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May 30, 2017

Accenture Names Sevasti Wong as Global Talent & Organization Consulting Lead for Its Communications, Media & Technology Operating Group

LONDON; May 30, 2017 – Accenture has appointed Sevasti Wong as global Talent and Organisation consulting lead for the company’s Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) operating group, effective immediately. An Accenture veteran, Wong previously served as the Talent and Organisation lead for the CMT operating group in Europe, Africa and Latin America.
May 18, 2017

Accenture Selected by Tokyo Metropolitan Government to Recruit Companies from Abroad in Advanced Technologies and Fintech

TOKYO; May 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) to support recruiting companies from outside Japan in the fields of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, Internet of Things (IoT), big data and analytics, as well as in the fields of asset management and fintech.

May 26, 2016

Accenture Completes Acquisition of OPS Rules, Enhances Its Machine Learning and Operations Analytics Capabilities for Clients

NEW YORK and WALTHAM, MA; May 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of OPS Rules, a boutique analytics consulting company that specializes in the application of data science to create supply chain and operations analytics solutions. The acquisition enhances Accenture’s machine learning and operations analytics capabilities that can be used to develop innovative and transformational solutions for clients across industries.
February 04, 2016

Accenture Powers SKY Cable’s SKY On Demand for Anytime Viewing

MANILA, Philippines; Feb. 4, 2016 – SKY subscribers in the Philippines can now watch and stream their favorite TV shows and movies from cable TV or online anytime, anywhere and on any screen, using Sky on Demand – SKY Cable Corporation’s newest service – which is powered by the Accenture Video Solution
August 10, 2015

Accenture Introduces a High Velocity Talent and HR Solution Designed for Fast, Simplified Implementations of SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite

NEW YORK; August 10, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching a High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite. High Velocity Talent and HR is a fully functional and ready-to-use preconfigured solution built on a foundation of Accenture’s global experience and leading practices on SAP SuccessFactors. It is designed for fast deployment with predictable results at a reduced cost, and high flexibility to be tailored to clients’ needs. High Velocity Talent and HR can generally be implemented in as little as three months, helping clients easily move processes into the cloud and accelerating time to value.
July 29, 2015

Accenture Identifies Gaps in Corporate Efforts to Achieve Business Resilience to Mitigate Cyber Risks

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
April 22, 2015

Innovation and Technology will Increase ROI with Workplace Training, Accenture and CCCE report shows

TORONTO; April 22, 2015 – Canadian companies must act to take greater advantage of new technologies to deliver better workplace education and training, and to drive competitiveness and productivity, according to a new report by Accenture in collaboration with the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE).
 
November 10, 2014

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Companies Expect Their Demand for Middle-Skills Jobs to Increase, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK; Nov.10, 2014 – Nearly three-quarters of U.S. companies (73 percent) expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs – that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree – over the next  few years. At the same time, more than half (56 percent) of those surveyed are struggling to find people with the qualifications to fill existing middle-skills vacancies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

October 13, 2014

Young People Inspired to Seek Digital Jobs but Worry They Will Need New Skills to be Successful

October 13, 2014; London, UK Digital technology is creating new, more interesting job opportunities, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study, which surveyed 5,000+ UK residents from the age of 12+. However, the research found that student age respondents worry they may not be equipped with the relevant skills to make the most of those opportunities.
 
May 14, 2014

Skills Shortage Threatens Future Earnings and Growth Prospects of U.S. Manufacturers, According to a New Report from Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute

NEW YORK; May 14, 2014 – U.S. manufacturers may be losing up to 11 percent annually* of their earnings as a result of increased production costs stemming from  a shortage of skilled workers, according to a new study from Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute.