February 19, 2019

Over Half of Government Workforce Welcome Intelligent Technologies, but want more Technical Support and User Training, According to a Study by Government Business Council and Accenture

WASHINGTON; Feb.19, 2019 –  U.S. government workers are receptive to learning and using new intelligent technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and welcome opportunities to augment their skill sets according to a study released today by Government Business Council (GBC), the research division of Government Executive Media Group, and underwritten by Accenture Federal Services (AFS). However, the research also found that workers believe that agencies need to better communicate how such technologies will affect them and additionally equip them with resources to navigate the transition.
February 14, 2019

Accenture, Qualcomm and Kellogg Company Create and Pilot Virtual Reality Merchandising Solution to Transform Brand and Retail Strategy

NEW YORK; Feb. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NYSE: QCOM) and Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) have collaborated to develop and pilot a solution that embeds eye tracking technology in a mobile virtual reality (VR) headset to reinvent how brands and retailers gather critical consumer data and perform market research.
February 13, 2019

Accenture Names Athina Kanioura as Chief Analytics Officer and Global Lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence

NEW YORK; Feb. 13, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has appointed Dr. Athina Kanioura chief analytics officer and global lead of Accenture Applied Intelligence, effective immediately. Dr. Kanioura succeeds Narendra Mulani who will retire from the company.
February 12, 2019

Millennial and Gen Z Consumers Paving the Way for Non-Traditional Care Models, Accenture Study Finds

ORLANDO, Fla.; Feb. 12, 2019 – Unsatisfied with healthcare’s status quo, millennial and Gen Z consumers in the U.S. are paving the way for non-traditional care models, such as retail clinics, virtual and digital services, according to results of an Accenture survey released today at HIMSS19.
February 07, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Select Professional Services Workforce from Financial Software Firm Zafin

NEW YORK and TORONTO; Feb. 7, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its previously announced transaction with Zafin, a worldwide leader in financial services software based in Canada, under which select professional-services employees at Zafin — based in Canada, India and the U.K. — have joined Accenture’s global Financial Services practice.
February 07, 2019

Emerging “Post-Digital” World Provides New Opportunities for Businesses to Deliver Personalized Realities and Experiences, According to Accenture Technology Vision 2019

NEW YORK; Feb. 7, 2019 – The enterprise is entering a new “post-digital” era, where success will be based on an organization’s ability to master a set of new technologies that can deliver personalized realities and experiences for customers, employees and business partners, according to Accenture Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) that predicts key technology trends that will redefine businesses over the next three years.
February 06, 2019

Accenture Opens Flagship Innovation Hub in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO; Feb. 6, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today opened a flagship innovation hub in San Francisco’s iconic Salesforce Tower. The hub is a state-of-the-art destination where clients work side-by-side with Accenture teams to rapidly ideate, prototype and scale innovative products and services for the digital economy.
February 05, 2019

Most Utilities Executives Agree Risk of Consumers Going Largely Off-Grid Will Increase Significantly in Next Two Years, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 5, 2019 – Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years, according to a study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), conducted as part of the company’s Digitally Enabled Grid research program.
February 05, 2019

Accenture to Launch Applied Intelligence Studio in South Africa for Mining

JOHANNESBURG; Feb. 5, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced plans to launch a new Applied Intelligence Studio for Mining in Johannesburg. The studio will apply the latest in data science and artificial intelligence technologies with new data sources for real-time co-creation of innovative digital solutions that can help mining companies solve some of their hardest analytical problems. It is expected to open in February 2019.
February 04, 2019

New Accenture Microsoft Business Group Will Empower Enterprises to Thrive in the Era of Digital Disruption

NEW YORK and REDMOND, WA; Feb. 4, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp., in conjunction with their joint venture Avanade, today announced the launch of the Accenture Microsoft Business Group. The new group elevates a longstanding strategic alliance, expanding combined service capabilities, global scale and joint solution development to help clients overcome disruption and lead transformation in their industries. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.