October 10, 2011

Mobile communications to transform smallholding farmers’ livelihoods in emerging markets

LONDON; Oct. 10, 2011. Vodafone and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the findings of a ground-breaking new research programme intended to measure the impact of mobile communications on the lives and prosperity of farming communities in some of the world's poorest countries.
October 06, 2011

ACCENTURE AND AVANADE NAMED TO 2011 MICROSOFT DYNAMICS INNER CIRCLE

NEW YORK – October 6, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN), a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, and Avanade, a provider of business technology solutions and managed services, have been named to the 2011 Inner Circle for Microsoft® Dynamics. The companies were jointly recognized for their commitment to generating business results for customers through optimized use of the Microsoft Dynamics® platform – CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and AX Dynamics (Enterprise Resource Planning.

October 03, 2011

Accenture Builds on Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO) With Version Three Featuring New Mobility Capability

SAN FRANCISCO; Oct. 3, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today unveiled at Oracle OpenWorld 2011 version three of its Accenture Foundation Platform for Oracle (AFPO), which offers clients a variety of new features, including the capability to access Oracle Applications on mobile devices.
October 03, 2011

Accenture Wins Oracle North America Titan Awards for Technology Momentum, and for Manufacturing and Distribution

SAN FRANCISCO; Oct. 3, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was today awarded two Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) North America Titan Awards for 2011 at Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco 2011.

September 22, 2011

Accenture Awards NetHope US$1.4 Million to Expand IT Training Academy

NEW YORK; September 22, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NetHope today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded NetHope US$1.4 million to expand its NetHope Academy, which provides computer science graduates with internships and on-the-job information technology (IT) skills so they can find work in the IT sector.
September 20, 2011

Thomas Cook and Accenture Expand Relationship with 10-Year Technology Consulting and Outsourcing Agreement

LONDON; Sept 20, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a 10-year technology consulting and outsourcing contract by the Thomas Cook Group plc, which includes the transformation and management of the travel group’s technology infrastructure across Europe. The financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
September 15, 2011

Accenture Study Finds Generation Y Driving Britain to Give More

LONDON; September 15, 2011 – The next generation of British adults is driving the future of charitable donations through an increasing emphasis on technology, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey of 1,000 consumers.
September 12, 2011

Accenture Settles Lawsuit with U.S. Department of Justice

NEW YORK; Sept. 12, 2011 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice to settle a lawsuit originally filed in 2006 (United States ex rel. Norman Rille and Neal Roberts v. Accenture LLP) for $63.68 million. The lawsuit claimed that, in work for the U.S. federal government, Accenture received payments, resale revenue or other benefits through alliance agreements with technology vendors that were not sufficiently disclosed and that were not allowed on federal contracts. 
September 08, 2011

Accenture Supports TSC’s IT Training Expansion With $100,000 Grant

NEW YORK; September 8, 2011—Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and NPower’s Technology Service Corps (TSC), which provides free IT career training to underserved young adults, today announced that Accenture has awarded NPower an additional grant of $100,000 to expand its IT training program nationally, beginning with the opening of its first branch classroom in Harlem this fall. 
September 07, 2011

Accenture Completes Assessment for Texas Health Services Authority

AUSTIN, TX; September 07, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed an assessment and plan to support implementation and interoperability standards for a state-wide health information exchange (HIE) for the Texas Health Services Authority (THSA).