NEW YORK; Dec. 16, 2015 – The vast majority (84 percent) of managers believe intelligent machines will make them more effective and their work more interesting, according to a new study by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). However, more than one-third (35 percent) fear cognitive computing and intelligent machines will threaten their job.
DALIAN, China; Sept. 9, 2015 – The Internet of Things (IoT) could deliver economic gains in China of up to US$1.8 trillion in cumulative Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2030, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) published at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions 2015, but the potential gains are at risk due to challenges in infrastructure, data policy and talent.
LONDON; August 5, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named a Leader for European life sciences information technology outsourcing (ITO) in Everest Group’s recent report: IT Outsourcing in European Life Sciences Industry – Service Provider Landscape with PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 2015. The report assessed 15 life sciences service providers’ European operations on two key dimensions: market success (transactional activity) and delivery capability (scale, scope, technology solutions and innovation, and delivery footprint).
NEW YORK, July 29, 2015 – As companies embark on new digital business strategies, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of C-suite executives report that their companies experience significant cyberattacks daily or weekly; however, only 25 percent of them said their organization always incorporates measures into the design of their company’s technology and operating models to make them more resilient, according to a new Accenture (NYSE:ACN) survey.
FAIRFAX, Va.; July 13, 2015 – ASM Research (ASM), an Accenture Federal Services Company, has been awarded a US$300 million contract from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to support the Continuous Readiness in Information Security Program (CRISP), which is designed to reduce information security risks across VA programs and systems. The contract has a one-year base period with three one-year options.
BRUSSELS; July 7, 2015 – The European Agency for Large-Scale IT Systems (eu-LISA) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Altran and Tieto to provide IT services across agency locations in Brussels, Strasbourg and Tallinn.
NEW YORK; June 30, 2015 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of independent analyst firm, Gartner Inc.’s, “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Architecture Consultancies1.” Accenture is positioned the furthest on both the completeness of vision and ability to execute axes.
WALLDORF, Germany and NEW YORK; May 29, 2014 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) is moving its human resources (HR) system into the cloud to drive efficiency and improve productivity across its global workforce. The new system, implemented by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), is based on HR cloud solutions from SuccessFactors, an SAP company. It allows Timken to manage its workforce with a single set of global processes and clear global governance at a significantly lower operating and maintenance cost.
NEW YORK; May 27, 2014 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced today that global insurer Zurich has expanded its use of Accenture Duck Creek Policy for their general insurance business in the United Kingdom. The new system will help enable Zurich to more rapidly develop, deploy and process insurance products and improve customer service across multiple lines of business.
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