Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move to Cloud and Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1.

 
September 17, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader in European Managed Security Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research report on European Managed Security Services, which notes that Accenture’s “white-glove approach and customer focus help it differentiate.”
September 17, 2020

Accenture to Acquire Technology Consultancy SALT Solutions to Improve Manufacturing Operations and Logistics with Cloud-Based Industrial IoT Platforms

NEW YORK and WÜRZBURG, Germany; Sept. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire SALT Solutions AG (“SALT Solutions”), a technology consultancy headquartered in Würzburg, Germany. The firm implements and maintains IT systems for production, operations and logistics at leading German automotive, manufacturing, consumer goods and chemicals companies. The acquisition will help Accenture build cloud-based industrial internet of things (IoT) platforms that speed up and optimize clients’ production and logistics and enable them to reduce quality and waste issues along the entire supply chain.
September 16, 2020

Accenture Launches Black Founders Development Program to Support Black Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK and SILICON VALLEY; Sept. 10, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Black Founders Development Program, a new initiative that will invest in and support Black technology startup founders and entrepreneurs. Led by Accenture Ventures, the program will seek to help Black business owners and leaders advance and grow their technology businesses through greater, more direct access to venture capital, corporate mentorship and strategic connections with Accenture business partners and clients.
September 10, 2020

Accenture Introduces Powerful New Version of myWizard Intelligent Automation Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a robust new generation of its intelligent automation platform Accenture myWizard®, to help organizations unleash the power of automation to improve business agility, customer experience and innovation. The new platform has already helped some of Accenture’s 9,000 myWizard engagements at 1,500 companies to improve user experiences by more than 50%, reduce IT operational costs by up to 60% and get new products and services to market up to eight times more quickly1.
September 09, 2020

Accenture to Sell Majority Stake in Bit2win Business to Current Bit2win Management Team and GELLIFY

NEW YORK and MILAN, Italy; Sept. 3, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to sell a majority stake in its Bit2win business to the current Bit2win business’ management team and GELLIFY Digital Investment S.r.l., the investment arm of GELLIFY, a global platform that connects B2B startups with traditional companies to help innovate their processes, products and business models.
September 03, 2020

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in InCountry

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO; Sept. 1, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in InCountry, a data residency-as-a-service platform provider.
September 01, 2020

Accenture and Intel Support Neuromorphic Research Project to Develop Robotic Arm for Wheelchair-Bound Pediatric Patients

NEW YORK, SANTA CLARA, Calif. and RA'ANANA, Israel; Aug. 19, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Intel are supporting a neuromorphic computing research project led by the Neuro-Biomorphic Engineering Lab (NBEL) at the Open University of Israel in collaboration with ALYN Hospital, Israel’s leading pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation center. Funded by Accenture through its participation in the Intel Neuromorphic Research Community (INRC), the project is focused on developing and testing a wheelchair-mounted robotic arm to assist patients with performing daily tasks.
August 19, 2020

RBL Bank Selects Accenture to Accelerate Its Digital Journey

RBL Bank Selects Accenture to Accelerate Its Digital Journey
MUMBAI and BANGALORE; August 18, 2020 – RBL Bank today announced that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will transform and enhance the future readiness of the bank’s information technology (IT) systems and accelerate its digital transformation journey. The engagement will enable RBL Bank to offer next-generation banking services, enhance the resilience and scalability of its systems and business processes, and improve its operational efficiency.
August 18, 2020

Accenture Acquires CreativeDrive to Help Clients Reinvent Content Creation on Digital and Commerce Channels

NEW YORK; Aug. 13, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired CreativeDrive, a global, tech-driven content production company that simplifies, automates and scales the creative asset production process. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 13, 2020