Microsoft and Accenture Expand Commitment to Support Social Entrepreneurs

NEW DELHI; Oct. 27, 2020 – Aiming to amplify the societal impact of emerging technology, Microsoft and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are expanding a joint initiative announced earlier this year to support startups that are focused on solving critical business challenges related to sustainability and skilling. The immersive, hands-on program provides technology support to help startups build scalable solutions and business models that can lead to more tangible and lasting benefits for people around the world.
October 27, 2020

Accenture and MIT Team to Create a Supply Chain Resilience Stress Test

NEW YORK; Oct. 26, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are co-developing a supply chain resilience stress test for assessing operational and financial risks created by major market disruptions, disasters or other catastrophic events. Inspired by the crucial financial services industry stress tests that became compulsory after the 2008 financial crisis, the joint effort aims to create a global industry standard for a data-driven strategic assessment of supply chain resilience.
October 26, 2020

Accenture and MIT Team Up to Help Organizations Seize Opportunities from Industry and Technology Convergence

NEW YORK and CAMBRIDGE, Mass.; Oct. 26, 2020 – Building on their trailblazing partnership of more than 15 years, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and MIT today launched the MIT and Accenture Convergence Initiative for Industry and Technology. The new initiative brings together Accenture’s technology, strategy and industry experts and the best minds from across MIT to explore how the convergence of industry and technology will transform global business, what it means for the future of society, and how organizations can uncover and better capture its opportunities.
October 26, 2020

Accenture Together with SAP Takes Bold Steps to Move Clients Further Into the Cloud with Open Industry Solutions

NEW YORK; Oct. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced it will be working side-by-side with SAP to help companies fundamentally change their business operations with industry-specific solutions based on SAP’s industry cloud. Built on the SAP® Cloud Platform and integrated with SAP’s intelligent suite and SAP Business Network, these applications can help companies innovate with new capabilities in the cloud while reducing operating costs, improving productivity and unlocking new opportunities for growth.
 
October 22, 2020

Accenture and ServiceNow Launch Dedicated Business Group to Help Organizations Transform Work

NEW YORK and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) have formed a new business group to help private and public sector clients accelerate their digital transformation and better address today’s dynamic operational challenges. The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group represents a significant multi-million dollar investment from both companies over the next five years.
October 22, 2020

Accenture and Blue Yonder Help Companies Accelerate Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud

NEW YORK and BLUE YONDER CLOUDCON; Oct. 20, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Blue Yonder are helping clients across retail, consumer goods and high tech industries, including Essity and Pactiv, outmaneuver uncertainty with intelligent, customer-centric supply chain transformations that capitalize on the benefits of a cloud-first approach.
October 20, 2020

Accenture, Best Buy Collaborate to Accelerate Technology Innovation

MINNEAPOLIS; Oct. 19, 2020 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are teaming to advance Best Buy’s strategic priorities by accelerating technology innovation and growing technology talent at the company.
October 19, 2020

Takeda Accelerates Digital Transformation with Accenture and AWS

OSAKA, Japan; NEW YORK; and SEATTLE; October 13, 2020 – Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502/NYSE: TAK) (“Takeda”), Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have entered into a five-year strategic agreement to accelerate Takeda’s digital transformation.
October 13, 2020

Accenture Collaborates with Oracle to Transform Nickel Bank's Finance Functions

PARIS; Sept. 29, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), a Platinum level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) completed an information technology (IT) modernization project for Nickel, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas and the first French neo-bank, that transformed Nickel’s finance functions with the implementation of Oracle software-as-a-service (SaaS) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions.

September 29, 2020

Accenture Puts Data Science to Work for Pediatric Leukemia Research

NEW YORK; Sept. 23, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has built a data and analytics approach to manage and derive insights from pediatric acute myeloid leukemia (AML) genomic data. Working in collaboration with researchers and clinicians from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch), and the Target Pediatric AML (TpAML) computational working group, a large-scale research project which supplied the data, this new approach aims to enable pediatric oncology physicians and researchers — specifically those focused on pediatric AML — to better analyze patient clinical trial and genetic data, with the potential to improve precision medicine.
September 23, 2020