September 20, 2017

Accenture Plans Innovation Hub in Atlanta’s Technology Square, Adding 800 Technology Jobs

ATLANTA; Sept. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will open an Innovation Hub in Atlanta in 2018, more than doubling its footprint in Midtown’s Technology Square. The Innovation Hub will be a destination where Accenture people and clients can work side-by-side to ideate, rapidly prototype and launch solutions that meet the demands of today’s fast-changing digital world. 
September 20, 2017

Accenture Named #1 Innovation Leader and a ‘Lighthouse for Innovation’ in HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is named the overall innovation leader and included in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ in the 2017 HfS Blueprint Report for Application Testing Services Supporting Digital Transformation. Notably, Accenture’s myWizard platform is praised as a ‘lighthouse for innovation,’ guiding clients on a holistic automation strategy. 
September 15, 2017

Accenture Appoints Jodie Wallis as Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence for Canada

TORONTO; Sept. 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Jodie Wallis as managing director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Canada, effective immediately. In this role, Wallis will be responsible for expanding Accenture’s business presence in the AI space, attracting top talent, and bringing innovation and global AI expertise to Canadian clients across all industries.
September 14, 2017

Accenture Digital Hub Launches in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Sept. 14, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today launched the Accenture Digital Hub in Singapore. Supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, the facility aims to help clients around the region invent, co-create, and apply disruptive solutions to help transform their businesses in today’s digital economy.
September 10, 2017

Shanghai International Port Group Selects Accenture to Help Develop Its New Information Management Platform, Underpinned by Huawei Private Cloud

SHANGHAI; Sept. 10, 2017 – Accenture and Huawei announced today a latest achievement in port information field: Accenture will help Shanghai International Port (Group) Co., Ltd (SIPG) to establish a consolidated information management platform that will run on Huawei FusionCloud solution, with some of the work to be undertaken as part of the existing Huawei-Accenture Strategic Agreement.  
 
September 07, 2017

Accenture Ranks in Winners Circle for HfS Emerging Market Guide for IBM Watson Services

NEW YORK; Sept. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” in the inaugural HfS Market Guide for IBM Watson Services, reflecting its leadership in innovation and excellence in execution with Watson. 
September 06, 2017

Accenture Named a Leader in Business Intelligence (BI) Platform Implementation Service Providers Report by Independent Research Firm

SINGAPORE; Sept. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the new report: The Forrester Wave™: BI Platform Implementation Service Providers in Asia-Pacific, Q3 2017. Accenture received the highest score in both the ‘strategy’ and ‘current offering’ categories in the report, which evaluated the 11 most significant service providers in Asia Pacific. 
September 06, 2017

Accenture Acquires Leading Design & Innovation Firm, MATTER

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2017 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired MATTER, a design and innovation firm focused on designing products and experiences for the connected world. The acquisition strengthens Accenture Interactive’s design and innovation unit, Fjord, by adding physical product design to its service design and digital product creation. Based in San Francisco, MATTER specializes in producing innovative consumer products through collaboration and agile prototyping delivered through a human-centered approach.
September 06, 2017

Accenture to Acquire IBB Consulting to Expand Accenture Strategy Capabilities in Communications, Media & Technology Industry

NEW YORK; Sept. 6, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to acquire IBB Consulting, a premier consulting firm that helps leading broadband and mobile operators, media companies and technology providers identify emerging industry shifts, adapt to market changes and capitalize on new business and technology opportunities. IBB Consulting will strengthen the ability of Accenture Strategy to advise clients in the Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) industries by designing business and technology strategies to create future value, drive new growth and transform operations as they seek to become fully digital businesses.
September 05, 2017

Accenture Finds Only Four Percent of China’s Manufacturing Companies Achieve Both Digital and Financial High Performance

SHANGHAI; Sept. 5, 2017 – A small minority of Chinese manufacturing companies are significantly outperforming their industry peers by combining strong commitment to digital initiatives with strong financial performance, according to new analysis by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The analysis shows that these companies are successfully committing to digital transformation across the full breadth of their business activities.