September 27, 2016

Accenture Releases New Capabilities for Accenture Cloud Platform

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has released an enhanced version of the Accenture Cloud Platform, designed to help organizations reduce costs associated with cloud implementations, such as migrating to cloud, modernization of cloud applications, and ongoing management of cloud infrastructure. New cloud economics capabilities enable enterprises of all sizes take greater advantage of the flexibility offered by an as-a-Service operating model, where IT and business services are delivered on-demand via the cloud.
September 27, 2016

Accenture Finds that Vast Majority of Companies Are Embracing the Journey to the Cloud but Alignment to Business Strategy Lags

NEW YORK; Sept. 27, 2016 – According to research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) released today, although there’s a significant uptick in cloud adoption at the enterprise level, companies are missing the full benefit of their cloud adoptions by not factoring their IT implementations into their overall business strategy. The “Cloud in the Boardroom” study of nearly 1,900 c-suite executives across the world, found that while more than 95 percent of respondents have a five-year cloud strategy already in place, only 38 percent have aligned these plans with overarching business goals.  
September 26, 2016

Accenture to Acquire DayNine, Expanding Workday Capabilities to Transform Employee Experience for Clients

NEW YORK; Sept. 26, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire DayNine, a leading global Workday consulting and deployment services provider with vast expertise in helping organizations transform their employee experience and financial management systems to better navigate change and drive growth. The acquisition will extend Accenture’s already strong position in Workday and provide new value for clients. 
September 20, 2016

Accenture Debuts Prototype of ‘Editable’ Blockchain for Enterprise and Permissioned Systems

NEW YORK, LONDON, HONG KONG; Sept. 20, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has created a prototype of a new capability that enables blockchain technology to be edited under extraordinary circumstances to resolve human errors, accommodate legal and regulatory requirements, and address mischief and other issues, while preserving key cryptographic features. The prototype represents a significant breakthrough for enterprise uses of blockchain technology particularly in banking, insurance and capital markets. 
September 19, 2016

Accenture and Oracle Expand the Accenture Oracle Business Group to Include Infrastructure-as-a-Service Offerings

NEW YORK and REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.; Sept. 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) have announced that infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) offerings will now be available through the Accenture Oracle Business Group, adding to the already-existing software-as-a-service (SaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) capabilities. The expansion of capabilities further positions Accenture as Oracle’s largest global systems integrator (GSI) and a leader in Oracle Public Cloud.
September 16, 2016

Accenture Opens Future Camp to Help Clients Take Advantage of Innovative Concepts to Drive Business Results

KRONBERG, Germany; Sept. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened Future Camp, a new space dedicated to promoting digital innovation, design thinking and innovative concepts that can deliver tangible business results through rapid prototyping and liquid development. At Future Camp, which is located in Kronberg, Germany, clients, Accenture experts, technology providers and startups can all work together to share, develop and test ideas for digital innovation. Accenture has also launched a new Liquid Studio as part of Future Camp.
September 08, 2016

Accenture to Acquire New Energy Group to Further Expand its Salesforce Capabilities for Clients, Accelerate its Cloud First Agenda

NEW YORK; Sept. 8, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire New Energy Group, an Italy-based company specializing in Salesforce solutions. The move solidifies Accenture as a leading provider of Salesforce capabilities in Italy and Spain and strengthens the company’s overall global footprint, market-leading technology capabilities and deep industry experience. Through its Cloud First agenda, Accenture is the leading provider of end-to-end, high-standard cloud strategy and technology consulting, as well as cloud application implementation, integration and management services for enterprise clients.
September 06, 2016

Accenture Achieves High Product Assessment from Promotion Optimization Institute for Accenture CAS and Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management Software Solutions

NEW YORK; Sep 6, 2016 – Accenture has received high product assessments for its Accenture CAS and Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) software solutions in Promotion Optimization Institute’s (POI) recently published “Trade Promotion Management Vendor Panorama 2016.” 
August 29, 2016

Accenture Extends Human Capital Management Offerings with Accenture Document Composer Software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform

NEW YORK; Aug. 29, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is expanding its human capital management offerings with the availability of Accenture Document Composer software on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform. Accenture Document Composer will complement and extend the capabilities of document generation, updates and management across many SAP® SuccessFactors® solutions, including SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central.
August 22, 2016

Accenture to Acquire Australian Security Company Redcore

MELBOURNE; Aug. 22, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately held Australia-based consulting company that specializes in providing identity and access management services (IAM), as well as security services for Cloud, network management, public key infrastructure, cyber defense, applications and the internet of things.