December 06, 2017

‘Digital Fragmentation’ Poses Threat to Businesses’ Global Growth and Innovation According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2017  – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that ‘digital fragmentation’ – the rise in restrictions on the free flow of data, IT products, IT services and IT talent across country borders – is disrupting the global business environment and could inhibit companies’ strategies for growth and innovation. 
December 05, 2017

U.S. Consumers Turn Off Personal Data Tap as Companies Struggle to Deliver the Experiences They Crave, Accenture Study Finds

New York; Dec. 5, 2017 – U.S. consumers are locked in a vicious circle with brands over customer experience, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). While 44 percent are frustrated when companies fail to deliver relevant, personalized shopping experiences, nearly half (49 percent) are concerned about personal data privacy as they subscribe to intelligent services designed to understand and anticipate their needs. Poor personalization and lack of trust cost U.S. organizations $756 billion last year, as 41 percent of consumers switched companies. Without deeper customer insight, companies cannot deliver the experiences they crave.
December 05, 2017

Accenture Selects Annapolis-Based Celedon Partners as “Small Business of the Year”

ARLINGTON, Va.; Dec. 5, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has selected Annapolis-based Celedon Partners as the recipient of the “Small Business of the Year” award for its outstanding work helping AFS deliver innovative solutions. 
December 05, 2017

Accenture to Host Conference Call Thursday, Dec. 21, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 5, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 21, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2018 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
 
December 04, 2017

Accenture Pledges Thousands of Hours to Bring Coding to Students with ‘Hour of Code’ Activities

NEW YORK; Dec. 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) employees across 56 countries have pledged to complete more than 10,000 Hours of Code and lead coding tutorial sessions around the world during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4-10, as part of the company’s commitment to helping students around the world build computer and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.
December 03, 2017

Accenture Appoints Financial Services Executive Wei Zhu Chairman of Accenture Greater China

SHANGHAI; Dec. 3, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has hired financial services executive Wei Zhu as chairman of Accenture Greater China, effective Jan. 1, 2018. He succeeds Chuan Neo Chong, who continues to work with Wei Zhu on a successful transition. 
December 01, 2017

Accenture Names 687 New Managing Directors and Senior Managing Directors

NEW YORK; Dec. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is pleased to announce that it has named 687 people to managing director and senior managing director.
November 29, 2017

Accenture Interactive Positioned as a Leader in Independent Research Report on Digital Experience Service Providers

NEW YORK; Nov. 29, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named a leader in the latest Forrester Research report on digital experience service providers. The report, “The Forrester Wave™: Digital Experience Service Providers, Q4 2017,” evaluated Accenture Interactive and 13 other vendors on 23 criteria, including Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
November 28, 2017

Accenture Boosts Its Amazon Web Services Capabilities, Helping Clients Leverage the Cloud to Strengthen Business Intelligence and Spur Innovation

NEW YORK; Nov. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its Amazon Web Services (AWS) capabilities to help enterprises better leverage the cloud to increase operational efficiency, strengthen their business intelligence, and develop innovative new products and services more quickly. 
November 28, 2017

Accenture Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help the Elderly Better Navigate Their Care and Improve Their Well-Being

LAS VEGAS and LONDON; Nov. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed a pilot program that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and the ease of voice to help older people manage the daunting challenges of navigating their care delivery and well-being. The Accenture Liquid Studio in London developed an AI-powered platform (the Accenture Platform) that can learn user behaviors and preferences and suggest activities to support the overall physical and mental health of individuals ages 70 and older.