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.
May 20, 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).
April 27, 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 16, 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 15, 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 10, 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.  
March 03, 2010

Accenture Joins AT&T Business Exchange

Accenture Joins AT&T Business Exchange
NEW YORK; March 2, 2010 – AT&T* is providing Accenture (NYSE:ACN) with a platform that allows it to collaborate with clients, suppliers and others by creating the experience of being in the same room, whether the participants are down the street or halfway around the world, the two companies said today.        
March 02, 2010

Accenture and SAS Plan to Jointly Develop, Implement and Manage Next-Generation Predictive Analytics Solutions

Accenture and SAS Plan to Jointly Develop, Implement and Manage Next-Generation Predictive Analytics Solutions
NEW YORK and CARY, NC; Feb. 17, 2010 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAS plan to expand their strategic relationship by jointly developing, implementing and managing next-generation predictive analytics solutions, a first for both companies.
February 17, 2010

Young People in China and India Are Reshaping Corporate Information Technologies

Young People in China and India Are Reshaping Corporate Information Technologies
NEW YORK; Feb. 10, 2010 – Companies and organizations in China and India stand to capture a global competitive advantage on the strength of young workers and students, who are the world’s most intensive users of corporate information technology, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
February 10, 2010

Weak Analytics Capabilities Hindering Companies’ and Governments’ Decision-Making Abilities, Accenture Research Reveals

Weak Analytics Capabilities Hindering Companies’ and Governments’ Decision-Making Abilities, Accenture Research Reveals
LONDON; Feb. 4, 2010 – Weak analytics capabilities – ranging from siloed data, outdated technology and a lack of analytical talent – are preventing organizations from gaining valuable insight that could lead to better business results, according to findings of a survey released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
February 04, 2010