August 04, 2015

Accenture Acquires FusionX, Further Bolstering Ability to Help Clients Assess and Respond to Advanced Cyber Threats

NEW YORK; August 4, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired FusionX, a Washington, DC-based cyber security company that has a fundamentally differentiated approach to cyber attack simulation, threat modeling, cyber investigations and security risk advisory services. The acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s Security practice and help clients accurately assess their ability to protect against, detect and, where necessary, respond to sophisticated and sustained cyber attacks.
August 04, 2015

Accenture Delivers IT Framework for National September 11 Memorial & Museum

ARLINGTON, Va.; August 4, 2015 – Visitors to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City can enjoy a rich digital experience as they honor the heroes and remember the victims of that day, thanks to the Memorial & Museum’s state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, delivered by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
August 04, 2015

$470 Billion in Insurance Premiums Up for Grabs Due to Declining Customer Loyalty and Perceived Product Commoditization, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; August 4, 2015 – As much as $470 billion in life insurance and property & casualty insurance premiums will be up for grabs globally as a result of declining customer loyalty and the perceived commoditization of products, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
July 30, 2015

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Professional Services for “SAP Suite on HANA” in Utilities in IDC MarketScape

NEW YORK; July 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in an IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Professional Services Firms for “SAP Suite on HANA” in Utilities 2015 Vendor Assessment. Services in the report included technology consulting, systems integration, application outsourcing and hosted application management.
July 30, 2015

BT Pension Scheme re-appoints Accenture to serve its 300,000 members

LONDON; July 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an eight-year contract to continue to provide the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) with pension administration services. This contract is an extension to work Accenture has supported for the past 15 years.
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.
July 29, 2015

Many U.S. Doctors will Leave Private Practice for Hospital Employment, Accenture Reports

CHICAGO; July 29, 2015 – A growing number of U.S. doctors are leaving private practice for hospital employment and only one-in-three will remain independent by the end of 2016, according to a new report from Accenture.
July 28, 2015

Accenture and Cisco Extend Global Alliance to Brazil to Help Clients Expand Business Opportunities, Reduce Costs, Improve Productivity

SAO PAULO; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) have expanded their long-standing global alliance to Brazil through the Accenture & Cisco Business Group (ACBG), a joint group dedicated to help clients leverage business opportunities, reduce costs and improve productivity through the combination of Accenture’s industry and business process expertise with Cisco’s experience in advanced technology architectures.
July 28, 2015

Accenture Interactive Expands its Design and Innovation Capabilities through New Fjord Studios, Bigger Global Footprint, Growing Design Team

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – To meet increased demand, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) continues to expand the capabilities of Fjord, the design and innovation unit within Accenture Interactive. Two years following the acquisition of Fjord, Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, has integrated and expanded its Design and Innovation capabilities under the Fjord banner and will be investing further in service design that drives business outcomes through the innovative use of digital technologies and elegant design across platforms including smart devices, tablets and PCs.
July 28, 2015

Ohio National Selects Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform to Accelerate Product Introduction and Enable Business Growth

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Ohio National Financial Services (Ohio National), a provider of individual life insurance, annuities, retirement plans and disability income insurance to modernize their new individual life business, underwriting and policy administration capabilities. Ohio National will implement the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to help get new products to market faster and more efficiently, allowing the company to respond quickly to marketplace needs.