January 24, 2012

XL Group Unveils Multi-Channel Insurance Claims Customer Portal Developed with Accenture’s Support

NEW YORK; Jan. 24, 2012 – XL Group plc (“XL”) (NYSE:XL) has unveiled a new multi-channel customer portal, which was created with the help of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), based upon XL’s global claims system, XL GlobalClaim. The XL GlobalClaim Customer Portal provides customers with access to claims information via the XL website at www.xlgroup.com/insurance, and through mobile devices and applications like the iPhone1.
January 23, 2012

Accenture Technology Vision 2012 Identifies Context-Based Services as an Emerging Technology Trend That Can Help IT Leaders Increase Revenue for Their Businesses

NEW YORK; Jan. 23, 2012 -- Information technology leaders stand to drive new revenue streams for their businesses by leveraging “context-based services,” an emerging technology trend where real world and digital data are aggregated to understand “who you are, where you are, and what you are doing” to give consumers an “extremely rich experience,” according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 12, 2011

Rising Use of Consumer Technology in the Workplace Forcing IT Departments to Respond, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2011 – The consumerization of corporate IT - as employees bring their own devices and applications into the workplace - is one of the biggest challenges and opportunities facing organizations worldwide in the next five years, according to new survey research published today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). With almost half (45 percent) of the employees surveyed noting that personal consumer devices and software applications are more useful than the tools and applications provided by their IT department, this research highlights that organizations can no longer ignore or resist the phenomenon.
December 12, 2011

Accenture Selected by Leading U.S. Property & Casualty Insurer to Provide Cloud-Based Claims Software

NEW YORK; Dec. 12, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced a multi-million dollar agreement with a leading U.S. property and casualty (P&C) insurer to provide claims management support on a Software as a Service (SaaS) basis. Delivered from the cloud, Accenture’s claims management services will allow carriers to have variable capacity and better align costs with the volume of claims activity.
November 28, 2011

Accenture’s Robert Kress Authors New Book – Running IT Like a Business: Accenture’s Step-by-Step Guide

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Robert E. Kress, chief operating officer of Accenture’s IT organization, has authored a new book titledRunning IT like a Business: Accenture’s Step-by-Step Guide. Published by IT Governance Publishing (ITGP), the book provides insights and advice for unlocking the business value of a company’s IT function and details Accenture’s own IT transformation as a leading example.
November 11, 2011

Accenture Japan Receives Industry Partner of the Year Award at Oracle OpenWorld 2011

TOKYO; Nov.11, 2011 – Accenture Japan Ltd. has received an Oracle PartnerNetwork Specialized Global Partner of the Year Award for Industries. The award was presented during the welcome keynote at Oracle OpenWorld last month. Part of the Oracle Excellence Awards, this award is presented by Oracle to partners that have provided the most innovative Oracle solutions for customers. Accenture is a Diamond level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN).
November 09, 2011

Accenture Rolls Out Private Cloud Solution in Support of SAP® Applications


MADRID; Nov. 9, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has developed a private cloud solution in support of SAP® (NYSE: SAP) applications that allows businesses and organizations to easily migrate to a lower cost, private cloud infrastructure.





November 09, 2011

Accenture Delivering New Enterprise Mobility Capabilities to The Colomer Group Based on Sybase® Unwired Platform

MADRID; Nov. 9, 2011The Colomer Group is implementing an interactive sales force automation tool based on enterprise mobility solutions that are the result of co-innovation efforts by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), it was announced today at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference.
October 18, 2011

Accenture Named 2011 HP AllianceONE Systems Integrator Partner of the Year

NEW YORK; Oct. 18, 2011 — Accenture has been recognized with a 2011 HP AllianceONE Partner of the Year Award in the category of Global Alliances -- Systems Integrator.  This year marks the first time Accenture has won the award.
October 10, 2011

New Accenture CAS Release 9 Software Suite for the Consumer Goods Industry Introduces Managed Service Capability

NEW YORK; Oct. 10, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched Accenture CAS release 9, a new version of its suite of software solutions for the consumer goods industry. The enhanced platform will help consumer goods companies improve operational efficiencies across the sales, marketing and field service functions, reduce software ownership costs, grow cross-border operations, accelerate implementation of the software and improve sales performance.