality will have on peoples’ lives, a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) report finds.
September 18, 2018

Accenture Launches 5G Acceleration Services at Mobile World Congress Americas

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS AMERICAS, LOS ANGELES; Sept. 14, 2018 – To help accelerate the deployment of 5G network technology, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new set of services for communications service providers (CSPs), network operators, device manufacturers and non-traditional mobile network operators – such as multiple-system operators, internet software and platform players and over-the-top content suppliers.
September 14, 2018

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 17, 2018 – Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to findings of an (NYSE: ACN) Accenture Research study released today. 
July 17, 2018