February 20, 2019

Accenture Partners with and Invests in Splice Machine to Help Bring Operational Artificial Intelligence to Critical Business Applications

NEW YORK and REDWOOD CITY, California; Feb. 20, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is partnering with and made a minority equity investment in Splice Machine, an emerging platform company for operational artificial intelligence (AI). Working together, Accenture and Splice Machine can help clients implement an AI-fueled platform that can better manage large data transformation projects and enable improved, faster decision-making and encourage innovation at scale.
February 19, 2019

Over Half of Government Workforce Welcome Intelligent Technologies, but want more Technical Support and User Training, According to a Study by Government Business Council and Accenture

WASHINGTON; Feb.19, 2019 –  U.S. government workers are receptive to learning and using new intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and welcome opportunities to augment their skill sets according to a study released today by Government Business Council (GBC), the research division of Government Executive Media Group, and underwritten by Accenture Federal Services (AFS). However, the research also found that workers believe that agencies need to better communicate how such technologies will affect them and additionally equip them with resources to navigate the transition.
February 19, 2019

Accenture Helps Metro de Madrid Balance Energy Efficiency and Passenger Comfort with AI-Based Self-Learning Ventilation System

MADRID; Feb. 19, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has helped Metro de Madrid develop and implement a self-learning AI-based ventilation system that mini­mizes energy costs and emissions and ensures high air quali­ty in metro stations and commuters’ comfort.
February 14, 2019

Accenture and Verizon Win Global Telecoms Award for Intelligent Customer Engagement Solution

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) have won a Global Telecoms (“Glotel”) Award for their collaboration on an innovative customer service solution that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent analytics to help Verizon customers resolve issues quickly and easily.
February 14, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Orbium, a Business and Technology Consultancy to the Financial Services Industry

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Orbium, a management consultancy and technology services provider to the financial services industry, further strengthening its ability to provide innovative services to clients in the private-banking and wealth-management space globally. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
February 14, 2019

Accenture, Qualcomm and Kellogg Company Create and Pilot Virtual Reality Merchandising Solution to Transform Brand and Retail Strategy

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NYSE: QCOM) and Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) have collaborated to develop and pilot a solution that embeds eye tracking technology in a mobile virtual reality (VR) headset to reinvent how brands and retailers gather critical consumer data and perform market research.
February 13, 2019

Accenture Names Athina Kanioura as Chief Analytics Officer and Global Lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company.
February 12, 2019

Millennial and Gen Z Consumers Paving the Way for Non-Traditional Care Models, Accenture Study Finds

ORLANDO, Fla.; Feb. 12, 2019 – Unsatisfied with healthcare’s status quo, millennial and Gen Z consumers in the U.S. are paving the way for non-traditional care models, such as retail clinics, virtual and digital services, according to results of an Accenture survey released today at HIMSS19.
February 07, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Select Professional Services Workforce from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Feb. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice.
February 07, 2019

Emerging “Post-Digital” World Provides New Opportunities for Businesses to Deliver Personalized Realities and Experiences, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2019

NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2019 – The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends that will redefine businesses over the next three years.