October 17, 2016

Accenture to Enable Hess Corporation’s Transition to the Cloud

NEW YORK; Oct. 13, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been chosen by Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) to help realize its As-a-Service vision that is part of the Hess IT transformation strategy. The new cloud-enabled operating model can ramp up or down IT infrastructure and digital technologies during volatile industry cycles. The model is underpinned by Accenture’s cloud services and ecosystem of partners that includes leading public cloud providers. 
October 11, 2016

Accenture and SAP Accelerate Digital Asset Management with SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service, add-on for utilities

NEW YORK; Oct. 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a collaboration with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to develop the next generation of predictive analytics solutions for asset management in the utilities industry to enable condition-based maintenance. The SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service solution is planned to be extended to better manage risks by improving equipment uptime in transmission and distribution, as well as maintenance and equipment-replacement planning. The announcement comes after both companies announced in January a comprehensive program of ongoing collaboration on the core development and go-to-market for SAP S/4HANA®.
October 07, 2016

Accenture Opens Digital Hub in Chicago to Accelerate Innovation for Clients

CHICAGO; Oct. 7, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an Accenture Digital Hub in Chicago, a more than 70,000-square-foot space that will serve as a go-to destination for the company’s clients to explore the latest innovations that are transforming how organizations compete and grow in today’s fast-changing environment.
October 06, 2016

Accenture to create Apps on Siemens MindSphere for Industrial Companies

NEW YORK; Oct. 6, 2016 – Accenture is building a range of applications for MindSphere, a cloud based platform from Siemens to enable industrial equipment makers to benefit from new services based on data insights. 
October 04, 2016

Accenture Raises the Bar with New Salesforce Capabilities that Drive Client Innovation in the Cloud

NEW YORK; Oct. 4, 2016 – Accenture was one of the first global companies to establish a strategic alliance partnership with Salesforce, and today Accenture has leading capabilities in Salesforce, with more than 8,100 Salesforce skilled professionals. Moreover, Accenture has become the first Salesforce alliance partner to reach 1,000 Service Cloud certifications in the industry, a testament to its investment in building deep specialist skills in the Salesforce ecosystem.
September 29, 2016

Accenture and Google Form Alliance to Create Industry Solutions for Enterprise Clients Based on Google Technologies

NEW YORK; Sept. 29, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced an alliance with Google to bring to market industry-specific solutions that will help clients use cloud, mobility, and analytics to advance their digital transformation agenda and improve business performance. Accenture will apply its broad industry expertise and capabilities to help enterprise clients improve the value of Google technologies within their organizations.
September 28, 2016

Accenture Launches New Cloud-Based Solution to Help Wealth Managers Comply with U.S. Department of Labor Fiduciary Rule

NEW YORK; Sept. 28, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has introduced a new cloud-based solution, Accenture Wealth Management Compliance Solution for Salesforce, designed to help wealth management firms comply with the U.S. Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule for advisers overseeing retirement accounts. The rule, effective April 2017, provides that advisers may not receive payments that create conflicts of interest.
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.