Accenture Security Report Identifies Top Cyber Threats of 2017

ARLINGTON, VA; July 25, 2017 – With recent large-scale cyber attacks signaling a growing front in destructive threats and business impact, a new midyear report from iDefense, part of Accenture Security, reveals how threat actors are continuing to evolve their ability to avoid detection. Based on in-depth analysis, the report anticipates a growth in the number of threat actors who are rapidly expanding their capabilities due to factors such as the proliferation of affordable, customizable and accessible tools and exploits.
July 25, 2017

Expo 2020 Dubai teams up with Accenture to help ensure seamless digital experience

DUBAI, July 25, 2017 – From information security and customer relations to virtual assistance and geolocation services, Expo 2020 Dubai is teaming up with leading global professional services company Accenture to create a powerful and engaging digital experience for millions of visitors from around the world.
July 25, 2017

Unilever to Enhance Trade and Sales Activities By Moving to Accenture Cloud Solutions for Consumer Goods Built on the Salesforce Platform

 NEW YORK; July 25, 2017 – Unilever, a global consumer goods company, has signed a deal with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to implement Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution (RE) to create a single system for trade and marketing operations. 
July 25, 2017

Accenture Positioned Furthest and Highest in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Report for Procurement Outsourcing 2017

NEW YORK; July 21, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the overall Leader and Star Performer in the Everest Group Procurement Outsourcing – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture leads in both Market Success, based on revenue, number of clients and year-over-year revenue growth, as well as Delivery Capability for its scale, scope, technology and innovation, delivery footprint, and buyer satisfaction
July 21, 2017

Pegasystems and Accenture Team to Offer Communications Service Providers (CSPs) Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service to Improve Customer Engagement

CAMBRIDGE and NEW YORK; July 17, 2017 Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company empowering customer engagement at the world’s leading enterprises, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a leading global professional services company, today launched Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service, a cloud-based solution designed to advance marketing strategies for telecommunications providers. With Intelligent Customer Decisioning as a Service, Communications Service Providers (CSPs) gain a fully operational business team from Accenture to run effective real-time marketing campaigns on Pega’s AI-driven decisioning marketing solutions. 
July 19, 2017

Accenture Launches Liquid Studio in Johannesburg to Help Clients Accelerate Digital Business Transformation

JOHANNESBURG; July 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a new Liquid Studio in Johannesburg as part of the company’s accelerated investment in innovation in South Africa. At the Liquid Studio, clients will work side-by-side with Accenture professionals to quickly turn ideas into innovative applications and solutions. 
July 19, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Everest Group 2017 Supply Chain Management Report

NEW YORK; July 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned as a Leader in Everest Group’s Supply Chain Management PEAK Matrix™ report and is placed ahead of all competitors in Delivery Capability, which assesses the ability to successfully deliver services to clients. 
July 18, 2017

Accenture Named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Industry Collaborative Cloud Professional Services

NEW YORK; July 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Industry Collaborative Cloud Professional Services 2017 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41907917, June 2017). The report, in its second year, evaluates professional services vendors with the most experience serving the emerging industry cloud market, specifically with respect to planning, designing and building industry collaborative clouds. 
July 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive, Marriott International and 1776 Launch the Travel Experience Incubator

Washington, D.C.; July 17, 2017 – Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and foster startups working on innovative technologies and solutions to improve the travel experience. The incubator will bring together the hospitality industry expertise of one of the world’s most innovative companies, Marriott International, and its official Travel Experience Incubator partner, Accenture Interactive, along with participating startups, to co-create unique and inventive new experiences for travelers.
July 17, 2017

Accenture Acquires Clearhead to Help Brands Boost the Effectiveness of their Digital Customer Experiences

NEW YORK; July 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Clearhead, the digital optimization company, based in Austin, Texas, to strengthen the personalization services of Accenture Interactive. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 12, 2017