June 29, 2015

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Javelin Group, Expands Accenture Strategy Capabilities in the Retail Industry

LONDON; June 29, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Javelin Group, a retail strategy consulting and digital transformation services provider. The acquisition was first announced on May 18, 2015.
 
June 25, 2015

Accenture Recognized with Six Oracle Excellence Awards in Europe

NEW YORK; June 25, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) was recently awarded six 2015 Oracle Excellence Awards in Europe recognizing Accenture’s commitment to deliver innovative, specialized capabilities and services based on Oracle solutions.
June 24, 2015

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Extends IT Outsourcing Contract with Accenture

STAMFORD, CT and NEW YORK, NY; June 24, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has signed an agreement with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies, to continue providing a range of information technology (IT) outsourcing services. The original agreement began in 2009 and will be extended for an additional five years, building on the successful business relationship and delivery of application and infrastructure services. 
 
June 24, 2015

Eisai Signs Global IT Outsourcing Contract With Accenture

TOKYO; June 24, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has signed a contract to provide information technology (IT) system maintenance and operations, as well as monitoring and operations of servers and networks for Eisai Co., Ltd. in the U.S. and Japan.
 
June 23, 2015

Accenture Expands Digital Commerce Capabilities in the Nordics with Acquisition of Brightstep

STOCKHOLM, Sweden; June 23, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Brightstep, a Swedish digital consulting company specializing in digital content and commerce solutions, strengthening its digital marketing and commerce services provided through Accenture Interactive. As a result of the acquisition, Accenture clients will have access to a greater number of professionals trained in leading digital commerce solutions from Intershop, hybris software and Adobe. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
 
June 15, 2015

Accenture and Fast Retailing Join Forces to Develop Digitally Enabled Consumer Services

TOKYO; June 15, 2015 – Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are forming a joint initiative to accelerate the digital innovation of consumer services for Fast Retailing’s customers globally.
 
June 11, 2015

Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications for Financial Services Industry to Enable Insight-Driven Decisions

New York; June 11, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching seven advanced analytics applications for the financial services industry, including banking and insurance companies, to simplify analytics decision-making by placing insight at users’ fingertips. Configured through the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform, the new advanced analytics applications are designed to help financial services companies improve customer experience and retention, increase sales, simplify the credit scoring process, and reduce costs associated with claims fraud. 
 
May 14, 2015

Accenture Launches Advanced Analytics Applications Platform to Deliver Actionable Insights to Decision-Makers

Accenture is launching the Accenture Analytics Applications Platform to develop industry- and function-specific advanced analytics applications, delivering actionable insights to users that enable swift data-driven decisions that can create a competitive advantage or an improved bottom line. Configured through Accenture’s platform, four advanced analytics applications are now available to support the retail industry’s trade marketing, demand forecasting, and fraud detection strategies, and an inventory optimization application is available for manufacturers. These applications simplify analytics as they are configurable, reusable, and adaptable to meet the needs of each unique company and its specific users – ranging from business users to part-time data analysts to data scientists.
May 06, 2015

Accenture Named in ‘Winner's Circle’ for Enterprise Analytics Services, According to HfS Research Report

NEW YORK; May 6, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the 'Winner's Circle' of the 2015 HfS Enterprise Analytics Services Blueprint Report. The report ranked Accenture as the overall leader in the execution category, recognizing the company’s ability to develop strong relationships with clients, execute services beyond project scopes, and be highly flexible to meet clients’ needs.
 
April 30, 2015

Accenture Named Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year by Qlik

NEW YORK; April 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as the Global Systems Integrator Partner of the Year for 2014 by Qlik, a leader in visual analytics. The award recognizes Accenture for its commitment to the alliance and collaborative efforts to deliver strategic business intelligence and data visualization solutions that enable clients to make data-driven decisions that can lead to innovation, digital transformation, and industry disruption.