Accenture Named Global and North America Specialized Partner of the Year for HCM Cloud at OpenWorld 2017

ORACLE OPENWORLD, SAN FRANCISCO; Oct 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) received two new Oracle Excellence Awards in recognition of its success in leveraging Oracle Cloud solutions: Specialized Partner of the Year: HCM Cloud – Global; and HCM Cloud Partner of the Year – North America. These 2017 Oracle Excellence Awards were received at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, an annual event honoring outstanding Oracle PartnerNetwork alliance partners, in recognition of their commitment to delivering innovative solutions and business practices for Oracle customers. 
October 01, 2017

Companies That Harness Digital Technologies to Boost Efficiency and Grow Their Business Could Raise Their Market Capitalization by $6 Billion on Average, Accenture Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 29, 2017 – Companies that leverage the right combination of new technology could increase their market capitalization by an average of more than US$6 billion, according to Accenture’s evaluation of 10 digital technologies across eight industries.
September 29, 2017

Growth At Stake As B2B Companies Lose Control Over Customer Experience, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Sept. 28, 2017 – Complex customer buying journeys and disconnected channel partner networks are preventing B2B companies from delivering the personalized customer experiences that drive loyalty and growth, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Only 21 percent of sales and customer service executives surveyed say they have total control over their organization’s sales networks and overall customer experience. B2B leaders must abandon the benign neglect of traditional channel management and adopt an orchestrated approach to drive connected growth. 
September 28, 2017

Accenture, JSR and NTT Begin Work on a Proof-of-Concept for a Smart Industrial Complex

TOKYO; Sept. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), JSR Corporation, a chemicals manufacturer headquartered in Japan, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), one of the world's largest telecommunications services providers headquartered in Japan are embarking on a proof-of-concept project at JSR’s plant in Chiba Prefecture designed to improve worker productivity and safety in smart industrial complexes that is technology driven and analytics led.
September 28, 2017

Tech Disruptors to Take Center Stage at First Accenture Innovation Awards During Gitex

DUBAI, UAE; Sept. 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the launch of the Accenture Innovation Awards, an initiative that identifies and supports the best ideas that use technology to solve tomorrow’s problems today.
September 26, 2017

Accenture, Microsoft and Avanade Expand Strategic Alliance to Offer Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions

NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash.; Sept. 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Avanade are collaborating through a multi-year, multi-million-dollar agreement to develop, integrate and bring to market enhanced cyber defense solutions to help clients better detect, investigate and respond to cyber threats. The collaboration extends the companies’ longstanding strategic relationship, which began in 2000.
 
September 26, 2017

Accenture and Ponemon Institute Report: Cyber Crime Drains $11.7 Million Per Business Annually, Up 62 Percent in Five Years

NEW YORK; Sept. 26, 2017 – Costly cyber attacks are having a significant and growing financial impact on businesses worldwide. According to new research published today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Ponemon Institute, in 2017 the average cost of cyber crime globally climbed to $11.7 million per organization, a 23 percent increase from $9.5 million reported in 2016, and represents a staggering 62 percent increase in the last five years. In comparison, companies in the United States incurred the highest total average cost at $21.22 million while Germany experienced the most significant increase in total cyber crime costs from $7.84 million to $11.15 million. This surge follows a recent string of infamous malware attacks including WannaCry and Petya, which cost several global firms hundreds of millions of dollars in lost revenues.
September 26, 2017

Accenture Completes Cloud-Based IT Transformation for Towergate, Helping Insurance Broker Improve Its Operations and Reduce Annual IT Costs by 30 Percent

NEW YORK; Sept. 25, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed an IT modernization and cloud migration project for Towergate, one of Europe’s largest independently owned insurance intermediaries, that helped the company transform its operations and reduce annual IT costs by 30 percent. 
September 25, 2017

Accenture Interactive and Adweek Join Forces to Create the Digital Transformation Playbook

NEW YORK; Sept. 25, 2017 – Accenture Interactive is collaborating with leading advertising trade publication, Adweek, to create the Digital Transformation Playbook, a 10-month content series to inform and inspire today’s leading marketers. The content partnership will be announced today during Advertising Week at a panel discussion titled “The Digital Transformation of Brands,” which will take place at the Microsoft Bing Theater in Times Square at 5:15 pm.
September 25, 2017

Accenture to Drive the Digital Agenda at GITEX Technology Week 2017

DUBAI; Sept. 24, 2017 – Accenture, a leader in comprehensive, integrated digital business and technology services that deliver tangible business results for its clients, will be the ‘Exclusive Digital Transformation Partner’ of GITEX Technology Week 2017 for the third year in a row. On the first day of the event, Accenture Digital Group Chief Executive Mike Sutcliff will be headlining the Grand Keynote session with an Artificial Intelligence case study, as part of the findings from Accenture’s ‘Middle East Technology Vision Report 2017’ that provides an in-depth look into the region’s technology trends.
September 24, 2017