May 17, 2017

Accenture Interactive Named Innovation Partner of the Year for Salesforce Commerce Cloud

LAS VEGAS; May 17, 2017 – Accenture Interactive has been named by Salesforce as the 2017 Salesforce Commerce Cloud Global Innovation Partner of the Year in recognition of its outstanding contribution toward business growth, technology innovation and joint customer success. Media Hive, now part of Accenture Interactive, was also recognized as the 2017 North America Delivery Partner of the Year for the second year in a row for consistent delivery of high-quality customer implementations and support services. The awards were presented yesterday at the Aria Las Vegas at Salesforce’s XChange Conference 2017, the ecommerce and digital retail event of the year.
May 15, 2017

Accenture Acquires Media Hive to Expand Its Commerce Capabilities

NEW YORK; May 15, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Media Hive, an e-commerce solutions provider with expertise in cross-channel commerce strategy, custom application development, and the creation of innovative retail experiences for any device. The acquisition will strengthen the capabilities of Accenture Interactive around Salesforce Commerce Cloud (previously Demandware) implementations and the delivery of best-in-class commerce experiences for clients. 
May 11, 2017

Accenture and the University of Dresden Collaborate to Identify Real-World Sustainable Scenarios for 5G

DRESDEN, Germany; May 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the 5G Lab Germany at Technische Universität Dresden are collaborating to create sustainable use cases that will help accelerate the adoption of 5G mobile networks – which is expected to generate economic and societal benefits for communities globally – and to maximise business opportunities for 5G. 
May 11, 2017

Mining and Metals Companies to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Boost Innovation, But Cost-Savings Still a Challenge, New Accenture Research Reports

NEW YORK; May 11, 2017 – Four of five mining and metals companies expect to increase their spending on digital technologies over the next three years, with more than one-quarter (28 percent) planning significant investments and almost half (46 percent) citing digital as the biggest contributor to innovation, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
May 09, 2017

Accenture Wins Three 2017 SAP® Pinnacle Awards for Outstanding Contributions to Helping Companies Design, Deploy and Manage SAP-Based Enterprise Systems

NEW YORK; May 9, 2017 –  In recognition of its contributions to helping organizations adopt new ways to design, deploy and manage their SAP-based enterprise systems, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received three 2017 SAP® Pinnacle Awards – more than any other company.
May 09, 2017

Accenture Awarded SEC Blanket Purchase Agreement for ServiceNow Solutions

ARLINGTON, Va.; May 9, 2017 – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services a five-year blanket purchase agreement to establish a one-stop shop for SEC capabilities on the ServiceNow cloud computing platform. 
 
May 08, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Mobile Enterprise Applications Services report by Independent Research Firm

NEW YORK; May 8, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader in the new Forrester Wave™: Mobile Enterprise Application Services Providers report1. Accenture received the highest score in the ‘strategy’ criterion in the independent research company’s report, which compares how well-positioned the providers are going forward. One of only three Leaders in the Wave, Accenture also scored among the top three in ‘current offering’ and had the highest score possible in ‘market presence.’
 
 
 
May 04, 2017

Educational Testing Service Wins CSO50 Award for Powerful New Software Vulnerability Testing Program Developed by Accenture

NEW YORK; May 4, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that a software vulnerability testing program it developed for Educational Testing Service (ETS) –  the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization – has received a 2017 CSO50 Award from publisher IDG's CSO. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually in over 180 countries across 9,000 locations worldwide.
May 04, 2017

Distributed Generation an Ongoing Threat to Utility Revenues and Hosting Capacity, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 – Utilities face the greatest risk of lost revenues from distributed generation (DG), including residential solar photovoltaics and fuel cells, according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Digitally Enabled Grid research, now in its fourth year.
April 26, 2017

Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services

HANOVER and PARIS; Apr. 26, 2017 – Schneider Electric and Accenture have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a ‘virtual’ factory that enables Schneider Electric – the leading global specialist in energy management and automation — to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimization.