July 01, 2003

Government Executives Making Progress in Service Delivery, But Say More Needs to Be Done, Accenture Study Finds

The vast majority of government executives believe their agencies are not yet consistently delivering "superior customer service," although they identify it as a top priority, according to a global study released today by Accenture.
June 30, 2003

Accenture Launches eDemocracy Services Business

Accenture has launched a new business called Accenture eDemocracy Services that is focused on delivering comprehensive services to election agencies around the world.
June 25, 2003

Accenture Helps NASA Develop and Launch New Core Financial System

The National Aeronautics and Space Agency (NASA) has completed a major agency-wide financial system upgrade with the help of Accenture that is designed to improve the way the agency manages its projects, achieve cost savings through more efficient financial management processes, and enhance its ability to adhere to federal cost accounting standards.
June 17, 2003

Economy Remains Key Concern, But Business Travelers Expect Increase in Activity, Accenture Survey Finds

The economy remains a major concern for business travelers and may be limiting the travel industry’s ability to raise prices, but business travel shows signs of growth, according to a survey of U.K. business travelers released today by Accenture.
June 17, 2003

Outsourcing of Finance and Accounting Functions Likely to Grow, According to Study by Accenture and EIU

The outsourcing of finance and accounting functions is primed for growth, with more than 70 percent of senior executives predicting that demand will become even more prevalent over the next three years, according to a study released today by Accenture and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
June 12, 2003

Auto-ID Technology Could Save Manufacturing and Retail Industries Billions Annually, Accenture Research Finds

New technology that tags and tracks inventory and equipment could save manufacturers and retailers billions of dollars each year, according to research released today by Accenture. The technology, known as auto-ID, is a combination of electronic product codes (EPC) and radio frequency identification (RFID).
June 11, 2003

Accenture Names Mary Tolan Corporate Development Officer and David Thomlinson Group Chief Executive, Resources

Accenture today announced that Mary Tolan, Group Chief Executive, Resources, has been named Corporate Development Officer and that David Thomlinson, head of the company’s Resources operating group in Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and Latin America, will succeed Ms. Tolan as Group Chief Executive, Resources. These changes are effective immediately.
June 11, 2003

La Rinascente and Accenture Form New Organization to Manage Gruppo Rinascente's Finance & Account Processing and Technology Services

La Rinascente and Accenture today announced that the two companies will provide finance, account processing and technology services to all divisions of Gruppo Rinascente through a company that will include the employees, operations and infrastructure of the retail group's existing service center operations.
June 04, 2003

New Accenture Accelerator Eases Integration, Speeds Rollout of Applications on BEA WebLogic Platform

Accenture today introduced a new software platform designed to help companies build and integrate e-business applications on BEA WebLogic Platform™ more quickly and cost-effectively than previously possible.
June 04, 2003

Near-Term Growth in Business Travel Expected, Despite Global Health, Economic and Political Issues, Accenture Survey Finds

Despite global health, economic and geopolitical concerns, business travel shows signs of growth in the United States, according to a survey of more than 1,600 U.S. business travelers released today by Accenture.