HFS Ranks Accenture the No. 1 Service Provider for Industry 4.0 and its most critical lever — the Internet of Things

NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) collected no. 1 rankings in two recent reports by industry analyst firm HFS Research. The first report covers services providers for Industry 4.0; the second assesses service providers for the Internet of Things (IoT).
January 22, 2020

Accenture and Qualcomm Technologies Collaborate with InterContinental Hotels Group to Pilot Extended Reality Solution to Transform Event Planning

NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have collaborated with InterContinental Hotels Group to pilot a solution that uses augmented and virtual reality to reinvent the event planning experience.
January 22, 2020

New Research from Accenture and Qlik Shows the Data Skills Gap is Costing Organizations Billions in Lost Productivity

PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK; Jan. 22, 2020 A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Qlik, titled  “The Human Impact of Data Literacy” and conducted on behalf of The Data Literacy Project, found that while most organizations understand the incredible opportunity of data, a gap has emerged between organizations’ aspirations to be data-driven and their employees’ ability to create business value with data.
January 22, 2020

Accenture Invests in and Forms Alliance Relationship with Ideoclick to Provide Expanded Amazon Marketplace Expertise to Consumer Brands

NEW YORK; Jan 21, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its e-commerce and marketplace services through an investment in Ideoclick, provider of the industry’s leading e-commerce optimization platform. The minority investment, made by Accenture Ventures, is part of a broader strategic alliance that enables Accenture Interactive and Ideoclick to extend their respective specialty services to clients and feed collaboration for sharing industry knowledge and best practices for continuous innovation. 
January 21, 2020

Despite CEOs’ Strong Confidence in Their Technologies, Most Companies Are Facing Limited Growth Due to an ‘Innovation Achievement Gap’

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2020 – While a majority of CEOs express strong confidence in the effectiveness of their current information technology (IT) systems, most are struggling to achieve levels of innovation that drive growth and revenue, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 21, 2020

Accenture Opens Innovation Center for Situational Awareness in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Jan. 20, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a global innovation center for situational awareness in Singapore to help public safety organizations in Asia Pacific and around the world develop solutions to anticipate and respond to threat and risk to their citizens, whilst maintaining their trust and confidence.
January 20, 2020

Accenture Interactive Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Asia Pacific Digital Experience Agencies

SINGAPORE; Jan. 20, 2020 – Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been named a Leader in the latest research report on Asia Pacific digital experience agencies from Forrester Research Inc., a leading research and global advisory firm. 
 
January 20, 2020

Former CFTC Chair Launches The Digital Dollar Project

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2020 – J. Christopher (“Chris”) Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), along with Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, have partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to create the Digital Dollar Project (the “Project”) to advance exploration of a United States Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
January 16, 2020

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Clarity Insights

CHICAGO; Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of U.S.- based data consultancy Clarity Insights. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire the company on December 13, 2019. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
January 15, 2020

Accenture Opens New Intelligent Operations Center in Canada to Help World’s Leading Companies Power Growth

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an intelligent operations center in the Niagara region that serves as the hub for its newly launched intelligent sales and customer operations business.
January 15, 2020