October 22, 2017

Cricket Hong Kong Announces Digital and Streaming Collaboration with Accenture and Cricket Australia to Power Hong Kong World Sixes and Hong Kong T20 Blitz

HONG KONG; Oct. 23, 2017 – Cricket Hong Kong has entered into a partnership with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Cricket Australia to bring a new digital experience to cricket fans in Hong Kong and around the world during the Hong Kong World Sixes (28-29 Oct.) and Hong Kong T20 Blitz (6-11 Feb. 2018).
October 19, 2017

Accenture Joins Partnership on AI, Bolsters Commitment to Responsible AI That Benefits People and Society

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has joined the Partnership on AI, a prestigious alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and develop best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field. Accenture joins other prominent industry leaders who share its commitment to advancing the field of AI so that it benefits people and society.  Accenture will actively contribute its own insights, research and capabilities in areas including Responsible AI, and will dedicate people and resources to collaborate with Partnership on AI members to help address important global challenges such as food, diversity, inclusion, health, education and economic opportunity.
October 19, 2017

FinTech Innovation Lab NYC Launches InsurTech Program, Opens Call for Applicants for 2018 Class

NEW YORK; Oct. 19, 2017 – The FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City, has launched an insurance technology, or “InsurTech,” track as the demand for innovation among insurers and the number of entrepreneurs developing new solutions for the sector rises sharply. The FinTech Innovation Lab is sponsored by senior technology leadership from the financial sector and helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development. Fintech and insurtech companies are invited to apply for a spot in the 2018 class at www.fintechinnovationlabnyc.com. Applications are due by December 1, 2017. An information session will be held for applicants on November 8.
October 18, 2017

Accenture Interactive and SAP Hybris Team to Take the Customer Experience in Commerce Beyond Transactions

BARCELONA; Oct. 18, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are expanding their alliance in the area of commerce experiences services. The companies announced plans for Accenture Interactive and SAP® Hybris®1 to develop a platform that will help clients build and curate contextual, personalized experiences for customers that span the entire commerce offering – from marketing, eCommerce and offline shopping to customer service and loyalty management.
October 17, 2017

Accenture Announces Intention to Acquire French Digital Commerce Agency Altima

PARIS; Oct. 17, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Altima, a full-service digital commerce agency, headquartered in France and with offices in China, Canada and the United States. The acquisition would boost Accenture Interactive’s capabilities in France and other key markets to help brands attract consumers and turn them into loyal customers with differentiated and compelling digital experiences. 
October 16, 2017

Accenture and Specular Theory Create Interactive Vcommerce Experience “Behind The Style”

LOS ANGELES; Oct. 16, 2017 -- Accenture and Specular Theory have teamed together to create their vision for the future of virtual reality commerce. Behind The Style – an interactive VR story of a fashion shoot – seamlessly blends fashion, tech and vcommerce in a way that’s highly engaging, fun and natural. 
October 12, 2017

Accenture and Leading Financial Services Firms Invite Startups to Apply to FinTech Innovation Lab London 2018

LONDON; Oct. 12, 2017 – FinTech entrepreneurs are being invited to apply to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) sixth FinTech Innovation Lab London, a three-month program where early and growth stage companies receive mentoring and accelerate their business development working directly with top financial institutions, as fintech investments in the UK continue strongly.
October 12, 2017

Accenture, MAS and ABS Developing Distributed Ledger Technology Solutions for Settlement of Payments Using Central Bank Digital Currency

NEW YORK; Oct. 12, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been appointed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) to manage and develop a prototype using three distributed ledger technology (DLT) platforms to help create a solution for interbank payments.
October 10, 2017

Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform Launches Personalized SmartVideo Templates to Enhance Customer Experience

NEW YORK; Oct. 10, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched a suite of personalized, SmartVideo templates integrated with the Accenture Life Insurance & Annuity Platform (ALIP). The new templates will help carriers offer tailored video messages more quickly while reducing the overall cost of their client communications and servicing.
October 09, 2017

Accenture Acquires IBB Consulting to Expand Strategy Capabilities for Communications, Media & Technology Clients

NEW YORK; Oct. 9, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired IBB Consulting, a premier strategy consulting firm that helps leading broadband and mobile operators, media companies and technology providers identify emerging industry shifts, adapt to market changes and capitalize on new business and technology opportunities. IBB Consulting will strengthen Accenture’s ability to design business and technology strategies to create future value, drive new growth and transform operations for clients in the Communications, Media & Technology (CMT) industries, as they seek to become fully digital businesses.