Accenture Acquires Search Technologies to Expand Its Content Analytics and Enterprise Search Capabilities

NEW YORK; Aug. 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Search Technologies, a Herndon, Virginia-based technology services firm specializing in the design, implementation and management of big data and search analytics. Search Technologies delivers enhanced content analytics capabilities that help clients better understand their business, customers and markets through the combination of transactional and contextual data. By applying artificial intelligence (AI) technologies like machine learning to this type of client data, Accenture can help generate new, more precise insights that drive improved business outcomes. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
August 03, 2017

Accenture Hires 1,700 People in the UK

LONDON, Aug. 3 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will have hired approximately 1,700 people into its UK workforce during its FY17 fiscal year, which ends on August 31, 2017. The roles cover a broad spectrum of skills and offer opportunities to a range of candidates from experienced executives to apprentices and graduates.
August 03, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Everest Group 2017 Workday-Based Human Resources Business Process Services Assessment

NEW YORK; July 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the Everest Group Workday-Based Human Resources Business Process Services – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2017. Accenture is positioned as the overall market leader in delivery capability in recognition of its scale, scope of services, Workday capabilities, add-on services, delivery footprint and client satisfaction. 
July 31, 2017

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader in 2017 Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for Workday HCM IT Services Assessment

NEW YORK; July 31, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the overall leader among providers of Workday HCM IT Services in the latest Everest Group report: Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ for Workday HCM IT Services Assessment 2017. Accenture was recognized for overall buyer satisfaction and for the scale and scope of its delivery footprint, domain expertise and innovation, surpassing all competitors in both Market Success and Delivery Capability. 
July 31, 2017

Accenture Develops Artificial Intelligence-Powered Solution to Help Improve How Visually Impaired People Live and Work

BANGALORE; July 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)--powered solution to help the visually impaired improve the way they experience the world around them and enhance their productivity in the workplace. The solution, called Drishti, was developed as part of Accenture’s focus on Tech4Good, which aims to apply technology to improve the way the world lives and works by solving complex social challenges. 
July 28, 2017

Accenture Recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services

NEW YORK; July 27, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2017 Vendor Assessment. 
July 27, 2017

Accenture Opens Groundbreaking Innovation Hub in Bengaluru

BENGALURU, India; July 27, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched its first Innovation Hub in Bengaluru, a state-of-the-art facility that combines the broad range of Accenture’s leading technology capabilities in a vibrant and collaborative environment to help clients transform their businesses for the digital world. 
July 27, 2017

Accenture Named Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services

NEW YORK; July 26, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a Leader in the recently published IDC MarketScape, “Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2017 Vendor Assessment*.” Accenture was the only services provider to remain a Leader from the previous report published in 2015. Click here to view an excerpt of the report. 
July 26, 2017

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