April 25, 2017

Six Capabilities Needed for Industrial Businesses to Master Digitization, According to New Book from Accenture

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany and LONDON; Apr. 25, 2017 – Industrial manufacturers must begin to digitize their operations, products and services now to make the most of the Industrial Internet of Things, analytics, AI and other “Industry X.0” technologies, according to a new book, Industry X.0 – Releasing Digital Value in Industrial Sectors, from Accenture, written by Eric Schaeffer.
April 24, 2017

Accenture and DFKI Collaborate to Help Organizations Benefit from Artificial Intelligence

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany, Apr. 24, 2017 Accenture, the global professional services company, and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have formed an alliance to enable clients to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies as fundamental elements of their innovation strategies, helping to shape the future of their organizations. Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, will apply its deep analytics expertise with DFKI’s specialized AI research capabilities to further the adoption of these new technologies in Germany and beyond. 
April 20, 2017

Accenture Acquires Kunstmaan to Boost its Customer Experience Services in Belgium

BRUSSELS; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kunstmaan, an independent integrated communications agency in Belgium. The acquisition will expand the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Belgian market and strengthen its ability to deliver brand, creative and marketing services to clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The “Million Meals” project revolutionized Akshaya Patra’s supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach.
April 19, 2017

Accenture Touchless Testing Platform Launched to Help Companies Test Software Faster, Achieve Higher Quality

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) launched a new platform for automated, analytics-driven software testing, after successfully completing pilots with 10 clients around the world. The Accenture Touchless Testing Platform brings together leading open source, commercial and Accenture proprietary tools and algorithms to automate a robust, touchless testing process for software – all guided by artificial intelligence and analytics.
April 13, 2017

Accenture Positioned in As-a-Service Winner Circle for Design Thinking, According to HfS Research

NEW YORK; Apr. 13, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner Circle” of the HfS Research 2017 Blueprint Report: Design Thinking in the As-a-Service Economy.  
April 12, 2017

Accenture Completes Acquisition of 62% Majority Shareholding in SinnerSchrader AG, Expands Customer Experience Offering in Germany

KRONBERG I. TS. and HAMBURG, Apr. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the purchase of a 62% majority shareholding in SinnerSchrader, one of the leading digital agencies in Germany. The completion follows clearance from the antitrust authorities.
April 06, 2017

Accenture Opens Innovation Center in Recife in the Porto Digital

RECIFE, Brazil; Apr. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Innovation Center in Recife, the company's largest innovation center in Latin America and a primary location where the company will develop innovative and disruptive solutions for clients.
April 06, 2017

Accenture Report: Oil and Gas Companies’ Cybersecurity Strategies Are Evolving, But Monitoring and Responding Quickly to Cyberattacks Remains a Challenge

HOUSTON; Apr. 6, 2017 – Lacking enterprise-wide cyber analytics technology to monitor for cyberattacks, most oil and gas companies are not fully aware of when or even how cyberattacks might affect them, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 05, 2017

Accenture Named Global Partner of the Year by SAS for Delivering Innovation

SAS GLOBAL FORUM, ORLANDO; Apr. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named Global Partner of the Year by SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. During a ceremony held at SAS® Global Forum in Orlando on Sunday, Accenture was recognized for its continued commitment to the alliance and for delivering innovation to customers.