June 22, 2010

Accenture Introduces New SAP-Based IFRS Solutions for Finance Management in Japan

Accenture Introduces New SAP-Based IFRS Solutions for Finance Management in Japan
TOKYO; June 22, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced two new solutions designed to help Japanese companies comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as they convert from the Japanese  J-GAAP accounting requirements to IFRS.  The solutions are integrated with Accenture’s Enterprise Perfomance Management (EPM) offerings, which help companies develop processes, systems and metrics tied to budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting that can be used to monitor a company’s performance against its business objectives and relative to its competition.  
June 14, 2010

Accenture Wins 2010 SAP® Pinnacle Awards

Accenture Wins 2010 SAP® Pinnacle Awards
ORLANDO, Fla.; June 14, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has been awarded two 2010 SAP® Pinnacle Awards.  Since they were first presented in 2003, Accenture has won a total of 20 SAP Pinnacle Awards, more than any other company.   
June 08, 2010

Hong Kong Housing Authority Selects Accenture to Design, Deploy and Maintain New Enterprise Resource Management System

Hong Kong Housing Authority Selects Accenture to Design, Deploy and Maintain New Enterprise Resource Management System
HONG KONG; June 8, 2010 – The Hong Kong Housing Authority has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) an eight-year, USD$30 million contract to design, develop and maintain a new enterprise resource management (ERP) system for the agency. The new system will replace more than 20 legacy systems and is designed to improve the efficiency of the Authority’s processes for financial management, procurement and works management.
May 27, 2010

Accenture Awarded Contract To Support University of Michigan’s Information Technology Transformation Program

Accenture Awarded Contract To Support University of Michigan’s Information Technology Transformation Program
RESTON, Va.; May 27, 2010 – The University of Michigan has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to conduct its first-ever comprehensive assessment of information technology at the unit and campus levels. The assessment is part of the first phase of NextGen Michigan, a multi-year university-wide IT transformation effort.
May 20, 2010

Brazilian Credit Union SICREDI Announces Strategic IT Agreement with Accenture

Brazilian Credit Union SICREDI Announces Strategic IT Agreement with Accenture
NEW YORK; May 20, 2010 – SICREDI, one of Brazil’s leading credit unions, has engaged Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide information technology (IT) support and systems development services under a strategic outsourcing contract.
April 27, 2010

Perception of Data Security at Odds with Reality, Accenture Study Finds

Perception of Data Security at Odds with Reality, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; April 27, 2010 – Nearly three-quarters of organizations believe they have adequate policies in place to protect sensitive, personal information, yet more than half have lost sensitive data within the past two years — and nearly 60 percent of those organizations acknowledge data loss as a recurring problem, according to findings of a globalstudy released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 16, 2010

HMRC Awards Accenture £10m IT Skills Contract

HMRC Awards Accenture £10m IT Skills Contract

LONDON; March 16, 2010 – Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a three-year, £10 million contract to strengthen the capabilities of HMRC’s in-house information technology development team.

March 15, 2010

Accenture Providing Starwood Hotels & Resorts with IT Outsourcing Services Through Multi-Year Transformation Program

Accenture Providing Starwood Hotels & Resorts with IT Outsourcing Services Through Multi-Year Transformation Program
NEW YORK; March 15, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies, with a range of  information technology (IT) outsourcing services under a multi-year contract worth more than US$200 million.     
March 10, 2010

Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Pros Lead Industry in Workplace Adoption of Social Media, Reports Microsoft-Accenture Poll

Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Pros Lead Industry in Workplace Adoption of Social Media, Reports Microsoft-Accenture Poll
HOUSTON; March 10, 2010 – Oil and gas industry professionals in Asia Pacific lead the industry in the use of social media and collaboration tools at work, reports a recent Microsoft Corp. and Accenture survey, with three out of four respondents from that region saying social media tools improve their work performance. 
March 03, 2010

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations
NEW YORK; March 3, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the first deployment of the Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments. The solution combines Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.