Industrial Companies Slow to React to Rising Demand for Digital Sales, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; May 13, 2021 – Despite industrial customers’ increasing expectations for a digital purchasing experience, many industrial companies have been slow to deliver, with only about one in 14 of them (7%) planning to transform their digital sales capabilities within the next two years, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 13, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Linkbynet, A Leading French Cloud Services Provider

PARIS; May 11, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced its intent to acquire Linkbynet, a leading French cloud services provider specializing in cloud optimization and managed services, cloud transformation and cloud security. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
May 11, 2021

Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation

TOKYO; May 10, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Shiseido are establishing a joint venture to accelerate Shiseido's digital transformation as part of the strategic partnership the two companies announced on Feb. 9.
May 10, 2021

Jaguar Land Rover Transforms Global Marketing Communications Model

WHITLEY, U.K.; May 6, 2021 – Jaguar Land Rover will transform its global marketing operations as part of its ongoing commitment to be the creator of the world’s most distinct luxury vehicles, delivering a more personalized customer experience, with creativity and technology at its core.
May 06, 2021

Accenture Invests in Cybersecurity Startup Prevailion to Give Clients Advanced Warning of Breaches

NEW YORK; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Prevailion, a next-generation cyber intelligence company that provides clients with expansive visibility into malware across their organization and supply chains with early detection of advanced threats through adversary counterintelligence.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Boosts Digital Platform Deployment Capabilities with Acquisition of Assets from ThinkTank

DENVER; May 4, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that it is acquiring assets from ThinkTank, a Denver-based digital engagement technology company. ThinkTank’s cloud-based, intelligent stakeholder engagement platform assets and team will join Accenture’s Intelligent Platform Services group, strengthening Accenture’s capabilities and resources to help clients quickly and effectively deploy and adopt enterprise software applications. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
May 04, 2021

Accenture Interactive Named World’s Largest Digital Agency Network by Ad Age for Sixth Straight Year

NEW YORK; May 3, 2021 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the world’s largest digital agency network for the sixth consecutive year.
May 03, 2021

Digital Dollar Project to Launch Pilot Programs to Explore Designs and Uses of a U.S. Central Bank Digital Currency

WASHINGTON, D.C.; May 3, 2021 – The Digital Dollar Project (DDP) will launch at least five pilot programs over the next 12 months with interested stakeholders and DDP participants to measure the value of and inform the future design of a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC), or “digital dollar.”
May 03, 2021

Accenture to Strengthen Oracle Capabilities in the Middle East with AppsPro Acquisition

RIYADH; May 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire AppsPro in Saudi Arabia, one of the leading Oracle Cloud implementation service providers in the region. The acquisition further bolsters Accenture’s robust Oracle Cloud capabilities globally, with the aim of delivering additional value to clients in the Middle East on their journeys to the cloud. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
May 03, 2021

Accenture Announces Intent to Acquire Openminded, France-Based Cybersecurity Services Company

PARIS; April 29, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Openminded, a France-based cybersecurity services company that provides advisory, cloud & infrastructure security, cyber defense, and managed security services. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.
April 29, 2021