May 17, 2011

Accenture to Develop Add-On Solutions for SAP® Business ByDesign™

Accenture to Develop Add-On Solutions for SAP® Business ByDesign™
ORLANDO, Fla. — May 17, 2011– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) said today it has been selected as a solution partner for SAP® Business ByDesign™for the chemicals industry and in the areas of customer relationship management and human capital management. The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE® NOW, being held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18, 2011. and is creating add-on solutions.
May 16, 2011

Accenture Awarded Two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

Accenture Awarded Two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle Awards
ORLANDO, Fla.; May 16, 2011 -  Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded two 2011 SAP® Pinnacle awards. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to leading SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP) and driving customer success. 
May 05, 2011

Customer Experience Suffers As Organizations Make Inconsistent Use of Analytics, Accenture Research Finds

Customer Experience Suffers As Organizations Make Inconsistent Use of Analytics, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; May 5, 2011 –  When asked to evaluate how well they are using analytics, such as applying data, statistical and quantitative analysis, descriptive and predictive models to drive decisions and enhance customer experience, most organizations’ perceptions are very different from reality, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 06, 2011

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona

Accenture Opens Analytics Innovation Center in Barcelona
BARCELONA; April 6, 2011 -Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the expansion of its global network of analytics innovation centers with the opening of a new center in Barcelona, Spain.  The Center is a global showcase for Accenture’s predictive analytics capabilities to clients who visit from around the world, with an initial focus on supply chain management.  The new facility is designed and equipped to address a wide range of issues that companies may be facing as they seek to glean deeper insights from data and improve decision-making processes, by providing them with quick and easy access to a range of sophisticated analytics solutions and resources, locally and globally.
April 04, 2011

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery

Accenture Life Safety Solution Deployed at Robinson, Illinois Refinery
NEW YORK; April 4, 2011 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that Marathon Petroleum Company LP (Marathon), a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO), is deploying the wireless-based Accenture Life Safety Solution at its Robinson, Illinois refinery. The solution integrates Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with multi-gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.  
February 14, 2011

Accenture and NetApp Expand Relationship with Agreements on Technology Services, and Joint Development and Delivery of New Storage-Enabled Enterprise Solutions

Accenture and NetApp Expand Relationship with Agreements on Technology Services, and Joint Development and Delivery of New Storage-Enabled Enterprise Solutions

NEW YORK and SUNNYVALE, Calif.; Feb. 14, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) are expanding their existing relationship with two technology agreements, one for the joint development, marketing, and delivery of a customized set of solutions focused on data center optimization and virtualization, cloud computing, and application optimization; and the second for NetApp’s Professional Services organization to expand its implementation capabilities by leveraging a dedicated Accenture team providing consulting and integration services.

 
February 10, 2011

Consumers in US and UK Frustrated with Intelligent Devices That Frequently Crash or Freeze, New Accenture Survey Finds

Consumers in US and UK Frustrated with Intelligent Devices That Frequently Crash or Freeze, New Accenture Survey Finds
NEW YORK; Feb. 10, 2011According to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey, more than half of American and British consumers say they are frustrated with frequently used electronic devices that freeze or crash, and seek better performing devices built on smarter, more innovative “embedded technology” designed to be flexible to meet a wide range of end-user needs. In addition, they expressed a willingness to pay more for intelligent devices that perform better, look to embedded technology to drive new smart features that can help them save money and make their lives easier, and prefer quality over quantity.
February 07, 2011

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO

Accenture Implements New Cargo Booking System at LAN CARGO
NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2011 – LAN CARGO, the cargo subsidiary of LAN Airlines (NYSE: LFL), has deployed a new cargo reservation management system with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) providing its cargo booking software designed for freight and logistics and acting as system integrator. The new cargo reservation system is intended to further provide competitive air cargo service to the thousands of shippers that use LAN CARGO’s services each day. 
February 07, 2011

Accenture Identifies Eight Trends Driving The Future of Information Technology

Accenture Identifies Eight Trends Driving The Future of Information Technology
NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2011 -- The emerging world of information technology is one in which data is king, social platforms evolve as a new source of business intelligence, and cloud computing finally delivers on IT’s role as a driver of business growth, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 18, 2011

ONC Selects Accenture to Help Achieve Healthcare IT Interoperability

ONC Selects Accenture to Help Achieve Healthcare IT Interoperability

RESTON, Va.; Jan. 18, 2011 – The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a two-year contract to help identify the standards and specifications that facilitate the exchange of data across the evolving healthcare system.