January 17, 2019

Cybercrime Could Cost Companies US$5.2 Trillion Over Next Five Years, According to New Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Jan. 17, 2019 – Companies globally could incur US$5.2 trillion in additional costs and lost revenue over the next five years due to cyberattacks, as dependency on complex internet-enabled business models outpaces the ability to introduce adequate safeguards that protect critical assets, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 17, 2019

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Knowledgent

NEW YORK; January 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed its acquisition of Knowledgent, a data intelligence company.  The acquisition expands Accenture’s data management capabilities, helping companies become digital and intelligent by gaining deep insights into their businesses and customers. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
January 16, 2019

Half of Hong Kong Consumers Willing to Give Third Parties Access to Their Financial Data to Get Higher Returns and More-Personalized Services, Accenture Survey Finds

HONG KONG; Jan. 16, 2019 – Half of consumers in Hong Kong are willing to let third parties access their financial data in order to get more-personalized banking services and higher returns, underscoring the potential for Open Banking solutions in the Asian financial hub, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 15, 2019

CAQH Develops the First Provider Data Management Solution for Delegated Groups with Support from Accenture

WASHINGTON; Jan. 15, 2018 – Accenture has helped CAQH, a non-profit healthcare alliance, launch a new technology platform that will streamline professional credentialing and data sharing between delegated health providers and health plans.
January 14, 2019

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services

NEW YORK; Jan. 14, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been recognized as a Leader in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ Assessment for Blockchain Services, topping its “vision and capability” scale that is a measure of Accenture’s ability to deliver blockchain solutions successfully. The report commended Accenture for investing ahead of the blockchain curve, showcasing thought leadership on new business and revenue models, and developing in-house blockchain platforms.
January 10, 2019

Accenture Collaborates with KPN to Demonstrate the Value of 5G-Enabled Industrial Applications

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands; Jan. 10, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is collaborating with Dutch telecommunications company KPN and other innovative businesses in the KPN-led Industrial 5G Field Lab Initiative, located at the Shell Pernis Refinery in the heart of the Rotterdam Harbour area. The goal is to prove the value of 5G applications with customers and technology partners, paving the way for the Netherlands to be a leading European player in 5G adoption.
January 08, 2019

Molex, Accenture and Amazon Web Services Co-Develop Edge Computing Solution Powering NextGen Autonomous Vehicles

LAS VEGAS; Jan. 8, 2019 – Molex is expanding its autonomous and connected vehicle capabilities by working with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to bring edge computing and voice assistant capabilities to the Molex Automotive Ethernet Network Platform. These new digital enhancements to the Platform offer essential autonomous vehicle performance and communication functionality for automotive OEMs.
December 21, 2018

Accenture Recognized as Product and Platform Engineering Leader by Zinnov for Third Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; Dec. 21, 2018 – For the third consecutive year, Zinnov has positioned Accenture (NYSE: ACN) as the leading provider of Product and Platform Engineering Services — Enterprise Software Ratings — in the Zinnov Zones 2018: Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) Report.
December 20, 2018

Accenture to Acquire Knowledgent to Amplify Capabilities that Help Businesses Transform into Data-Powered Intelligent Enterprises

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Knowledgent, a data intelligence company, expanding its data management capabilities that help companies gain deep insights into their businesses and customers, creating a strong competitive advantage. Based in New Jersey, Knowledgent employs more than 200 highly skilled “informationists” that provide data strategy and architecture, data engineering, and data management services.
December 20, 2018

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Adaptly

NEW YORK; Dec. 20, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has completed the acquisition of New York-based Adaptly, a digital media services company that enables the world’s leading brands to manage data-driven campaigns across prominent digital advertising channels and platforms. The move strengthens Accenture Interactive Programmatic Services and improves its ability to activate, optimize, and measure media cross-platform, helping to drive superior business outcomes for advertisers. The acquisition of Adaptly was first announced last week.