January 08, 2019

Smart Speaker Usage Booming Worldwide, Accenture Study Finds

NEW YORK; Jan. 8, 2019 – Half of online consumers globally now use digital voice assistants, with emerging markets leading the way in adoption. Standalone voice assistants — or smart speakers — are one of the fastest-adopted technologies in U.S. history and have a 98 percent satisfaction rate among U.S. consumers, according to a new research report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) based on a global survey of 22,500 consumers across 21 countries.
December 21, 2018

Four Finalists in US and Canada Selected for Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge

NEW YORK; Dec. 21, 2018 – Using conversational artificial intelligence to improve care management and leveraging patient experiences to incentivize patients in their own health journey are among the innovative solutions being developed by the four North America-based finalists selected for the Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge.
December 21, 2018

Accenture Recognized as Product and Platform Engineering Leader by Zinnov for Third Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Dec. 21, 2018 – For the third consecutive year, Zinnov has positioned Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as the leading provider of Product and Platform Engineering Services — Enterprise Software Ratings — in the Zinnov Zones 2018: Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) Report.
December 20, 2018

Accenture to Acquire Knowledgent to Amplify Capabilities that Help Businesses Transform into Data-Powered Intelligent Enterprises

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Knowledgent, a data intelligence company, expanding its data management capabilities that help companies gain deep insights into their businesses and customers, creating a strong competitive advantage. Based in New Jersey, Knowledgent employs more than 200 highly skilled “informationists” that provide data strategy and architecture, data engineering, and data management services.
December 20, 2018

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Adaptly

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of New York-based Adaptly, a digital media services company that enables the world’s leading brands to manage data-driven campaigns across prominent digital advertising channels and platforms. The move strengthens Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services and improves its ability to activate, optimize, and measure media cross-platform, helping to drive superior business outcomes for advertisers. The acquisition of Adaptly was first announced last week.
December 20, 2018

Accenture Chosen by Bombardier to Help Streamline Procurement Processes and Reduce Costs for Indirect Goods and Services

MONTREAL; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been chosen by Bombardier (BBD-B.TO) to help it further streamline procurement processes and reduce costs associated with the purchase of a wide range of indirect goods and services around the world. The objective of the initiative is to generate millions of dollars in sustainable savings over the next five years.
December 20, 2018

Accenture Reports Strong First-Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, ended Nov. 30, 2018, with revenues of $10.6 billion, an increase of 7 percent in U.S. dollars and 9.5 percent in local currency over the same period last year.
December 19, 2018

Accenture Awarded US Patent for Combining Classical and Quantum Computing With Potential to Address Previously Unsolvable Business Problems

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a US patent for a “multi-state quantum optimization engine” that leverages quantum computing technology to help organizations optimize business decision making with unprecedented efficiency and effectiveness.
December 19, 2018

Accenture to Host Conference Call Tomorrow, Dec. 20, to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

NEW YORK; Dec. 19, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. EST tomorrow, Dec. 20, to discuss its first-quarter fiscal year 2019 financial results. A news release containing these results will be issued before the call.
December 18, 2018

Accenture Interactive Named Adobe 2018 Global Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year

LAS VEGAS; Dec. 18, 2018 – Accenture Interactive has been named the 2018 Global Digital Experience Partner by Adobe, a global leader in customer experience management. Adobe presented Accenture Interactive with the honor at its annual sales conference held today in Las Vegas.