March 14, 2002

Accenture Announces Senior Executive Appointments

Accenture announced several senior executive appointments that will enhance the execution of the company’s strategy and the effectiveness of its operating model, providing clients with advanced business solutions.
March 12, 2002

Accenture Survey Shows “War For Talent” Continues, Layoffs Ending In 2002

Despite widespread workforce reductions in the United States during the last several months, the “war for talent” continues, with leadership and management leading senior executives’ lists of the most-sought-after skills according a survey of FORTUNE 1000 companies released by Accenture.
March 07, 2002

Asia Defiantly Embraces eCommerce

Despite the recent global economic downturn and still recovering from the dotcom aftermath, eCommerce continues to defy its skeptics and prove itself a potential source of opportunities with plenty to offer Asian countries, according to an Accenture study on the state of eCommerce in this region.
February 27, 2002

Accenture Releases Global Study on Outsourcing Government Services to Private Sector

Commonly used as a blunt tool to wring costs out of “non-core” government functions, outsourcing is finally beginning to be explored as a way to transform the culture and effectiveness of government workplaces – and not necessarily with a transfer of jobs to the private sector, according to a new international study released by Accenture.
February 26, 2002

Accenture Board Authorizes Stock Repurchase

Accenture announced that its Board of Directors has voted to authorize the repurchase of up to an additional $100 million worth of its common stock from time to time in the open market.
February 21, 2002

Accenture and U.S. Department of Education Launch Free Application for Federal Aid on Upgraded Web Site

Accenture and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Student Financial Assistance have launched a modernized, more robust Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) web site, making the student aid process quicker, more efficient and more accessible.
February 21, 2002

Accenture and Tripos Join Forces to Deliver “Scientific Workbench” to Improve Discovery Performance

Accenture and Tripos announced an alliance to help global pharmaceutical and biotech companies empower scientists with a “workbench” designed to transform scientific knowledge capture, collaboration and decision-making across the discovery organization.