Accenture Labs and Grameen Foundation India Use Emerging Technologies to Help Increase Adoption of Financial Services Among Low-Income Women

NEW DELHI, India; March 21, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Grameen Foundation India have collaborated to develop two new applications that help overcome the barriers to financial services adoption among women and other low-income populations in India. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) technologies, the applications help users better understand financial products and services, enabling them to make informed choices that positively impact their financial and social well-being. Grameen Foundation India plans to roll out the applications across 300 villages in the states of Maharashtra and Odisha.
March 21, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Inaugural IDC MarketScape on Worldwide Procurement as a Service Report

NEW YORK; March 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in capabilities and strategies in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: “Worldwide Procurement as a Service 2018 Vendor Assessment” (doc #US42630617, February 2018) report. According to the IDC MarketScape, capabilities focuses on our current capabilities, and strategies focuses on high-level decisions and underlying assumptions about offerings, customer segments, and business and go-to market plans for the next three to five years.
March 20, 2018

Accenture and SAP to Build and Deploy Extended Planning Solutions on SAP S/4HANA®

NEW YORK and WALLDORF, Germany; March 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) plan to co-innovate, co-develop and jointly go to market with extended planning solutions based on SAP S/4HANA® for the manufacturing industry. This collaboration will expand the capabilities of SAP S/4HANA and help companies optimize return on investment (ROI) with more responsive, real-time digital supply chains.
March 20, 2018

Expo 2020 Dubai to Optimize Participant and Visitor Experiences with Next-Generation of Digital Applications Deployed by Accenture

DUBAI; March 13, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), in collaboration with SAP (NYSE: SAP), has implemented SAP S/4HANA® for Expo 2020 Dubai to provide Expo 2020 Dubai with a foundation for data-driven insights, from visitor preferences to sustainability.
March 19, 2018

Accenture Named Leader in 2017 Everest Group IoT Services Peak Matrix

NEW YORK, March 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a ‘Leader’ in the Everest Group IoT Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment and Market Trends report for the second consecutive year.
March 19, 2018

“Human + Machine,” Management Playbook for Success in Age of Artificial Intelligence, Finds AI’s Real Power Is Helping Reimagine Business by Augmenting, Not Replacing, Human Capabilities

NEW YORK; March 19, 2018 – The real power of artificial intelligence (AI) is how it enables leaders to reimagine and transform their organizations through human-machine collaboration, which will ultimately reshape businesses and industries, according to a new book by two AI experts at Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
March 19, 2018

Accenture Named #1 IT Service Provider by Everest Group

NEW YORK; March 15, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the IT Service Provider of the Year by Everest Group, which recognizes consistent top performers across IT services PEAK Matrix™ assessments. This is the second consecutive year that Accenture has been listed in the #1 position.
March 15, 2018

Industry Consortium Successfully Tests Blockchain Solution Developed by Accenture That Could Revolutionize Ocean Shipping

NEW YORK; March 14, 2018 – A consortium comprising AB InBev, Accenture, APL, Kuehne + Nagel and a European customs organization has successfully tested a blockchain solution that can eliminate the need for printed shipping documents and save the freight and logistics industry hundreds of millions of dollars annually.
March 14, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services, Worldwide

NEW YORK; March 14, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in Gartner Inc.’s recently published “Magic Quadrant for SAP Application Services, Worldwide1.” Accenture was positioned highest for its ability to execute and furthest to the right for its completeness of vision in the Leaders quadrant.
March 14, 2018

Accenture Announces Progress Toward a Gender-Balanced Workforce as Part of Its International Women’s Day Celebration

NEW YORK; March 8, 2018 – As part of its celebration of International Women’s Day, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that women now account for 41 percent of its global workforce, up from just under 40 percent in June 2017, when the company first announced its goal of achieving a gender-balanced workforce by 2025.
March 08, 2018