Chief Financial Officers Have Exponentially Larger Roles to Play in Digital Strategy and Execution, Accenture Report Finds

NEW YORK; Feb. 9, 2021 – As the pandemic continues to challenge organizations worldwide, the role of chief financial officers (CFOs) has moved further beyond “economic guardians” of the enterprise to “architects of business value” and “catalysts of digital strategies,” with nearly three-quarters (72%) of CFOs reporting that they have the final say on the appropriate technology direction of the enterprise, according to a new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 09, 2021

Shiseido Selects Accenture to Help Accelerate Its Digital Transformation

TOKYO; Feb. 9, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed on a strategic partnership with Shiseido Group, a Japan-based multinational beauty company, to help Shiseido accelerate its digital transformation so it can more quickly respond to rapidly changing customer and market demands.
February 09, 2021

Kaiser Permanente Accelerates its Use of Cloud in Strategic Collaboration with Accenture and Microsoft

NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash.; Feb. 3, 2021 Kaiser Permanente is collaborating with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) to enhance its innovative, scalable hosted cloud environment that supports its 12.4 million members and more than 85,000 clinicians. Together, these three companies will accelerate Kaiser Permanente’s journey to improve their cloud capabilities.
February 03, 2021

Accenture Makes Strategic Investment in Touchcast

NEW YORK; Feb. 3, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Touchcast, a leading virtual experience company.
February 03, 2021

Australian Institute of Marine Science and Accenture Join Forces to Advance Coral Reef Monitoring and Conservation

TOWNSVILLE, Australia and DUBLIN, Ireland; Feb. 2, 2021 – Australia’s tropical marine research agency, the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) are working together to accelerate global efforts to protect coral reefs. The collaboration supports AIMS’ wider coral reef monitoring efforts as the teams seek to transform the technology used to monitor, collate and analyze data to help improve the sustainable management of these fragile marine ecosystems.
February 02, 2021

Accenture Expands Change Management Capabilities by Acquiring Organizational Transformation Consultancy Future State

NEW YORK; Feb. 2, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Future State, a change management consulting firm headquartered in Oakland, CA. Future State’s 75-person team joins the Talent & Organization / Human Potential practice at Accenture, adding highly specialized expertise focused on agile business transformation.
February 02, 2021

Accenture Acquires Businet System to Help Clients Deliver Personalized and Seamless Cloud-Based Ecommerce Experiences at Speed and Scale

TOKYO; Feb. 2, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Businet System, a leader in developing and operating Salesforce Commerce Cloud-based ecommerce sites in Japan, with a proprietary order management system (OMS) for the apparel and retail industries.
February 02, 2021

Accenture to Acquire Imaginea to Accelerate Cloud Native Product and Platform Engineering Services

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif; Feb. 1, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has agreed to acquire Imaginea, a cloud native product and platform engineering firm that helps companies drive innovation through disruptive technologies to transform their businesses digitally and capture new opportunities.
February 01, 2021

Accenture Named Adobe 2020 Global Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year

NEW YORK; Jan. 28, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named the 2020 Global Digital Experience Solution Partner of the Year by Adobe. The award is presented to the Adobe partner that has made the biggest impact on Adobe Experience Cloud by delivering significant value and innovation to joint customers and deepening its technical expertise and implementation excellence of Adobe Experience Platform and Adobe Experience Cloud applications.
January 28, 2021

Accenture and SAP® to Help Organizations Transform Their Business through RISE with SAP

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is working with SAP to help organizations accelerate business transformation through cloud-based deployments of SAP® solutions. With a goal of supporting clients at any stage of their transformation journey, Accenture is offering solutions and services that help lower the cost and risk of migrating SAP S/4HANA® to the cloud and pave the way for a reinvention of business models and processes.
January 27, 2021