April 30, 2019

Accenture to Expand Industry X.0 Capabilities with Acquisition of Zielpuls to Create Smart Products and Services for Carmakers

KRONBERG and MUNICH; April 30, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Zielpuls, a technology consultancy headquartered in Germany. The acquisition will bolster the capabilities of Accenture Industry X.0 in the design of smart products and services for automotive companies and will be expanded to support clients in the medical technology, industrial equipment and high-tech industries.
April 29, 2019

Accenture Positioned as Overall Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group’s Finance and Accounting Outsourcing Services Peak Matrix, 2019

NEW YORK; April 29, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as overall Market Leader in Everest Group’s Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) — Service Provider Landscape with Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2019. The report and PEAK Matrix provide businesses with a framework to identify the relative market success and capabilities of service providers around the world.
April 25, 2019

Brands Must Alleviate Concerns around Technology in the Home to Win Consumer Trust

DUBLIN; April 25, 2019 – The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, smart home technology is yet to be fully adopted by consumers. To design the smart home solutions that customers really want, brands need to shift from a product focused approach to a human centric approach.
April 23, 2019

Accenture Opens Innovation Hub in Shenzhen with Focus on Applied R&D

SHENZHEN, China; April 23, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a new Innovation Hub in Shenzhen, its first in China.
April 23, 2019

“Pivot to the Future,” New Book from Accenture, Provides Roadmap to Help Business Leaders Navigate Continuous Disruption

NEW YORK; April 23, 2019 – Traditional responses to business disruption, such as one-off business transformation and fast-follower approaches, are outdated and won’t be enough to help companies achieve sustainable growth and weather the challenges that lie ahead, according to a new book by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 17, 2019

Accenture Opens Federal Cyber Center in San Antonio

ARLINGTON, Va.; April 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Federal Services (AFS) Cyber Center, a state-of-the-art facility in San Antonio that provides cybersecurity capabilities on an as-a-service basis to help government agencies and the Department of Defense manage, detect and respond to the increasing volume and velocity of cyber threats that target government networks.
April 15, 2019

Accenture Honored for Ethical Leadership by Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE)

NEW YORK; April 15, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded as this year’s Corporate Honoree for the Award for Ethical Leadership by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). The company will be recognized for its leadership in applying ethical principles to the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other innovative 21st-century technologies at FASPE’s annual gala and awards dinner on Monday, April 15 in New York City. Accenture is dedicating the award to its late CEO, Pierre Nanterme, who embodied the ethical principles that drive the company today.
April 10, 2019

Accenture and Google Cloud Expand Strategic Collaboration, Announce New Enterprise Solutions in Customer Experience Transformation

SAN FRANCISCO, GOOGLE CLOUD NEXT; April 10, 2019 – Expanding the scope of the Accenture Google Cloud Business Group, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Google Cloud, part of Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL), today announced the companies are collaborating on solutions to help enterprises modernize and improve their customers’ experiences in three main areas: enabling multi-channel customer interactions, improving data management, and creating services for hyper-personalization in marketing, sales and services.
April 08, 2019

Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire Cirruseo, a Leader in Google Cloud Solutions in France

PARIS; April 8, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Cirruseo, a leading pure-play Google Cloud services provider in France. The acquisition requires prior consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.