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 Finds Chinese Companies That Excel at Digital Transformation Stayed Resilient and Competitive Post COVID-19

BEIJING; September 26, 2020 – New research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has revealed that only a small number of Chinese companies stayed resilient and competitive against COVID-19 impact. These companies are able to achieve success because of their sustained and successful digital transformation efforts.
September 26, 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

Cloud Migrations Can Reduce CO2 Emissions by Nearly 60 Million Tons a Year, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Sept. 22, 2020 – Migration to the public cloud can achieve significant carbon reduction in the form of a 5.9% decrease in total IT emissions or nearly 60 million tons of CO2 globally per year, which is the equivalent of taking 22 million cars off the road, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
September 22, 2020

Accenture Cloud First Launches With $3 Billion Investment to Accelerate Clients’ Move to Cloud and Digital Transformation

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the formation of Accenture Cloud First with a $3 billion investment over three years to help clients across all industries rapidly become “cloud first” businesses and accelerate their digital transformation to realize greater value at speed and scale. Karthik Narain will lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1.

 
September 17, 2020

Accenture Named a Leader in European Managed Security Services by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; Sept. 17, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the latest Forrester Research report on European Managed Security Services, which notes that Accenture’s “white-glove approach and customer focus help it differentiate.”
September 17, 2020

Accenture to Acquire Technology Consultancy SALT Solutions to Improve Manufacturing Operations and Logistics with Cloud-Based Industrial IoT Platforms

NEW YORK and WÜRZBURG, Germany; Sept. 16, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire SALT Solutions AG (“SALT Solutions”), a technology consultancy headquartered in Würzburg, Germany. The firm implements and maintains IT systems for production, operations and logistics at leading German automotive, manufacturing, consumer goods and chemicals companies. The acquisition will help Accenture build cloud-based industrial internet of things (IoT) platforms that speed up and optimize clients’ production and logistics and enable them to reduce quality and waste issues along the entire supply chain.
September 16, 2020

Accenture Launches Black Founders Development Program to Support Black Entrepreneurs

NEW YORK and SILICON VALLEY; Sept. 10, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Black Founders Development Program, a new initiative that will invest in and support Black technology startup founders and entrepreneurs. Led by Accenture Ventures, the program will seek to help Black business owners and leaders advance and grow their technology businesses through greater, more direct access to venture capital, corporate mentorship and strategic connections with Accenture business partners and clients.
September 10, 2020

Accenture Introduces Powerful New Version of myWizard Intelligent Automation Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 9, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a robust new generation of its intelligent automation platform Accenture myWizard®, to help organizations unleash the power of automation to improve business agility, customer experience and innovation. The new platform has already helped some of Accenture’s 9,000 myWizard engagements at 1,500 companies to improve user experiences by more than 50%, reduce IT operational costs by up to 60% and get new products and services to market up to eight times more quickly1.
September 09, 2020

Accenture Federal Services Wins U.S. Air Force Contract to Build Cloud-Based Infrastructure for Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

ARLINGTON, Va.; Sept. 9, 2020 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has been awarded a contract to establish a new cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. The contract is valued at up to $89.5 million, with a five-year performance period.
September 09, 2020