January 20, 2017

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in London to Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

LONDON; Jan. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened its first UK-based Liquid Studio in the heart of London’s business district. The Liquid Studio is purpose-built to help speed up innovation and software development cycles, giving clients an open environment in which they can accelerate their next phase of digital transformation. At the Liquid Studio, clients can quickly turn concepts into products, taking days to achieve what used to take months. Experimenting with innovative technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) helps organizations become more agile around their operations and customer experience. 
January 19, 2017

Accenture to Expand Its Aviation Capabilities with Acquisition of Seabury Group’s Corporate Advisory and Aviation Consulting Business

NEW YORK; Jan 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire the corporate advisory and aviation consulting businesses of Seabury Group, a New York-based professional services firm focused on the aviation industry. The combination of Seabury’s corporate advisory and consulting businesses, together with Accenture’s global capabilities, will help the world’s leading airlines accelerate the pace of digital transformation.
January 19, 2017

Accenture Appoints Wayne Hull as Managing Director of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Sahara Africa

JOHANNESBURG; Jan. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the appointment of Wayne Hull as managing director and head of Accenture Digital for South and Sub-Saharan Africa.
January 18, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in HfS Research’s Procurement As-a-Service Blueprint Report

NEW YORK; Jan. 18, 2017 – For the second year in a row, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as the leader in the ‘Winner’s Circle’ – ahead of all other competitors in both the innovation and execution categories – in the HfS Research Procurement As-a-Service Blueprint Report
 
January 17, 2017

Accenture Opens Applications for Accenture ConsumerTech Awards

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened nominations for the Accenture ConsumerTech Awards, which recognize start-ups that are enhancing the way organizations engage with millennials – with a focus on excellence in customer experience and personalization and on innovative ways to increase sales revenue, improve product sourcing and delivery, and help to enable a more digital workforce. 
January 17, 2017

Accenture Ranked #1 in 2016 HfS RPA Premier League Table for Transformation Enablers

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2017 – Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is gaining traction as a solution that enables digital speed to market and reduces costs, but enterprises often need help to effectively select and deploy solutions at scale for maximum impact. Research firm HfS is tracking the progression of RPA and recently ranked Accenture (NYSE: ACN) #1 in its 2016 HfS RPA Premier League Table for Transformation Enablers. Accenture captured the #1 position based on a holistic strategy for intelligent automation with strong innovation.
January 12, 2017

New Research from Accenture Strategy highlights Economic and Societal Impact of Investing in 5G Infrastructure

WASHINGTON; Jan. 12, 2017 – Deploying the next generation of high-speed 5G wireless networks could create up to three million jobs and add approximately $500 billion to U.S. GDP through direct and indirect potential benefits, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), commissioned by CTIA.  
January 12, 2017

Accenture Ranked as a Leading player in Zinnov Zones 2016 Product Engineering Services Report Enterprise Software Category

NEW YORK; Jan. 12, 2017 – A new report ranks Accenture (NYSE: ACN) among the world’s leading providers of product engineering services based on its knowledge in product management and strategy, software and platforms, and end-to-end delivery capabilities.
January 05, 2017

New Solutions from Accenture and SAP to Help Oil and Gas Companies Achieve Benefits Across the Hydrocarbon Value Chain

WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their collaboration in the oil and gas industry to develop two innovative digital solutions with cloud capabilities. Both will be designed to improve bottom-line benefits including increased downstream operating margins with reduced risk and increased upstream production with lower costs. 
January 05, 2017

Accenture and Blue Prism Team to Provide Robotic Process Automation to Help Clients Accelerate Business Results, Improve Employee and Customer Experience

NEW YORK and LONDON; Jan. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Blue Prism (AIM: PRSM), a leading provider of enterprise robotic process automation (RPA) software, are working together to provide RPA solutions to help organizations across industries automate a wide range of business processes for reduced costs, improved compliance and increased productivity. More than 40 organizations have already selected Accenture and Blue Prism to help achieve this, including international retailer Circle K and Raiffeisen Bank International.