December 07, 2016

Accenture Named Overall Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group 2016 PEAK Matrix™ Report for Digital Services

NEW YORK; Dec. 7, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has strengthened its leadership position in digital services in the last year, ranking highest across the market success and delivery capability axes of the Everest Group 2016 PEAK Matrix™ Report for Digital Services. Accenture was also identified as a star performer based on its strong year-on-year revenue growth and expansion of both its talent pool and offering portfolio. 
December 05, 2016

Cybersecurity Industry Heavyweight Justin Harvey Joins Accenture Security

ARLINGTON, VA; Dec. 5, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that veteran cybersecurity expert Justin Harvey has joined the company as managing director and global lead for the Incident Response Practice. Harvey brings more than 20 years of experience to Accenture and specializes in endpoint detection and response, defense against cyberespionage, security operations, incident response and threat intelligence. In his new role, Harvey will focus on expanding Accenture’s incident response and breach readiness solutions that address preparedness through threat identification and eradication for Accenture’s global client base.
December 01, 2016

Accenture Launches Accenture Interactive Studios in Hong Kong to Accelerate Innovation for Clients

HONG KONG; Dec. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a flagship location for Accenture Interactive in Hong Kong, a more than 40,000-square-foot studio space that will serve as a go-to destination for the company’s clients to co-create, innovate and apply the latest digital technologies and experiences to shape the way we live and work. It is the digital agency’s new Hong Kong location where clients will have full access to the digital capabilities of Accenture Interactive, Fjord and PacificLink to help transform their businesses, ranging from innovation to strategy, experience design, creative content and technology – all under one roof.
December 01, 2016

China, U.S. Offer Biggest Potential for Electric Vehicle Sales, but Wider Demand Predicted to Rise, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec.1, 2016 – Improving car sales suggests strong potential for growth in electric vehicle (EV) sales in China and the U.S. However, a combination of technological, economic and political factors, including the influence of more planned mass-market EV introductions over the next four years, could provide car-makers with nine additional growth markets to invest in, according to new research from Accenture. 
November 30, 2016

Accenture Expands Amazon Web Services Capabilities to Help Enterprises Expedite their Journey to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Nov. 30, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is announcing expansion of the Accenture AWS Business Group to further enhance its industry leading application migration, development and management offerings optimized for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Since launching last year, the Accenture AWS Business Group has trained 2,000 Accenture technologists and earned 500 AWS Certifications, helping enterprise clients – such as Avalon, Hess Corporation, Mediaset and Talen Energy – migrate to the cloud, accelerating innovation, agility and scalability by taking greater advantage of as-a-Service operating models.
November 29, 2016

Accenture Acquires Creative Agency Karmarama to Expand its Brand Strategy, Mobile Experience Capabilities in the UK

LONDON; November 29, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Karmarama, one of the UK’s largest independent agencies renowned for blending creativity, digital and data to develop campaigns that help brands better engage with consumers. The acquisition strengthens the ability of Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, to create and deliver integrated customer experiences to brands in the UK and beyond. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
November 29, 2016

Accenture Document Composer to Safeguard and Simplify Employee Correspondence at Avast Software

NEW YORK; Nov. 29, 2016 – Avast Software, a leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, is working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to improve its HR document generation capabilities. Avast Software will be using the Accenture Document Composer software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform to extend the capabilities of document generation, updates and management across the SAP® SuccessFactors® Employee Central solution.
November 28, 2016

Accenture Opens Liquid Studio in Milan to Help Organizations Accelerate Digital Transformation with Rapid Prototyping and Application Development

Milan; Nov. 28, 2016 – Accenture has opened a Liquid Studio in Milan, Italy designed to help organizations accelerate innovation by quickly transforming ideas into applications and services using the latest technologies, intelligent automation, contemporary architectures, and leading software development methods. The mission of the Liquid Studio is to help clients ideate and rapidly design, create, test and deliver innovative software applications that are easy to update, replace or augment as business requirements evolve.
 
November 28, 2016

Accenture Helps Clients Accelerate Implementation of SAP SuccessFactors with the Accenture High Velocity Talent and HR Solution

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2016 – A year after its launch, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that its High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite continues to gain momentum and help clients in all industries accelerate implementation of SAP SuccessFactors at a reduced cost and with increased flexibility.
November 25, 2016

Accenture Completes Acquisition of a 47.4% Shareholding in OCTO Technology

PARIS, FRANCE; November 25, 2016 – Following the announcement on September 15, 2016, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of a 47.4% shareholding in OCTO Technology (OCTO: ISIN FR0004157428) – a technology consultancy specializing in digital transformation and software development – on a fully diluted basis.