July 19, 2018

Modernizing Rules around 5G Small Cells Could Unlock Additional $100 Billion in Economic Growth, According to New Report

WASHINGTON, D.C.; July 19, 2018 – Reducing current timelines for 5G wireless infrastructure deployments by 12 months would unleash an additional $100 billion to the U.S. economy, according to a new report commissioned by CTIA.
July 17, 2018

Overwhelmed by Data, Aerospace and Defense Executives Embrace Digital Threads and Digital Twins, Accenture Research Finds

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 17, 2018 – Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of aerospace and defense executives surveyed feel overwhelmed by the amount of available data from products and services and will increasingly use digital threads and digital twins over the next three years to help overcome this challenge, according to findings of an (NYSE: ACN) Accenture Research study released today. 
July 16, 2018

Accenture to Implement New Core Banking IT System for Coventry Building Society

LONDON; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Coventry Building Society, a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider, as its delivery partner in a major transformation of Coventry’s core banking platform.
July 16, 2018

Accenture and Thales Demonstrate How Blockchain Technology Can Secure and Simplify Aerospace & Defense Supply Chains

FARNBOROUGH, England; July 16, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Thales are demonstrating at the Farnborough Air Show a new blockchain-based system that could help secure and streamline the complex global supply chains supporting the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Acquires Kogentix to Help Clients Run Legacy Analytics Applications on Open Source Technologies to Get Ahead of Data Surge

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Kogentix, a company providing big data and AI services and solutions that help enterprises make better decisions with their data. Kogentix, headquartered in Schaumburg, Ill., will strengthen Accenture Applied Intelligence’s growing data engineering business, particularly in North America, as companies are increasingly looking to harness open source big data and advanced analytics technologies to identify revenue growth and cost reduction opportunities across the enterprise.
July 12, 2018

Accenture Expands Touchless Testing Platform with Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology from Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc.

NEW YORK; July 12, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
July 10, 2018

Closer Collaboration Between C-Suite and CISOs Needed to Bridge Gap in Cyber Readiness, Finds Accenture Report

NEW YORK; July 10, 2018 – With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN) reveals that C-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security officer (CISO) or assigned cybersecurity to a C-suite executive, such as a chief information officer (CIO), often, these leaders have limited influence on cybersecurity strategy outside their departments. Additionally, nearly half of CISOs acknowledge that their responsibilities for securing the organization are growing faster than their ability to address security issues.
July 09, 2018

Accenture Joins The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance as Lead Framework Architect to Expand Blockchain Use Within Insurance

MALVERN, Pa. and NEW YORK; July 9, 2018 – The Institutes RiskBlock™ Alliance, a blockchain consortium for the risk management and insurance industry, announced today that Accenture (NYSE: ACN) will serve as the lead framework architect responsible for building a production-grade platform to develop and implement blockchain and distributed-ledger use cases. The platform will enable the RiskBlock Alliance to implement and test multiple use cases by the end of 2018.
July 09, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Systems Integration

NEW YORK; July 9, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Systems Integration 2018 Vendor Assessment. Accenture’s leadership position reflects its deep expertise and capabilities in serving manufacturing clients across every product and process at all levels of technology maturity.
July 05, 2018

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in IDC MarketScape Report on Worldwide Manufacturing Information Transformation Strategic Consulting

NEW YORK; July 5, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: WorldWide Manufacturing Information Transformation (IX) Strategic Consulting 2018 Vendor Assessment.