February 11, 2016

Tidal Wave of Digital Content Posing Significant Management and Operational Challenges to Marketing Professionals, Accenture Survey Finds

NEW YORK; February 11, 2016 – Despite heavy investments in managing the surge of digital content, the operational side of content management is eating up a big chunk of marketing professionals’ time, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
January 28, 2016

Boston Scientific and Accenture Develop Data-Driven Digital Health Solution to Help Improve Patient Outcomes and Reduce Cost of Treating Chronic Cardiovascular Conditions

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. and NEW YORK; Jan. 28, 2016 – Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have developed a cloud-based, data-driven digital health solution for hospitals that is designed to help improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to treat patients with chronic cardiovascular diseases.
January 26, 2016

Winners in the Digital Economy Will Place People First, Forecasts Accenture Technology Vision 2016

NEW YORK; Jan. 26, 2016 – Leading companies that develop a people first approach will win in today’s digital economy, according to the latest global technology trends report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). As technology advancements accelerate at an unprecedented rate – dramatically disrupting the workforce - companies that equip employees, partners and consumers with new skills can fully capitalize on innovations. Those that do will have unmatched capabilities to create fresh ideas, develop cutting-edge products and services, and disrupt the status quo.
January 21, 2016

Cushman & Wakefield Teams with Accenture, Workday to Transform Finance and Human Resources with Digital, Analytic, Cloud Solutions

CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2016 – Cushman & Wakefield, a global leader in commercial real estate services, announced today an evolution of its processes and technologies that will result in better outcomes, expanded capabilities and powerful analytics – all in the name of enhancing the client experience. This advancement enables the company to realize greater opportunities across countries and business units while providing a strong control framework and well-defined risk management strategy.
January 19, 2016

Smarter Use of Digital Skills and Technology Could Boost Global Economic Output by $2 Trillion by 2020, Accenture Study Shows

NEW YORK; Jan. 19, 2016 – Optimizing the use of digital skills and technologies could generate $2 trillion of additional global economic output by 2020, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The study also reveals the vast role digital plays in economic activity, with more than one-fifth of the world’s gross domestic product (GDP) attributed to some form of digital skills, capital and goods and services. 
January 13, 2016

Businesses’ Use of Personal Data at Risk, Accenture Report Warns

NEW YORK; Jan. 13, 2016 – A new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) warns that businesses’ use of personal data from consumers is at risk and recommends key strategies and principles to properly protect consumer data, build trust and simultaneously grow their businesses.
January 06, 2016

GE and Accenture Announce Columbia Pipeline Group First to Deploy Break-Through “Intelligent Pipeline Solution”

HOUSTON; Jan. 6 – GE and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have announced that Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG) is the first company to deploy the Intelligent Pipeline Solution, a breakthrough software solution that helps pipeline operators make informed decisions around pipeline safety and integrity. Columbia Pipeline Group (NYSE: CPGX) now has an enterprise-wide, near real-time view of their more than 15,000 miles of interstate pipelines, including monitoring of pipeline threats, improving risk management and providing situational awareness.
January 05, 2016

Talen Energy Selects Accenture to Support Its Transition

Allentown PA.; Jan. 5, 2016 – Talen Energy Supply, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Talen Energy Corporation, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide operations and technology services with an infrastructure-as-a-service model for business applications hosted in a virtual private cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Under the terms of a four-year agreement, Accenture, working with Avanade and the Accenture AWS Business Group, will migrate and deploy various Talen Energy IT assets to a new environment. In addition, Accenture will provide integration services including testing and change management and digital supply chain transformation.

 
December 21, 2015

Accenture Closes Acquisition of Cimation, Expanding Consulting, Digital and Cyber Security Services to Better Serve Oil and Gas, Pipeline, Chemicals, Metals and Mining Clients

HOUSTON; Dec. 21, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Cimation, an affiliate of Audubon Companies and an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) consulting company known for its work in process automation, information technology (IT) and industrial control system (ICS) cyber security. 
December 16, 2015

Managers Prepared to Embrace Cognitive Computing in the Workplace, Despite Uncertainty of Impact, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2015 – The vast majority (84 percent) of managers believe intelligent machines will make them more effective and their work more interesting, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  However, more than one-third (35 percent) fear cognitive computing and intelligent machines will threaten their job.