Accenture Wins Three 2017 SAP® Pinnacle Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Helping Companies Design, Deploy and Manage SAP-Based Enterprise Systems

NEW YORK; May 9, 2017 –  In recognition of its contributions to helping organizations adopt new ways to design, deploy and manage their SAP-based enterprise systems, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received three 2017 SAP® Pinnacle Awards – more than any other company.
May 09, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Mobile Enterprise Applications Services report by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; May 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the new Forrester Wave™: Mobile Enterprise Application Services Providers report1. Accenture received the highest score in the ‘strategy’ criterion in the independent research company’s report, which compares how well-positioned the providers are going forward. One of only three Leaders in the Wave, Accenture also scored among the top three in ‘current offering’ and had the highest score possible in ‘market presence.’
 
 
 
May 08, 2017

Accenture Acquires Creative and Design Agencies The Monkeys and Maud to Expand its Customer Experience Capabilities in Australia and New Zealand

SYDNEY; May 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired the creative agency The Monkeys and design business, Maud. The Monkeys is Australia’s most awarded independent creative advertising agency, renowned for its brand strategy and creative talent. The move strengthens the customer experience capabilities of Accenture Interactive and demonstrates Accenture’s continuing investment in bringing new thinking, talent and innovation to clients across Australia and New Zealand. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 
May 07, 2017

Winners of the Accenture ConsumerTech Awards Announced

LONDON; May. 4, 2017 – Accenture announced IndaHash, Sharewood, SPLT and Stuffstr as the winners of the four Accenture ConsumerTech Awards at the Millennial 20/20 Summit in London. The awards recognize and reward early-stage innovators that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the automotive, consumer goods and services, retail and travel industries.
May 04, 2017

Educational Testing Service Wins CSO50 Award for Powerful New Software Vulnerability Testing Program Developed by Accenture

NEW YORK; May 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that a software vulnerability testing program it developed for Educational Testing Service (ETS) –  the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization – has received a 2017 CSO50 Award from publisher IDG's CSO. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in over 180 countries across 9,000 locations worldwide.
May 04, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named Largest Digital Network by Advertising Age in Annual Agency Report for Second Year in a Row

NEW YORK; May 1, 2017 – Ad Age has named Accenture Interactive the largest digital network, both worldwide and in the U.S., in its Agency Report 2017, released today. This is the second consecutive year in which Accenture Interactive was ranked the largest digital network. The analysis is based on an evaluation of more than 700 agencies, networks and companies. 
May 01, 2017

Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services

HANOVER and PARIS; Apr. 26, 2017 – Schneider Electric and Accenture have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a ‘virtual’ factory that enables Schneider Electric – the leading global specialist in energy management and automation — to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimization. 
April 26, 2017

Six Capabilities Needed for Industrial Businesses to Master Digitization, According to New Book from Accenture

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany and LONDON; Apr. 25, 2017 – Industrial manufacturers must begin to digitize their operations, products and services now to make the most of the Industrial Internet of Things, analytics, AI and other “Industry X.0” technologies, according to a new book, Industry X.0 – Realizing Digital Value in Industrial Sectors, from Accenture, written by Eric Schaeffer.
April 25, 2017

Accenture and DFKI Collaborate to Help Organizations Benefit from Artificial Intelligence

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany, Apr. 24, 2017 Accenture, the global professional services company, and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have formed an alliance to enable clients to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies as fundamental elements of their innovation strategies, helping to shape the future of their organizations. Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, will apply its deep analytics expertise with DFKI’s specialized AI research capabilities to further the adoption of these new technologies in Germany and beyond. 
April 24, 2017

Accenture Acquires Kunstmaan to Boost its Customer Experience Services in Belgium

BRUSSELS; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kunstmaan, an independent integrated communications agency in Belgium. The acquisition will expand the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Belgian market and strengthen its ability to deliver brand, creative and marketing services to clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 20, 2017