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. 
April 25, 2017

Accenture Awarded Contract to Bring Agile Services to TSA

ARLINGTON, Va.; Apr. 25, 2017 – Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been awarded a contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to modernize, enhance and maintain over 70 TSA enterprise applications using Agile and DevOps software development practices. 
April 25, 2017

Six Capabilities Needed for Industrial Businesses to Master Digitization, According to New Book from Accenture

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany and LONDON; Apr. 25, 2017 – Industrial manufacturers must begin to digitize their operations, products and services now to make the most of the Industrial Internet of Things, analytics, AI and other “Industry X.0” technologies, according to a new book, Industry X.0 – Realizing Digital Value in Industrial Sectors, from Accenture, written by Eric Schaeffer.
April 24, 2017

Accenture and DFKI Collaborate to Help Organizations Benefit from Artificial Intelligence

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany, Apr. 24, 2017 Accenture, the global professional services company, and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) have formed an alliance to enable clients to take advantage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies as fundamental elements of their innovation strategies, helping to shape the future of their organizations. Accenture Analytics, part of Accenture Digital, will apply its deep analytics expertise with DFKI’s specialized AI research capabilities to further the adoption of these new technologies in Germany and beyond. 
April 24, 2017

Accenture Research: Automotive and Industrial Equipment Manufacturers Risk Losing Market Share by Failing to Make Investments Needed to Harness Digital Technologies

HANNOVER MESSE, Germany; Apr. 24, 2017 – Many industrial companies are not yet investing to harness digital technologies and could lose market share if they fail to adopt these technologies, according to new research from Accenture.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Acquires Kunstmaan to Boost its Customer Experience Services in Belgium

BRUSSELS; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kunstmaan, an independent integrated communications agency in Belgium. The acquisition will expand the presence of Accenture Interactive in the Belgian market and strengthen its ability to deliver brand, creative and marketing services to clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
April 20, 2017

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra Use Disruptive Technologies to Enhance Efficiency in Mid-Day Meal Program for School Children

BENGALURU, India; Apr. 20, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by the government. The “Million Meals” project revolutionized Akshaya Patra’s supply chain and operations, resulting in improved food quality and expanded service reach.
April 19, 2017

Accenture Report: Banks Confident in Cybersecurity Capabilities But Lack of Real-World Testing Leaves Gaps in Their Defense

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Many senior bank executives are confident about their cybersecurity strategy, yet a lack of comprehensive, practical testing is leaving gaps in their defense, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
April 19, 2017

Accenture Touchless Testing Platform Launched to Help Companies Test Software Faster, Achieve Higher Quality

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) launched a new platform for automated, analytics-driven software testing, after successfully completing pilots with 10 clients around the world. The Accenture Touchless Testing Platform brings together leading open source, commercial and Accenture proprietary tools and algorithms to automate a robust, touchless testing process for software – all guided by artificial intelligence and analytics.
April 19, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Set to Transform Insurance Industry but Integration Challenges Remain, According to Accenture Report

NEW YORK; Apr. 19, 2017 – Insurance executives believe that artificial intelligence (AI) will significantly transform their industry in the next three years, with insurers investing in AI to empower agents, brokers and employees to enhance the customer experience with automated personalized services, faster claims handling and individual risk-based underwriting processes, according to Accenture’s Technology Vision for Insurance 2017