Gartner Positions Accenture as a “Leader” in 2015 Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules

NEW YORK; Aug 12, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a “Leader” in  Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Property and Casualty Insurance Claims Management Modules for its Duck Creek Claims software1. The report evaluated eight global vendors that support full end-to-end claims management and issuance functionality, from first notice of loss to claims payment or settlement. 
August 12, 2015

Accenture Introduces a High Velocity Talent and HR Solution Designed for Fast, Simplified Implementations of SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite

NEW YORK; August 10, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is launching a High Velocity Talent and HR solution for SAP® SuccessFactors® HCM Suite. High Velocity Talent and HR is a fully functional and ready-to-use preconfigured solution built on a foundation of Accenture’s global experience and leading practices on SAP SuccessFactors. It is designed for fast deployment with predictable results at a reduced cost, and high flexibility to be tailored to clients’ needs. High Velocity Talent and HR can generally be implemented in as little as three months, helping clients easily move processes into the cloud and accelerating time to value.
August 10, 2015

Accenture Achieves Leader Position On Everest Group’s Peak Matrix™ for European Life Sciences ITO

LONDON; August 5, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for European life sciences information technology outsourcing (ITO) in Everest Group’s recent report: IT Outsourcing in European Life Sciences Industry – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015. The report assessed 15 life sciences service providers’ European operations on two key dimensions: market success (transactional activity) and delivery capability (scale, scope, technology solutions and innovation, and delivery footprint).
August 05, 2015

Accenture Acquires FusionX, Further Bolstering Ability to Help Clients Assess and Respond to Advanced Cyber Threats

NEW YORK; August 4, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired FusionX, a Washington, DC-based cyber security company that has a fundamentally differentiated approach to cyber attack simulation, threat modeling, cyber investigations and security risk advisory services. The acquisition will further strengthen Accenture’s Security practice and help clients accurately assess their ability to protect against, detect and, where necessary, respond to sophisticated and sustained cyber attacks.
August 04, 2015

$470 Billion in Insurance Premiums Up for Grabs Due to Declining Customer Loyalty and Perceived Product Commoditization, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; August 4, 2015 – As much as $470 billion in life insurance and property & casualty insurance premiums will be up for grabs globally as a result of declining customer loyalty and the perceived commoditization of products, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
August 04, 2015

Accenture Identifies Gaps in Corporate Efforts to Achieve Business Resilience to Mitigate Cyber Risks

NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
July 29, 2015

Accenture and Cisco Extend Global Alliance to Brazil to Help Clients Expand Business Opportunities, Reduce Costs, Improve Productivity

SAO PAULO; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) have expanded their long-standing global alliance to Brazil through the Accenture & Cisco Business Group (ACBG), a joint group dedicated to help clients leverage business opportunities, reduce costs and improve productivity through the combination of Accenture’s industry and business process expertise with Cisco’s experience in advanced technology architectures.
July 28, 2015

Accenture Interactive Expands its Design and Innovation Capabilities through New Fjord Studios, Bigger Global Footprint, Growing Design Team

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – To meet increased demand, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) continues to expand the capabilities of Fjord, the design and innovation unit within Accenture Interactive. Two years following the acquisition of Fjord, Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital, has integrated and expanded its Design and Innovation capabilities under the Fjord banner and will be investing further in service design that drives business outcomes through the innovative use of digital technologies and elegant design across platforms including smart devices, tablets and PCs.
July 28, 2015

Ohio National Selects Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform to Accelerate Product Introduction and Enable Business Growth

NEW YORK; July 28, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Ohio National Financial Services (Ohio National), a provider of individual life insurance, annuities, retirement plans and disability income insurance to modernize their new individual life business, underwriting and policy administration capabilities. Ohio National will implement the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP) to help get new products to market faster and more efficiently, allowing the company to respond quickly to marketplace needs. 
July 28, 2015

Accenture Acquires Chaotic Moon to Continue Growing its Digital Design and Innovation Capabilities

AUSTIN, TX; July 22, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Chaotic Moon, a creative technology studio that creates and develops user-centered experiences for leading brands, strengthening its full suite of marketing and digital services provided by Accenture Interactive, part of Accenture Digital. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
July 22, 2015