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April 26, 2016

Accenture Teams with Code.org to Support Increased Funding for Computer Science Education

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an expanded collaboration and joint campaign with Code.org, joining with other major businesses, elected officials and educators to encourage increased funding for computer science education for K-12 students. As part of its commitment, Accenture will donate $500,000 to support Code.org activities around the nation plus additional pro bono services.
April 26, 2016

Accenture and Splunk Form Alliance to Help Organizations Analyze Machine Data to Drive High-Impact Business Performance

NEW YORK; April 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK) entered into an alliance relationship that integrates Splunk products and cloud services into Accenture’s application services, security and digital offerings. Accenture is helping clients use Splunk solutions to improve business outcomes by mining vast amounts of application and operational data to identify trends and improvement opportunities that were previously difficult to detect. 
April 26, 2016

Accenture and Dassault Systèmes Unveil Agile Manufacturing Solution at Hannover Messe

HANNOVER, Germany; April 25, 2016 – Accenture and Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, are building a proof of concept (PoC) to show how digital technologies can improve efficiency and create more agile manufacturing in industries such as heavy industrial equipment and aerospace.  
April 25, 2016

Accenture Teams with City Colleges in the College to Careers Initiative, Helping to Prepare Students for Careers in Information Technology

CHICAGO; April 25, 2016 – City Colleges of Chicago today announced a collaboration with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help enhance and shape information technology (IT) curriculum at City Colleges of Chicago, as part of the community college system’s College to Careers initiative. Launched by Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, College to Careers aligns each City College with a high-demand career sector and partners faculty and staff with leading employers and four-year universities to prepare students for the tens of thousands of jobs coming to the Chicagoland region in fast-growing fields over the next decade. 
April 18, 2016

Accenture and Apax Partners to Form Joint Venture to Drive Digital Innovation in Insurance Software

NEW YORK and LONDON; April 18, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Apax Partners, a leading global private equity firm, have agreed to form a joint venture to accelerate the innovation of claims, billing and policy administration software for the insurance industry.  As part of the joint venture, funds advised by Apax will acquire a 60 percent stake in Accenture’s Duck Creek Technologies, with Accenture retaining a 40 percent stake. The joint venture will operate as a new and independent company. 
March 08, 2016

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Worldwide Professional Services Firms for SAP® Business Suite Powered by SAP HANA® in Manufacturing, According to IDC MarketScape Report

NEW YORK; Mar. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Professional Services Firms for SAP Business Suite Powered by SAP HANA in Manufacturing 2016 Vendor Assessment (doc #US40961316, January 2016). This IDC Manufacturing Insights report presents a vendor assessment, through the IDC MarketScape assessment model, of service providers offering professional services for SAP® Business Suite powered by SAP HANA® to the manufacturing industry.
March 01, 2016

Accenture and Endgame Form Alliance to Help Organizations Hunt, Block and Remove Cyber Adversaries

SAN FRANCISCO; Mar. 1, 2016 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) formed a new alliance relationship with Endgame Inc. – a provider of cybersecurity software solutions to actively hunt adversaries – to integrate the company’s sophisticated capabilities with Accenture’s cyber defense services. As part of the relationship, Accenture has also taken an equity position in Endgame. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.
February 23, 2016

Accenture and SEAT Build Proof of Concept to Support Drivers’ Connected Lifestyles

BARCELONA; Feb. 23, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) and SEAT have developed a proof of concept that explores the opportunities for new services enabled by the Internet of Things (IoT) and the connected vehicle. 
February 23, 2016

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Showcases Immersive Augmented Reality Car Configurator Built by Accenture with Project Tango

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS, BARCELONA; Feb. 23, 2016 – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) unveiled a prototype of an immersive car sales application at Mobile World Congress designed and built by Accenture Digital using Google’s Project Tango developer kit. The prototype demonstrates how augmented reality can revolutionize the shopping experience for consumers by allowing them to view and interact with a full-scale virtual version of the object – or car – they are considering buying.
February 18, 2016

Efma and Accenture Launch Global Insurance Awards to Reward and Foster Industry Innovation

PARIS and NEW YORK; Feb. 18, 2016 – Efma, an association of 3,300 financial services companies from more than 130 countries, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have launched “Innovation in Insurance,” a program to identify and award the most-innovative insurance initiatives and projects around the world. Insurers are invited to apply from now through April 18 at www.efma.com/InsuranceInnovationsSubmit.