Despite CEOs’ Strong Confidence in Their Technologies, Most Companies Are Facing Limited Growth Due to an ‘Innovation Achievement Gap’

DAVOS, Switzerland; Jan. 21, 2020 – While a majority of CEOs express strong confidence in the effectiveness of their current information technology (IT) systems, most are struggling to achieve levels of innovation that drive growth and revenue, according to a global study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
January 21, 2020

Accenture Opens Innovation Center for Situational Awareness in Singapore

SINGAPORE; Jan. 20, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened a global innovation center for situational awareness in Singapore to help public safety organizations in Asia Pacific and around the world develop solutions to anticipate and respond to threat and risk to their citizens, whilst maintaining their trust and confidence.
January 20, 2020

Former CFTC Chair Launches The Digital Dollar Project

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 16, 2020 – J. Christopher (“Chris”) Giancarlo, former Chair of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), along with Charles Giancarlo and Daniel Gorfine, have partnered with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to create the Digital Dollar Project (the “Project”) to advance exploration of a United States Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).
January 16, 2020

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Clarity Insights

CHICAGO; Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of U.S.- based data consultancy Clarity Insights. Accenture had announced its intent to acquire the company on December 13, 2019. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
January 15, 2020

Accenture Opens New Intelligent Operations Center in Canada to Help World’s Leading Companies Power Growth

ST. CATHARINES, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has opened an intelligent operations center in the Niagara region that serves as the hub for its newly launched intelligent sales and customer operations business.
January 15, 2020

Accenture Helps French Reinsurer SCOR to Transform Its Finance Function with ServiceNow

PARIS; Jan. 14, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ServiceNow have helped SCOR, one of the world’s largest reinsurers, to transform its internal finance function by digitizing key business processes to improve workflow management and enable real-time reporting.
January 14, 2020

Ohio State Launches Innovative Internship Program with Accenture in OSU’s Translational Data Analytics Institute

COLUMBUS, Ohio; Jan. 9, 2020 – Building on a more than 20-year history of successful partnership, The Ohio State University (OSU) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a new internship program with OSU’s Translational Data Analytics Institute (TDAI) to provide students hands-on, real-world experiences in the field of data and analytics. 
January 09, 2020

Accenture Federal Services Awarded HUD BPA to Advance the Modernization of Ginnie Mae’s Securitization Platform

ARLINGTON, Va.; Jan. 8, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a position on a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) with information technology software development services and to modernize the proprietary applications, databases and systems that comprise Ginnie Mae’s securitization platform technologies.
January 08, 2020

Accenture to Acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services Business from Broadcom

NEW YORK; Jan. 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Symantec’s Cyber Security Services business from Broadcom, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO). Financial terms were not disclosed.
January 07, 2020

Accenture to Acquire maihiro, Boosting Customer Experience and Experience Management Capabilities for SAP Solutions

MUNICH and NEW YORK; Jan. 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire maihiro, a provider of customer experience and customer relationship management consulting, optimization and ongoing enhancement services. The acquisition will help Accenture create solutions for clients that drive innovation and transformation in marketing, sales and customer service.
January 07, 2020