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September 14, 2016

Accenture Forms Alliance with Applause to Help Organizations Adopt Crowdtesting as Part of a Liquid Workforce Strategy

NEW YORK; Sept. 14 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has formed an alliance with Applause, a leading provider of software testing tools and services, strengthening the capabilities and geographic scope of its own testing services. With an initial focus on digital application testing, the new alliance provides organizations with access to crowdsourcing services as part of their broader testing program, in order to accelerate software releases and ensure more seamless customer experiences.
August 09, 2016

Accenture and LinkedIn Announce ‘Hackfest 2016,’ First-of-Its-Kind Student Challenge to Inspire Innovative Solutions to Real-World Business and Human Challenges in India

BANGALORE, India; Aug. 9, 2016 ? LinkedIn and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are partnering to host HackFest 2016, a non-stop 20-hour challenge in Bangalore from Sept. 24-25 during which students from across India will have a unique opportunity to solve real-world business and human challenges through innovative approaches and game-changing ideas.   
August 04, 2016

Accenture, Splunk, Palo Alto Networks and Tanium Team on New Cyber Breach Prevention and Defense Solution

NEW YORK; August 4, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) and Tanium today announced an advanced managed cyber defense solution that makes it easier, more efficient and effective to identify, prevent, detect, and respond to attacks. The integrated offering will be delivered through the Accenture Cyber Defense Platform (ACDP) to improve security and visibility across global networks and on every endpoint. 
August 04, 2016

DynamicAction Secures $15 Million in Latest Round of Funding, Forms Alliance with Accenture to Drive Forward Retail Industry with Advanced Analytics

SILICON VALLEY; August 4, 2016 – DynamicAction, provider of the most advanced analytics solution specifically designed for retailers, today announced it has secured $15 million in new funding and entered into an alliance relationship with Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Lead investors in the round include Accenture and West Coast Capital.
August 02, 2016

Accenture Completes the Sale of Majority Stake in Duck Creek Technologies to Funds Advised by Apax Partners, Creating New Insurance Technology Joint Venture

NEW YORK and LONDON; August 2, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the sale of a majority stake in Duck Creek Technologies to funds advised by Apax Partners, a leading global private equity firm. As part of the agreement, which was originally announced on April 18, Accenture and Apax have formed a joint venture in which Apax funds hold a 60 percent stake in Duck Creek Technologies, and Accenture retains a 40 percent stake. Duck Creek will leverage new access to capital to accelerate development and expansion of property and casualty (P&C) insurance technologies.
August 01, 2016

Accenture and Endgame Announce Managed Hunting Service to Help Organizations Kill Cybersecurity Threats in Real-time

NEW YORK; August 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Endgame Inc., a leading provider of security solutions designed to proactively evict adversaries, have created a threat hunting as-a-Service offering for clients. Powered by Endgame and operated by Accenture senior cybersecurity hunters, the powerful service stealthily helps to identify and surgically remove known and never before seen adversaries that have evaded traditional security methods. 
July 18, 2016

Accenture and Tricentis Form Alliance to Bring Next Level of Testing Automation to Enterprises

NEW YORK; July 18, 2016 – Taking clients to the next level of automation with model-based testing, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Tricentis entered into an alliance relationship that integrates the Tricentis Tosca Testsuite into Accenture’s application testing services. This will help clients use intelligent testing across multiple platforms in order to launch new applications quickly and manage risk more easily.
July 14, 2016

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

NEW YORK; July 14, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) program. 
July 11, 2016

Accenture Develops Mixed Reality Proof of Concept for Bombardier, Bringing an Immersive Aircraft Experience to Life

London, UK; July 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will be showcasing its newly-developed mixed reality experience using Microsoft HoloLens on the Bombardier C Series aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow from July 10 to July 13. This technology demonstrates how aircraft manufacturers can make the marketing and sales process more effective through an enriched and immersive experience. 
July 11, 2016

Accenture to Invest €500,000 in RoboValley to Create New Innovations in Robotics

AMSTERDAM and DELFT, THE NETHERLANDS; July 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and RoboValley, an innovation hub for robotics located at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, have announced a five-year collaboration designed to advance the development of the next generation of robotics technology. Accenture will invest €500,000 to facilitate international robotics research and development and knowledge sharing, becoming RoboValley’s Crown Partner.