February 07, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Select Professional Services Workforce from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Feb. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice.
February 07, 2019

Emerging “Post-Digital” World Provides New Opportunities for Businesses to Deliver Personalized Realities and Experiences, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2019

NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2019 – The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends that will redefine businesses over the next three years.
February 06, 2019

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO; Feb. 6, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a flagship innovation hub in San Francisco’s iconic Salesforce Tower. The hub is a state-of-the-art destination where clients work side-by-side with Accenture teams to rapidly ideate, prototype and scale innovative products and services for the digital economy.
February 05, 2019

Most Utilities Executives Agree Risk of Consumers Going Largely Off-Grid Will Increase Significantly in Next Two Years, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 5, 2019 – Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years, according to a study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), conducted as part of the company’s Digitally Enabled Grid research program.
February 05, 2019

Accenture to Launch Applied Intelligence Studio in South Africa for Mining

JOHANNESBURG; Feb. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of innovative digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their hardest analytical problems. It is expected to open in February 2019.
February 04, 2019

New Accenture Microsoft Business Group Will Empower Enterprises to Thrive in the Era of Digital Disruption

NEW YORK and REDMOND, WA; Feb. 4, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp., in conjunction with their joint venture Avanade, today announced the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group. The new group elevates a longstanding strategic alliance, expanding combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development to help clients overcome disruption and lead transformation in their industries. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.
January 31, 2019

Accenture Announces Passing of Former Chairman and CEO Pierre Nanterme

NEW YORK; Jan. 31, 2019 – With great sadness, Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announces that Pierre Nanterme, former chairman and CEO of Accenture, passed away today. The company extends its sincerest condolences to his family in this difficult time and expresses its enduring gratitude for his decades of leadership and inspiration.
January 30, 2019

Accenture Integrates RGA’s Underwriting Rules Engine into the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform

NEW YORK; Jan. 30, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has integrated RGA’s AURA® underwriting rules engine into the Accenture Life Insurance and Annuity Platform (ALIP), making ALIP the first such platform to provide an out-of-the-box option.  As a result, carriers can implement ALIP faster and leverage its advanced underwriting capabilities more quickly. The integration of AURA with ALIP can also help insurers boost business and underwriting profitability by enabling them to process new business faster while meeting the industry’s increasingly ambitious service-level agreements and cost targets.
January 29, 2019

Accenture Launches SynOps, a Human-Machine Operating Engine Designed to Help Enterprises Achieve Sustainable Competitive Advantage

NEW YORK; Jan. 29, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched SynOps, an innovative human-machine operating “engine” that optimizes the synergy of data, applied intelligence, digital technologies and talent to help organizations transform business operations, create exceptional user experiences and deliver results previously unimaginable.
January 29, 2019

Accenture Joins Forces with MIT Professional Education to Reinvent Their Quality Engineering Workforce

NEW YORK; Jan. 29, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with MIT Professional Education to launch a new training program aimed at training the company’s quality engineers pivot from being software testers to catalysts for speed, agility and business performance. The program, ‘Reinventing Quality Engineers in the New,’ will train Accenture employees on real-time, insight-driven quality engineering approaches, augmented by artificial intelligence, analytics and autonomous frameworks—a vision outlined in a recent Accenture whitepaper.