Communications Providers Say Retail Channel is Essential for Success, But Stores Must Evolve To Match Consumers’ Needs, Accenture Research Finds

Communications Providers Say Retail Channel is Essential for Success,  But Stores Must Evolve To Match Consumers’ Needs, Accenture Research Finds
NEW YORK; Sept. 21, 2010 – Three out of four global communications providers plan to open more  communication provider-owned retail stores over the next two years and must cultivate an improved customer-focused experience to succeed, according to research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
September 21, 2010

Accenture wins Oracle Titan Awards for Business Intelligence and Public Sector Solutions

Accenture wins Oracle Titan Awards for Business Intelligence and Public Sector Solutions
NEW YORK; Sept. 20, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced it has received two Oracle PartnerNetwork North America Titan Awards for its work in public sector and business intelligence/data warehousing. The awards were announced at the annual Oracle OpenWorld conference, which kicked off Sunday in San Francisco. 
September 20, 2010

Insufficient Budgets, Shortage of Skills and Inadequate Tools Hinder Marketing Efforts, New Accenture Study Finds

Insufficient Budgets, Shortage of Skills and Inadequate Tools Hinder Marketing Efforts, New Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; Aug. 11, 2010 – Marketing executives responsible for driving corporate growth are being hampered in their efforts by insufficient budgets, skills shortages and inadequate tools, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  The study, “Onward and Up – How Marketers Are Refocusing the Front Office for Growth,” also found that marketers today are increasingly challenged by their companies’ customers who demand greater value, quality and service.
August 11, 2010

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Assets of CadenceQuest, Inc., a Customer Analytics Company

Accenture Completes Acquisition of Assets of CadenceQuest, Inc., a Customer Analytics Company
NEW YORK; June 8, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has completed its acquisition of assets from CadenceQuest, Inc., a privately-held Arlington, Va.-based company specializing in customer data and analytics for retailers.
June 08, 2010

Accenture to Expand Marketing Offerings with Acquisition of Assets from CadenceQuest, a Leading Customer Analytics Company

Accenture to Expand Marketing Offerings with Acquisition of Assets from CadenceQuest, a Leading Customer Analytics Company
NEW YORK; May 18, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire assets from CadenceQuest, Inc., a privately-held Arlington, Va.-based company that specializes in customer data and analytics for the retail sector.
May 18, 2010

Latest Wave of Communications and High-Tech Corporate Investments In Customer Service Falls Short During Downturn

Latest Wave of Communications and High-Tech Corporate Investments In Customer Service Falls Short During Downturn
NEW YORK;  May 10, 2010 – New Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research has found that communications and high-tech companies—many of which are falling short in their customer service delivery--need to direct their investments at new levers that enhance the customer experience. These levers include social customer relationship management tools.
May 10, 2010

Perception of Data Security at Odds with Reality, Accenture Study Finds

Perception of Data Security at Odds with Reality, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; April 27, 2010 – Nearly three-quarters of organizations believe they have adequate policies in place to protect sensitive, personal information, yet more than half have lost sensitive data within the past two years — and nearly 60 percent of those organizations acknowledge data loss as a recurring problem, according to findings of a globalstudy released today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
April 27, 2010

Accenture Introduces Over-The-Top TV Solution

Accenture Introduces Over-The-Top TV Solution
LAS VEGAS; April 12, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today introduced a new set of capabilities to help communication, entertainment and retail companies address the growing consumer demand for “anytime” video services. The announcement was made at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show.
April 12, 2010

Accenture Announces Mobile Money Management Solution For High-Volume Mobile Financial Services

Accenture Announces Mobile Money Management Solution For High-Volume Mobile Financial Services
NEW YORK, March 9, 2010 -- Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has announced a new secure, high-speed, high-volume mobile financial transaction software solution for telecommunications service providers and large banks. The mobile money management solution allows firms to reach customers through existing mobile operator networks, web and Internet channels and mobile devices, regardless of the device their customers prefer to use.
March 09, 2010

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations
NEW YORK; March 3, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the first deployment of the Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments. The solution combines Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.  
March 03, 2010